Eligibility: Singapore Citizens and PRs only
Closing date for registration: 15 July 2019
Entry fees payable at the door:SA Members - $40; Non-Members - $50For each sign-up, $15 will be taken out of the fee to defray venue expenses; excess if any will go towards a prize pool.
Prizes:Remaining fees will go towards the Prize Pool, consisting of1. $40 for Top B division player (under 1700 as of 27 May 2019)2. Remaining prize pool will be awarded to the National Champion, Runner-up, and second runner-up in the ratio 6:3:13. The National Champion and B division Champion will be allowed to hold the respective challenge trophies until the next National Championship4. The National Champion will earn a place to represent Singapore at the 2019 WESPA Championship in Goa subject to other stated Qualification Criteria.
Likely format: Combination of round robin and King-of-the-Hill to 16 rounds; exact format will be determined based on final field size.
Rules : WESPA Rules version 3. Note that the new word list Collins Scrabble Words 2019 (CSW19) comes into effect on 1 July 2019 and will be used for this tournament.
Venue restrictions: no food and drink are to be consumed on the premises.