13-year-old Pakistani prodigy reaches World Scrabble C’ship quarter-final


Devon, England

Teenager Emad Ali on Saturday became the youngest and the first Pakistani to reach the quarter-finals of the World Scrabble Championship (WSC) in Devon, England . The teenage scrabble talent had qualified for the quarter-finals after winning 21 out of 35 contests and defeating notable scrabble players such as England’s Brett Smitheram and Australia’s David Elder.
In the quarter-final, the 13-year-old will be up against New Zealand’s four-time champion Nigel Richards, who is 39 years older than Emad.—Agencies

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