Mark hails from Willesden, London, has a BSc honours degree in Maths and Stats from Bristol University, spent 10 years as Producer of Channel 4's Countdown and now lives in Knutsford, Cheshire. He was the first Countdown 'Champion of Champions', first UK player to win the World Scrabble Championship in 1993 in New York, and was World Scrabble runner-up in 1999 and 2016. He is also 4-time UK Scrabble Champion. He has 2 fantastic children Max and Kizzy, and is a long-suffering supporter of QPR.
"Scrabble, forage and fight for a copy. This is a wonderful,
wonderful companion for all who get a kick from the manipulation of
letters or words."
"A little gem."
"Mark Nyman is among the best tournament SCRABBLE players in
history. He was one of just a handful of prodigies in the 40-year
history of international competition, winning tournaments while
just a teenager. His skills and approach to the game have also
distinguished him as a respected teacher and promoter of the
John D. Williams Jr. Executive Director, National SCRABBLE Association 1987-2014
"Mark Nyman's Scrabble Secrets packs a ton of information in a
compact space. It's an effective way to improve one's game in the
shortest amount of time. Entertaining too!"
Joel Wapnick, 1999 World Scrabble Championship Winner