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First name(s): Joel
Last name(s): Sherman
Title(s): SM(2011)
Home: Bronx, NY, USA
NASPA TWL Rating: 2045 (ranked #5 overall, #3 in state)
Official Certification: tournament and club director
Awards: 1997 World, 2002 National Scrabble Champion, featured character in Fatsis' "Word Freak" and Chaikin's "Word Wars"
Hobbies: piano, singing, movies

Championship Record
EventYearDivisionRankRepresented
NSC1989165/149, 14-12 +160 
NSC1990167/176, 14-13 +494 
NSC1992134/176, 16-11 +266 
WSC1993 10 
NSC1994112/134, 16-10 +728 
WSC1995 2 
NSC1996129/108, 15-12 +750 
WSC1997 1 
NSC1998111/126, 19-12 +898 
WSC1999 15 
NSC2000114/98, 19-12 +722 
WSC2001 51United States
NSC200211/132, 25-6 +2020 
SAS2003 14 
NSC2004181/172, 15-15 +258 
NSC2005126/87, 15.5-12.5 +780 
WSC2005119United States
USSO2006132/76, 14.5-13.5 +445 
PC20071  
NSC2011114/108, 19.0-12.0 +952 
NSC2013120/125, 18.0-13.0 +824 
NSC201413/92, 20.0-11.0 +1382 
NSC201519/71, 21.5-9.5 +515 
NSC201615/72, 20.0-11.0 +892 
NSC201811/65, 23.0-8.0 +1306 
Recent Tournaments
EventRecordRating
Manhattan, NY, USA (OWL)
2019-09-21
5-3 +270
Rank: 1
2045 = 2052-7
New York, NY, USA (OWL)
2019-08-11
6-2 +544
Rank: 1
2052 = 2050+2
New York, NY, USA (OWL)
2019-07-28
7-1 +388
Rank: 1
2050 = 2032+18
New York, NY, USA (OWL)
2019-06-22
6-2 +211
Rank: 1
2032 = 2024+8
New York, NY, USA (OWL)
2019-05-27
6-1 +505
Rank: 1
2024 = 2015+9
New York, NY, USA (OWL)
2019-05-25~2019-05-26
9-6 +817
Rank: 4
2015 = 2026-11
Manhattan, NY, USA (OWL)
2019-04-13
4-4 +351
Rank: 5
2026 = 2045-19
Manhattan, NY, USA (OWL)
2019-03-02
6-2 +424
Rank: 2
2045 = 2041+4
Manhattan, NY, USA (OWL)
2019-02-09
5-3 +416
Rank: 2
2041 = 2048-7
Manhattan, NY, USA (OWL)
2019-01-12
4-4 +304
Rank: 3
2048 = 2065-17

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