Drama at World Scrabble Championship in London

When it comes to board games, the competitive spirit can get pretty intense in any household.

So just imagine what it is like when the best 100 Scrabble players on the planet get together in London to battle it out for the world title and the £3,000 prize.

BBC London's sports reporter Chris Slegg spoke to tournament directors Mike Whiteoak and John Chew, former world number one Brett Smitheram and world championship qualifier Sunbul Siddiqui.