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'''2017 National SCRABBLE Championship'''<br>
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The '''NASPA Tournament of Champions presented by Scrabble&reg; GO''' was held August 24 to 30, 2020, as a virtual online tournament. In this invitational event organized by NASPA, eight players competed in a bracket - Best of 5 quarterfinals followed by a Best of 7 semifinals and final over the course of the week.
July 22&mdash;26, 2017, New Orleans, LA
 
  
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Congratulations to [[Austin Shin]], winner of the NASPA Tournament of Champions presented by Scrabble® GO.
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[https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCH44AjFtBIqRRLv-Yr6jRBg WATCH]
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[http://www.scrabbleplayers.org/w/NASPA_Tournament_of_Champions READ MORE]
  
Congratulations to the 2017 North American SCRABBLE Champion, '''Will Anderson'''!
 
 
[http://bit.ly/nsc17 LIVE COVERAGE]
 
  
 
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== News ==
 
== News ==
 
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* July 22, 2021: NASPA CEO [[John Chew]] announced a [http://www.icontact-archive.com/archive?c=1384631&f=6038&s=10116&m=302035&t=650b9db00f5228ee57432048f1967e4ef1b454e708354ae751c2b95d07c97caf change] in NASPA's relationship with Hasbro as of August 1, 2021.
* 2017-08-01 [https://scrabble.formstack.com/forms/nasc2017_evaluation_form NASC 2017 Survey] Share your opinions about this and future North American SCRABBLE Championships - open to all NASPA members, not just NASC competitors.
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* July 1, 2021: NASPA will end the [[COVID-19 | COVID-19 moratorium]] and resume normal operations on September 1, 2021.
* 2017-07-26 [https://www.facebook/NASPAScrabble/ NASC 2017 on Facebook] Relive the action in New Orleans - pix, videos, and more!
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* July 1, 2021: The NASPA [[Executive Committee]] announced a [http://www.icontact-archive.com/archive?c=1384631&f=6038&s=10116&m=301502&t=650b9db00f5228ee57432048f1967e4ef1b454e708354ae751c2b95d07c97caf restructuring of the NASPA management team].
* 2017-07-15 [[Player Titles]] NASPA creates the new titles of SCRABBLE Expert, SCRABBLE Master and SCRABBLE Grandmaster to recognize player excellence.
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* June 17, 2021: As of June 21st, 2021, there is no cap on the number of [[Vaccinated Play |fully vaccinated players]] who can participate in sanctioned tournaments and club sessions.
* 2017-07-01 [[2017 Advisory Board Elections|AB Elections Results]] are available: congratulations to [[Josh Greenway]], [[Mike Willis]] and [[Bruce D Ambrosio]].
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* March 18, 2021: Printed versions of the [[NWL2020 | NASPA Word List 2020]] and [[NSWL2020 | NASPA School Word List 2020]] are now available to order from the [https://www.scrabbleplayers.org/cgi-bin/shop.pl NASPA Store].  
 
 
  
 
And more...
 
And more...
  
 
* [[Breaking news]] &mdash; every major and minor news item gets posted here first
 
* [[Breaking news]] &mdash; every major and minor news item gets posted here first
* [[IContact]] &mdash; subscribe to our weekly email message
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* [[IContact |NASPA News]] &mdash; subscribe to our weekly email message
* [[Monthly message]] &mdash; visit our archive of monthly messages from [[Chris Cree]]
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* [[Player Titles |Titles]] &mdash; players awarded the title of SCRABBLE Expert, SCRABBLE Master and SCRABBLE Grandmaster
 
* [[Records|Official records]] &mdash; highest-scoring play, game, or other superlative achievements
 
* [[Records|Official records]] &mdash; highest-scoring play, game, or other superlative achievements
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* [[Awards]] &mdash; Person of the Year, most games played, most wins, Rose Award, ...
 
* [{{SERVER}}/cgi-bin/wotd.pl Word of the Day] &mdash; learn a new word each day and up your game
 
* [{{SERVER}}/cgi-bin/wotd.pl Word of the Day] &mdash; learn a new word each day and up your game
  
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* [[Rules]] &mdash; how to play the game and what to do when someone makes a mistake
 
* [[Rules]] &mdash; how to play the game and what to do when someone makes a mistake
 
* [[Code of Conduct]] &mdash; what standard of behavior is expected of association members
 
* [[Code of Conduct]] &mdash; what standard of behavior is expected of association members
 
== Clubs ==
 
* [[Clubs|About clubs]] &mdash; what kinds of clubs there are, and how to start one
 
* [[Club roster|Find a club]] &mdash; find one nearby and practise for tournaments
 
* [[Club news]] &mdash; recent news from your local club
 
  
 
== Shopping ==
 
== Shopping ==
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and the official word list. Anyone can browse the catalogue, but you
 
and the official word list. Anyone can browse the catalogue, but you
 
must be a member to make purchases.
 
must be a member to make purchases.
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== Clubs ==
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* [[Clubs|About clubs]] &mdash; what kinds of clubs there are, and how to start one
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* [[Club roster|Find a club]] &mdash; find one nearby and practise for tournaments
  
 
== Tournaments ==
 
== Tournaments ==
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* [[Tournament results|Past Results]] &mdash; who won, and how many rating points did they get
 
* [[Tournament results|Past Results]] &mdash; who won, and how many rating points did they get
 
* [[Championships]] &mdash; major events, past and future
 
* [[Championships]] &mdash; major events, past and future
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* [[Ratings]] &mdash; track your playing strength at tournaments
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** [[Initial rating]] &mdash; how you get your first rating
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** [[Rating system overview]] &mdash; and how it changes from there
  
 
== Members ==
 
== Members ==
 
* [[Membership]] &mdash; membership benefits, including playing in tournaments, and online shopping
 
* [[Membership]] &mdash; membership benefits, including playing in tournaments, and online shopping
* [{{SERVER}}/cgi-bin/join.pl Join Membership ] &mdash; join the association
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* [[Life membership]] &mdash; $20/year to age 80 gets you a lifetime membership and special benefits
* [{{SERVER}}/cgi-bin/renew.pl Renew Membership ] &mdash; renew your membership (early for a discount)
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* [{{SERVER}}/cgi-bin/join.pl Apply for membership ] &mdash; join the association
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* [{{SERVER}}/cgi-bin/renew.pl Renew membership ] &mdash; renew your membership (early for a discount)
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* [[Referral|Referrals]] &mdash; sign up a new full-year member and get a free month&rsquo;s membership for yourself
 
* [{{SERVER}}/cgi-bin/ratings-byname.pl Your Rating] &mdash; look up your current tournament rating
 
* [{{SERVER}}/cgi-bin/ratings-byname.pl Your Rating] &mdash; look up your current tournament rating
 
* [{{SERVER}}/cgi-bin/services.pl Member Services] &mdash; access to member-only services
 
* [{{SERVER}}/cgi-bin/services.pl Member Services] &mdash; access to member-only services
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* [[Players|Player resources]] scoresheets and other free downloads
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* [[Payment]] &mdash; pay an outstanding balance on your member account
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* [[Suggestions]] &mdash; we welcome new ideas from our members
 
* [[Code of Conduct]] &mdash; what standard of behavior is expected of association members
 
* [[Code of Conduct]] &mdash; what standard of behavior is expected of association members
  
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** [[Rules]] &mdash; annually updated official rules for competitive play
 
** [[Rules]] &mdash; annually updated official rules for competitive play
 
** [[Director Manual]] &mdash; procedural manual for directing competitive events
 
** [[Director Manual]] &mdash; procedural manual for directing competitive events
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** [[How lexicons are compiled]] &mdash; including our Official Tournament and Club Word List
 
** [[Directors#Resources_for_directors|Director resources]] &mdash; other publicly available documents, such as scoresheets
 
** [[Directors#Resources_for_directors|Director resources]] &mdash; other publicly available documents, such as scoresheets
 
** [{{SERVER}}/cgi-bin/services.pl Director Services] &mdash; restricted-access publications such as word lists
 
** [{{SERVER}}/cgi-bin/services.pl Director Services] &mdash; restricted-access publications such as word lists

Latest revision as of 22:54, 23 July 2021

NASPA Tournament of Champions Logo.jpg

The NASPA Tournament of Champions presented by Scrabble® GO was held August 24 to 30, 2020, as a virtual online tournament. In this invitational event organized by NASPA, eight players competed in a bracket - Best of 5 quarterfinals followed by a Best of 7 semifinals and final over the course of the week.

Congratulations to Austin Shin, winner of the NASPA Tournament of Champions presented by Scrabble® GO.

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  • Breaking news — every major and minor news item gets posted here first
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  • Titles — players awarded the title of SCRABBLE Expert, SCRABBLE Master and SCRABBLE Grandmaster
  • Official records — highest-scoring play, game, or other superlative achievements
  • Awards — Person of the Year, most games played, most wins, Rose Award, ...
  • Word of the Day — learn a new word each day and up your game

Play SCRABBLE

  • Competitive SCRABBLE play — what it is, and how it differs from kitchen-table Scrabble play
  • Find a club — find one nearby and practise for tournaments.
  • Find a tournament — find one nearby and show off your skills.
  • Membership — join the association to compete in tournaments and buy exclusive gear
  • Rules — how to play the game and what to do when someone makes a mistake
  • Code of Conduct — what standard of behavior is expected of association members

Shopping

We carry a selection of competition-grade equipment at the online NASPA Store, including timers, tiles, racks, and the official word list. Anyone can browse the catalogue, but you must be a member to make purchases.

Clubs

  • About clubs — what kinds of clubs there are, and how to start one
  • Find a club — find one nearby and practise for tournaments

Tournaments

Members

  • Membership — membership benefits, including playing in tournaments, and online shopping
  • Life membership — $20/year to age 80 gets you a lifetime membership and special benefits
  • Apply for membership — join the association
  • Renew membership — renew your membership (early for a discount)
  • Referrals — sign up a new full-year member and get a free month’s membership for yourself
  • Your Rating — look up your current tournament rating
  • Member Services — access to member-only services
  • Player resources scoresheets and other free downloads
  • Payment — pay an outstanding balance on your member account
  • Suggestions — we welcome new ideas from our members
  • Code of Conduct — what standard of behavior is expected of association members

Directors

Committees

Media

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