wooden scrabble tiles: WORD

8 Winning Scrabble Words – Allan Simmons

When you play Scrabble™ certain words can take on significant meanings, here Scrabble Champion Allan Simmons picks the words that he has played, which have also played a part in his life. 1.REIGNED When I first started to compile anagrams I was surprised to find that this simple… Read More

Did we give up new words with the wine this dry January?

This year’s Dry January was not just the annual abstention from alcohol (to counteract excess drinking over the festive season – copyrighted by Alcohol Concern in 2014). It was also pretty dry in terms of new words. Though there was certainly no shortage of notable news items, they tended to… Read More
2 men showing their scrabble trophies

What happens at a Scrabble Tournament?

Mark Nyman, author of Scrabble Secrets, heads to Dunmurry to take on the Northern Ireland Scrabble Championship and gives us a snapshot of what it’s like to play tournament Scrabble. After quite an eventful journey to get to Ireland (one missed flight included), I just made it… Read More
JohnTravolta dancing with text BOOGIE NOOGIE SOOGIE written over his picture

Tips for learning Scrabble words

Allan Simmons, a former Scrabble champion and author of the forthcoming book Scrabble Trainer, shares his tips on how to learn words to improve your Scrabble game. There are nearly 120,000 two to eight letter words in the Collins Scrabble word list and very… Read More