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
Jenn, August 16, 2006 (view all comments by Jenn)
This is the book you need if you want to improve your Scrabble game. Not only does it have lists, but it gives great tips on playing both offensively and defensively, as well as finding better words with the letters in your tray.
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