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Collins Scrabble

Play like a champion!

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Keen, eager and fiercely competitive when it comes to Scrabble? This e-book will help you get into the mind of one of the UK's best-ever Scrabble players, so that you can think like a champion and beat everyone you play.

Collins Scrabble™ Play Like A Champion is a guide to playing Scrabble™ at the very highest level and will appeal to club and competition players all over the world.

In this e-book, Allan Simmons summarizes several of the key games he played in a recent top-level Scrabble tournament, talking the reader through the rack and board problems he encountered, explaining his thinking behind each move, and outlining how he tried to predict his opponents’ next moves to try to outwit them.

With an attractive two-colour design, and grids and diagrams throughout, this is an invaluable reference for all keen Scrabble™ players.

Collins Scrabble™ Play Like A Champion! is endorsed by Mattel.

SCRABBLE™ is a registered trademark of J. W. Spear & Sons Ltd., a subsidiary of Mattel, Inc.© 2007 Mattel, Inc. All Rights Reserved.


“This is a book which in one way is reassuring, in another way is daunting, and in all ways is both practical and entertaining.”
David Sutton, Association of British Scrabble Players

“…a contribution to Scrabble literature which I have no hesitation in recommending unreservedly.”
David Sutton, Association of British Scrabble Players

Philip Nelkon, Scrabble Clubs Manager

“This book will give the interested outsider an unprecedented insight into the vicissitudes of tournament play.”
Andrew Fisher, "Across the Board" magazine

“Scrabble junkies will be delighted to add it to their library, and will hope for many more like it.”
Andrew Fisher, "Across the Board" magazine

About the author

Allan Simmons is one of the world's top Scrabble tournament and competition players. Allan is UK National Champion, and the 2008 British Masters Scrabble Champion; he competes at tournaments around the world, and is a regular member of the UK team for the World Scrabble Championships. He publishes his own Scrabble magazine Onwords, for private circulation, has been contributing a Scrabble column and puzzle to The Times regularly for the last four years, and he also organizes Scrabble courses for clubs and a wide range of non-Scrabble organizations, such as the WI. He is one of the founder members of the Association of British Scrabble Players, and was its president from 1988-99, and currently sits on the committee of the World English-Language Scrabble Players' Association (WESPA).

Collins Scrabble
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  • $9.99
  • Available on iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, and Mac.
  • Category: Games
  • Published: 29 April 2010
  • Publisher: Collins
  • Seller: HarperCollins
  • Print Length: 256 Pages
  • Language: English
  • Requirements: To view this book, you must have an iOS device with iBooks 1.3.1 or later and iOS 4.3.3 or later, or a Mac with iBooks 1.0 or later and OS X 10.9 or later.

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