Everything Scrabble

Everything Scrabble

Book - 2001
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Baker & Taylor
A guide for improving Scrabble skills discusses how to maximize scores with bonus squares, make more seven-letter plays, and increase scoring average using two-letter words, and includes a step-by-step guide to board strategy.

Baker
& Taylor

Featuring a complete history of the popular board game, an updated handbook for improving Scrabble skills discusses how to maximize scores with bonus squares, make more seven-letter plays, and increase scoring average using two-letter words, and includes a step-by-step guide to board strategy. Original.

Simon and Schuster
For both the beginner and the seasoned pro, this how-to book from the National Scrabble Association offers all the keys to better play:
  • Basic board strategies for surefire results
  • Turn the enemy -- Q -- into your best friend: a winner's list of Q words with and without U
  • Master the terrific "twos" -- a complete list of two-letter words that can boost your scoring average by thirty to forty points
  • Maximize your score with bonus squares and parallel play -- including triple triples, the pinnacle of SCRABBLE scoring success
  • Make more seven-letter plays -- and earn a fifty-point bonus
  • Secrets to getting better tiles
  • How to get your words' worth with high-point tiles J, X, and Z
  • Words with no vowels
  • How the world's greatest players win -- twenty-eight examples of outstanding SCRABBLE play

Featuring a rare interview with the SCRABBLE game inventor, the late Alfred Mosher Butts, this extensively illustrated guidebook covers all facets of the game and worldwide SCRABBLE culture, including the clubs, tournaments, champions and rules, and playing SCRABBLE with children, plus a complete history of the game.

Visit the Naiton Scrabble Association Web site: www.scrabble-assoc.com

Publisher: New York ; Toronto : Pocket Books, c2001
Edition: Updated and rev
Description: xxii, 342 p. : ill
ISBN: 9780671042189
0671042181
Branch Call Number: 793.734 Edl
Additional Contributors: Williams, John D. Jr

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Aug 09, 2013

Excellent reference and work book for anyone who wants to improve their game, even just a bit! I highly recommend it for anyone who loves words and/or the game!

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