How do you tile lock in Scrabble?
Place all letter tiles in the bag, or facedown beside the board, and mix them up. Draw for first play. The player with the letter closest to A plays first (a blank tile beats any letter). Return the letters to the pool and remix.
Can you trade tiles with another player in Scrabble?
Exchanging tiles isn’t an option that many inexperienced Scrabble players consider. But it’s right there in the rulebook: at any point in the game, a player can use their turn to replace any number of the letters on their rack with new ones from the bag, provided there are at least seven letters left.
Can you go in two directions in Scrabble?
You can make more than one word in a turn by playing parallel to an existing word. All of your letters must be part of the same word, played in the same direction (e.g. horizontally). But if in the process you also make additional words in the opposite direction (e.g. vertically) you would get to score those, too.
Do all Scrabble Words have to connect?
Scrabble Game Play The player laying the second word and all subsequent words must connect their words to at least one letter already on the board. The player gets the score of any new words created by connection, although bonus modifiers do not count in connected words. Once all tiles are played the game ends.