KARACHI: Pakistan is all set to host the first international online youth scrabble championship starting January 22. At least 96 players from 16 countries of five continents will compete.
Pakistan has been selected as the host by the World English-language Scrabble Players Association (Wespa), the global regulatory body for scrabble.
Pakistan Scrabble Association (PSA) Youth Director Tariq Pervez says it is a great honor for Pakistan.
The championship is being played online for the first time due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
The PSA official said the first virtual youth championship will be sponsored by Quetta Gladiators and Pharmevo.