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2001 WSC Media Information

The 2001 World SCRABBLE® Championship (WSC) will take 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 will play eight games on each of Friday, Saturday and Sunday. At the end of this twenty-four game preliminary, the two players with the best records will face each other in a best-of-five final on the morning of Monday, December 17th to determine the new World SCRABBLE® Champion.

For more information on 12/17, contact John D. Williams Jr. at 702/414-1000 ext 33106. After 12/18, contact Yvonne Gillispie at or 631/477-0033 ext. 17.

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