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Tools to find best words at Scrabble. Scrabble is a board letter game whose purpose is to realize points by placing words, using random draws of letters, on a square grid on which some cells have bonuses.

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Tools to find best words at Scrabble. Scrabble is a board letter game whose purpose is to realize points by placing words, using random draws of letters, on a square grid on which some cells have bonuses.

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How to use the Scrabble solver?

The solver uses the player's 7 letters in order to find the best possible solution word. A blank letter (joker) can be noted with ? - . _ * or space.

CIBLMA? (with ? joker)

Solver handles usable letters on the board (optional), either separately or like a pattern of multiple letters.

On the board, letters A, R, G and D are easily playable. Enter ARGD as possible letters.

For a sequence of letter, select the pattern method

Enter E--E if the board allow to play a word with a letter E, followed by another letter E, 3 tiles away.

Enter ST if the letters S and T must be in the word consecutively.

This solver can be used to cheat at Scrabble, cheating is not fair-play, you should not to cheat.

How to know if a word is valid at Scrabble?

Enter a word in the dictionary input to check if it exists or not in official word lists, in the USA, OWL2 and OSPD4 are official word lists, outside the US, SOWPODS is widely used.

Checking if a word exists in the dictionary before playing a word can be considered as cheating. To avoid cheating, it is necessary that the verification is done after playing of a word.

Some games and Scrabble application or software are not yet up to date and use older lists of words, so you can have valid words rejected.

How to get a word definition?

Click on a word in order to get its definition (a tooltip will appear).

How are selected valid dictionary words?

Dictionaries are managed by their editors, only them choose which word is valid or not.

What is a blocker word?

A blocker is a word which cannot be extended by other letters. Blockers (non-extendable words by the right or by the left) are indicated with a vertical bar |.

How to sort the word list?

Words can be sorted by pointshref, by length, or even by alphabetic order. Click on a column header to invert order (ascending, descending).

How to count points at Scrabble?

The number of points depends on the letters but also of the position of the word on the board. Letters of the English version have the following values:

A1B3C3D2E1F4G2H4I1
J8K5L1M3N1O1P3Q10R1
S1T1U1V4W4X8Y4Z10

In the solver, the number of points ignores the letters already on the board and eventual bonus points (such as double or triple words) and jokers.

What are the words having the maximum points?

The word Oxyphenbutazone is the theoretically highest score achievable, building on 7 other words already on the grid.

What is the letter distribution at Scrabble?

To know how many A, E or Z is there at Scrabble, there is the table of appearance of each letter at Scrabble. 100 tiles (2 blanks) in the English version:

A9B2C2D4E12F2G3H2I9
J1K1L4M2N6O8P2Q1R6
S4T6U4V2W2X1Y2Z1

What are the Game Rules at Scrabble?

What is the value of the Joker at the end of a game?

Addition of the value of the remaining letters of the opponent is calculated (a joker is 0). The result is then subtracted of the opponent score and added to the player score.

Is it possible to use 2 jokers in one word at Scrabble?

Yes, it is possible to use two jokers in a single word at Scrabble, indeed, the solver can handle this exceptional case of 2 blank tiles.

Does a joker on a special square cancels its effect?

No, for a triple-word or double-word square, the value of the word is double or tripled. For a double-letter or a triple-letter square, then as a joker equals zero, this has no bonus.

Is it possible to replace a blank by its letter during a game?

No, any square is played definitively. If a joker is used on the table for a given word, no one can removed it and replace it by the corresponding letter. This is cheating.

A red square (triple word) can be used twice?

No, a triple-word square can only be used once, but it can multiply 2 words in the same time if two words are simultaneously played or completed on a red cell. In this case, the values of the 2 words are multiplied by 3href.

What to do if there are no possible moves?

If, at the end of a game, it remains some letters impossible to play, players have to pass 6 times (3 times each) for the game to end. They have to subtract from their score, the value of their remaining letters.

Which player starts the game?

For a first match, each player randomly selecthref a letter (the toss), the player who gets the smallest letter (the closer to A) in alphabetical order (joker does not count), will be able to draw its 7 letters and start the game.
For a rematch, it is the player who had lost the toss which draws its letters first and starts playing.
For a third match, another random selectionhref is made (but some use to consider that the player that has lost the previous game starts).

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