Collins Scrabble: Play like a champion!

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HarperCollins UK, Jul 28, 2011 - Games & Activities - 256 pages
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Keen, eager and fiercely competitive when it comes to Scrabble? This e-book will help you get into the mind of one of the UK's best-ever Scrabble players, so that you can think like a champion and beat everyone you play.

Collins ScrabbleTM Play Like A Champion is a guide to playing ScrabbleTM at the very highest level and will appeal to club and competition players all over the world.

In this e-book, Allan Simmons summarizes several of the key games he played in a recent top-level Scrabble tournament, talking the reader through the rack and board problems he encountered, explaining his thinking behind each move, and outlining how he tried to predict his opponents’ next moves to try to outwit them.

With an attractive two-colour design, and grids and diagrams throughout, this is an invaluable reference for all keen ScrabbleTM players.

Collins ScrabbleTM Play Like A Champion! is endorsed by Mattel.

SCRABBLETM is a registered trademark of J. W. Spear & Sons Ltd., a subsidiary of Mattel, Inc. 2007 Mattel, Inc. All Rights Reserved.

 

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Contents

Game Eight Move 11
Game Eight Move 12
Game Eight Move 13
Game Eight Move 14
Final board diagram and game summary
Event progress after Game Eight
Game Nine
Game Nine Move 1

Game One Move 7
Game One Move 8
Game One Move 9
Game One Move 10
Game One Move 11
Final board diagram and game summary
Game Two
Game Two Move 1
Game Two Move 2
Game Two Move 3
Game Two Move 4
Game Two Move 5
Game Two Move 6
Game Two Move 7
Game Two Move 8
Game Two Move 9
Game Two Move 10
Game Two Move 11
Game Two Move 12
Game Two Move 13
Game Two Move 14
Final board diagram and game summary
Event progress after Game Two
Game Three
Game Three Move 1
Game Three Move 2
Game Three Move 3
Game Three Move 4
Game Three Move 5
Game Three Move 6
Game Three Move 7
Game Three Move 8
Game Three Move 9
Game Three Move 10
Game Three Move 11
Game Three Move 12
Final board diagram and game summary
Event progress after Game Three
Game Four
Game Four Move 1
Game Four Move 2
Game Four Move 3
Game Four Move 4
Game Four Move 5
Game Four Move 6
Game Four Move 7
Game Four Move 8
Game Four Move 9
Game Four Move 10
Game Four Move 11
Game Four Move 12
Game Four Move 13
Final board diagram and game summary
Event progress after Game Four
Game Five
Game Five Move 1
Game Five Move 2
Game Five Move 3
Game Five Move 4
Game Five Move 5
Game Five Move 6
Game Five Move 7
Game Five Move 8
Game Five Move 9
Game Five Move 10
Game Five Move 11
Game Five Move 12
Game Five Move 13
Final board diagram and game summary
Event progress after Game Five
Game Six
Game Six Move 1
Game Six Move 2
Game Six Move 3
Game Six Move 4
Game Six Move 5
Game Six Move 6
Game Six Move 7
Game Six Move 8
Game Six Move 9
Game Six Move 10
Game Six Move 11
Game Six Move 12
Final board diagram and game summary
Event progress after Game Six
Game Seven
Game Seven Move 1
Game Seven Move 2
Game Seven Move 3
Game Seven Move 4
Game Seven Move 5
Game Seven Move 6
Game Seven Move 7
Game Seven Move 8
Game Seven Move 9
Game Seven Move 10
Game Seven Move 11
Final board diagram and game summary
Event progress after Game Seven
Game Eight
Game Eight Move 1
Game Eight Move 2
Game Eight Move 3
Game Eight Move 4
Game Eight Move 5
Game Eight Move 6
Game Eight Move 7
Game Eight Move 8
Game Eight Move 9
Game Eight Move 10
Game Nine Move 2
Game Nine Move 3
Game Nine Move 4
Game Nine Move 5
Game Nine Move 6
Game Nine Move 7
Game Nine Move 8
Game Nine Move 9
Game Nine Move 10
Game Nine Move 11
Game Nine Move 12
Final board diagram and game summary
Event progress after Game Nine
Game Ten
Game Ten Move 1
Game Ten Move 2
Game Ten Move 3
Game Ten Move 4
Game Ten Move 5
Game Ten Move 6
Game Ten Move 7
Game Ten Move 8
Game Ten Move 9
Game Ten Move 10
Game Ten Move 11
Game Ten Move 12
Final board diagram and game summary
Event progress after Game Ten
Game Eleven
Game Eleven Move 1
Game Eleven Move 2
Game Eleven Move 3
Game Eleven Move 4
Game Eleven Move 5
Game Eleven Move 6
Game Eleven Move 7
Game Eleven Move 8
Game Eleven Move 9
Game Eleven Move 10
Game Eleven Move 11
Game Eleven Move 12
Final board diagram and game summary
Event progress after Game Eleven
Game Twelve
Game Twelve Move 1
Game Twelve Move 2
Game Twelve Move 3
Game Twelve Move 4
Game Twelve Move 5
Game Twelve Move 6
Game Twelve Move 7
Game Twelve Move 8
Game Twelve Move 9
Game Twelve Move 10
Game Twelve Move 11
Game Twelve Move 12
Final board diagram and game summary
Event progress after Game Twelve
Game Thirteen
Game Thirteen Move 1
Game Thirteen Move 2
Game Thirteen Move 3
Game Thirteen Move 4
Game Thirteen Move 5
Game Thirteen Move 6
Game Thirteen Move 7
Game Thirteen Move 8
Game Thirteen Move 9
Game Thirteen Move 10
Game Thirteen Move 11
Game Thirteen Move 12
Final board diagram and game summary
Event progress after Game Thirteen
Game Fourteen
Game Fourteen Move 1
Game Fourteen Move 2
Game Fourteen Move 3
Game Fourteen Move 4
Game Fourteen Move 5
Game Fourteen Move 6
Game Fourteen Move 7
Game Fourteen Move 8
Game Fourteen Move 9
Game Fourteen Move 10
Game Fourteen Move 11
Final board diagram and game summary
Event progress after Game Fourteen
Game Fifteen
Game Fifteen Move 1
Game Fifteen Move 2
Game Fifteen Move 3
Game Fifteen Move 4
Game Fifteen Move 5
Game Fifteen Move 6
Game Fifteen Move 7
Game Fifteen Move 8
Game Fifteen Move 9
Game Fifteen Move 10
Game Fifteen Move 11
Game Fifteen Move 12
Game Fifteen Move 13
Game Fifteen Move 14
Game Fifteen Move 15
Final board diagram and game summary
Final Table after Game Fifteen
End of event statistics for Allan Simmons
Useful links
Definitions of unusual words
Copyright

Common terms and phrases

About the author (2011)

Allan Simmons is one of the world's top Scrabble tournament and competition players. Allan is UK National Champion, and the 2008 British Masters Scrabble Champion; he competes at tournaments around the world, and is a regular member of the UK team for the World Scrabble Championships. He publishes his own Scrabble magazine Onwords, for private circulation, has been contributing a Scrabble column and puzzle to The Times regularly for the last four years, and he also organizes Scrabble courses for clubs and a wide range of non-Scrabble organizations, such as the WI. He is one of the founder members of the Association of British Scrabble Players, and was its president from 1988-99, and currently sits on the committee of the World English-Language Scrabble Players' Association (WESPA).

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