Association of British Scrabble Players

The ABSP Committee


The ABSP Committee comprises the volunteers listed below. They come from all over the UK and meet once every three or four months, either face to face or via Skype, and keep in constant contact via email.

Click on the names below to find out more about each person.

The Committee is currently looking for someone to be a part of the promotions team. If you are a member of ABSP and interested in filling this role, or feel you have any other skills to offer and want more information, please email contact@absp.org.uk.


 Honorary President

 Gyles Brandreth


 Committee Officers

 Steve Perry
 Laura Finley
 Peter Ashurst

- Chairman
- Secretary
- Treasurer



 Committee Members

 Anand Buddhdev
 Elie Dangoor
 Stewart Holden
 Alec Webb
 Wayne Kelly
 Philip Nelkon
 Mike Whiteoak
 Bob Violett
 Sue Bowman
 Lynne Riley
 Elisabeth Jardine
 Craig Beevers

- Technical Officer
- WESPA Liaison
- Development Manager
- Magazine Editor
- Publications Officer

- Tournament Coordinator
- Chair of Tournament Organisers' Forum
- Membership Secretary
- Youth Scrabble Officer
- Complaints Officer/BMSC Coordinator
- Webmaster



  Other ABSP Contributors

  John Grayson
  Chris Hawkins

- Ratings officer
- Deputy ratings officer




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