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NSC 2008: Rose Kreiswirth [#49]

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On this page, you will find information about Rose Kreiswirth, 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 9-19, -528, and is ranked #101 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 Rose Kreiswirth]

Given name(s): Rose
Surname(s): Kreiswirth
Home: East Northport, NY, United States
Hobbies: Reading....Puzzles....Mah Jongg....Volunteer work
Occupation: Retired Mental Health Clinic Administrator
NSC 1985 Division: 1
NSC 1985 Rank: 82/302, 13-9 -396
NSC 1987 Division: 1
NSC 1987 Rank: 77, 12-9 -260
NSC 1989 Division: 1
NSC 1989 Rank: 15/149, 17-10 +576
NSC 1989 Division: 1
NSC 1989 Rank: 15/149, 17-10 +576
NSC 1990 Division: 1
NSC 1990 Rank: 44/176, 15.5-11.5 +90
NSC 1992 Division: 1
NSC 1992 Rank: 70/176, 14-13 +533
NSC 1994 Division: 1
NSC 1994 Rank: 77/134, 13-14 +77
NSC 1998 Division: 1
NSC 1998 Rank: 86/126, 14-17 -240
NSC 2000 Division: 1
NSC 2000 Rank: 69/98, 14-17 -284
NSC 2002 Division: 1
NSC 2002 Rank: 86/132, 14.5-16.5 -805
NSC 2004 Division: 1
NSC 2004 Rank: 131/172, 13-17 -309
USSO 2006 Division: 2
USSO 2006 Rank: 29/102, 16-12 -305
Round by Round

High score: 555
Average for: 380
Average against: 402

Round 1  

Kreiswirth recorded a bye with a spread of 50 points.

Current ranking: #37.

Current record: 1-0, +50.

Round 2

[photo of Mark Kenas]

Kreiswirth played #46 Mark Kenas (Madison, WI) and won 455 to 344 (a spread of 111).

Current ranking: #19.

Current record: 2-0, +161.

Round 3

[photo of Debbie Stegman]

Kreiswirth played #95 Debbie Stegman (Kew Gardens, NY) and lost 324 to 380 (a spread of -56).

Current ranking: #33.

Current record: 2-1, +105.

Round 4

[photo of Trip Payne]

Kreiswirth played #70 Trip Payne (Boca Raton, FL) and lost 273 to 495 (a spread of -222).

Current ranking: #70.

Current record: 2-2, -117.

Round 5

[photo of Sam Rosin]

Kreiswirth played #86 Sam Rosin (Bernardsville, NJ) and lost 307 to 441 (a spread of -134).

Current ranking: #81.

Current record: 2-3, -251.

Round 6

[photo of Kenji Matsumoto]

Kreiswirth played #58 Kenji Matsumoto (Amherst, MA) and lost 386 to 419 (a spread of -33).

Current ranking: #88.

Current record: 2-4, -284.

Round 7

[photo of Laurie Cohen]

Kreiswirth played #12 Laurie Cohen (Tempe, AZ) and lost 299 to 461 (a spread of -162).

Current ranking: #94.

Current record: 2-5, -446.

Round 8

[photo of Dave Leifer]

Kreiswirth played #51 Dave Leifer (Alpharetta, GA) and won 352 to 343 (a spread of 9).

Current ranking: #89.

Current record: 3-5, -437.

Round 9

[photo of Dielle Saldanha]

Kreiswirth played #89 Dielle Saldanha (Richmond BC) and won 403 to 347 (a spread of 56).

Current ranking: #76.

Current record: 4-5, -381.

Round 10

[photo of Jan Dixon]

Kreiswirth played #19 Jan Dixon (Newark, DE) and won 393 to 338 (a spread of 55).

Current ranking: #64.

Current record: 5-5, -326.

Round 11

[photo of Nick Meyer]

Kreiswirth played #61 Nick Meyer (Berkeley, CA) and lost 364 to 470 (a spread of -106).

Current ranking: #74.

Current record: 5-6, -432.

Round 12

[photo of Webster Phillips]

Kreiswirth played #74 Webster Phillips (Montclair, NJ) and lost 358 to 372 (a spread of -14).

Current ranking: #80.

Current record: 5-7, -446.

Round 13

[photo of Dean Saldanha]

Kreiswirth played #88 Dean Saldanha (Richmond BC) and lost 297 to 410 (a spread of -113).

Current ranking: #90.

Current record: 5-8, -559.

Round 14

[photo of Stefan Rau]

Kreiswirth played #81 Stefan Rau (New Britain, CT) and lost 328 to 360 (a spread of -32).

Current ranking: #95.

Current record: 5-9, -591.

Round 15

[photo of Marjorie Schoneboom]

Kreiswirth played #92 Marjorie Schoneboom (Deer Park, NY) and lost 412 to 463 (a spread of -51).

Current ranking: #98.

Current record: 5-10, -642.

Round 16

[photo of Nawapadol Sayavesa]

Kreiswirth played #90 Nawapadol Sayavesa (Thailand) and lost 367 to 369 (a spread of -2).

Current ranking: #99.

Current record: 5-11, -644.

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

Round 17

[photo of Jeremy Cahnmann]

Kreiswirth played #9 Jeremy Cahnmann (Chicago, IL) and won 531 to 337 (a spread of 194).

Current ranking: #94.

Current record: 6-11, -450.

Round 18

[photo of David Pearl]

Kreiswirth played #71 David Pearl (Long Beach, CA) and won 555 to 344 (a spread of 211).

Current ranking: #85.

Current record: 7-11, -239.

Round 19

[photo of Seth Lipkin]

Kreiswirth played #55 Seth Lipkin (Hopkinton, MA) and lost 367 to 456 (a spread of -89).

Current ranking: #92.

Current record: 7-12, -328.

Round 20

[photo of Lisa Odom]

Kreiswirth played #66 Lisa Odom (St Louis Park, MN) and lost 371 to 413 (a spread of -42).

Current ranking: #94.

Current record: 7-13, -370.

Round 21

[photo of Steve Oliger]

Kreiswirth played #68 Steve Oliger (Holtwood, PA) and lost 369 to 393 (a spread of -24).

Current ranking: #97.

Current record: 7-14, -394.

Round 22

[photo of Mike Paxson]

Kreiswirth played #69 Mike Paxson (Bloomington, IN) and lost 363 to 425 (a spread of -62).

Current ranking: #99.

Current record: 7-15, -456.

Round 23

[photo of Frank Tangredi]

Kreiswirth played #99 Frank Tangredi (West Babylon, NY) and won 438 to 346 (a spread of 92).

Current ranking: #98.

Current record: 8-15, -364.

Round 24

[photo of Craig Rowland]

Kreiswirth played #87 Craig Rowland (Mississauga ON) and lost 350 to 435 (a spread of -85).

Current ranking: #99.

Current record: 8-16, -449.

Round 25

[photo of Alyssa Faria]

Kreiswirth played #24 Alyssa Faria (Cambridge, MA) and won 490 to 363 (a spread of 127).

Current ranking: #97.

Current record: 9-16, -322.

Round 26

[photo of Jon Shreve]

Kreiswirth played #93 Jon Shreve (Denver, CO) and lost 379 to 482 (a spread of -103).

Current ranking: #99.

Current record: 9-17, -425.

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

Round 27

[photo of Ira Cohen]

Kreiswirth played #11 Ira Cohen (Los Angeles, CA) and lost 316 to 414 (a spread of -98).

Current ranking: #100.

Current record: 9-18, -523.

Round 28

[photo of Frank Tangredi]

Kreiswirth played #99 Frank Tangredi (West Babylon, NY) again and lost 417 to 422 (a spread of -5).

Current ranking: #101.

Current record: 9-19, -528.


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