Monday, October 17, 2011
Controversial finishes are commonplace in nearly every professional sport, and that list now includes Scrabble. Nigel Richards won the $20,000 grand prize at the World Scrabble Championships last week, but not without a little controversy. A contestant claimed that another was cheating by hiding a letter, and the Scrabble officials were prepared to perform a strip search for the missing tile. The missing letter was a G. It was never recovered.