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NSC 2008: David Koenig [#47]

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On this page, you will find information about David Koenig, 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 17-11, +668, and is ranked #14 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 David Koenig]

Given name(s): David
Surname(s): Koenig
Home: Tenafly, NJ, United States
Awards: FIDE Chess Master, Twice NJ Junior Chess Champ, County Champ
Hobbies: Chess, New York Yankees baseball
Occupation: Teacher
NSC 2005 Division: 1
NSC 2005 Rank: 28/87, 15.5-12.5 +179
Round by Round

High score: 594
Average for: 419
Average against: 395

Round 1

[photo of John O'Laughlin]

Koenig played #65 John OLaughlin (Cambridge, MA) and won 458 to 454 (a spread of 4).

Current ranking: #51.

Current record: 1-0, +4.

Round 2

[photo of Daniel Fogel]

Koenig played #25 Daniel Fogel (Newton, MA) and lost 394 to 424 (a spread of -30).

Current ranking: #53.

Current record: 1-1, -26.

Round 3

[photo of Patricia Barrett]

Koenig played #6 Patricia Barrett (Houston, TX) and lost 398 to 442 (a spread of -44).

Current ranking: #71.

Current record: 1-2, -70.

Round 4

[photo of Chris Lipe]

Koenig played #54 Chris Lipe (Rome, NY) and won 417 to 356 (a spread of 61).

Current ranking: #54.

Current record: 2-2, -9.

Round 5

[photo of Darrell Day]

Koenig played #15 Darrell Day (Richardson, TX) and lost 377 to 441 (a spread of -64).

Current ranking: #60.

Current record: 2-3, -73.

Round 6

[photo of Brian Cappelletto]

Koenig played #10 Brian Cappelletto (Chicago, IL) and lost 364 to 466 (a spread of -102).

Current ranking: #79.

Current record: 2-4, -175.

Round 7

[photo of Ira Cohen]

Koenig played #11 Ira Cohen (Los Angeles, CA) and won 434 to 341 (a spread of 93).

Current ranking: #64.

Current record: 3-4, -82.

Round 8

[photo of Michael Early]

Koenig played #20 Michael Early (Forth Worth, TX) and won 442 to 326 (a spread of 116).

Current ranking: #49.

Current record: 4-4, +34.

Round 9

[photo of Chuck Armstrong]

Koenig played #2 Chuck Armstrong (Saline, MI) and won 393 to 332 (a spread of 61).

Current ranking: #43.

Current record: 5-4, +95.

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

Round 10

[photo of Ron Hoekstra]

Koenig played #39 Ron Hoekstra (Kentwood, MI) and won 458 to 323 (a spread of 135).

Current ranking: #29.

Current record: 6-4, +230.

Round 11

[photo of Seth Lipkin]

Koenig played #55 Seth Lipkin (Hopkinton, MA) and lost 408 to 422 (a spread of -14).

Current ranking: #39.

Current record: 6-5, +216.

Round 12

[photo of Orry Swift]

Koenig played #98 Orry Swift (Waco, TX) and lost 319 to 424 (a spread of -105).

Current ranking: #46.

Current record: 6-6, +111.

Round 13

[photo of Louie Muller]

Koenig played #63 Louie Muller (Newcastle, CA) and won 398 to 353 (a spread of 45).

Current ranking: #39.

Current record: 7-6, +156.

Round 14

[photo of Cecilia Le]

Koenig played #50 Cecilia Le (Boston, MA) and won 531 to 428 (a spread of 103).

Current ranking: #33.

Current record: 8-6, +259.

Round 15

[photo of Kenji Matsumoto]

Koenig played #58 Kenji Matsumoto (Amherst, MA) and lost 338 to 487 (a spread of -149).

Current ranking: #39.

Current record: 8-7, +110.

Round 16

[photo of Scott Appel]

Koenig played #1 Scott Appel (Trenton, NJ) and lost 409 to 419 (a spread of -10).

Current ranking: #45.

Current record: 8-8, +100.

Round 17

[photo of Howard Pistol]

Koenig played #76 Howard Pistol (Oakland Park, FL) and won 486 to 415 (a spread of 71).

Current ranking: #38.

Current record: 9-8, +171.

Round 18

[photo of Debbie Stegman]

Koenig played #95 Debbie Stegman (Kew Gardens, NY) and won 436 to 433 (a spread of 3).

Current ranking: #35.

Current record: 10-8, +174.

Round 19

[photo of David Gibson]

Koenig played #30 David Gibson (Spartanburg, SC) and lost 323 to 446 (a spread of -123).

Current ranking: #44.

Current record: 10-9, +51.

Round 20

[photo of Jim Kramer]

Koenig played #48 Jim Kramer (Roseville, MN) and lost 371 to 436 (a spread of -65).

Current ranking: #51.

Current record: 10-10, -14.

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

Round 21

[photo of Steve Grob]

Koenig played #34 Steve Grob (Fenton, MI) and won 450 to 370 (a spread of 80).

Current ranking: #45.

Current record: 11-10, +66.

Round 22

[photo of Webster Phillips]

Koenig played #74 Webster Phillips (Montclair, NJ) and lost 319 to 352 (a spread of -33).

Current ranking: #51.

Current record: 11-11, +33.

Round 23

[photo of Winter Zxqkj]

Koenig played #106 Winter Zxqkj (Houston, TX) and won 445 to 375 (a spread of 70).

Current ranking: #42.

Current record: 12-11, +103.

Round 24

[photo of Sam Kantimathi]

Koenig played #44 Sam Kantimathi (El Dorado Hills, CA) and won 421 to 355 (a spread of 66).

Current ranking: #36.

Current record: 13-11, +169.

Round 25

[photo of Cesar Del Solar]

Koenig played #18 Cesar Del Solar (Pasadena, CA) and won 594 to 315 (a spread of 279).

Current ranking: #26.

Current record: 14-11, +448.

Round 26

[photo of Rahn McKeown]

Koenig played #60 Rahn McKeown (Pittsboro, NC) and won 499 to 312 (a spread of 187).

Current ranking: #21.

Current record: 15-11, +635.

Round 27

[photo of Mark Przybyszewski]

Koenig played #79 Mark Przybyszewski (Depew, NY) and won 412 to 410 (a spread of 2).

Current ranking: #17.

Current record: 16-11, +637.

Round 28

[photo of Robin Pollock Daniel]

Koenig played #14 Robin Pollock Daniel (Toronto ON) and won 439 to 408 (a spread of 31).

Current ranking: #14.

Current record: 17-11, +668.


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