Hasham, Waseem, Rashid shine at ranking scrabble

The opening day of the Signature 7th Ranking Scrabble tournament played at the Beach Luxury Hotel on Sunday witnessed the largest turnout of 94 participants. The ‘Premier’ category consisting of the top 10 players was won by Pakistan’s No 1 Waseem Khatri, who bagged seven of his nine games. Former champion Rashid Khan continued his good form by claiming the second spot with six wins but the hero of the day was undoubtedly the 11-year-old Hasham Hadi, the current under-14 world champion. Playing for the first time in the premier division due to the absence of some top players Hasham stunned his senior players with his masterly game to finish an admirable third. The ‘Master’ category witnessed former champion and veteran Anwar Siddiqui winning all nine games to take the trophy. He was followed by Abdul Wahid and current U-12 world youth champion Imaad Ali, winning six games each....
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