Philip Nelkon was a finalist in Series 2. He was from London.
Nelkon won/drew the last three games of Series 2 to enter the finals unbeaten. He was also a member of the studio audience during the broadcast of the very first episode.
Nelkon is also a four-time National Scrabble Champion. He worked for Mattel, the copyright owners of Scrabble, until 2013 and has been seen by many British players as the official face of the game.
|#||Date||Type||Contestant 1||Score||Contestant 2||Guest||Lex||Max|
|63||7/06/1983||P||Joan Ross||17 – 53||Philip Nelkon||Kenneth Williams||67|
|64||8/06/1983||P||David Wright||40 – 40||Philip Nelkon||Kenneth Williams||68|
|65||9/06/1983||P||David Wright||18 – 57||Philip Nelkon||Kenneth Williams||72|
|73||23/06/1983||QP||Philip Nelkon||57 – 45||Philip Appleby||Gyles Brandreth||69|
|77||29/06/1983||QF||Ash Haji||68 – 39||Philip Nelkon||Gyles Brandreth||Lesley Burnett||83|
|M104||25/03/1991-29/03/1991||M||Helen Grayson||81 – 78||Philip Nelkon||none||???|