No fewer that 12 teams are set jostle for the N3million cash prize on offer at the inaugural edition of the MGI Scrabble Premier League scheduled to hold across the country from March to September this year.
The MGI Scrabble Premier League will be the first ever of its kind to be orgnised in Nigeria where teams made of up seven players each will face off in what many enthusiasts have described as an unprecedented development in the annals of the sports in the country.
Organisers, Mindgames Incorporated, who are the brains behind the highly successful Mindgames Premier Championship says the MSPL 2019 is designed to raise professional standard of scrabble to an international level.
Teams like Air Poppers, Olowoyeye Predators, Brainaics, Phoenix, The Bulldozers, Hurricanes, Lekki Bombers, Blazers, FRSC Roadies, Team Supreme, Tekana Drones and Gracious Pickers will be up against one another across four weekends where a total of 55 games will be played in a round robin format.
The Golfview Hotel and Suites Ikeja, Lagos will host the Matchday 1 on the 16 of this month while Stonehenge Hotel in Abuja will open its doors and welcome the scrabble community as well as lovers of the sport to Matchday 2 on May 18.
Shell Club in Port Harcourt, Rivers State will be the venue for Matchday 3 on July 13.
Lagos will again, be the focus as teams will converge at the prestigious Lilygate Hotel, Lekki for Matchday 4 and 5 proceedings where the winner of the star prize of one million naira cash will be known.