Gib Mitchell placed a single tile on a Scrabble board and scored 63
points, a new world record. Mitchell placed the letter ‘Z’ on a blue
triple-letter box at the intersection of ‘BOO’ and ‘GO’. This resulted
in the spelling of ZOO (32 points) and ZO (31 points).
Mitchell set the record in Bedford, New York on June 24, 2009. Stefan
Cohen was present as a witness. These words are acceptable in the