How to Play Scrabble for Beginners

Hi friends, now I want to tell you about how to play scrabble easily. Before that I will explain what it is scrabble? Scrabble is a word game in which two to four players score points by placing tiles, each bearing a single letter, onto a gameboard which is divided into a 15×15 grid of squares. I was with my group got the inspiration after “Writing for Gen. Communication” lectures in SALC (Self-Access Learning Center) to make an article about how to play scrabble. So, let’s get started..!

Step 1

Prepare the scrabble tools.

preparation to play scrabble

Step 2

Get a pen and paper to keep score.

pen and paper to write the scrabble score

Step 3

Set up the board in the middle of the playing area.

scrabble board ready to played

Step 4

Each player takes a rack for arranging their tiles and places it in front of them.

rack for playig scrabble

Step 5

Each player takes 7 tiles from the bag and put it in to their rack. The player who has the tile nearest the beginning of the alphabet, with the blank preceding “A”, plays first.

seven tiles in the rack of the scrabble

get ready to playing scrabble with the other friends

Step 6

The first player combines two or more of their tiles to form a word and places them on the board to read either across or down with one tile on the centre square (star).

first word in the middle of the scrabble board

Step 7

The next player put their tiles in one continuous line horizontally or vertically.

other words that arranged by the other players

Step 8

The small number in the corner of each tile is showing the point.

number in the corner is to show the point of the tiles in scrabble

Step 9

Example you have a word “COME”, so the point that you get is 8 (from 3 + 1 + 3 + 1 ).

the example is word come that have eight score in scrabble

Step 10

Premium letter squares: A light blue square doubles the score of a letter placed on it. A dark blue square triples the score of a letter placed on it.

double letter and triple letter in the scrabble

Premium word squares: A light red square doubles the score of the word. A dark red square triples the score of the word.

double word and triple word in the scrabble


Then, play on and don’t forget to keep track on your score.

playing scrabble until final

One Comment

  1. I think It’s very Usefull for us (Newbies) . Anyway, good post.

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