Sunday, 9 December 2007

Scrabble for Christmas in Chennai India.

If you are in India and fancy a game of scrabble then why not try out the Zygo Scrabble Clubs’ word fest from December 27 held in CHENNAI: Apparently this year’s edition of Zygo Scrabble Clubs’ word fest is taking place on the 27th December for 4 days.

From The Hindu - India's national newspaper the story below appears.

Children will participate in two categories — the first group will include children up to Class VI and the second will have children from Classes VII to X. Older children will participate in the adult category.

Children will be tested in spelling, creative writing, fun poetry, language appreciation, scrabble, comprehension and public speaking. The audience can also watch a demonstration by adults and children who will try to set a record by playing scrabble from 9 a.m. on the day the contests are set to begin.

Mr. Damaraj the club secretary will play with 26 players simultaneously with the aim of bettering the record set by Aseervadam of Malaysia, who played against 25 players in November.

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