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NSC 2008: Joe Edley [#21]

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On this page, you will find information about Joe Edley, 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 15-13, +228, and is ranked #35 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 Joe Edley]

Given name(s): Joe
Surname(s): Edley
Home: Port Jefferson, NY, United States
Awards: 3 time National SCRABBLE Champion
Hobbies: reading, movies, tai chi
Occupation: Director/Clubs & Tournaments For The Nsa
NSC 1980 Division: 1
NSC 1980 Rank: 1/32, 14-3 +545
NSC 1983 Division: 1
NSC 1983 Rank: 3/32, 11.5-5.5 +323
NSC 1985 Division: 1
NSC 1985 Rank: 2/302, 18-4 +1615
NSC 1987 Division: 1
NSC 1987 Rank: 36, 14-7 +1255
NSC 1992 Division: 1
NSC 1992 Rank: 1/176, 22-5 +1839
NSC 1994 Division: 1
NSC 1994 Rank: 4/134, 19-8 +1139
NSC 1996 Division: 1
NSC 1996 Rank: 3/108, 18-9 +1351
NSC 1998 Division: 1
NSC 1998 Rank: 17/126, 18.5-12.5 +494
NSC 2000 Division: 1
NSC 2000 Rank: 1/98, 22-9 +1454
NSC 2002 Division: 1
NSC 2002 Rank: 23/132, 18-13 +687
NSC 2004 Division: 1
NSC 2004 Rank: 15/172, 19-11 +554
NSC 2005 Division: 1
NSC 2005 Rank: 5/87, 19-9 +376
USSO 2006 Division: 1
USSO 2006 Rank: 14/76, 16-12 +779
WSC 1991 Rank: 4
WSC 1993 Rank: 18
WSC 1995 Rank: 5
WSC 1997 Rank: 3
WSC 1999 Rank: 28
WSC 2001 Rank: 20
Round by Round

High score: 527
Average for: 416
Average against: 408

Round 1

[photo of Frank Tangredi]

Edley played #99 Frank Tangredi (West Babylon, NY) and won 457 to 278 (a spread of 179).

Current ranking: #10.

Current record: 1-0, +179.

Round 2

[photo of Rob Robinsky]

Edley played #84 Rob Robinsky (Minneapolis, MN) and lost 345 to 484 (a spread of -139).

Current ranking: #42.

Current record: 1-1, +40.

Round 3

[photo of J. Paul Epstein]

Edley played #23 Paul Epstein (Keego Harbor, MI) and won 527 to 386 (a spread of 141).

Current ranking: #24.

Current record: 2-1, +181.

Round 4

[photo of Nigel Richards]

Edley played #83 Nigel Richards (Malaysia) and won 417 to 375 (a spread of 42).

Current ranking: #19.

Current record: 3-1, +223.

Round 5

[photo of Nigel Peltier]

Edley played #73 Nigel Peltier (Seattle, WA) and lost 411 to 432 (a spread of -21).

Current ranking: #28.

Current record: 3-2, +202.

Round 6

[photo of Marlon Hill]

Edley played #38 Marlon Hill (Baltimore, MD) and won 425 to 348 (a spread of 77).

Current ranking: #15.

Current record: 4-2, +279.

Round 7

[photo of Joey Mallick]

Edley played #57 Joey Mallick (Cape Elizabeth, ME) and lost 345 to 442 (a spread of -97).

Current ranking: #27.

Current record: 4-3, +182.

Round 8

[photo of Peter Armstrong]

Edley played #3 Peter Armstrong (Milwaukee, WI) and won 508 to 355 (a spread of 153).

Current ranking: #19.

Current record: 5-3, +335.

Round 9

[photo of Jeremy Hildebrand]

Edley played #37 Jeremy Hildebrand (Ottawa ON) and lost 350 to 420 (a spread of -70).

Current ranking: #31.

Current record: 5-4, +265.

Round 10

[photo of Dean Saldanha]

Edley played #88 Dean Saldanha (Richmond BC) and won 442 to 363 (a spread of 79).

Current ranking: #26.

Current record: 6-4, +344.

Round 11

[photo of Robin Pollock Daniel]

Edley played #14 Robin Pollock Daniel (Toronto ON) and lost 428 to 480 (a spread of -52).

Current ranking: #34.

Current record: 6-5, +292.

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

Round 12

[photo of Steve Polatnick]

Edley played #78 Steve Polatnick (Miami, FL) and lost 303 to 387 (a spread of -84).

Current ranking: #45.

Current record: 6-6, +208.

Round 13

[photo of David Weisberg]

Edley played #104 David Weisberg (Hollywood, FL) and lost 335 to 445 (a spread of -110).

Current ranking: #54.

Current record: 6-7, +98.

Round 14

[photo of Chris Lipe]

Edley played #54 Chris Lipe (Rome, NY) and lost 340 to 458 (a spread of -118).

Current ranking: #67.

Current record: 6-8, -20.

Round 15

[photo of Jesse Day]

Edley played #16 Jesse Day (New Haven, CT) and lost 375 to 448 (a spread of -73).

Current ranking: #76.

Current record: 6-9, -93.

Round 16

[photo of John O'Laughlin]

Edley played #65 John OLaughlin (Cambridge, MA) and lost 369 to 612 (a spread of -243).

Current ranking: #89.

Current record: 6-10, -336.

Round 17

[photo of Steve Pellinen]

Edley played #72 Steve Pellinen (St Louis Park, MN) and won 505 to 264 (a spread of 241).

Current ranking: #76.

Current record: 7-10, -95.

Round 18

[photo of Robert Ellickson]

Edley played #22 Robert Ellickson (New Haven, CT) and won 483 to 431 (a spread of 52).

Current ranking: #67.

Current record: 8-10, -43.

Round 19

[photo of Robert Linn]

Edley played #53 Robert Linn (Potomac, MD) and won 470 to 428 (a spread of 42).

Current ranking: #57.

Current record: 9-10, -1.

Round 20

[photo of Michael Early]

Edley played #20 Michael Early (Forth Worth, TX) and won 510 to 420 (a spread of 90).

Current ranking: #50.

Current record: 10-10, +89.

Round 21

[photo of Ted Rosen]

Edley played #85 Ted Rosen (Rochester, NY) and won 429 to 416 (a spread of 13).

Current ranking: #44.

Current record: 11-10, +102.

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

Round 22

[photo of Mike Baron]

Edley played #5 Mike Baron (Corrales, NM) and won 392 to 349 (a spread of 43).

Current ranking: #34.

Current record: 12-10, +145.

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

Round 23

[photo of Mark Milan]

Edley played #62 Mark Milan (Laguna Niguel, CA) and won 492 to 406 (a spread of 86).

Current ranking: #28.

Current record: 13-10, +231.

Round 24

[photo of Howard Pistol]

Edley played #76 Howard Pistol (Oakland Park, FL) and won 520 to 401 (a spread of 119).

Current ranking: #19.

Current record: 14-10, +350.

Round 25

[photo of Kenji Matsumoto]

Edley played #58 Kenji Matsumoto (Amherst, MA) and lost 331 to 367 (a spread of -36).

Current ranking: #27.

Current record: 14-11, +314.

Round 26

[photo of Joel Wapnick]

Edley played #102 Joel Wapnick (Montreal QC) and lost 351 to 401 (a spread of -50).

Current ranking: #33.

Current record: 14-12, +264.

Round 27

[photo of Mark Kenas]

Edley played #46 Mark Kenas (Madison, WI) and lost 365 to 482 (a spread of -117).

Current ranking: #44.

Current record: 14-13, +147.

Round 28

[photo of Darrell Day]

Edley played #15 Darrell Day (Richardson, TX) and won 427 to 346 (a spread of 81).

Current ranking: #35.

Current record: 15-13, +228.


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