Karachi, Pakistan, Nov 20, 2018: Syed Imaad Ali won the qualifying tournament for the selection of the Pakistan team for the WESPA Youth Cup (WYC) scrabble at BVS Parsi School.
Imaad also won a free return ticket to participate in the WYC which will be played at Dubai on December 13-15.
About 80 players took part in the qualifying tournament.
The players were divided into two divisions
In the division ‘A’ Syed Imaad won 13 of the 18 matches and maintained a spread of 1379 to take the first position.
Ali Rashid Khan also won 13 matches but stood 2nd with a spread of 365.
Hasham Hadi was the 3rd with 12 wins and a spread of 533.
The top ten WESPA Youth Scrabble players who got selected from division A are:
Syed Imaad Ali
Ali Rashid Khan
Hasham Hadi Khan
Monis Hussain Khan
Mirza Taha Hasan
Basil Ali Khan
M. Saim Usmani
The players that qualified for the WESPA Youth Scrabble team from division B are:
Ahmed Atta Khatri
Syed Hammad Hamid
The WESPA Youth cup is the premier youth event and one of the four major youth scrabble events in the world.
Pakistan has already won the other three namely Junior World Scrabble Championship, Princess Cup International, Causeway Challenge International.
Pakistan is attempting to become the only country in history to win all the four major youth scrabble events. —- Pakistan Scrabble Association