Breaking a Guinness World Record is no easy task.
Attempting to break the Guinness World Record for the highest number of points scored by two scrabble players within 24 hours, is something many would not even contemplate, considering the mental stamina required to achieve the feat.
However, two Sri Lankans Yeshan Jayasuriya and Lakshan Wanniarachchi will take up this challenge in Colombo today.
Scrabble is a word game in which two to four players score points by forming words from individual lettered tiles on a game board marked with a 15 by 15 grid.
The words are formed across and down in cross word fashion and must appear in a standard dictionary.
Lakshan Wanniarachchi and Yeshan Jayasuriya, both products of S. Thomas' College are aiming to become only the fourth pair to hold the record.
The first record was set by Paul Golder and John Howell back in 1995, where they scored 111,154 points.