Owen Yip Tsz Hin

Owen YIP Tsz Hin is the Co-Founder of the Hong Kong Scrabble Players Association (then called “Hong Kong Student Scrabble Players Association”). He has been playing Scrabble since 2006, and started coaching students in 2014. He is an experienced Tournament Director. He is also the editor of many issues of Scrabulary, the newsletter of HKSPA. Having held workshops in over 20 primary and secondary schools, he is an experienced Scrabble tutor with high praises from his students. He believes that Scrabble is hugely beneficial to students’ intellectual development. He is currently a fourth-year student in the Chinese University of Hong Kong.

Current External Commitments

  • Coach, Scrabble Team, PLK WWCWD Fung Lee Pui Yiu Primary School (March 2015 - )

    Previous External Commitments

  • Committee Member, Sub-Committee, Promotions Committee, World English-Language Scrabble Players Association (May 2016 - August 2016)

  • Coach, Scrabble Team, South Tuen Mun Government Secondary School (September 2014 - August 2017)

  • Founding Team Leader, Scrabble Team, South Tuen Mun Government Secondary School (February 2009 - August 2014)

    Current Commitments in HKSPA

  • President, Main Committee (November 2015 -)

    Previous Commitments in HKSPA

  • Coordinator and Team Leader, Hong Kong Scrabble Team 2017 (August 2017 - November 2017)

  • Assistant Coach, Hong Kong Youth Scrabble Team 2016 (February 2016 - August 2016)

  • General Secretary, Student Committee (September 2015 - August 2016)

  • Chairperson, Student Committee (November 2015 - August 2016)

  • President, Executive Committee (September 2015 - October 2015)

  • Team Leader, Hong Kong Youth Scrabble Team 2015 (October 2015 - November 2015)

  • Vice-President, Executive Committee (September 2014 - August 2015)

    Tournament Achievements

  • Finalist, Hong Kong National Scrabble Championship 2017 (14 April 2017)

  • High Game, October Scrabble Challenge (2015)

    Directed Local Tournaments

  • Association Cup Inter-School Scrabble Tournament - 2016, 2017

  • Hong Kong National Scrabble Championship - 2016 (Semi-Final & Final), 2017 (Finals Day)

  • Hong Kong Scrabble Challenge - 2015, 2016 (Main & Extra), 2017 (Extra)

  • Hong Kong Youth Scrabble Champions Tournament - 2015, 2016

  • Inter-School Scrabble Championship 2017

  • WESPA Championship Hong Kong Qualifier - 2015

  • World Youth Scrabble Championship Hong Kong Qualifier - 2015

    Directed Overseas Tournament

  • Side Tournaments, WESPA Youth Cup 2017 - Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

    International Experiences

  • The 31st BRAND’S International Crossword Game King’s Cup 2016 - Nonthaburi, Thailand

  • Side Tournament A, World Youth Scrabble Championship 2015 - Perth, Australia

    Contact: owen.yip@hkscrabble.org / yiptszhinowen@icloud.com