Scrabble


Men are better at Scrabble than women

Daily Mail

Men spent much more time analysing past games and practising anagrams - which gave them the winning edge in tournaments. 'The National Tournament divides players into six ranked divisions, and males dominate at the highest levels of performance', researchers wrote in the paper published in Psychological Research. 'In 2002, 86 per cent of competitors in the division with the best Scrabble players were male, while in the division with the lowest performance only 31 per cent of competitors were male. Men spent much more time analysing past games and practising anagrams - which gave them the winning edge in tournaments.


Scrabble players unite in Nottingham for championships

BBC News

About 80 players are taking part at the Nottingham Conference Centre, with some travelling from New Zealand, Pakistan and Sierra Leone.