scrabble

Scrabble cheat kicked out of tournament


August 20th, 2012 - 7:22 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Wellington, Aug 20 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Nigel Richards, who is also considered as the new record champion of this year’s National Scrabble won two records in this year. Another participant overshadowed the tournament ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Scrabble Player Caught Cheating by Hiding Blank Tiles


August 15th, 2012 - 7:20 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Orlando, Florida, Aug 15 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A scrabble player has been caught cheating at a national scrabble tournament for the first time ever. Then young player was caught hiding blank letter tiles ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Two Scrabble fanatics celebrate a million points between them


July 17th, 2012 - 6:17 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Surrey, July 17 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Two Scrabble fanatics are celebrating the fact that they have a million points between them over more than 40 years of play.75 years old ladies – Celia ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Tom Hardy plays to prepare for tough roles


May 21st, 2012 - 2:34 am ICT by IANS
London, May 21 (IANS) British actor Tom Hardy says he prepares for tough guy roles by playing board games."I prepared for this by playing Scrabble. It made me pretty tough ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Man collapses attempting Scrabble world record


April 16th, 2012 - 9:02 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 16 (IANS) A 55-year-old Briton -- who was a diabetes patient -- collapsed due to dehydration while playing Scrabble for 15 hours and attempting to break the world ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Katie Holmes cheers to ‘great’ marriage


September 4th, 2011 - 5:03 am ICT by IANS
London, Sep 4 (IANS) Actress Katie Holmes, who will celebrate her fifth wedding anniversary with Tom Cruise later this year, says they share a "great" relationship, and reveals they ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Vindu, Sonakshi fight it out on scrabble (With images) (Movie Snippets)


April 17th, 2011 - 8:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 17 (IANS) Actors Sonakshi Sinha and Vindu Dara Singh had fun while shooting for Shirish Kunder's "Joker" in Chandigarh. Both of them used to play scrabble ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Scrabble boosts children’s language, speech skills


April 2nd, 2011 - 1:51 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 02 (ANI): Wondering how to encourage your child to communicate? Try sitting down to a game of Scrabble or Cluedo.According to Government communications adviser Jean Gross, board games boost children's ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

“Oprah’s Ultimate Favorite Things Show” Boosts Business


November 23rd, 2010 - 1:50 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Nov 23, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The entire nation was waiting with bated breathe, as Oprah Winfrey was about to declare a few more of her favorite things in the second and ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

‘Colourful’ transsexual wins UK Scrabble championship


November 1st, 2010 - 12:35 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 01 (ANI): Mikki Nicholson, a 'colourful' transsexual in a pink wig and matching PVC dress, has won the Scrabble championship in UK.Nicholson, 32, from Cumbria, took the crown with ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Mikki Nicholson spells success in UK Scrabble championship


November 1st, 2010 - 12:30 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 01 (ANI): Mikki Nicholson has won the Scrabble championship in UK.Nicholson, 32, from Cumbria, took the crown with the word "obeisant", which scored 86 points and won 1,500 pounds ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Pattinson, Stewart obsessed with board games


October 26th, 2010 - 7:24 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 26 (IANS) "Twilight" lead couple Robert Pattinson and Kristen Stewart have turned to board games to kill free time on the sets.The Hollywood couple, who play lovers in the hit ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Pattinson, Stewart play Monopoly, Scrabble to kill time on set


October 26th, 2010 - 5:08 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 26 (ANI): 'Twilight' stars Robert Pattinson and Kristen Stewart kill time on sets - with the help of board games.The Hollywood sweethearts - who play lovers in the hit vampire ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

TomKat love playing Scrabble together


September 10th, 2010 - 5:57 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 10 (ANI): Katie Holmes has revealed that she and husband Tom Cruise spend many an evening playing Scrabble.Katie married the 'Mission Impossible' star back in November 2006."My husband is ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Scrabble bosses slammed over use of abusive words


August 29th, 2010 - 4:23 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 29 (ANI): Scrabble bosses have been blasted after it was found that the game allows players to use vile racist insults.It has been discovered that several highly offensive ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Obama spending rain-hit holiday playing Scrabble


August 25th, 2010 - 4:41 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 25 (ANI): US President Barack Obama is apparently spending his holiday indoors playing Scrabble - thanks to the rain.Bill Burton, a White House spokesman said the First Family were ... Read more...

Posted in World |

LiveMedia expands programme offering


May 25th, 2010 - 5:34 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, May 25 (ANI-Business Wire India): LiveMedia, India's largest player in the digital destination media industry, today announced an expansion in the repertoire of programmes carried by its 5000 screens across ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Tom Cruise opens up about budding dating lives of his kids


May 15th, 2010 - 3:11 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 15 (ANI): Tom Cruise has no problems with his teenage daughter dating someone.The actor returned to the Oprah Winfrey Show, five years after his famous 'Jumping The Couch' act.Winfrey ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Scrabble rules set to change


April 6th, 2010 - 6:14 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 6 (IANS) Scrabble may no longer be the same, if its owners have their way. The rules of the mind-game that has gripped players across the globe are likely to ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

3D ‘Avatar’ promises edge-of-seat special effects


December 3rd, 2009 - 10:28 am ICT by IANS
By Robin Bansal New Delhi, Dec 3 (IANS) Hollywood director James Cameron wants to blow the audience away with adrenaline-pumping visual effects in the Rs.1,200 crore ($240 million) sci-fi epic "Avatar", releasing ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Asin dishes out choice words!


July 17th, 2009 - 6:51 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
When it comes to word power Asin's an ace. No wonder Scrabble is her favourite game. "Scrabble is Asin's favourite indoor game. If she has time on hand and is at ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Meet ‘champion Scrabble player’ Kylie Minogue


July 12th, 2009 - 2:37 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 12 (ANI): Aussie pop princess is a champion Scrabble player, according to her friend.Minogue's close friend, author Kathy Lette, has revealed that the singer always pretty much always wins."We ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Men and women use Facebook differently: study


June 22nd, 2009 - 1:00 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, June 22 (IANS) The popularity of a Facebook application mostly depends on whether you are male or female, and if it meets the criteria of being "cool", says a latest ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Aamir throws up a scrabble challenge for his fans


June 11th, 2009 - 11:46 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
One can always trust Aamir Khan to be different and time and again he has been proving that. Now Aamir has thrown up an open challenge to his fans to play ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Katie Holmes dismisses marriage split rumours


June 7th, 2009 - 2:41 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 7 (ANI): Katie Holmes has lashed out at "spiteful" rumours claiming that her marriage to Tom Cruise is on the rocks, insisting that "enough is enough".The 30-year-old actress declared: ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Business talks at Cruise home involve dice and a storybook!


April 9th, 2009 - 3:00 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 9 (ANI): Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes have a rather unique way of discussing business at home.The 30-year-old actress revealed she and Tom combine work with child-friendly fun at ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Esha Deol’s special bond with the Khan family


March 13th, 2009 - 6:54 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Esha Deol has always been a friend of the Khan family, Feroz Khan's family that is. Fardeen calls her his best male buddy; given their rapport with each other while she ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Amy Winehouse plays scrabble with her top off


January 29th, 2009 - 2:12 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 29 (ANI): Troubled singer Amy Winehouse was seen enjoying a game of scrabble with some of the guests at St Lucia, by sitting in only her bikini bottoms and ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Popular game Scrabble turns 60


December 15th, 2008 - 3:45 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 15 (ANI): Scrabble lovers will have a perfect reason to put the words Happy and Birthday on the board tomorrow, for the popular game will turn 60 on December ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Scrabble back as Britains top board game after 15 years


November 18th, 2008 - 5:19 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 18 (ANI): The word game Scrabble has once again become the country''s best selling board game thanks to the increasing popularity of brain games.The board game, which is a ... Read more...

Posted in National |

11yr-old becomes second youngest Octochamp


October 14th, 2008 - 5:49 pm ICT by ANI
London, October 14 (ANI): An 11-year-old boy Broad Oak, East Sussex, has become the second youngest person to win the Octochamp crown in the 26-year history of the TV programme Countdown. ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Scot triumphs in British Scrabble championship after 34 years of practice!


October 6th, 2008 - 6:16 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 6 (ANI): After 34 years of practice, a Scot has finally been crowned British Scrabble champion.Allan Simmons, of Berwickshire, presented sheering as his winning word in the final ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Lindsay enjoying Mexican break with lover Samantha


October 2nd, 2008 - 4:07 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Oct 2 (ANI): Hollywood actress Lindsay Lohan and alleged lover Samantha Ronson are enjoying a romantic beach break.The two were spotted chilling out at a Mexican beach playing scrabble together ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Scrabulous replaced with Wordscraper by Indian creators (Lead)


August 1st, 2008 - 9:18 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Aug 1 (IANS) Kolkata-based Agarwalla brothers have returned on Facebook with Wordscraper after Scrabulous, the popular online word game created by them, was taken off by the social networking site ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Agarwallas’ Scrabulous closes in on famed American rival


August 1st, 2008 - 7:22 pm ICT by IANS
By Dipankar De Sarkar London, Aug 1 (IANS) The replacement for a popular word game, removed by Facebook for American users, is within breathing distance of its famous rival Scrabble, having attracted ... Read more...

Posted in World |

« Previous Entries

Subscribe