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Parents 'lost for words' after brothers aged eight and 11 scoop World and European Scrabble titles


Added 08-16-19 09:36:02am EST - “Home-schooled Joshua and Reuben Moisey from Penge in south east London have stunned their parents Alvin and Hiroko with their title-winning exploits.” - Dailymail.co.uk

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Posted By TheNewsCommenter: From Dailymail.co.uk: “Brothers aged eight and 11 scoop World and European Scrabble titles”. Below is an excerpt from the article.

A pair of brainiac brothers aged just eight and 11 left their parents lost for words when they were crowned the Scrabble World and European Champions.

Joshua Moisey was the first of the brothers from Penge in south east London to taste success, when the eight-year-old won the title of Under-Eight Scrabble World Champion.

And last weekend, Reuben Moisey claimed European glory when he won 12 of his 13 games, winning the European Youth Scrabble Championship at the tender age of just 11.

Reuben (right) and Joshua (left) have scooped top Scrabble prizes, delighting their parents Alvin and Hiroko

Even more remarkably, Reuben was the highest scorer out of all under 18 categories - including getting a special prize for the best word.

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