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|Dec 15th||Newcastle Xmas (entry form)||7||Stefanie Harrison||0191 2675202|
|Dec 16th||Ilford (entry form)||8||Kevin Synnott|
|Dec 16th||BEST - Final (entry form)||~19||Craig Beevers||07928 816577|
|Dec 29th-30th||Twixmas (entry form)||15||Amy Byrne||0131 661 3869|
|Jan 2nd-3rd||UK Open Warm Up (entry form)||18||Len Moir||07958 579793|
|Jan 4th-6th||UK Open (entry form)||30||Len Moir||07958 579793|
|Jan 13th-16th||Pitlochry ()||14+||Alan Sinclair||0131 669 7316|
|Jan 16th-18th||Pitlochry ()||9+||Alan Sinclair||0131 669 7316|
|Jan 19th-20th||Northern Ireland Championship (entry form)||15||Stewart Holden||07971 634098|
|Jan 27th||Ilford (entry form)||8||Kevin Synnott|
|Feb 1st-3rd||Isle of Wight (entry form)||20||Penny Downer||01983 716425|
|Feb 2nd-3rd||Scottish Masters (info)||14||Neil Scott||01224 639291|
|Feb 9th||Retford Double (entry form)||8||Craig Beevers||07928 816577|
|Feb 10th||Retford Double (entry form)||8||Craig Beevers||07928 816577|
|Feb 15th-17th||11th Israeli Open (website)||22||Maureen Hoch|
|Feb 16th-17th||Scottish Round Robin (entry form)||14||Marion Keatings||01592 265524|
|Feb 23rd-24th||Wetherby (entry form)||16||Craig Beevers||07928 816577|
|Feb 24th||Ilford (entry form)||8||Kevin Synnott|
|Mar 10th||Swindon Rotary (entry form)||7||Steve Perry||01367 244757|
|Mar 16th||Manuden (entry form)||8||Stella Burley||01279 815813|
|Mar 17th||Manuden (entry form)||8||Stella Burley||01279 815813|
|Mar 23rd||Warrington Round Robin (entry form)||7||Wayne Kelly||01925 483530|
|Mar 24th-27th||Pitlochry (entry form)||25+||Amy Byrne||0131 661 3869|
|Mar 31st||Ilford (entry form)||8||Kevin Synnott|
|Apr 6th-7th||German Open (entry form)||15||Peggy Fehily||+ 49 1577 1303 453|
|Apr 13th||Bristol Open (entry form)||7||Jamie Jones||07581 688601|
|Apr 13th||Aylesbury (entry form)||7||Janet Bonham||01296 483717|
|Apr 19th-22nd||Teesside Easter Championship (entry form)||30||Craig Beevers||07928 816577|
|Apr 19th-20th||Easter Matchplay (Warm Up) (entry form)||10||Wayne Kelly||01925 483530|
|Apr 20th-22nd||Easter Matchplay (Main Event) (entry form)||23||Wayne Kelly||01925 483530|
|Apr 26th||MISO12 (Malta) Early Bird (website)||9||Nicky Vella Laurenti||+356 79965207|
|Apr 27th-29th||MISO12 (Malta) Main Event(website)||25||Nicky Vella Laurenti||+356 79965207|
|Apr 27th||Warrington (entry form)||7||Wayne Kelly||01925 483530|
|Apr 28th||Ilford (entry form)||8||Kevin Synnott|
|May 1st-2nd||MISO12 (Malta) Late Bird (website)||16||Nicky Vella Laurenti||+356 79965207|
|May 4th-6th||SIMPLE (Edinburgh) (entry form)||24||Amy Byrne||0131 661 3869|
|May 12th||Luton (entry form)||8||Rosalind Wilson||01582 507249|
|May 18th||Melton Mowbray (entry form)||7||Christine Bluett||01664 563239|
|May 25th||Retford Triple (entry form)||8||Craig Beevers||07928 816577|
|May 26th||Retford Triple (entry form)||8||Craig Beevers||07928 816577|
|May 26th||Ilford (entry form)||8||Kevin Synnott|
|May 27th||Retford Triple (entry form)||7||Craig Beevers||07928 816577|
|Jun 15th-16th||Broadstairs Dickens Seaside Special (entry form)||16||Nicky Huitson||07887 996396|
|Jun 22nd||Warrington Round Robin (entry form)||7||Wayne Kelly||01925 483530|
|Jun 23rd||Warrington (entry form)||7||Wayne Kelly||01925 483530|
|Jun 30th||Ilford (entry form)||8||Kevin Synnott|
|Jul 28th||Ilford (entry form)||8||Kevin Synnott|
|Sep 28th||Warrington Round Robin (entry form)||7||Wayne Kelly||01925 483530|
|Nov 3rd||Luton (entry form)||8||Rosalind Wilson||01582 507249|
|Nov 30th||Warrington Round Robin (entry form)||7||Wayne Kelly||01925 483530|
The above list contains those events approved for ratings purposes by the
Tournament Coordinator, plus other significant Scrabble events. Please email us with any omissions or errors.
Further details are given, in a standard format, for most one-day tournaments; click on the event to see more. Weekend tournaments usually have too much information to give in a standard format; click on the event to download the entry form if it is available. Prospective entrants are requested to get in touch with the organiser if they would like any further information. For some matches the number of rounds is a 'best of' figure, for example the BEST Quarter-Finals are 'best of 15 games'. This is shown by ~15 in the Rounds column.
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For a list of previous winners of the various events on the calendar take a look at the results section.