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NSC 2008: Robin Pollock Daniel [#14]

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On this page, you will find information about Robin Pollock Daniel, who is competing at the 2008 National SCRABBLE® Championship. This page was updated at least hourly between 09:00 A.M. and midnight local time. This player currently has a record of 16-12, +526, and is ranked #23 in Division 1.

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

[photo of Robin Pollock Daniel]

Given name(s): Robin Pollock
Surname(s): Daniel
Home: Toronto, ON, Canada
Awards: Played in 1993 1995 1997 2001 WSC; played in 2002 2004 Can-Am; 2000, 2001 Toronto; 2003 Atlantic City; 2003 Boston Premier
Hobbies: Fitness, Gourmet Cooking
Occupation: Mom/Psychotherapist
CNSC 1996 Rank: 9
CNSC 2003 Rank: 5
NSC 1996 Division: 1
NSC 1996 Rank: 58/108, 13-14 +1
NSC 2002 Division: 1
NSC 2002 Rank: 13/132, 19-12 +562
NSC 2004 Division: 1
NSC 2004 Rank: 40/172, 17-13 +586
NSC 2005 Division: 1
NSC 2005 Rank: 40/87, 14-14 +349
USSO 2006 Division: 1
USSO 2006 Rank: 21/76, 15.5-12.5 +842
WSC 1993 Rank: 39
WSC 1995 Rank: 14
WSC 1997 Rank: 38
WSC 2001 Rank: 42
Round by Round

High score: 591
Average for: 436
Average against: 418

Round 1

[photo of Webster Phillips]

Daniel played #74 Webster Phillips (Montclair, NJ) and won 591 to 374 (a spread of 217).

Current ranking: #3.

Current record: 1-0, +217.

Round 2

[photo of Louie Muller]

Daniel played #63 Louie Muller (Newcastle, CA) and won 572 to 338 (a spread of 234).

Current ranking: #1.

Current record: 2-0, +451.

Round 3

[photo of Scott Appel]

Daniel played #1 Scott Appel (Trenton, NJ) and lost 377 to 470 (a spread of -93).

Current ranking: #16.

Current record: 2-1, +358.

Round 4

[photo of Ron Tiekert]

Daniel played #101 Ron Tiekert (Melbourne, FL) and won 431 to 391 (a spread of 40).

Current ranking: #9.

Current record: 3-1, +398.

Round 5

[photo of Ian Weinstein]

Daniel played #103 Ian Weinstein (Coral Springs, FL) and lost 343 to 485 (a spread of -142).

Current ranking: #22.

Current record: 3-2, +256.

Round 6

[photo of Patricia Barrett]

Daniel played #6 Patricia Barrett (Houston, TX) and won 456 to 400 (a spread of 56).

Current ranking: #13.

Current record: 4-2, +312.

Round 7

[photo of Randy Hersom]

Daniel played #36 Randy Hersom (Morganton, NC) and won 490 to 352 (a spread of 138).

Current ranking: #11.

Current record: 5-2, +450.

Round 8

[photo of Carl Johnson]

Daniel played #40 Carl Johnson (Hillsboro, OR) and lost 423 to 468 (a spread of -45).

Current ranking: #16.

Current record: 5-3, +405.

Round 9

[photo of Brian Cappelletto]

Daniel played #10 Brian Cappelletto (Chicago, IL) and lost 379 to 408 (a spread of -29).

Current ranking: #27.

Current record: 5-4, +376.

Round 10

[photo of Debbie Stegman]

Daniel played #95 Debbie Stegman (Kew Gardens, NY) and won 447 to 369 (a spread of 78).

Current ranking: #24.

Current record: 6-4, +454.

Round 11

[photo of Joe Edley]

Daniel played #21 Joe Edley (Port Jefferson, NY) and won 480 to 428 (a spread of 52).

Current ranking: #18.

Current record: 7-4, +506.

Daniel is mentioned in this round’s commentary (1 hit).

Round 12

[photo of Daniel Fogel]

Daniel played #25 Daniel Fogel (Newton, MA) and won 524 to 342 (a spread of 182).

Current ranking: #11.

Current record: 8-4, +688.

Daniel is mentioned in this round’s commentary (1 hit).

Round 13

[photo of Rahn McKeown]

Daniel played #60 Rahn McKeown (Pittsboro, NC) and won 421 to 368 (a spread of 53).

Current ranking: #7.

Current record: 9-4, +741.

Round 14

[photo of Panupol Sujjayakorn]

Daniel played #97 Panupol Sujjayakorn (Thailand) and lost 422 to 427 (a spread of -5).

Current ranking: #12.

Current record: 9-5, +736.

Daniel is mentioned in this round’s commentary (1 hit).

Round 15

[photo of Sam Kantimathi]

Daniel played #44 Sam Kantimathi (El Dorado Hills, CA) and won 413 to 382 (a spread of 31).

Current ranking: #7.

Current record: 10-5, +767.

Round 16

[photo of Mark Kenas]

Daniel played #46 Mark Kenas (Madison, WI) and won 466 to 324 (a spread of 142).

Current ranking: #5.

Current record: 11-5, +909.

Round 17

[photo of Nathan Benedict]

Daniel played #7 Nathan Benedict (Tucson, AZ) and won 509 to 365 (a spread of 144).

Current ranking: #3.

Current record: 12-5, +1053.

Round 18

[photo of Jason Katz-Brown]

Daniel played #45 Jason Katz-Brown (Cambridge, MA) and lost 393 to 561 (a spread of -168).

Current ranking: #8.

Current record: 12-6, +885.

Round 19

[photo of Nigel Richards]

Daniel played #83 Nigel Richards (Malaysia) and lost 388 to 455 (a spread of -67).

Current ranking: #11.

Current record: 12-7, +818.

Daniel is mentioned in this round’s commentary (2 hits).

Round 20

[photo of Nigel Peltier]

Daniel played #73 Nigel Peltier (Seattle, WA) and lost 430 to 517 (a spread of -87).

Current ranking: #15.

Current record: 12-8, +731.

Round 21

[photo of Trip Payne]

Daniel played #70 Trip Payne (Boca Raton, FL) and won 482 to 366 (a spread of 116).

Current ranking: #12.

Current record: 13-8, +847.

Round 22

[photo of Geoff Thevenot]

Daniel played #100 Geoff Thevenot (Austin, TX) and won 503 to 309 (a spread of 194).

Current ranking: #8.

Current record: 14-8, +1041.

Round 23

[photo of Geoff Thevenot]

Daniel played #100 Geoff Thevenot (Austin, TX) again and won 484 to 430 (a spread of 54).

Current ranking: #5.

Current record: 15-8, +1095.

Round 24

[photo of Matt Graham]

Daniel played #32 Matt Graham (New York, NY) and lost 315 to 526 (a spread of -211).

Current ranking: #12.

Current record: 15-9, +884.

Round 25

[photo of Brian Cappelletto]

Daniel played #10 Brian Cappelletto (Chicago, IL) again and lost 297 to 487 (a spread of -190).

Current ranking: #16.

Current record: 15-10, +694.

Round 26

[photo of Jerry Lerman]

Daniel played #52 Jerry Lerman (Foster City, CA) and lost 333 to 499 (a spread of -166).

Current ranking: #23.

Current record: 15-11, +528.

Round 27

[photo of Dave Wiegand]

Daniel played #105 Dave Wiegand (Portland, OR) and won 440 to 411 (a spread of 29).

Current ranking: #18.

Current record: 16-11, +557.

Round 28

[photo of David Koenig]

Daniel played #47 David Koenig (Tenafly, NJ) and lost 408 to 439 (a spread of -31).

Current ranking: #23.

Current record: 16-12, +526.


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