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First name(s): Lester
Last name(s): Schonbrun
Title(s): EX(2011)
Home: Oakland, CA, USA
Deceased: 2014-02-06
NASPA TWL Rating: 1851
Awards: Best supporting actor, 1927 in Birth of a Nation; runner-up in NSC Wash, DC, winner West Coast Chmp., numerous others
Hobbies: Bird watching and stamp collecting - or watching birds collect stamps.

Championship Record
EventYearDivisionRankRepresented
NSC1980116/32, 8-9 +445 
NSC198519/302, 16-6 +1100 
NSC1987116, 15-6 +1437 
NSC1988134/203, 16-11 +596 
NSC1989175/149, 13-14 +313 
NSC199012/176, 20-7 +1767 
WSC1991 24 
NSC199214/176, 20-7 +881 
NSC1994154/134, 14-13 +382 
NSC199616/108, 18-9 +553 
WSC1997 46 
NSC1998116/126, 19-12 +201 
WSC1999 48 
NSC2000141/98, 16-15 +292 
NSC2002161/132, 16-15 -71 
NSC2004169/172, 16-14 +101 
NSC2005114/87, 17-11 +316 
USSO2006111/76, 17-11 +320 
PC20071  
NSC2008A64/103, 13.0-15.0 -4 
NSC2013151/125, 16.0-15.0 +312 
Recent Tournaments
EventRecordRating
San Francisco, CA, USA (OWL)
2013-11-22~2013-11-24
13-7 +122
Rank: 14
1851 = 1818+33
Berkeley, CA, USA (OWL)
2013-11-03
3-3 +129
Rank: 2
1818 = 1811+7
Berkeley, CA, USA (OWL)
2013-10-06
4-3 -15
Rank: 5
1811 = 1820-9
National SCRABBLE Championship, Las Vegas, NV, USA (OWL)
2013-07-20~2013-07-24
16-15 +312
Rank: 51
1819 = 1820-1
Berkeley, CA, USA (OWL)
2013-06-02
3-3 -281
Rank: 4
1826 = 1822+4
Berkeley, CA, USA (OWL)
2013-05-05
4-2 -105
Rank: 2
1822 = 1803+19
Berkeley, CA, USA (OWL)
2013-04-28
4-4 -324
Rank: 10
1803 = 1812-9
Berkeley, CA, USA (OWL)
2013-04-27
4-2 +238
Rank: 2
1812 = 1809+3
Berkeley, CA, USA (OWL)
2013-04-07
2-4 -5
Rank: 6
1809 = 1821-12
Berkeley, CA, USA (OWL)
2013-03-03
1-5 -548
Rank: 8
1821 = 1849-28

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