Portland Man Becomes National Scrabble Champion | 101 KXL

Portland Man Becomes National Scrabble Champion

Written by Pat Boyle on August 14, 2014
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Photo courtesy of CTV News

Buffalo, New York РA 24 year old from Portland has toppled the Michael Jordan of the world of Scrabble at the National Scrabble Championship in Buffalo, New York. Conrad Bassett-Bouchard takes home a check for $10,000. The reigning champ from  New Zealand finished a disappointing 16th.

Bassett-Bouchard says he’s been playing Scrabble since he was 3 years old and figured out he was pretty good when he was 14. He practices every day and says his secret weapon for getting tournament ready is a website that helps you created real words out of a bunch of jumbled letters.

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