ABDUL JABBAR FAISAL
Islamabad (August 5, 2021):-Tariq Pervez, Director Youth Program of Pakistan Scrabble Association (PSA) on today (Thursday) announced that WESPA Youth Cup, which formerly known as World Youth Scrabble Championship would be held from August 7 to 22, 2021.
The global regulatory body of scrabble, WESPA has chosen Pakistan once again as the host for the championship after a highly successful event last year
Renowned pharmaceutical company PharmEvo Pvt Ltd will sponsor the championship which will be named the PharmEvo WESPA Youth Cup. Shangrila Foods Pvt Ltd will be the co-sponsors
A team of highly qualified experts led by the Technical Director Vali Mohammad Khubaib will organize the championship. Young Hassan Hadi Khan is chosen as the Tournament Director by WESPA. The entire management team will be from Pakistan
Unlike last year this championship will be an individual event. 14 countries across five continents will take part in the championship. All players are under 18 years of age.
The players are divided into four groups according to their geographical location. Every player will play a total of 36 games over two weekends. After completion of 36 games the top ten players will qualify to play the final which will be played on 21-22 August
The organizing team will be hosted at the PharmEvo Guest house where special arrangements have been made including a playing room, a commentary box and a control room equipped with high speed internet and online monitoring equipment for the organizing team
Pakistan has already announced an 8 member team. With an average age of just 13 ½ this is the youngest ever Pakistan team to compete in the youth world championship