Free Bee

Enhanced Free Software clone of The New York Times game Spelling Bee


Free Bee offers a very simple API for your client to obtain data.

Calculating rank

To calculate the score needed for Queen Bee rank, multiply the total value by 0.7 and truncate the result.

To calculate the player's current rank, multiply their score by the score percentage below and truncate the result.

Rank name Score percentage
Newbie 0.00
Novice 0.02
Fine 0.05
Skilled 0.08
Excellent 0.15
Superb 0.25
Marvellous 0.40
Outstanding 0.50
Queen Bee 0.70