The biggest scrabble tournament in Pakistan’s history 14th Inter school scrabble championship came to an end at Beach Luxury Hotel Karachi. 680 players from around 100 schools colleges and universities from all over Pakistan participated.
According to the tournament director Tariq Pervez this was the 3rd largest scrabble tournament in the world and the largest indoor sport tournament in Pakistan where 680 players participated at one time under one roof. This is an astonishing achievement especially when this tournament was organized on a mere two week’s notice. The results were as follows:-
Category A (under 11 age category)
1- Mirza Taha Hasan (BVS Parsi School)
2- Aleeza Ahmad (Little Folk’s Paradise)
3- Hasham Hadi Khan (BVS Parsi School)
Category B (11-14 age group)
1- Ahmad Abdullah Abbasi (City School Westridge, Rawalpindi)
2- Mohammad Hassaan (Army Burn Hall college
3- Mariam Nadeem (Mama Parsi school)
Category C (14-18 age group)
1- Hammad Hadi Khan (BVS Parsi school)
2- Hassan Hadi Khan (BVS Parsi school)
3- Tasarunn Munir (Froebel Education Centre)
Note: Hammad and Hassan Hadi Khan are identical twins while their younger brother Hasham took 3rd position in A category !
Category D (18 plus age category)
1- Mirza Waseem Baig (IBA)
2- Safdal Ali Naqvi (UET, Taxila)
3- Ashfaq Khatti ( MUET, Jamshoro)
International Masters Category
1- Javeria Mirza (Karachi Grammar School)
2- Muhammad Inshal (Agha Khan High school)
3- Shahzaib Khatri ( Govt Commerce College)
The international master category players were the organizers of this tournament after having played their matches the previous weekend.