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. He is currently the top ranked player in the world according to WESPA