Dr. Michael Gongolo, a Scrabble enthusiast from Ol’ Kalou, Nakuru County, emerged victorious at the 11th National Scrabble Championship of 2023, held over the weekend.
Gongolo displayed exceptional wordplay and strategic brilliance throughout the tournament, defeating some of the nation’s most formidable opponents. He won 14 out of 18 games and scored +899, securing the coveted championship title.
The tournament featured a total of 28 players in the premier division, 24 players in the intermediate division, and 16 players in the open division. Gongolo’s victory is a testament to his skills and dedication to the game of Scrabble.
In addition to his victory at the 11th National Scrabble Championship of 2023, Gongolo also performed remarkably at the Masters Invitational Mashujaa championship in Sagana earlier this year.
The pinnacle of the 2023 Scrabble circuit will be held on 8th and 9th December in Kisumu. Scrabble aficionados and enthusiasts across the nation eagerly await this highly anticipated event.