This man just won the French Scrabble championship — and he doesn't speak a word of French

Parlez-vous français? New Zealand native Nigel Richards doesn't, but that didn't stop him from winning the French-language Scrabble world championship in Belgium on Monday.

While professional Scrabble players are clearly vocabulary wizards, Richards' feat is truly remarkable — he supposedly memorized the entire French dictionary in nine weeks before the competition.

"He doesn't speak French at all, he just learnt the words," Richards' friend Liz Fagerlund told The New Zealand Herald. "He...

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