World Scrabble Championships 2018 are coming to Torquay

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The World Scrabble Championship (WSC) is the most-prestigious title in competitive English-language Scrabble. It was held every second year after 1991 until 2013 when it began to be held annually. Torquay will host this massive event this year!

This year Mattel is delighted to announce that the World Scrabble Championships 2018 and the World Junior Scrabble Championships 2018 are to be held at The Riviera International Conference Centre (RICC), Torquay. The event will run from 20th October 2018 to 28th October 2018.

Saturday 20th October – Monday 22nd October

World Junior Scrabble Championships open to players aged 21 and under. 24 rounds will be played over 3 days.

Tuesday 23rd October – Sunday 28th October

World Scrabble Championships open to all players. There will be 2 divisions. 35 games will be played over 4 days with the top 8 returning to play on the final Saturday in a Quarter Final and Semi-Final with the Grand Final to complete the week on Sunday 28th.

Throughout the week there will also be various fun and educational activities, for children and adults of all ages, schools and families, to celebrate the 70th Anniversary of Scrabble™.

scrabble competition Torquay 2018
Competition Torquay 2018

For more information, on the all the activities for the week, head over to their official site

Why not combine visiting the Scrabble Championships with a half term break at TLH Leisure resort. Take a look at our breaks with kids under 10 free offers!

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Sally Starling

Sally Starling

Marketing Assistant at TLH Leisure Resort
Second generation full 'Torquinian'. Passionate netballer, big fan of the great outdoors and all things unusual.
Sally Starling

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