TOP tile pushers from Baguio and Benguet are set to converge anew for the Baguio Day Scrabble Tournament at the Highland Villa Hotel and Restaurant.
Two divisions will be played in the two-day tournament organized by the Baguio Benguet Word Builders Club with huge cash prizes and trophies awaiting winners that will be staged on Sept. 11 and 12.
Registration fee for the open division, which is expected to lure top scrabblers based here in Baguio City and Benguet, will be at P500 with trophies and cash prizes awaiting the top three finishers in the straight koth, Wespa rules of play.
Special prizes also await the high bingo, high score and the highest losing game in the competition while the last placers in both divisions will receive the sausage award.
The youth division, on the other hand, is expected to lure players coming from the top collegiate and high school teams within the region which will cover ten games with a registration fee of P300.
The youth division will also be a qualifier for the representative of Baguio for the upcoming World Youth Championships in December.
The winner in the division will receive P4,000 while the runner-up s gets P2,500 and P1,500 respectively. (Roderick Osis)