International tournaments

NZ has historically done very well in international tournaments, especially considering our small population base. Our best results were in 2007, 2011 and 2013 when Nigel Richards won the Scrabble World Championship/Scrabble Champions Tournament.

Image showing Lewis Hawkins and Lynley Jenness, along with Ronnie and Sam Bennett of Australia in Kuala Lumpur 2017. NZ Trans Tasman team 2018 photo.
Lewis Hawkins and his mother, Lynley Jenness (right) with Ronnie and Sam Bennett (Australia), in Kuala Lumpur before the World Youth Scrabble Championships, 2017. NZ team for the Trans Tasman Challenge, November 2018
Back row: Howard Warner, Joanne Craig, Peter Sinton, Andrew Bradley, Cicely Bruce
Middle row: Glenda Foster, John Foster, Lynne Butler, Patrick Carter, Lawson Sue
Front row: Scott Chaput, Dylan Early
World Championships Trans Tasman Challenge
2017 2018
2015 2016
2013 2014
2011 2012
2009 2010
2007 2008
2005 2006
2003 2004
2001 2002
1999 2000
1997 1998
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