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Ruth Hamilton [#55] at 2004 National SCRABBLE® Championship

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On this page, you will find information about Ruth Hamilton, who is a contestant in Division 2 at the 2004 National SCRABBLE® Championship, held July 31st - August 5th in New Orleans, LA. This page is updated at least hourly between 09:00 A.M. and midnight CDT. Hamilton currently has a record of , and is ranked # in Division 2.

Lower on this page, you can find brief self-reported biographical details of the player, statistics on the player's past several years of rated tournament play in North America, a graphic showing the player's ups and downs at this tournament, and a round-by-round report on the player's opponents and games.

Background Information

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Given name(s): Ruth
Surname(s): Hamilton
Home: Lake Oswego, OR, United States
Age: 60
Awards: 2001 Michael Wise NSA Director of the Year
Hobbies: reading, walking, needlework
Occupation: Computer programmer/analyst


Career History

5-year record against other players at this event88-92 (0.489) 
Past 1-12 months19-18 (0.514)LLLL WW L WWW LLLL W L W LL WW L WWW LL WWWW LL W L WW
Past 13-24 months21.5-23.5 (0.478)W L WWWW LL WW L WWW LL W LLLL W LL WWW LL WTL W L W LLLL WW LL W L
Past 25-36 months22.5-20.5 (0.523)L WW LLL W LTWW LL W L W LLL W LL WW L WWW L WWW LLL WW L WWW L W
Past 37-48 months12-15 (0.444)W L W LLL W LL WWW LLL WW LL WW L W LLL W
Past 49-60 months13-15 (0.464)LLL W L W LL WW L W L W LL WW L W LLLL WWWW


Rank Diagram

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Round 10  

Hamilton is mentioned in this round's photo captions (1 hit).

Round 22  

Hamilton is mentioned in this round's commentary (1 hit).

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