Useful Resource Links

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FORMS
Want to practice for tough games? Here's a link to Mike Baron's cheat sheet, hosted on cross-tables.com, for a list of essential words you will need to know to be competitive.
Here's a plain score sheet (single sheet) you can use or a double sheet (2 on 1).

Our club ad flier, Oct. 2013

TOOLS
Zyzzyva, a word-judging program (which is kept up to date). Free. However, to get access to the latest club and tournament word list, you must be a member of NASPA.
The Internet Scrabble Club - download the free helper program WordBiz (for Windows, Mac or Linux) and play online! Ask the club members what their ISC ‘handles’ are.
Word Gear – a place to buy Scrabble® tiles and other gear.

SITES
The National Scrabble Association – For casual players. Find more words, locate the nearest casual club.
The North American SCRABBLE® Players Association (NASPA), which oversees tournament play. If you wish to play in NASPA-rated tournaments, you must be a member of NASPA.
The Last Word Newsletter, produced independently of any Scrabble-affiliated organization. Archives and current issue are available for download in PDF form.
Bluegrass Scrabble Club blog where club members post news and results.
Cross-Tables.com, for tournament results and records of individual players.
Kanawha Valley Scrabble Club, (NASPA Club #620, Charleston WV) a sister club. We recommend you check out the Study page.

NEW WORD LISTS (OWL3) for 2014
The Seattle Scrabble Club www.seattlescrabble.org has done a lot of work on transitioning to the OSPD5/OWL3 lists. Their OWL3 transition page has many links and lists. OWL3 will be used starting Dec. 1, 2014 and includes words up to 15 letters long.


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