Mu Sigma International Scrabble Tournament 2020

Start date: January 9, 2020

End date: January 12, 2020

Location: Musigma Campus, Bangalore

Mu Sigma, in association with Karnataka State Scrabble Association (KSSA), is proud to announce the 16th International Scrabble Tournament to be held in Mu Sigma campus in Bangalore from January 9 – 12, 2020

Date:
January  9, 10, 11, 12,  2020

Venue: Musigma Campus, Bangalore.
Address: 10th floor, Aviator building, ITPL, Whitefield, Bangalore 560066,  Karnataka, India

A Division (WESPA rating 1301 and above)


1st prize – Rs.2,50,000

2nd prize – Rs.1,25,000

3rd prize – Rs.75,000

4th prize – Rs.50,000

5th prize – Rs.45,000

6th prize – Rs.40,000

7th prize – Rs.35,000

8th prize – Rs.30,000

9th prize – Rs.25,000

10th prize – Rs.20,000

11th prize – Rs. 15,000

12th prize – Rs. 12,000

13th prize – Rs. 10,000

14th prize – Rs. 8000

15th prize – Rs. 6000

Three ratings band prizes of Rs.2,000 each (slab to be announced later) Entry fee: US $ 100

B Division (Eligibility-WESPA rating 951- 1300)

1st prize – Rs. 50,000

2nd prize – Rs. 40,000

3rd prize – Rs. 30,000

4th prize – Rs. 25,000

5th prize – Rs. 15,000

6th prize – Rs. 12,000

7th prize – Rs. 8,000

8th prize – Rs. 7,000

9th prize – Rs. 6,000

10th prize – Rs.5,000

Three ratings band prizes of Rs.2,000 each (slab to be announced later)

Entry fee: US $ 50

C Division (Eligibility rating 601 – 950)

1st prize – Rs. 10,000

2nd prize – Rs. 9,000

3rd prize – Rs. 8,000

4th prize – Rs. 7,000

5th prize – Rs. 6,000

6th prize – Rs. 5,000

7th prize – Rs. 4,000

8th prize – Rs. 3,000

Three ratings band prizes of Rs.2,000 each (slab to be announced later)

Entry Fee: Rs, 1,500 or equivalent in USD (This division is subject to sufficient registrations or players will be merged with B division)

D Division (Eligibility-Newbies to tournaments or SAI/WESPA rating less than 600).

1st prize – Rs. 10,000

2nd prize – Rs. 9,000

3rd prize – Rs. 8,000

4th prize – Rs. 7,000

5th prize – Rs. 6,000

This division is subject to sufficient registrations. Entry fee: Rs. 1,000.

Format:
A maximum of 34 games of 50 minutes each will be played over four days (A, B and C divisions).
A maximum of 15 games of 50 minutes each will be played over two days Jan 11 and 12th (D/Newbie division)
Word source will be the latest Collins Scrabble Tournament and Club Word List 2019.
Challenge: 5-point penalty per word, the player does not lose turn.

Schedule:
Thursday, January 9, 2020 (Division A, B and C)
8.30- 9 am- Registration
9.00 am – 9.30 am-Inauguration and draw.
9.30 am – First Game
Eight/Nine games to be played during the day.

Games will continue on subsequent days.

Saturday, Jan 11, 2020 (Division D)

8.30- 9 am- Registration
9.00 am – 9.30 am-Inauguration and draw.
9.30 am – First Game
Eight/Nine games to be played during the day.

Games will continue on the Sunday.

Breakfast, lunch and snacks will be provided on all four days of the tournament.

Entry fee can be paid online to the following bank account:

HDFC Bank

Account name: Karnataka State Scrabble Association

Account number: 50100265175859

Type of account: Savings

IFSC code: HDFC0000133


Registration:

Please mail your registrations to Hema Shah, 

Email: KSSA.Scrabble@gmail.com

Phone No: 9663312906/9739890000

Adding MuSigma International 2020 in the Subject line will result in faster attention.

Note:

  1. WESPA/SAI ratings as on December 1, 2019 would be considered for determining which division a player can play in.
  2. A player can play in a division above his/her current ranking, but cannot play in a division below his eligibility