The Winner Of The French-Language Scrabble Championship Is A Guy From New Zealand Who Speaks No French

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A Scrabble champion from New Zealand just won the French-language Scrabble World Championship without being able to speak a word of the language. Nigel Richards, who has won multiple Scrabble championships in his native language of English, apparently just started studying a French dictionary about eight weeks before the tournament took place. But reading a dictionary is not the same as learning a language (which probably isn’t required of a Scrabble tournament anyway),...

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