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Goa 2020

Date: April 24, 2020

Location: Tournament cancelled

Tournament cancelled due Covid lockdown

The 17th All India Open Scrabble Championship in Goa will be held at the A/C Hall, PCCE, Verna, Goa from 24th-26th April 2020


The 3 day 24 games tournament will be rated by both WESPA and SAI.

The tournament will be of 24 Australian draw and last 7 rounds King of the Hill. CSW 2019 and WESPA rules will apply.

More details will be announced soon

Registrations: email to rajivantao@yahoo.com

Due to limited space we will be taking up to a maximum of 60 seats in total only.

Please let us know if you are below 1100 rating and would prefer playing in a separate Division when registering - we may have 2 divisions if the numbers are enough.

Registered players:

Name Location
Radhika Mahalingaiah BLR
Sanjoy Gupta BLR
Ekansh Arora Delhi
Anthony Gomes Goa
Douglas Lobo Goa
Jackie Fernandes Goa
Joe Rodrigues Goa
Rajiv Antao Goa
Ronilla Kataria Goa
Savio Pinto Goa
Savio Rebello Goa
Sylvia Coelho Goa
Rajeev Menon Hyderabad
Asha Namdev Kamath Mumbai
Bhushan Pradhan Mumbai
Carolann Pais Mumbai
Nakul Prabhu Mumbai
Sherwin Rodrigues Mumbai
Charles Carneiro OSI
Ralph Lobo OSI
Selwyn Lobo OSI
Mangala Bhandarkar Pune
Bharath Balakrishnan USA

National Scrabble Championships 2020, Mumbai

Date: May 29, 2020

Location: Juhu Vileparle Gymkhana Club (JVPGC), Plot No U-13, N.S Road No 13, Opp. Juhu Bus Depot, JVPD Scheme, Juhu, Mumbai - 50

Postponed indefinitely due to Covid lockdown

Date and Time: 29th 30th 31st May, 2020 (Friday, Saturday & Sunday) from 8.30 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Venue: Juhu Vileparle Gymkhana Club (JVPGC), Plot No U-13, N.S Road No 13, Opp. Juhu Bus Depot, JVPD Scheme, Juhu, Mumbai - 50

Divisions: 1) Premier (SAI Rating of 1150 & above) 
                       2) Open     (SAI Rating below 1150 and unrated players) 
 
Please note: Players with SAI rating below 1150 can opt to play in the Premier Division.

Format: (24 to 26 rounds) 
First Half (Australian Draw format) / Last Half (King of the Hill format)

The exact number of games would be declared at the tournament venue

Word source: Collins Scrabble Words (CSW) 2019

Entry Fee: Rs 4000 for SAI Members and Rs 4500 for Non-SAI Members

The entry fee includes lunch, tea & snacks for all the 3 days of the tournament.

Registration must be done in advance (Last Date: 15th May 2020)

Registration can be done by:
1) E-mail:- mumbaiscrabble@gmail.com

2) Calling Bhushan Pradhan on 9890767740

3) Calling Nakul Prabhu on 9820454173

Registration time: 8.30 a.m. to 9 a.m. (29th May 2020) 

Exciting cash prizes would be given to the winners of both divisions. 

Important instructions:-
• Participants are requested to bring their own scrabble board, tiles and clock to the venue
• Participants reaching the venue after 9 a.m would not be allowed to participate in the tournament
• Participants must register in advance to take part in the tournament

Vadodara Polyset All India Open Scrabble Tournament 2020

Start date: February 28, 2020

End date: March 1, 2020

Location: Vadodara

Polyset Plastics Pvt Ltd in association with Vadodara Scrabble Club and SAI present ,

POLYSET ALL INDIA OPEN SCRABBLE TOURNAMENT

Div A Final results after 25 rounds:

1 Udayan Grover 17 +1204
2 Rahil Parkar 17 +1191
3 Sunny Bhatia 17 +981
4 Madhav Gopal Kamath 15.5 +1210
5 Hriday Samtani 15 +421
6 Sumeet Sachdev 14(+0) +1740(+0)
7 Bhushan Pradhan 14 +523
8 Karen Richards 14 -27
9 Kala Ganesh 14 -206
10 Nikheel Ruparel 13.5 -22
11 Sudhir Kamath 13 +671
12 Carolann Pais 13 +436
13 Harvinderjit Bhatia 12(+1) +257(+1)
14 Rekha Sanzgiri 12(+1) +138(+1)
15 Neeta Bhatia 13 -488
16 Rustom Deboo 11(+1) +442(+1)
17 Aruna Grover 11(+1) -189(+1)
18 Mazher Qureshi 11(+1) -496(+1)
19 Abhay Sharma 11(+1) -778(+1)
20 Vimisha Patel 10.5(+1) -256(+1)
21 Archana Aggarwal 10(+1) -88(+1)
22 Abhijit Shilotri 10(+1) -560(+1)
23 Dev Rishi 10(+1) -684(+1)
24 Collin Pereira 9.5(+1) -565(+1)
25 Hema Shah 9(+1) -761(+1)
26 Dhaval Rathod 7(+2) -1104(+2)
27 Karthikeyan Jayashan 1(+2) -2990(+2)

Bye treatment explained in brackets

High game: Rahil Parkar 630

Results of Newbie oen division:

Rank Won-Lost Spread Player Last Game
1 6–1 +986 Sneha Thadani (#6) 1W:413-307:#1
2 6–1 +490 Nandini Sonthalia (#15) 2W:385-340:#10
3 5–2 +450 Ushma Maniar (#2) 1W:312-301:#14
4 5–2 +363 Kirti Jain (#1) 2L:307-413:#6
5 4–3 +898 Amogh Bhamerkar (#8) 2W:460-309:#11
6 4–3 +405 Shivam Muchhadiya (#10) 1L:340-385:#15
7 4–3 +291 Neel Navin (#9) 2W:388-191:#4
8 4–3 −280 Dev Sevra (#11) 1L:309-460:#8
9 3–4 +872 Yuvraj Dighe (#7) 1W:525-172:#5
10 3–4 −180 Gaurika Jayashankar (#14) 2L:301-312:#2
11 3–4 −240 Devi Menon (#13) bye
12 3–4 −669 Ayaana Patel (#3) 1W:203-62:#12
13 3–4 −749 Oorja Bhow (#5) 2L:172-525:#7
14 2–5 −1107 Hridi Talati (#4) 1L:191-388:#9
15 1–6 −1005 Anika Menon (#12) 2L:62-203:#3

Vadodara Scrabble Club in association with the Scrabble Association of India presents its first ever All India Scrabble Tournament, from 28th February 2020 till 1st March 2020.

The tournament will be rated by SAI and Divisions A & B will be rated by WESPA

Start Date: 28.2.2020, 9.00 am

End Date: 1.3.2020, 5.00pm

24 games to be played of 50 minutes
each, 5 point penalty for challenge, player does not lose a turn.

Word source:
CSW19

Participants to bring their own
boards, tiles, clocks and racks.

DIVISIONS

A Division : SAI rating above 1000

B Division : SAI rating 999 and below

By Public Demand , announcing a 1 day Newbie Division/ Div C

Maximum of 7 games to be played .
Reporting time 8.30 am on 1st March

Newbie Registration 1000 for sai member and non members

Prizes
1st 5000
2nd 3000
3rd 1500

1 day , 7 games

Eligibility : first timers , SAI rating below 600

FEES

A & B Rs 3500 for all SAI members

Rs 4000 for non-members, spot and
registrations after 15th Feb

Fees inclusive of Breakfast, Lunch
and Tea for all 3 days

Reporting time is 9.00 am on 28th
February. Games to start at sharp 9.30 on 28th Feb.

To Register

Contact Vimisha Patel on +919825164654,
vimisha.patel@gmail.com

Mention Scrabble registration in
subject for emails

PRIZES

                             DIV  A                         DIV B

1st Prize              15,000                       10,000

2nd Prize             10,000                        8,000

3rd Prize               7,500                          6,000

4th Prize               5,000                          4,000

5th Prize               3,000                          2,000

6th Prize               2,000                          1,500

7th Prize               1,500                          1,000

In addition there will be 4 Band
Prizes and multiple spot prizes .

Certificates for all participants
along with token gift from Vadodara Scrabble Club.

Payment
Details

Vadodara
Scrabble Club

Acc No : 003101401009011

IFSC : YESB0PSB003

Bank Name : Pragati Sahakari Bank

                        Nizampura , Vadodara

Account Type : Savings Account

Kindly send a snapshot of payment to
Vimisha Patel.

Venue:

The Ginger Hotel, K10 hospitality,
Race course, Opposite Natubhai Circle, Vadodara

Special rates have been negotiated
with the Hotel for rooms for our Scrabble Players .

Single Room: 2499  for 1 night

Double Room: 2999  for 1 night

Deluxe Room: 3200 for 1 night

Contact Mr Vivek Rajput on  91 7228096681 or Vimisha on +919825164654.

Rates inclusive of Breakfast and all
taxes .

About
Vadodara

The cultural capital of Gujarat,
Vadodara is a beautiful city. It boasts of several heritage structures in the
vicinity and now the world’s tallest statue, The Statue of Unity is only about
90mins drive away. Plan for 1 day extra if you wish to see the marvels of our
city.

Vadodara is well connected by Rail,
Air and Roads to all the major cities of India. Vadodara has direct flights to
and from Delhi, Mumbai, Hyderabad and Bangalore. There are direct overnight
trains from Pune, Goa and Mumbai also. For people from Goa and Pune who wish to
travel by Air, they can choose Ahmedabad as their destination and come to
Vadodara by road (2.5 hrs. drive)

For any further queries please
contact Vimisha Patel.

Hope to see you in large numbers !!!!

Mu Sigma International Scrabble Tournament 2020

Start date: January 9, 2020

End date: January 12, 2020

Location: Musigma Campus, Bangalore

Live coverage: indianscrabble.com/games/mu-sigma-2020/

Karnataka State Scrabble Association

386, 11th A cross, 25th main, JP nagar 1st phase,

Bangalore – 560078

Karnataka, India

Mu Sigma International Scrabble Tournament 2020

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.2,80,000
2nd prize –  Rs.1,50,000
3rd prize  –  Rs 90,000
4th prize  –  Rs.60,000
5th prize  –  Rs.45,000
6th prize  –  Rs.35,000
7th prize  –  Rs.30,000
8th prize  –  Rs.25,000
9th prize  –  Rs.20,000
10th prize – Rs.15,000

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. 20,000
6th prize  –  Rs. 15,000
7th prize  –  Rs. 10,000
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 WESPA rating 601 - 950)

1st prize – Rs. 12,000

2nd prize – Rs.10,000

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.  7,000

2nd prize – Rs. 5,000

3rd prize – Rs. 4,000

4th prize – Rs. 3,000

5th prize – Rs. 2,000

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 Sunday.

Complimentary vegetarian 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:

To register please fill out the form provided in the link below. (if the link does not open, please cut paste the url on to your browser)

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSecylb5iZcuJ79ZmvYh5JUZWgqCuY_PXIa4wjv7J2oLxzADjQ/viewform

If you require any clarifications you can mail  Hema Shah, at KSSA.Scrabble@gmail.com or call on Phone No: +919663312906/ +919739890000

Note:

  1. WESPA/SAI ratings as on December 1, 2019 would be considered for determining which division a player can play in. WESPA rating would be considered first and only if a player does not have a WESPA rating and has SAI rating then SAI rating would be considered.
  2. A player can play in a division above his/her current ranking, but cannot play in a division below his eligibility
  3. Prize structures are subject to change.

WSL VI

Start date: November 22, 2019

End date: November 24, 2019

Location: *THE BARK - An Art Hotel* Plot No. 5 & 6, Old Tungarli, Behind Hotel Fariyas, Parshwapuram, Lonavla, Maharashtra 410401.

A tourney with a difference!
Away from the city hustle and bustle Set amidst Art and Greenery!
Scrabble by day,party by night!!

Wordaholix is proud to announce the 6th edition of the Wordaholix Scrabble League on 22, 23 & 24 November 2019, India's first ‘Offsite’ Team Tourney in Lonavla, Maharashtra.

The winners of WSL VI Team Hyderabad EBAUCHE

Individual standings after 25 rounds:

1 Udayan Grover 23 +2898
2 Rahil Parkar 20 +2263
3 Samrath Singh Bhatia 19 +1505
4 Sunny Bhatia 18 +2316
5 Pankaj Bolaki 18 +1315
6 Bhushan Pradhan 18 +415
7 Selwyn Lobo 17 +1422
8 Varisht Hingorani 17 +1303
9 Shaikh Ahmed 17 +1222
10 Sujana Somasekar 17 +798
11 Sanjay Bijlani 17 +593
12 Mangala Bhandarkar 16 +980
13 Kala Ganesh 16 +25
14 Carolann Pais 15 +1356
15 Ishika S 15 +210
16 Vedika Hingorani 15 +45
17 Siddharth Nithyanand 14 +361
18 Saraswathi Ramm 14 +243
19 Radhika Mahalingaiah 14 +241
20 Rekha Sanzgiri 14 +63
21 Rustom Deboo 14 -134
22 R Nalini 13 +246
23 Neena Shahani 13 +50
24 Phil Paes 13 -449
25 V Ramachandran 12 +86
26 Rehet Singh Bhatia 12 +34
27 Hyder Quraishi 12 -288
28 Meena Kalyan 12 -428
29 Ela Ghose 11 -11
30 Nikheel Ruparel 11 -486
31 Vimisha Patel 11 -722
32 Shankar Prasad 10 -382
33 Caryl Gonsalvez 10 -412
34 Romilla Thakur 10 -790
35 Asha Namdev Kamath 10 -1028
36 Abid Hussain 9 -94
37 Abhijit Shilotri 9 -459
38 Abdul Waheed 9 -579
39 Harvinderjit Bhatia 9 -863
40 Patrick Pereira 8 -800
41 Ritu Chadha 8 -1540
42 Sumeet Sachdev 7 -357
43 Vandana Grover 7 -1216
44 Viji Ramachandran 7 -1300
45 Sylvia Coelho 7 -1302
46 Aruna Grover 5 -1600
47 Parvathy Raghunathan 5 -2230
48 Manisha Mohite 2 -2520

High game: Selwyn Lobo 617

Venue:THE BARK - An Art Hotel
Plot No. 5 & 6,
Old Tungarli,
Behind Hotel Fariyas, Parshwapuram, Lonavla, Maharashtra 410401.

Fees:₹9000 - All Inclusive

Includes:
A) 2 night accommodation on twin-sharing basis.

B) Lunch,dinner and evening tea from Friday lunch onwards till Sunday evening tea.

C) Buffet Breakfast on Saturday and Sunday

(Assured cash prize of ₹2500 per player as per set precedent!)

Payments can be made by depositing the same in the following bank account :
Wordaholix Mindfield LLP,
A/c No: 036605001359
IFSC code is ICIC0000366
ICICI Bank, Juhu Branch.

Or by cheque in favour of
Wordaholix Mindfield LLP.

We look forward to our WSL family joining us and growing in what has become an annual family get together of Scrabble and Fun!

Warm Regards,
Team Wordaholix

Please note the following :
The essence of any offsite event is that all participants stay under one roof, i.e. The Bark, an Art Hotel
The registration amount of ₹9000 is for both the tourney as well as stay and meals. There will be no additional amount charged for the tourney
₹2500 is the minimum assured amount that every player will get back at the end of the tourney
Only players with a SAI rating

WESPAC 2019 in Goa

Start date: October 15, 2019

End date: October 20, 2019

Location: Peddem Indoor Sports Stadium, Peddem, Mapusa, Goa, India

The World English Scrabble Players Association Championship is hosted by SAI, in Goa, India 15th - 20th October 2019. We are proud to host this mega WESPA event, recognised as one of the biggest Scrabble events world-wide. Along with the main Championship events are several side events open to all. All details can be found on the WESPAC Goa website.

For a list of current players and the tournaments they are playing in Click Here

Live coverage of the tournament can be viewed here: WESPAC 2019 Live Coverage

6th GAIL Cup

Start date: August 16, 2019

End date: August 18, 2019

Location: Alpina Hotels & SuitesE-506, Block E,Greater Kailash IINew Delhi-110048

The 6th Gail Scrabble Cup will be held in Delhi from 16th to 18th Aug 2019.

Scrabble Association of Delhi is pleased to announce the 6th GAIL SCRABBLE CUP to be held at Delhi from 16-18 August, 2019.

Venue:Alpina Hotels & SuitesE-506, Block E,Greater Kailash IINew Delhi-110048

There will be three divisions.

Div A :24 games.Eligibility of SAI rating 1100 and above.3 day tournament.SAI & WESPA rated

Div B: 24 games. Eligibility of SAI rating below 1100.3 day tournament.SAI & WESPA rated

Newbie Div: 7 games.Eligibility of SAI rating below 700.This will be a 1 day tournament especially for new players and will be held on 17 August,2019 at this same venue. SAI rated.

Any one wishing to play in a Div above/higher  his/her Div in accordance to their ratings, is most welcome to do so.

Div B: 24 games. Eligibility of SAI rating below 1100.3 day tournament.SAI & WESPA rated
Newbie Div: 7 games.Eligibility of SAI rating below 700.This will be a 1 day tournament especially for new players and will be held on 17 August,2019 at this same venue. SAI rated.Any one wishing to play in a Div above/higher  his/her Div in accordance to their ratings, is most welcome to do so.

We have negotiated for Special rates for accomodations at this venue itself as  given below.Scrabblers are requested  to check and  make bookings here or elsewhere on their own via any platform suitable to them.

Pooja Vats(8527011555) Business development manager

Alpina Hotels & Suites Pvt. Ltd. 

E 506, GK-II  , Savitri Cinema  Road, Opposite JMD Kohinoor Mall,New Delhi - 110048 Contact - +91-11-40405555

 Website :- www.alpinahotels.com

Special Tariff if the guest stays for three days inclusive of taxes :

 Deluxe Single @ 3000 + Tax (Total Rs. 3540 x 3 = 10620/- ) & Double room @ 3500 + Tax ( Total Rs 4130 x 3 = 12390 /-)  

 Premium Single @ 3500 + Tax ( Total Rs 4130 x 3 =12390/-)  & Double room @ 4000 + Tax ( Total Rs 4720 x = 14160/-)   

Special Tariff if the guest stays for One day inclusive of taxes :

 Deluxe Single @ 3500 + Tax (Total Rs. 4130  ) & Double room @ 4000 + Tax ( Total Rs 4720  /-)  

 Premium Single @ 4000 + Tax ( Total Rs 4720 )  & Double room @ 4500 + Tax ( Total Rs 5310/-)   

 Above rates are inclusive of breakfast ,Wifi & Mineral water .Prizes great ,as always. Spot prizes aplenty.Delhi hospitality & food at its best too!
Come and be a part of this mega extravaganza ; Challo Dilli!Registrations are open.You may do so by mail/Whatsapp/Call.

PUNE SCRABBLE CHAMPIONSHIP

Start date: July 19, 2019

End date: July 21, 2019

Location: The Poona Club (Amphitheatre), 5, Bund Garden Road, Pune, India

Congratulations Nakul! Final Results after 24 rounds:



1 Nakul Prabhu 18 +1326
2 Varisht Hingorani 16 +1248
3 Carolann Pais 16 +1148
4 Aditya Iyengar 15.5 +1303
5 Mangala Bhandarkar 15 +1029
6 Samrath Singh Bhatia 15 +513
7 Anuj Shetty 15 +456
8 Nikheel Ruparel 15 +189
9 Udayan Grover 14.5 +632
10 Amit Sood 14 +840
11 Sunny Bhatia 14 +664
12 Sudhir Kamath 14 +552
13 Rustom Deboo 14 +219
14 Sujana Somasekar 14 -38
15 Hriday Samtani 13 +989
16 Shaikh Ahmed 13 +639
17 Madhav Gopal Kamath 13 +441
18 Kala Ganesh 13 +415
19 Pankaj Bolaki 13 +111
20 Pc Jose 13 -30
21 Rajeev Menon 13 -63
22 Hyder Quraishi 13 -568
23 Bhushan Pradhan 12 +1227
24 R Nalini 12 +311
25 Virendra Braganza 12 +304
26 Danish Shahna 12 +286
27 Abhijit Shilotri 12 +19
28 Mazher Qureshi 12 -182
29 Harvinderjit Bhatia 12 -245
30 V Ramchandran 12 -320
31 Caryl Gonsalves 12 -375
32 Devansh Malpani 11.5 -631
33 Radhika Mahalingaiah 11 -101
34 Viji Ramchandran 11 -156
35 Arvind Iyengar 11 -184
36 Neena Shahani 11 -329
37 Sylvia Coelho 11 -571
38 Swagat Nukala 10.5 +379
39 Collin Pereira 10.5 -305
40 Vimisha Patel 10 +81
41 Aruna Grover 10 -357
42 Romilla Thakur 10 -400
43 Siddharth Nithyanand 9.5 -793
44 Vivaan Shah 9 -505
45 Laura Braganza 9 -1067
46 Bhushan Sarmalkar 9 -1387
47 Priya Kshirsagar 8 -1226
48 Sian Virani 7 -2492
49 Aarush Jotwani 6 -1413
50 Ritu Chadha 3 -1583

High game: Madhav Gopal Kamath 645

POONA CLUB PRESENTS

PUNE SCRABBLE CHAMPIONSHIP

Dates: 19th, 20th and 21st July 2019

Venue: The Poona Club (Amphitheatre), 5, Bund Garden Road

Entry Fee: Rs.  3000/- for SAI members and 3500/- for non-SAI members

Registration:   8 – 9 am
Tournament will start at 9.30 am sharp 

Total No. of games:  23/24, time permitting 

There will be only one category

Word Source: Collins CSW19

Attractive Prizes!
Fees include Breakfast, Lunch, Morning and Afternoon Tea 

Please send your registrations to Ms  Mangala  Bhandarkar Mobile No. 9766646465 

Email:  mangala_bhandarkar@yahoo.com 

PARTICIPANTS ARE REQUESTED TO BRING THEIR OWN BOARDS, TILES, RACK AND  CLOCKS.

Mu Sigma Bangalore All India Scrabble Open

Start date: June 28, 2019

End date: June 30, 2019

Location: Mu Sigma Cafeteria, 10th Floor, Aviator Building, ITPL, Whitefield, Bengaluru

Mu Sigma Scrabble

Click here for live tsh updates

Mu Sigma, in association with Karnataka State Scrabble Association (KSSA), is proud to announce the Mu Sigma All India Open Scrabble Tournament 2019 to be held in Bangalore.

Dates: June 28,29 and 30, 2019

Venue: 10th floor, Aviator building, MU Sigma, ITPL, Whitefield, Bangalore 560066, Karnataka, India



Word Source: CSW19

Divisions:

A, B and C Divisions : The details of eligibility, entry fees and prize money for each division are provided below. The organizers reserve the right to club some divisions if registrations are inadequate for a particular division.

Eligibility :

A Division : SAI
(Scrabble Association of India) rating above 1100 (for international
participants who do not have a SAI rating, WESPA rating above 1100)

B Division : SAI
rating between 601 - 1100  (For
international participants WESPA rating 1100 or below)

C Division (unrated,
or SAI rating of 600 and below )

Entry Fees:

The
tournament is conducted by KSSA who will collect the entry fee. The association
promotes competitive scrabble in Karnataka, in association with the Scrabble
Association of India.

A Division : Rs. 2500
for SAI members, Rs. 2800 for others

B Division : Rs.
1500 for SAI members, Rs. 1800 for others

C Division : Entry fee: Rs.
1,000.

Late Registration: Entries received after
June 15, 2019, will incur a Late Fee
of Rs.500.

Breakfast,
Lunch and Tea will be provided on all 3 days (2 for Div C)

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

In the comments section
please enter your name

Registration:

Please mail
your registrations to Hema Shah, 

Email:
KSSA.Scrabble@gmail.com

Phone No: 9663312906

All Registrations must include the following:

  1. Name
  2. Email Id:
  3. Phone No:
  4. Whether SAI members:
  5. SAI Rating:
  6. Details of entry fee paid :
    (Ideally a
    Snapshot of the confirmed transaction screen
    or Transaction Number)
  7. In the subject line of
    your email, please write MuSigma 2019 Registration

Schedule:

(Divisions A, and B)

Friday,
June 28, 2019
8.30 - 9 am            :     Registration
9.00 am - 9.30 am :     Inauguration and
draw.
9.30 am                 :     Commencement of First Game

Eight/nine
games to be played each day

Games will
start at 8 am on subsequent days

(Division C)

Saturday
June 29, 2019

8.30 - 9 am                  :         Registration
9.00 am – 9.30 am      :         Inauguration
and draw.
9.30 am                        :         Commencement of First Game

Eight/nine
games to be played during the day.

Games will
start at 8am on June 30

The
tournament will end at 4 pm for all Divisions on June 30.

Prize distribution
for all Divisions between 4.30 – 5 pm.

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

Prizes:

A Division B Division C Division
 
1st prize          Rs. 50,000 1st prize          Rs. 30,000 1st prize          Rs. 6,000
2nd prize        Rs. 40,000 2nd prize         Rs. 20,000 2nd prize         Rs. 5,000
3rd prize          Rs. 30,000 3rd prize          Rs. 15,000 3rd prize          Rs. 4,000
4th prize          Rs. 20,000 4th prize          Rs. 10,000 4th prize          Rs. 3,000
5th prize          Rs. 15,000 5th prize          Rs. 8,000 5th prize          Rs. 2,000
6th prize          Rs. 12,000 6th prize          Rs. 5,000  
7th prize          Rs. 10,000 7th prize          Rs. 3,000  
8th prize          Rs. 8,000    
9th prize          Rs. 6,000    
10th prize        Rs. 5,000    

A and B
Divisions will have three ratings band prizes of Rs.2,000 each (slab to be
announced later)

There would
be several more special prizes including bingo prizes and spot prizes for all
three divisions.

Please note
that prize money is subject to tax deduction at source as applicable.

Format:

  1. Duration
    and No of games:
    A and B divisions: A maximum of 24
    games of 50 minutes each will be played over three days.

C division: A maximum
of 15 games of 50 minutes each will be played over two days. 

2.    Word source will be the latest Collins
Scrabble Tournament and Club Word List 2015

3.   
Challenge: 5-point penalty per word, the player does not lose a turn.

Note:

Winners have to furnish the following details as
the prize money will be transferred directly to their bank account:
1. Name of the Bank
2. Account Number
3. Name of the beneficiary
4. Bank swift code for wire transfer
5. Email address
6. Postal address
7. Telephone number

8. PAN number

Further details will be announced soon

Mumbai 2019 – National Scrabble Championship

Start date: May 31, 2019

End date: June 2, 2019

Location: Yuvakalaya (KCA Hall), Near Leelavati Hospital, Behind St Peter`s Church, Veronica Road, Bandra (W),

Congratulations Sherwin! Sealing his position as National Champion yet again.

Detailed Results:

Division A

1 Sherwin Rodrigues 17 +1464
2 Ranganathan Chakrav 16 +563
3 Udayan Grover 16 +194
4 Rajveer Rawlin 15 +745
5 Varisht Hingorani 14.5 +913
6 Nakul Prabhu 14 +421
7 Sanjay Bijlani 14 +300
8 Douglas Lobo 13.5 -365
9 Mangala Bhandarkar 13 +449
10 Carolann Pais 13 +375
11 Sridhar Paidikondala 13 +24
12 Madhav Gopal Kamath 13 -163
13 Samrath Singh Bhatia 12.5 -72
14 Sanjoy Gupta 12 +464
15 Hriday Samtani 12 +278
16 Anuj Shetty 12 +45
17 Nikheel Ruparel 12 -67
18 Manju Sood 11.5 +26
19 Amit Sood 11.5 -71
20 Sumeet Sachdev 11.5 -388
21 Sudhir Kamath 11 -71
22 Rajeev Menon 11 -558
23 Mohan Chunkath 10 -64
24 Priya Karkhanis 10 -342
25 Rustom Deboo 10 -736
26 Rajiv Antao 9 -37
27 Kala Ganesh 9 -605
28 Suchindra Potnis 8 -650
29 Patrick Pereira 8 -1240
30 V Ramchandran 7 -832

High game: Mohan Chunkath 576

Division B:

1 Meena Bakhru 16 +1937
2 Dipankar Chatterjee 16 +601
3 Neelam Agrawal 15(+1) +338(+1)
4 Manju Pai 15 +478
5 Lloyd Pearse 15 +403
6 Swagat Nukala 14 +653
7 Asha Namdev Kamath 14 +595
8 Joe Rodrigues 13(+1) +357(+1)
9 Danish Shahna 14 +343
10 Sujana Somasekar 13 +711
11 Archana Aggarwal 13 +608
12 Ayush Bhatia 13 +443
13 Savio Rebello 13 +297
14 Vivaan Shah 12(+1) +294(+1)
15 Vandana Grover 13 -391
16 Rehet Singh Bhatia 12 +547
17 Viji Ramachandran 12 +522
18 Virendra Braganza 12 +242
19 Ritu Chadha 11(+1) +223(+1)
20 Abhijit Shilotri 11(+1) +70(+1)
21 Romilla Thakur 12 -15
22 Purshottam Keswani 12 -17
23 Joseph Tharun 11(+1) -223(+1)
24 Collin Pereira 11(+1) -405(+1)
25 Aruna Grover 11 +411
26 Sylvia Coelho 10(+1) +255(+1)
27 Sundaresh Sundaragop 10(+1) +105(+1)
28 Vimisha Patel 11 -119
29 Laura Braganza 10(+1) -147(+1)
30 Parvathy Raghunathan 10(+1) -218(+1)
31 Neeta Bhatia 11 -354
32 Tanmay Srivastava 9(+1) +160(+1)
33 Harvinderjit Bhatia 9(+1) -6(+1)
34 Devansh Malpani 9(+1) -25(+1)
35 Jayant Sastry 9(+1) -464(+1)
36 Simran Kotiyan 9(+1) -571(+1)
37 Kalpana Sastry 9(+1) -757(+1)
38 Shefali Lakkashetti 9(+1) -978(+1)
39 Bhushan Sarmalkar 8(+1) -179(+1)
40 Prairak Sabla 8(+1) -399(+1)
41 Aarush Jotwani 8(+1) -474(+1)
42 Malaisha Sanghvi 8(+1) -1378(+1)
43 Kaivalya Anil Vairat 1(+1) -3473(+1)

Bye treatment explained in brackets

High game: Tanmay Srivastava 592


Date and Time: 31st May, 1st & 2nd June 2019 (Friday, Saturday & Sunday) from 8.30 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Venue: Yuvakalaya (Kanara Catholic Association - KCA Hall), Near Leelavati Hospital, Behind St Peter`s Church, Veronica Road, Bandra (W), Mumbai - 50



Divisions: 1) Premier (SAI Rating of 1150 & above) 
                    2) Open     (SAI Rating below 1150 and unrated players) 
 
Please note: If the number of players is odd in the premier division then the lowest rated player in the premier division would be moved to the open division.

Format: (24 to 26 rounds) 
First Half (Australian Draw format) / Last Half (King of the Hill format)

The exact number of games would be declared at the tournament venue

Word source: Collins Scrabble Words (CSW) 2015

Entry Fee: Rs 3500 for SAI Members and Rs 4000 for Non-SAI Members

The entry fee includes lunch, tea & snacks for all the 3 days of the tournament.

Registration must be done in advance (Last Date: 16th May 2019). Late entries will be charged Rs 500 extra.

Registration can be done by:
1) E-mail:- mumbaiscrabble@gmail.com

2) Calling V.Ramachandran on 9892471327

3) Calling Nakul Prabhu on 9820454173

Registration time: 8.30 a.m. to 9 a.m.. (31st May 2019) 

Exciting cash prizes would be given to the winners of both divisions. 

Important instructions:-
• Participants are requested to bring their own scrabble board, tiles and clock to the venue
• Participants reaching the venue after 9 a.m would not be allowed to participate in the tournament
• Participants must register in advance to take part in the tournament