Internet resources & word lists

There are many resources on the internet to help you improve your game. Here are a few to start you off.

NZ Scrabble on Slack

Scrabble players in NZ use Slack to communicate with each other, ask questions, receive notifications and pass on tips and tricks. If you’d like to join us on Slack contact the administrator, Steven Brown EMAIL

Playing tips and word lists

Scrabble Hints – Some Tips for Improving Your Game (Jeff Grant)
2, 3 and 4 letter word list for CSW19 (thanks to Heather Landon)
2s and 3s with meanings – incl. CSW19
The Scrabble Player’s Handbook – A free e-book written by some of the world’s top players
Numerous word lists on the excellent Scrabble Australia website
CSW21 expurgations – with definitions

Apps for game playing and word judging

Zebra Word Judge (Android version) – installation instructions
Zyzzyva (word study and judging software – does not play a game) Scroll down to ‘Collins Zyzzyva’, then select the download version for your operating system.
ULU (free word checking and judging program for mobile devices only – instructions to download and set up with CSW word list)
Quackle (plays games and provides game analysis)