IIT-Madras student wins scrabble tournament held at American Center
- 13th Sep 2023
The Times of India
CHENNAI: IIT-Madras student Joel Sathiaraj won the Alfred Butts Intercollegiate Scrabble tournament organized by the American Center, US Consulate General Chennai, in association with Queen Mary's College on September 8 and 9.
Jebrish T and Anindita S Raju from the Presidency College finished second and third respectively. As many as 108 scrabble players from city colleges competed in the tournament showcasing their linguistic and strategic prowess. While the preliminary rounds took place at the Queen Mary's College, the finale was hosted at the US Consulate General Chennai's American Center.
US Consulate General Chennai's spokeswoman and diplomat Samantha Jackson said, "Words are the most powerful tools of communication, especially in diplomacy. They bring nations, societies, and cultures together. The American Center Chennai aims at promoting education, intellectual engagement, and cultural exchange through such events."