Winter Holiday

Dec 21 2016 Published by under News

The Mississauga SCRABBLE® Club will be CLOSED on Thursday, December 29th and will resume play on Thursday, January 5th, 2017.

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General Meeting

Oct 11 2016 Published by under News

The Mississauga SCRABBLE® Club Annual General Meeting was held on Thursday, September 29, 2016. Below are notes from the meeting.

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Cancellation due to weather

Mar 24 2016 Published by under News

The club meeting for Thursday, March 24th, has been cancelled due to inclement weather.

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Location Change

Jul 01 2015 Published by under News

In July, The Mississauga SCRABBLE® Club will hold its weekly meetings at 7:30pm at South Common Community Centre at 2233 South Millway in the Youth Room.

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Titanium Anniversary

Mar 18 2015 Published by under News

On Thursday, April 9th, 2015, we’ll be celebrating the Mississauga SCRABBLE® Club’s 22nd Anniversary!

This event will be held at the Erin Mills Church Centre at 3535 South Common Court at 7:30pm.

We intend for it to be an extra special day and want everyone to be there.

There will be:

  • Delicious eats. Feel free to bring in something tasty to share (no obligation, of course)
  • Additional PRIZE$ to go along with our weekly bonus bingo and theme word
  • New faces. We hope to get some new visitors to join us for the occasion.
  • Some reflection on the history of the club
  • Group photo
  • SCRABBLE® Brand Crossword Game

If you can’t make it at 7:30pm, just show up as soon as you can to enjoy the festivities.

Spread the word!

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Mark Edelson’s 714

Jul 06 2014 Published by under News

On July 3, 2014, Mark Edelson scored 714 points in a game against Sinna Vijayakumar.

This incredible high score ties Craig Rowland for the all-time club record for high game in the OWL lexicon. Geoff Newman holds the record for high Collins game at 751.

Mark had 4 bingos, AIRLIFTS, LAYERING, triple-triple PItCHIER, STANCHER and a strong opening play of QUAGGa.

Below are photos Mark’s record-tying game and Craig’s high game.

Congratulations, Mark!

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Interview with Director

Jun 01 2014 Published by under News

Word-Grabber.com is a website featuring tools and articles for philologists and word game players. Recently, they conducted an interview with Club Director Shan Abbasi.

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Open House

Dec 04 2013 Published by under News

Visit the Mississauga SCRABBLE® Club on Thursday, December 5th at 7pm for Scrabble fun for players of all skill levels! It’s a great opportunity to make new friends and play the world’s greatest word game. This is a FREE event. Snacks and refreshments will be provided. Learn how to play and pick up some tips to increase your word power. We have some special activities and prizes in the works! SPREAD THE WORD!

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Vicennial Anniversary

Mar 29 2013 Published by under News

On Thursday, April 4th, 2013, we’ll be celebrating the Mississauga SCRABBLE® Club’s 20th anniversary!

We intend for it to be an extra special day and want everyone to be there.

There will be:

  • FREE entry
  • An early start. We’re inviting everyone at 7pm!
  • Delicious eats. Feel free to bring in something tasty to share if you wish (no obligation, of course)
  • Additional PRIZE$ to go along with our weekly bonus bingo and theme word
  • New faces. We hope to get some new visitors to join us for the occasion.
  • Some reflection on the history of the club
  • Group photo
  • SCRABBLE® Brand Crossword Game

If you can’t make it at 7, just show up as soon as you can to enjoy the festivities.

Spread the word!

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Rescore or Restore

Jan 18 2013 Published by under News

A recent study done by Joshua Lewis about updating point values of the tiles using his software Valett has been the discussion of Scrabble enthusiasts around the world.

Club Director Shan Abbasi talks to Sandie Rinaldo of CTV News to offer his views about why the tile values should remain as they are.

For more on this topic, read an in-depth analysis by Stefan Fatsis, author of Word Freak.

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