PRESS RELEASE: A MAJOR SCRABBLE EVENT IS ON FOR YOUNG AND OLD

UPDATED: Monday 29th of March 2021

WHERE AND WHEN

The Australian Scrabble Championships 2021 will be held in the Grand Ballroom of the Bankstown Sports Club in Sydney over Easter April 3-5.

WHO

World Champion David Elder along with seven national titleholders will be in action together with ninety master players. Competing is 85 year old Rene Chelton (a former Australian Badminton champion) as well as 7 year old prodigy Jeffery Tan who with his brother Alex represented Australia in the World Junior online titles and has already recorded two tournament games scoring over 700.

The Championships are the first face-to-face international Scrabble tournament since the outbreak of the Covid pandemic and provides a signal to the world Scrabble community about the future progress of the word game. Results will be posted live on the Web.

Details at: http://www.scrabble.org.au/nsw/auschamp/index

CONTACT

John Holgate Australian Scrabble Players Association (NSW) mobile: 0413168548 email: john.holgate@ozemail.com.au

Media Contacts:

Name: John HolgateCompany: Australian Scrabble Players Association (NSW)Email: Phone: 0413168548