TACTICS AND TOP SCORES
Some Hint & Tips
- Look at each available open opportunity
- Try to keep a mental record of which tile or tiles are needed for each open play
- Remember that you can place a tile between two tiles, or on either side
- Play the high numbers on your rack (13, 14, 15) at your earliest opportunity
- Take advantage of every BIS [extra turn] as soon as itís available
- Always try to think in two dimensions
- Big scores come from making a Trio in one direction and scoring points in the other direction
- Even better is to make Trios in both directions
- The most frequent totals when adding two tiles are 10 and 8
What Scores Should Individuals Aim For
For a two player game, an individual score over 700 is good.
For three player, over 600 is good.
For four players, over 500 is good.
In tournament play, you usually have to score over 1,000 to win!
In September 2005, Helen Mitchell from Aberdeen, posted a score of 1,541 for a two-player game. The total
aggregate score for the game was 2,193.
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