Royal College Victorious at the Inter School Scrabble Tournament


Royal College emerged Champions in both categories U-15 and U-19, at the Annual Inter-school Scrabble Tournament organized by Ladies’ College. It was held on the 25th of June at the ‘Mabel Simon Hall’ of Ladies’ College.

Royal College U19 team, lead by Pasindu Abeyaratne was unbeaten throughout the tournament as they beat Trinity College, Musaeus College, Lyceum International School Panadura, St. Thomas’ College and Ladies College respectively in the 5 rounds. Aabid Ismail and Janul De Silva ensured victory for Royal College by winning all five games. St. Thomas’ College and Ladies’ College emerged 1st and 2nd runners up respectively.

The U15 team, lead by Kaviru Methnuka was also unbeaten as they beat Bishops’ College, Nalanda College, Musaeus College, Lyceum International School Nugegoda, and Musaeus College in their 5 rounds. Kaviru Methnuka and Ravindira Nikesh winning all five games secured a right Royal victory in the U15 section as well. Richmond College and Lyceum International School, Nugegoda emerged 1st and 2nd runners up respectively.

Ladies College Scrabble Day

U19 Team:

Pasindu Abeyaratne (Captain)

Aabid Ismail

Pasindu Chammika

Janul De Silva

Qays Sangani

U15 Team:

Kaviru Methnuka (Captain)

Musharraf Hameer

Sandamal Ferdinandez

Ravindira Nikesh

C. Nisheda