A look at the 16th World Scrabble Championship

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London, England (RTV / NBC News Channel) -- Hundreds of the world's best Scrabble players competed over the weekend in the 16th World Scrabble Championship in London.

In the final round, it came down to American Jesse Day and New Zealander Nigel Richards.

The tournament featured elite Scrabble players from 25 countries.

Richards was a three-time champion going into the match.

He beat day by a score of 575 to 452 points.

Richards had one word - "zonular" - that scored 100 points.