India holds a record of achieving high marks in the World Scrabble Championships . Ekansh Arora of DPS, Rohini, New Delhi, was named the champion of the National School Scrabble Championship 2022 .
Gurugram (Haryana) (India) (PRNewswire) (India), November 8, 2018 – Ekansh Arora of DPS, Rohini, New Delhi, was named the champion of the National School Scrabble Championship 2022, which was organized by Collins Learning, Mattel, and the Scrabble Association of India.Devansh Malpani from Jamnabai Narsee School, Mumbai placed second, and Anika Dalwani from Aditya Birla World Academy, Mumbai, was named third.Scrabble is arguably one of the world's most popular word games, and India holds a record of achieving high marks in the World Scrabble Championships.On November 5, 2022, the grand finale of a two-month competition saw 12000 participants from around the country compete.The final was held at Shiv Nadar School, Gurugram, where 32 players from the zonals competed for the title of the 2022 School Scrabble Championship, a tie for the top spot was held, and a face-off ensued.Aditi Ravichandar, Head of Marketing, Mattel India, said, It has been an absolute pleasure to see the enthusiastic response from around the region.We're looking forward to seeing what this new generation of players can achieve as they take the sport and their abilities further.Sudhir Kamath, Tournament Director for the School Scrabble Championship and former President of the Scrabble Association of India, discusses the challenges ahead for all of us.The Scrabble Association of India (SAI) has been pleasantly surprised by the diversity of the participants, he said.All 32 finalists will be eligible for SAIs annual membership (free). Ananth Padmanabhan, the CEO of HarperCollins Publishers India, congratulated the students and stressed the importance of words.We encourage children to learn new words and create their own stories, he said.As a Publisher of books that span entertainment and education, it was exciting to see children use their cognitive skills and write fantastic words in all directions.With 32 of the best Scrabble players already setting the bar high, the tie breaker to choose the champion was both thrilling and special! Mattel is the maker of one of the world's largest childrens and family entertainment brands.Their aim is to produce innovative products and experiences that inspire, entertain, and foster children through play, according to their mission.Scrabble is a trademark that is owned by Google.Mattel owns all intellectual property rights to and in the game, except in the United States and Canada, where it is a registered trademark of Hasbro Inc. SAI's other goals include the promotion of the game of Scrabble, the development of a tournament circuit, and increasing the quality of Scrabble players at all levels.For the latest information on Scrabble tournaments, visit our website.Collins Learning has a rich tradition of publishing educational and informative books for over 200 years, and has a strong track record of delivering market-leading products in various industries.Collins Learning, a publishing company owned by HarperCollins Publishers, aims to foster holistic growth of children of all ages.As one of India's fastest growing K12 businesses, our educational publishing team continues to provide up-to-date and engaging student resources as well as exceptional teacher assistance to schools in coping with new challenges and using the latest technology. PRNewswire has not compensated for the accuracy of this article.(PRNewswire