Word Freak: Heartbreak, Triumph, Genius, and Obsession in the World of Competitive ScrabblePlayers

Word Freak: Heartbreak, Triumph, Genius, and Obsession in the World of Competitive ScrabblePlayers

Stefan Fatsis


Scrabble can be actually referred to as America's online game. yet for each workforce of "living-room avid gamers" there's a person who's "at one with the board." In Word Freak, Stefan Fatsis introduces readers to these few, exploring the underground global of colourful characters for which the Scrabble online game is life-playing competitively in tournaments around the nation. it's also the tale of ways the Scrabble video game used to be invented via an unemployed architect throughout the nice melancholy and the way it has grown into the highly profitable, hard, and cherished video game it really is at the present time. alongside the best way, Fatsis chronicles his personal obsession with the sport and his improvement as a participant from beginner to specialist. greater than a e-book approximately hardcore Scrabble gamers, Word Freak can also be an exam of notions of brilliance, reminiscence, language, pageant, and the brain that celebrates the uncanny artistic powers in us all.

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