From February 16 to 20, 2023, top-level Scrabble players from across the country will gather here in Kingston to show off their skills. The 2023 Canadian Scrabble Classic (CSC) features over $10,000 in prizes, making it the largest Scrabble tournament in Canada.
According to a release from Tourism Kingston, the Canadian Scrabble Classic promises to be “an exciting and unforgettable event” for Scrabble enthusiasts of all ages. It’s an opportunity to meet and compete against experts from across North America, as well as learn from the best in the business.
This five-day tournament will be held at the Four Points by Sheraton in downtown Kingston and is open to both expert and beginner players. Viewers are invited to “join in the excitement” in person or online to find out who will be the 2023 Canadian Scrabble Classic Champion.
“We are thrilled to bring this exciting event to Kingston and offer Scrabble lovers the chance to compete for a share of $10,000 in prizes,” said Josh Greenway and Kieran O’Connor, organizers of the Canadian Scrabble Classic. “We invite players of all skill levels to join us for a fun and competitive event that will showcase incredible Scrabble skills.”
Organizers said that the tournament will feature a 23-game main event, multiple one-day “early bird” tournaments, a trivia night, a karaoke party, and a free-to-attend “Introduction to Competitive Scrabble” event. The introductory event will include a tour of the tournament, a chance to learn tips and tricks to improve your game, and a chance to win Scrabble merchandise.