KARACHI – Pakistan has been chosen by the World English-language Scrabble Affiliation to host the primary on-line youth scrabble championship, beginning January 22.
Not less than 96 gamers from 16 nations of 5 continents will take part within the competitors, in response to reviews in native media.
Pakistan Scrabble Affiliation (PSA) Youth Director Tariq Pervez termed it a terrific honour, including that the occasion can be held on-line this 12 months due to the COVID-19 pandemic. He informed The Information that the championship can be sponsored by Quetta Gladiators and Pharmevo.
All gamers can be below 18 and can be divided into groups of six. They’d be additional positioned into 4 teams of 4 groups every and would face one another in group phases on a Spherical Robin League foundation. The highest two groups from every group will face the opposite group leaders in quarterfinals.
All matches might be monitored by technical groups by way of webcams and commentary might be supplied by main commentators Will Anderson and Jesse Day of USA. Waseem Khatri and Daniyal Sanaullah will present Urdu commentary for Pakistani viewers.
The PSA will announce Pakistan’s representatives on January 17.