Young student wins under 15 Scrabble title at ASTAR Scrabble Challenge

20 April 2017 - 177   - 0

Janul de Silva of Royal College became the Under 15 Champion at the ASTAR Scrabble Challenge International (ASCI) 2017 held in Malaysia recently.

A release said Janul is the current champion of the ‘All Island Scrabble Championship – Under 18’ and has won all 13 of his games and emerged champion 2 points clear of his nearest rival in the tournament where 189 players participated.

Qays Sangani of Royal College emerged 4th winning 10 of his 13 games. In the Under 18 tournament, Sri Lanka’s highest rated Scrabbler Aabid Ismail also of Royal College who was the Under 15 Champion at ASCI 2016 emerged in fifth place.

More than a 100  players participated in the Under 18 tournament, a release said.

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