Ganesh Asirvatham

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Ganesh Asirvatham
Nationality (legal)Malaysia

Ganesh Asirvatham is an English language teacher from Klang, Selangor. He is a Scrabble player who represents Malaysia in international competition. He was the World Scrabble Championship 2007 runner-up. Ganesh was also the former Guinness World Record holder for the most Scrabble opponents played simultaneously by one challenger. The record took place on 7 November 2007 at the Infiniti Mall in Andheri, Mumbai, India. Ganesh beat 21 out of 25 opponents during his record attempt.

Ganesh achieved his best career WSC Rank 4 in 2005 and he had won awards in Malaysia NSC, Singapore Open and 2005 Indian Open.[1] He is currently the top ranked player in the world according to WESPA [2]


  1. ^ WSC 2007: Ganesh Asirvatham [#9]
  2. ^ "WESPA International Rankings".

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