How seriously do you take Scrabble games? Think of them as a fun pastime that also may improve your vocabulary?

Well, however seriously you treat your home Scrabble games, competitors at the World Scrabble Championships are much more serious than you. A Thai player this week demanded his opponent be strip searched to try and find a tile that went missing during the game.

Luckily for his English counterpart, the referee did not grant this request. But the mystery remains ā€“ what happened to the ā€˜Gā€™?