Wellington Jighere, 2015 World Scrabble Champion is fifth in the current World English Language Scrabble Players Association (WESPA) ranking.
The recent WESPA ranking released on Sunday shows Ganesh Asirvatham of Malaysia as first, with Nigel Richards of New Zealand as second and David Eldar of Australia third. Conrad Bassett-Bouchard of United States is ranked fourth.
Nigeria’s Eta Karo is ranked 13th while World former number two scrabble player and current Nigerian National player, Moses Peter is ranked 14th and
Opeyemi Oloro ranked 15th.
Nigeria’s Dennis Ikekeregor is ranked 18th while 2016 African Scrabble champion, Nsikan Etim is 23rd