MSA – Scrabble Gala 8 (2019)

by Deepikkha a/p Vijey

       On the 23rd of February 2019, nineteen students from KYS participated in the Scrabble Gala 8 which was held in Mesamall, Nilai. This national level competition was organised by the Scholar’s Scrabble Club and was rated by the Malaysian Scrabble Association. A total of 134 participants from 24 secondary schools from eight states took part in the competition. There were three different categories-novice, intermediate and advanced.

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      Two of our participants played in secondary intermediate category, one played in secondary advanced category and the rest played in secondary novice category.

       We left the school at 7:00 a.m. and reached Mesamall around 9:00 a.m. The participants were given a short briefing and the first game started at 9:30. There was a break time at 12:30 p.m. for all the players to have lunch. The prize giving ceremony was held at 6:00 p.m. From our school, Dzuldiniy Husain obtained the second place in the novice category and seven of our participants received consolation prizes.

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The KYS Scrabble Team posing in front of the billboard

 


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