World Youth Scrabble C’ship : Pakistan Beat Philippines, Romania To Reach Quarters

Pakistan defeated the Philippines and Romania to reach the quarter-finals of the World Youth Scrabble Championship.

The nerve-wrecking contests with 96 players from 16 countries continued for a second consecutive day where 12 matches were decided.

Pakistan made their first appearance and made their intentions clear with a convincing win against the Philippines by a 31-5 margin.

Pakistan was ruthless in their second match of the day when they beat Romania 36-0. Syed Imaad Ali and Hasham Hadi remained unbeaten throughout the day with 12-0 record each.