Nothing beats sitting inside on a rainy day, with hot chocolate playing a game of scrabble with someone. Scrabble boards are the best, but now that technology is advancing, people are starting to download Scrabble boards on iPads or computers, which is putting the real Scrabble Boards out of business. Personally, I think that playing Scrabble on an iPad or computer isn't as fun as playing on a real Scrabble board. Adding to that, I don't think that playing Scrabble on a electronic device is fun at all. Please don't get me wrong, this is my opinion. Other people, for example electronic device...
Word-Gamer has a recent blog post on 10 tips to win at Scrabble. These are tips that every Scrabble player should know.
#1 Look to play Bingos
Playing a seven-letter word will give you a quick 50 point bonus. Champion Scrabble players would rather exchange a bad draw of lettes than play a 5 or 6 point word. DON'T be afraid to exchange letters...especially at the beginning of the game when there are lots of open places to play a bingo.
I ALWAYS forget the oh-so-important two-letter words when I play but whenever I look online for a decent list, there are dozens of conflicting reports on what is appropriate. So this is my complied list of acceptable words for American tournament play approved by the National Scrabble Association. The words in bold are words also acceptable in the United Kingdom and in most Commonwealth countries.
AA AB AD AE AG AH AI AL AM AN AR AS AT AW AX AY
BA BE BI BO BY