Monday, January 11, 2010
The resurgence of Scrabble
The resurgence of Scrabble Invented and designed by Alfred Butts, during the Great Depression and was originally called "Criss-Cross Words", Scrabble was renamed in the board game as we know it today, in 1948. Today, Scrabble is not just only a game. This is an inteational sport with a competitive circuit Scrabble Club, National Associations and World Championships. The growth of Scrabble clubs worldwide each year and the level of competition continues to grow with it. Having a sport, Scrabble is rapidly approaching the level of intellectual challenge and the respect that is held by other sports such as chess mind. The growing popularity of Scrabble today challenged the crowd to rival similar word based board games that have arisen in the past two decades. The success of the Scrabble players know that there is more to this game not only for spelling and vocabulary. Scrabble is a sport that requires a mathematical mind and strategic analytical skills, and a mild dose of luck. Scrabble for the leisure player who enjoys a game with his family on the kitchen table, the absence (or unlucky) to get the best (or worst) for the collection of tiles from the bag is an important component of a player who wins or lost. The most advanced and competitive player, the less luck plays a role. Strategic largely eliminate the element of chance. There are several reasons why Scrabble is growing in popularity year after year. In the past, there have been problems with the various dictionaries allow or deny different words. Today, the Official Scrabble dictionaries have been almost completely standardized on an inteational level, the game in English. At present there are only two slightly different sets of keywords officers - one for North America and another for the rest of the world. Scrabble Club generate publicity for themselves in their communities, providing not only competitive, but also a social scene for the less enthusiastic yet serious recreational player. Inter-club touaments, national championships and World Championships attract the attention of big media. ESPN has also tested television Scrabble competitions and is believed to be interested in expanding its coverage of Scrabble in competitive sport. In many countries, Scrabble clubs and associations are working actively with the Govement Departments of Education to introduce "Scrabble School" - a combination of academic and sporting Scrabble in the school curriculum. Inteet is playing an important role in the growing popularity of Scrabble with numerous web pages available to play online Scrabble. Educational resources and expertise of Scrabble is also available on-line. The future growth of inteational Scrabble seems assured. Since the Inteational Olympic Committee is considering a number of sports-mind, such as the bridge for possible inclusion in future Olympic Games, is not beyond the realms of possibility that at some point in time could become Scrabble an Olympic sport. Trevor Johnson is the author of the famous "Scrabble Bonus Word Techniques e-book series, available at Scrabble? is a registered trademark of Hasbro Inc. in the United States and Canada, and throughout the rest of the world by JW Spear & Sons Limited (a subsidiary of Mattel Inc.) of Maidenhead, Berkshire, England. Hasbro is not affiliated with J.W. Spear & Sons Limited or Mattel Inc.