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Officially Sanctioned Tournaments

The part of the NSA's activities that involved its officially sanctioned competitive tournaments was transferred to its partner organization, NASPA in July 2009. What remains here is retained for archival purposes.

Tournament Coverage

Major events, such as the National SCRABBLE® Championship, National School SCRABBLE® Championship, Canadian National SCRABBLE® Championship and the World SCRABBLE® Championship feature web coverage at this site. These events are often taped for subsequent telecast, and played under special telecast rules.

Other events are summarized in cross-tables, which show the results of each game and the effects on player ratings.

Tournament coverage is arranged by event year: 1978, 1996, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009.

A list of all NSC/USSO players ranked by their historical performance is updated after each such event.

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