Everything Scrabble (Paperback)

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For both the beginner and the seasoned pro, this how-to book from the National Scrabble Association offers all the keys to better play: Basic board strategies for surefire resultsTurn the enemy -- Q -- into your best friend: a winner's list of Q words with and without UMaster the terrific "twos" -- a complete list of two-letter words that can boost your scoring average by thirty to forty pointsMaximize your score with bonus squares and parallel play -- including triple triples, the pinnacle of SCRABBLE scoring successMake more seven-letter plays -- and earn a fifty-point bonusSecrets to getting better tilesHow to get your words' worth with high-point tiles J, X, and ZWords with no vowelsHow the world's greatest players win -- twenty-eight examples of outstanding SCRABBLE play

Featuring a rare interview with the SCRABBLE game inventor, the late Alfred Mosher Butts, this extensively illustrated guidebook covers all facets of the game and worldwide SCRABBLE culture, including the clubs, tournaments, champions and rules, and playing SCRABBLE with children, plus a complete history of the game.

Visit the Naiton Scrabble Association Web site: www.scrabble-assoc.com



Product Details
ISBN: 9780671042189
Publisher: Pocket Books
Publication Date: October 1st, 2001
Pages: 368