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2001 WSC Live Games

The 2001 World SCRABBLE® Championship (WSC) took place on December 13-17, 2001 at the Venetian Hotel in Las Vegas, Nevada. Following registration and a private reception on the evening of Thursday, December 13th, players played eight games on each of Friday, Saturday and Sunday (see schedule). At the end of this twenty-four game preliminary, the two players with the best record faced each other in a best-of-five final on the morning of Monday, December 17th to determine the new World SCRABBLE® Champion.

Congratulations to our new World Champion, Brian Cappelletto.

Live Games

HASBRO is the owner of the registered SCRABBLE® trademark in the United States and Canada. © 2001 HASBRO. All rights reserved. "SCRABBLE® Brand Crossword Game" is the proper way to refer to this unique group of word games and related properties marketed by HASBRO. "SCRABBLE®" is not a generic term. To use it as such is not only misleading but also does injustice to the company responsible for the trademark's longtime popularity. All we ask is that when you mean SCRABBLE® Brand Crossword Game, you say so. 

The SCRABBLE® trademark is owned by J.W. Spear and Sons, PLC, a subsidiary of Mattel, Inc. outside of the United States and Canada. 

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