Pakistan’s scrabble prodigy Syed Emad Ali wins world youth title in Karachi

Pakistan’s Syed Emad Ali became the first player to win the World Youth Scrabble Championship twice by winning the event on Sunday. In the finals, Emad Ali defeated his opponents in nine of thirteen games. Moreover, Pakistan’s Hisham Hadi Khan finished 7th after winning seven games. The championship was held in Pakistan for the second time in a row due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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The top 10 players of the championship played 13 games apiece over the course of two days. Earlier, in 2018, Emad Ali won the Dubai World Youth Scrabble championship. Syed Emad Ali has won three world titles and is widely regarded as Pakistan’s greatest Scrabble player. 

Source: Geo News