Scrabble

  • New Scrabble word, geocache, is first ever chosen by gamers to be added to players' dictionary, beat popular choices bitcoin, cosplay April 11, 2014

    There's a new word in play on the Scrabble game board: geocache. The word, a verb meaning to track down items as part of a game using a Global Positioning System device, beat out 15 other nominated words in an online fan vote to select the newest addition to The...
  • No kidding! Keema, aloo in Scrabble dictionary May 9, 2011

    London: Common words from Indian cuisines such as keema, aloo and gobi, and slangs like thang, innit and grrl have made their way to the latest Scrabble lexicon. The Collins Official Scrabble Words also now includes words from the Internet such as Wiki and Myspace among nearly 3,000 new additions to...
  • iGATE Scrabble Tournament starts in B'lore January 14, 2011

    Bangalore: Beaten by price rise and stressed out from the daily grind, Bangaloreans can look forward to be enthralled by scrabble champions and music and dance exponents in the coming days. World scrabble champion Sherwin Rodrigues, World No 4 and All England Open badminton champion Nigel Richards, Santoor maestro Pandit...
  • Popular Scrabble knockoff suspended on Facebook July 30, 2008

    New York: The creators of a Scrabble knockoff responsible for countless hours at the online hangout Facebook suspended their word game on Tuesday after being hit with a lawsuit, disappointing fans who logged on expecting to make their next moves. Hasbro Inc, the company that owns the North American rights to...
  • Popular board game Scrabble turns 60 this year July 10, 2008

    One of the most popular board games Scrabble turns 60 this year. Here's a look at what makes it one of the most endearing games ever. ...
  • Want to learn Tamil, play scrabble January 30, 2008

    Chennai: In Tamil Nadu, Tamil scrabble or Thiruthamizh can help one learn Tamil better, faster, and it's more fun. One of the many ways to improve one's English vocabulary is the scrabble. Similarly if one wants to learn or improve on their Tamil, Thiruthamizh is the way to go. Chairman, Tiruthamizh...
  • India 360: Kolkata boys score big online with Scrabble October 3, 2007

    New Delhi: This is the story of two brothers who were so crazy about the word-game Scrabble, they created a free Scrabble website, which is now one of the top websites in the world in terms of hits. They are 26-year-old Rajat and 21-year-old Jayant Agarwalla. ...
  • Scrabble-crazy brothers create games website October 3, 2007

    Kolkata: Getting jumbled words in order isn't all that Scrabble does. For the Agarwala brothers, it's pretty much fixed their lives. "We've always been crazy about Scrabble. We used to play Scrabble online for almost three hours everyday. But when the site we used to play on became a pay site,...