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NSC 2008: Alyssa Faria [#24]

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On this page, you will find information about Alyssa Faria, 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 12-16, -674, and is ranked #87 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 Alyssa Faria]

Given name(s): Alyssa
Surname(s): Faria
Home: Cambridge, MA, United States
USSO 2006 Division: 2
USSO 2006 Rank: 41/102, 15-13 -119
Round by Round

High score: 509
Average for: 380
Average against: 407

Round 1

[photo of Ian Weinstein]

Faria played #103 Ian Weinstein (Coral Springs, FL) and lost 291 to 429 (a spread of -138).

Current ranking: #89.

Current record: 0-1, -138.

Round 2

[photo of Nathan Benedict]

Faria played #7 Nathan Benedict (Tucson, AZ) and lost 343 to 393 (a spread of -50).

Current ranking: #91.

Current record: 0-2, -188.

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

Round 3

[photo of Jeremy Frank]

Faria played #26 Jeremy Frank (New York, NY) and won 372 to 354 (a spread of 18).

Current ranking: #78.

Current record: 1-2, -170.

Round 4

[photo of Steve Pellinen]

Faria played #72 Steve Pellinen (St Louis Park, MN) and lost 380 to 463 (a spread of -83).

Current ranking: #90.

Current record: 1-3, -253.

Round 5

[photo of David Weisberg]

Faria played #104 David Weisberg (Hollywood, FL) and lost 419 to 498 (a spread of -79).

Current ranking: #97.

Current record: 1-4, -332.

Round 6

[photo of Nawapadol Sayavesa]

Faria played #90 Nawapadol Sayavesa (Thailand) and won 412 to 321 (a spread of 91).

Current ranking: #83.

Current record: 2-4, -241.

Round 7

[photo of Mike Paxson]

Faria played #69 Mike Paxson (Bloomington, IN) and won 488 to 377 (a spread of 111).

Current ranking: #72.

Current record: 3-4, -130.

Round 8

[photo of Ira Cohen]

Faria played #11 Ira Cohen (Los Angeles, CA) and won 356 to 349 (a spread of 7).

Current ranking: #58.

Current record: 4-4, -123.

Round 9

[photo of Rod MacNeil]

Faria played #56 Rod MacNeil (Cambridge, MA) and lost 277 to 430 (a spread of -153).

Current ranking: #70.

Current record: 4-5, -276.

Round 10

[photo of Seth Lipkin]

Faria played #55 Seth Lipkin (Hopkinton, MA) and lost 410 to 425 (a spread of -15).

Current ranking: #79.

Current record: 4-6, -291.

Round 11

[photo of Lester Schonbrun]

Faria played #91 Lester Schonbrun (Oakland, CA) and lost 326 to 480 (a spread of -154).

Current ranking: #88.

Current record: 4-7, -445.

Round 12

[photo of Marjorie Schoneboom]

Faria played #92 Marjorie Schoneboom (Deer Park, NY) and lost 326 to 388 (a spread of -62).

Current ranking: #94.

Current record: 4-8, -507.

Round 13

[photo of David Gibson]

Faria played #30 David Gibson (Spartanburg, SC) and won 399 to 342 (a spread of 57).

Current ranking: #86.

Current record: 5-8, -450.

Round 14

[photo of Steve Glass]

Faria played #31 Steve Glass (Dade City, FL) and lost 372 to 373 (a spread of -1).

Current ranking: #94.

Current record: 5-9, -451.

Round 15

[photo of Craig Rowland]

Faria played #87 Craig Rowland (Mississauga ON) and won 509 to 299 (a spread of 210).

Current ranking: #79.

Current record: 6-9, -241.

Round 16

[photo of Michael Baker]

Faria played #4 Michael Baker (Portland, OR) and lost 349 to 378 (a spread of -29).

Current ranking: #87.

Current record: 6-10, -270.

Round 17

[photo of David Pearl]

Faria played #71 David Pearl (Long Beach, CA) and won 467 to 406 (a spread of 61).

Current ranking: #78.

Current record: 7-10, -209.

Round 18

[photo of Louie Muller]

Faria played #63 Louie Muller (Newcastle, CA) and lost 335 to 424 (a spread of -89).

Current ranking: #86.

Current record: 7-11, -298.

Round 19

[photo of Robert Ellickson]

Faria played #22 Robert Ellickson (New Haven, CT) and lost 356 to 383 (a spread of -27).

Current ranking: #91.

Current record: 7-12, -325.

Round 20

[photo of Jesse Day]

Faria played #16 Jesse Day (New Haven, CT) and lost 379 to 438 (a spread of -59).

Current ranking: #95.

Current record: 7-13, -384.

Round 21

[photo of Jeremy Cahnmann]

Faria played #9 Jeremy Cahnmann (Chicago, IL) and lost 332 to 528 (a spread of -196).

Current ranking: #99.

Current record: 7-14, -580.

Round 22

[photo of Dave Leifer]

Faria played #51 Dave Leifer (Alpharetta, GA) and won 430 to 286 (a spread of 144).

Current ranking: #96.

Current record: 8-14, -436.

Round 23  

Faria recorded a bye with a spread of 50 points.

Current ranking: #91.

Current record: 9-14, -386.

Round 24

[photo of Frank Tangredi]

Faria played #99 Frank Tangredi (West Babylon, NY) and won 446 to 409 (a spread of 37).

Current ranking: #85.

Current record: 10-14, -349.

Round 25

[photo of Rose Kreiswirth]

Faria played #49 Rose Kreiswirth (East Northport, NY) and lost 363 to 490 (a spread of -127).

Current ranking: #90.

Current record: 10-15, -476.

Round 26

[photo of Rob Robinsky]

Faria played #84 Rob Robinsky (Minneapolis, MN) and lost 262 to 613 (a spread of -351).

Current ranking: #95.

Current record: 10-16, -827.

Round 27

[photo of Jon Shreve]

Faria played #93 Jon Shreve (Denver, CO) and won 474 to 417 (a spread of 57).

Current ranking: #92.

Current record: 11-16, -770.

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

Round 28

[photo of Craig Rowland]

Faria played #87 Craig Rowland (Mississauga ON) again and won 398 to 302 (a spread of 96).

Current ranking: #87.

Current record: 12-16, -674.


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