For Scrabble Lovers: How To Be A Better Player


Scrabble is a fun game that people of all ages enjoy. However, as the game becomes more popular (thanks to the internet), it has become harder and harder to be a good player. With this article, we hope you will find some strategies that will help you become an excellent Scrabble player!

1. Learn the rules – there are many variations that you might not know about

Make sure you’re familiar with the rules and all of the variations because Scrabble is a really unique game that doesn’t always follow standard rules.

Don’t waste time on pre-game strategy – play quickly.

Since Scrabble games are usually played in around 30 minutes or less, it’s important to make sure you don’t spend too much time perfecting your pre-game strategy. If you find yourself spending more than half an hour trying to craft your plan for how to win before even starting to play against another person, then maybe Scrabble isn’t right for you!

2. Know your letters

For starters, Scrabble is a game where you need to know your letters. Furthermore, if you cannot unscramble letters easily when you start playing, there are other ways you can get help. You can’t scrabble if you don’t have the letters ready in order to form words from them. In addition, for a beginner, it is best to learn how Scrabble works and what type of strategies are used by players who want to win this word puzzle challenge. 

The more knowledge one has about the game itself, the better one will be at playing the game since there are many different ways that people play scrabble games these days – both online or offline with friends/family!

3. Practice makes perfect – spend time playing Scrabble to get better at it

As with everything else, practice is the key ingredient to becoming a better Scrabble player. One of the best ways is by playing scrabble games online.

  • You can play against your friends or random opponents who are on Scrabble.
  • The benefit of this is that you get instant feedback when it comes to improving your chances of winning.
  • It’s also fun! 

The next time someone asks if you want to play, say yes – and then let them beat you for an hour or two while they explain precisely why each move was correct. If possible, take notes down with pen and paper so there isn’t any argument afterward about whether their moves were good ones! Then go home and look up all those pieces in books or on computer software so that you can review what you learned. If they weren’t, find some new Scrabble friends!

– In addition to playing the game with others, it is also beneficial for a player to practice alone.

– You can use computer software or even pen and paper when practicing by yourself.

4. Think outside the box – use different words for each letter, even if they are not ones you would normally think of

When it comes to playing Scrabble, it’s important to think outside the box. Just because you are given a word scrabble, it doesn’t mean that your only options are words like “tree” or “boat”. Use different letters for each letter in your scrabble—just make sure they spell something! For example, try using X instead of G and Y instead of U if those are what would normally come up on Scrabble.

5. Use a dictionary or list of words to find possible combinations

Using a dictionary or a list of words will allow you to find many possibilities that can be placed into a scrabble. For example:

  • A straight up and down word such as “WAS” could only contain the letters S, A, W if it is in a scrabble.
  • When attempting a scrabble with multiple verticals/horizontals at once (such as “SSA”) limit your search by adding additional constraints like not including double vowels (e.g., don’t use ANT). This makes sure there aren’t too many options for each letter which would make it difficult when trying to place them on the board quickly. 

This way you can narrow down possible combinations without having to manually go through every single one until you reach an acceptable scrabble.

6. Find out what word is being played by the other player before making your move

Being a step ahead of your opponent is the key to winning in Scrabble. By finding out what word is being played by the other player, you can always be thinking about how many points you will need to make up afterward. 

For example, if your opponent’s last move was ‘unscrambling’, this would mean that they have just made a five-letter anagram and therefore it would probably not be wise of you to play another five-letter word as there are likely bigger words available on the board at this time. Instead, think of longer words with more letters such as ‘underestimated’ which has seven letters and only one vowel meaning there are very few chances of getting stuck in open vowels or double consonants making it easier on yourself when playing Scrabble next round.

7. Learn and memorize all the two-letter words and their point values

Another useful tip to include would be to learn and memorize all the two-letter words. This will help you during a Scrabble round as they are quick points, which is always useful in competitive Scrabble games!

The next tip would be to use those two-letter words whenever possible so that it becomes an effective strategy for your playing style. By doing this, you’ll have better chances of winning because you can get more points each turn by using these easy words.

If you’ve never played Scrabble before, or if it has been a while since you last played and need to brush up on your skills, we hope these tips help. Remember that practice makes perfect – spend time playing the game to get better at it. There are many ways to improve your chances of winning when playing Scrabble with friends and family around the table during holidays or special occasions, so, just hang in there!