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NSC 2008: Darrell Day [#15]

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On this page, you will find information about Darrell Day, 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 14-14, +148, and is ranked #51 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 Darrell Day]

Given name(s): Darrell
Surname(s): Day
Home: Richardson, TX, United States
Awards: Former City Councilman; wrote feature published in NY Times
Hobbies: basketball, jogging, volleyball, chasing my 3-year-old
Occupation: Executive Recruiter
NSC 1985 Division: 1
NSC 1985 Rank: 7/302, 17-5 +1058
NSC 1989 Division: 1
NSC 1989 Rank: 5/149, 18.5-8.5 +509
NSC 1989 Division: 1
NSC 1989 Rank: 5/149, 18.5-8.5 +509
NSC 1996 Division: 1
NSC 1996 Rank: 76/108, 12-15 -240
NSC 2002 Division: 1
NSC 2002 Rank: 76/132, 15-16 -118
NSC 2004 Division: 1
NSC 2004 Rank: 97/172, 14.5-15.5 -406
NSC 2005 Division: 1
NSC 2005 Rank: 32/87, 15-13 +198
USSO 2006 Division: 1
USSO 2006 Rank: 18/76, 16-12 -16
WSC 1993 Rank: 22
Round by Round

High score: 529
Average for: 417
Average against: 411

Round 1

[photo of Nawapadol Sayavesa]

Day played #90 Nawapadol Sayavesa (Thailand) and lost 320 to 457 (a spread of -137).

Current ranking: #88.

Current record: 0-1, -137.

Round 2

[photo of Nigel Peltier]

Day played #73 Nigel Peltier (Seattle, WA) and lost 380 to 409 (a spread of -29).

Current ranking: #87.

Current record: 0-2, -166.

Round 3

[photo of Dean Saldanha]

Day played #88 Dean Saldanha (Richmond BC) and won 476 to 377 (a spread of 99).

Current ranking: #70.

Current record: 1-2, -67.

Round 4

[photo of Jesse Day]

Day played #16 Jesse Day (New Haven, CT) and won 512 to 385 (a spread of 127).

Current ranking: #41.

Current record: 2-2, +60.

Round 5

[photo of David Koenig]

Day played #47 David Koenig (Tenafly, NJ) and won 441 to 377 (a spread of 64).

Current ranking: #32.

Current record: 3-2, +124.

Round 6

[photo of Jan Dixon]

Day played #19 Jan Dixon (Newark, DE) and won 503 to 352 (a spread of 151).

Current ranking: #16.

Current record: 4-2, +275.

Round 7

[photo of Steve Grob]

Day played #34 Steve Grob (Fenton, MI) and lost 458 to 480 (a spread of -22).

Current ranking: #25.

Current record: 4-3, +253.

Round 8

[photo of Joel Wapnick]

Day played #102 Joel Wapnick (Montreal QC) and lost 421 to 426 (a spread of -5).

Current ranking: #41.

Current record: 4-4, +248.

Round 9

[photo of Peter Armstrong]

Day played #3 Peter Armstrong (Milwaukee, WI) and won 529 to 357 (a spread of 172).

Current ranking: #26.

Current record: 5-4, +420.

Round 10

[photo of Randy Greenspan]

Day played #33 Randy Greenspan (Buffalo, NY) and lost 332 to 646 (a spread of -314).

Current ranking: #47.

Current record: 5-5, +106.

Round 11

[photo of Mike Frentz]

Day played #27 Mike Frentz (Seattle, WA) and lost 377 to 379 (a spread of -2).

Current ranking: #55.

Current record: 5-6, +104.

Round 12

[photo of Jeremy Frank]

Day played #26 Jeremy Frank (New York, NY) and lost 333 to 400 (a spread of -67).

Current ranking: #69.

Current record: 5-7, +37.

Round 13

[photo of Cecilia Le]

Day played #50 Cecilia Le (Boston, MA) and won 351 to 348 (a spread of 3).

Current ranking: #56.

Current record: 6-7, +40.

Round 14

[photo of Winter Zxqkj]

Day played #106 Winter Zxqkj (Houston, TX) and won 424 to 404 (a spread of 20).

Current ranking: #49.

Current record: 7-7, +60.

Round 15

[photo of Mark Milan]

Day played #62 Mark Milan (Laguna Niguel, CA) and won 349 to 317 (a spread of 32).

Current ranking: #41.

Current record: 8-7, +92.

Round 16

[photo of Pakorn Nemitrmansuk]

Day played #64 Pakorn Nemitrmansuk (Thailand) and lost 407 to 508 (a spread of -101).

Current ranking: #50.

Current record: 8-8, -9.

Round 17

[photo of Steve Polatnick]

Day played #78 Steve Polatnick (Miami, FL) and lost 390 to 424 (a spread of -34).

Current ranking: #58.

Current record: 8-9, -43.

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

Round 18

[photo of Ron Hoekstra]

Day played #39 Ron Hoekstra (Kentwood, MI) and lost 395 to 595 (a spread of -200).

Current ranking: #71.

Current record: 8-10, -243.

Round 19

[photo of Edward De Guzman]

Day played #17 Edward De Guzman (Urbana, IL) and lost 368 to 380 (a spread of -12).

Current ranking: #78.

Current record: 8-11, -255.

Round 20

[photo of Marjorie Schoneboom]

Day played #92 Marjorie Schoneboom (Deer Park, NY) and won 516 to 359 (a spread of 157).

Current ranking: #66.

Current record: 9-11, -98.

Round 21

[photo of Randy Hersom]

Day played #36 Randy Hersom (Morganton, NC) and won 501 to 427 (a spread of 74).

Current ranking: #58.

Current record: 10-11, -24.

Round 22

[photo of Daniel Fogel]

Day played #25 Daniel Fogel (Newton, MA) and lost 496 to 506 (a spread of -10).

Current ranking: #68.

Current record: 10-12, -34.

Round 23

[photo of Jeff Reeves]

Day played #82 Jeff Reeves (Woodworth, LA) and won 390 to 387 (a spread of 3).

Current ranking: #60.

Current record: 11-12, -31.

Round 24

[photo of Jesse Matthews]

Day played #59 Jesse Matthews (Kelowna BC) and won 413 to 371 (a spread of 42).

Current ranking: #53.

Current record: 12-12, +11.

Round 25

[photo of Lisa Odom]

Day played #66 Lisa Odom (St Louis Park, MN) and lost 362 to 390 (a spread of -28).

Current ranking: #57.

Current record: 12-13, -17.

Round 26

[photo of Steve Pellinen]

Day played #72 Steve Pellinen (St Louis Park, MN) and won 477 to 370 (a spread of 107).

Current ranking: #52.

Current record: 13-13, +90.

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

Round 27

[photo of Greg A. Heidler]

Day played #35 Greg Heidler (Waialua, HI) and won 395 to 256 (a spread of 139).

Current ranking: #43.

Current record: 14-13, +229.

Round 28

[photo of Joe Edley]

Day played #21 Joe Edley (Port Jefferson, NY) and lost 346 to 427 (a spread of -81).

Current ranking: #51.

Current record: 14-14, +148.


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