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The National SCRABBLE® Association was founded in 1978 and is the organisation of North America's 10,000 tournament SCRABBLE players.


The NSA organizes and promotes a number of high-profile SCRABBLE championships, and this web site provides up-to-the-minute live coverage with statistics, commentary and photos when events are in progress. On August 20 – 24, 2004, the National SCRABBLE® Championship (NSC) took place in Reno, NV. Its finals, which were taped for a fall telecast on ESPN, were won three games to two by David Wiegand of Portland, OR, who defeated the reigning World Champion, Panupol Sujjayakorn of Bangkok, Thailand. The next World SCRABBLE® Championship will take place in London, England on November 16–20, 2005.


Here is a list of recent and upcoming major broadcasts of SCRABBLE® events:

Time Network Program
12:00 P.M., Tuesday, July 4th, 2006 ESPN2 NSC 2005 Finals
5:00 P.M., Thursday, December 22nd, 2005 ESPN2 NSC 2005 Finals
12:00 P.M., Thursday, December 22nd, 2005 ESPN2 NSC 2005 Finals
3:00 A.M., Friday, December 16th, 2005 ESPN NSC 2005 Finals
1:00 P.M., Sunday, October 2nd, 2005 ESPN NSC 2005 Finals
9:15 A.M., Tuesday, August 30th, 2005 NBC David Wiegand on the Today Show
2:00 P.M., Monday, June 6th, 2005 ESPN2 2004 NSC
6:00 P.M., Monday, May 2nd, 2005 ESPN2 2004 NSC
5:00 P.M., Monday, May 2nd, 2005 ESPN2 2003 ALL-STARS
8:30 A.M., Tuesday, April 12th, 2005 CBS NSSC champions Asif Rahman and Scott Cardone appear on the Early Show


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