Determining to revitalize the present scrabble players while adding new blood, the Inter-Faculty Scrabble Tournament 2020 of the University of Moratuwa was successfully concluded on the 1st of March. The Tournament was organized by the collaboration of the present and past scrabbler players of the University of Moratuwa.
As usual, the venue for the inter-faculty scrabble tournament was Old Gymnasium of the University of Moratuwa. The tournament was commenced at 8.00 a.m. on Sunday 1st of March. The tournament was started by the participation of the scrabble players of all four faculties, Faculty of Engineering, Faculty of Architecture and Faculty of Information Technology of the University of Moratuwa.
The games started after the draw. A total of 4 rounds were conducted on an individual basis using the Swiss pairing system for both Men and Women categories.
Four spot prizes were achieved by scrabble players during all four rounds. Rifat Mahamood, Varatharajah Amirthavarman and Vidura Wijesekara won the spot prizes respectively in round 1,2 and 3. Mohamad Rifat once more grabs the spot prize for the fourth round for word only with vowels. Prize for the highest word score was achieved by Ravidu Prabhathiya Herath in men category with 140 points and Piumi Dilshara in women category with 100 points. The highest game score was marked as 643 by Ravindu Prabhathiya Herath (Male category) and 530 by Adhithya Melagoda (Female category).
After a closed-run battle of words, ‘E-Fac’ conquered the overall Men Championship and Faculty of Information Technology grab the overall Women Championship. Following shows a snapshot of overall achievements during the entire tournament.
Overall Team Achievements
Championship -  Faculty of Engineering
1st Runners-up –  Faculty of Architecture
2nd Runners-up – Faculty of Information Technology
Championship -  Faculty of Information Technology
1st Runners-up –  Faculty of Engineering
2nd Runners-up – Faculty of Architecture
1st Place –  Mohomad Rifat
2nd Place -  Ravindu Prabhathiya
3rd Place -  Sivaroopan Niroshan
4th Place -  Helik Tribuwan
5th Place -  Varatharajah Amirthavarman
1st Place –  Nethmi Wijesinghe
2nd Place – Piumi Dilshara
3rd Place –  Adhithya Melagoda
4th Place -  Deshani Gamage
5th Place -  Sewwandi Senevirathne
The tournament concluded successfully and on behalf of Moraspirit team I would like to congratulate all scrabble champions along with the entire scrabble team of the University of Moratuwa.