BEST 2019


BEST stands for British Elimination Scrabble Tournament and originated in 2001,

with Andrew Fisher winning the inaugural title.

BEST is a knockout competition which lasts over nine months.

Played as a series of face-to-face knockout matches at regional and then national level,

the winner typically plays more than 70 games over nine months to lift the trophy.

Many big names in the game have won the title in its illustrious history,

including World Champions Mark Nyman and Adam Logan,

and 2018 winner, Times Scrabble Columnist Paul Gallen.

The tournament is open to all abilities,

with a range of different prizes available at all levels.


Entries for BEST 2019 close on March 31st. For any enquiries contact:

Email: Chris Harrison: Mobile: 07746 583979, Landline: 01482 564077

Email: Natalie Zolty: Mobile: 07759 534775, Landline: 0121 705 1317


Guaranteed minimum of 2 matches for all players

Second BEST competition for those eliminated early

Increased Prizes

20 one-off entry fee

Links to BEST 2019 resources


Application Form


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