Player Profile

Moiz Ullah Baig


Achievements

Moiz was conferred with a gold medal by Nazaria-I-Pakistan Trust in 2014 for his achievements in Scrabble. He was mentioned alongside Nobel Prize Laureate Malala Yousafzai, Asma Jahangir, and several others in the Newsline Magazine, on being one of the Pakistanis who have made a prominent mark internationally.

Moiz debuted the national circuit in 2012 at age 14 and beat several top-rated players in his first tournament. He joined the international scene in 2013.

2012
Moiz won the All-Pakistan Inter-School Scrabble Championship. Later in the year, he was selected to represent Pakistan at the World Youth Scrabble Championship in the UK, but he couldn't get the visa.

2013
Moiz won the World Youth Scrabble Championship held in Dubai, UAE, becoming the first Pakistani to do so.

2014
He finished 3rd at the Mind Sports International Youth Cup held in London, UK. 

2015
Moiz finished runner-up at the Pakistan Scrabble Championship. 

2016
The giant missed the quarter-finals of the World Scrabble Championship in Lille, France, after losing his last match to the former World Champion, Adam Logan by 1 point, finishing 15th. He was the runner-up at the Pakistan Scrabble Championship for the second time in a row.

2017
Moiz finished runner-up at both, the World Junior Scrabble Championship held in Nottingham, UK and the Princess Youth Scrabble Cup held in Bangkok, Thailand.

2018
Moiz won the World Junior Scrabble Championship held in Torquay, UK, then the Pakistan Scrabble Championship and the Pakistan Scrabble Champions Trophy. He rose to the number 1 spot in national rankings ending Waseem Khatri's decade-long supremacy.

He was selected to represent ‘Team Rest of Asia’ at the Alchemist Cup – World Team Challenge in Penang, Malaysia where he ended up 16th among the top 50 players of the world. 

In December, with a WESPA rating of 1921, he climbed up to the 71st place in the world rankings – his career highest.

2019
Moiz was unsuccessful in defending his title at the Pakistan Scrabble Championship and finished at 17th spot in World Scrabble Championship. 

Moiz Ullah Baig's Profile

Age (Years):   24
Sport:   News
City:   Karachi
Weight(Kgs):   50
Height:   5'8''

Clubs:
Pakistan Scrabble Association (PSA)
Teams:
- Pakistan Scrabble Association (PSA)

Biography:

Moiz Ullah Baig is a Pakistani Scrabble player who is a graduate of NED University of Engineering and Technology from 2014 to 2018 D and has attended DJ Science College and Falconhouse Grammar School.

He is referred to as the 'Giant of Scrabble' in Pakistan and was appointed as a coach of Pakistan Scrabble Team in 2016. 

 


 




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