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When is a game of Scrabble over?

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Question: When is a game of Scrabble over?
Scrabble is the most popular word game ever published. This is part of our Scrabble FAQ.
Answer:

According to the official rules of Scrabble, the game ends when a player uses all of his tiles and no more tiles are available to draw. That player earns the sum of the points on all of the tiles remaining on all of his opponents' racks. The other players subtract from their point total the sum of the points on the tiles remaining on their individual rack.

A different rule is used in National Scrabble Association tournaments and club play. There, the player who ends the game earns double the points on all of the tiles remaining on all of his opponents' racks. The other players subtract nothing from their total.

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