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Is “Go” a Scrabble Word?

Yes Go is valid in Scrabble for 3 points

“Go” is an acceptable word within the Scrabble dictionary that is legal to play in games. Go is worth a total of 3 points when played in Scrabble.

Definition of Go


  • The act of going.
  • A turn at something, or in something (e.g. a game).
  • An attempt, a try.


  • To move:
  • (chiefly of a machine) To work or function (properly); to move or perform (as required).
  • To start; to begin (an action or process).


  • Working correctly and ready to commence operation; approved and able to be put into action.


  • A strategic board game, originally from China, in which two players (black and white) attempt to control the largest area of the board with their counters.

Definition from go by Wiktionary, used under CC BY-SA 4.0.

How Many Points is Go Worth?

Go is a 2-letter word made up of the letter tiles G: 2, O: 1. Its points breakdown is as follows:

  • With no multipliers, Go is worth 3 points.
  • On a double-word square, Go is worth 6 points.
  • On a triple-word square, Go is worth 9 points.

Single Letter Extensions of “Go”

Potential ways to expand “Go” using a single letter include:

Words With “GO”

Words containing “GO” at the start, middle, or end include:

See our full list of words with “GO” for more suggestions.

More 2 Letter G Words

2-Letter G words which you could play in Scrabble as an alternative to Go:

Check out our list of all 2 letter words with G.

About This Page

This word page takes a deep dive into the word “Go” in the context of Scrabble to discuss if it is valid, its points score, definition, extensions, similar words, and more.

We hope you find this information helpful for learning and discovering new words to play in Scrabble.

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Category: Scrabble Words

Last updated: 03 June 2023

Author: Stephen

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