World Scrabble Championships 2018

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Riviera International Centre, Torquay, UK

TUESDAY 23rd 08:30 - Registration
10:00 - 19:00 Rounds 1 to 8
WEDNESDAY 24th 09:00 - 19:00 Rounds 9 - 18
THURSDAY 25th 09:00 - 19:00 Rounds 19 - 26
FRIDAY 26th 09:00 - 19:00 Rounds 27 - 35
SATURDAY 27th 09:00 - 12:00 Quarter Finals
13:00 - 18:00 Semi Finals
SUNDAY 28th 10:00 - 15:00 Finals (best of 5)
17:30 Prize Giving


Important Mattel Announcement:

Celebrating 70 years of Scrabble™, Mattel’s UK celebrations will culminate in the Grand Final of the World Scrabble Championships 2018.

The World Scrabble Championships will be held in Torquay from 23rd through to 26th October with the top 8 moving on to the Quarter and Semi Finals on Saturday 27th October, this will decide the two finalists moving on to play in the Grand Final.

The two finalists will travel, during Saturday evening, to join the Scrabble 70 Years Pop-Up experience in London and will be an integral part of the Scrabble 70th showcase as Mattel celebrates the past, present and future of the game. The final will be filmed at the location and live streamed for all Scrabble fans.

Accommodation and travel will be organised by Mattel for the two finalists.

The Grand Final will be held on Sunday 28th October 2018 and will consist of a best of 5 rounds.

Quick note: British Summer Time ends, and clocks will go back an hour at midnight on Saturday 27th October 2018.