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NSC 2008: Jerry Lerman [#52]

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On this page, you will find information about Jerry Lerman, 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 18-10, +227, and is ranked #8 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 Jerry Lerman]

Given name(s): Jerry
Surname(s): Lerman
Home: Foster City, CA, United States
Awards: Invitee to World Scrabble Championship, 1993 and 2005
Hobbies: Reading, Local Newspaper Publishing, Chess
Occupation: Risk Management Consultant
Notes: NSA AB member 1996-2002
NSC 1985 Division: 1
NSC 1985 Rank: 29/302, 14-8 +986
NSC 1987 Division: 1
NSC 1987 Rank: 37, 14-7 +1083
NSC 1994 Division: 1
NSC 1994 Rank: 47/134, 14.5-12.5 +296
NSC 1996 Division: 1
NSC 1996 Rank: 41/108, 14-13 +616
NSC 2000 Division: 1
NSC 2000 Rank: 16/98, 19-12 +309
NSC 2002 Division: 1
NSC 2002 Rank: 26/132, 18-13 +453
NSC 2004 Division: 1
NSC 2004 Rank: 64/172, 16-14 +274
NSC 2005 Division: 1
NSC 2005 Rank: 4/87, 19-9 +1015
USSO 2006 Division: 1
USSO 2006 Rank: 51/76, 13-15 -145
WSC 1993 Rank: 54
WSC 2005 Rank: 49
Round by Round

High score: 502
Average for: 424
Average against: 416

Round 1

[photo of Rafi Stern]

Lerman played #96 Rafi Stern (Seattle, WA) and won 480 to 345 (a spread of 135).

Current ranking: #17.

Current record: 1-0, +135.

Round 2

[photo of Steve Grob]

Lerman played #34 Steve Grob (Fenton, MI) and lost 483 to 498 (a spread of -15).

Current ranking: #34.

Current record: 1-1, +120.

Round 3

[photo of Pakorn Nemitrmansuk]

Lerman played #64 Pakorn Nemitrmansuk (Thailand) and lost 442 to 447 (a spread of -5).

Current ranking: #56.

Current record: 1-2, +115.

Round 4

[photo of Jeremy Hildebrand]

Lerman played #37 Jeremy Hildebrand (Ottawa ON) and won 471 to 369 (a spread of 102).

Current ranking: #34.

Current record: 2-2, +217.

Round 5

[photo of Vernon Jones]

Lerman played #41 Vernon Jones (Winter Haven, FL) and won 459 to 437 (a spread of 22).

Current ranking: #24.

Current record: 3-2, +239.

Round 6

[photo of Orry Swift]

Lerman played #98 Orry Swift (Waco, TX) and won 460 to 356 (a spread of 104).

Current ranking: #12.

Current record: 4-2, +343.

Round 7

[photo of Mark Kenas]

Lerman played #46 Mark Kenas (Madison, WI) and lost 260 to 568 (a spread of -308).

Current ranking: #37.

Current record: 4-3, +35.

Round 8

[photo of Steve Pellinen]

Lerman played #72 Steve Pellinen (St Louis Park, MN) and won 383 to 380 (a spread of 3).

Current ranking: #32.

Current record: 5-3, +38.

Round 9

[photo of Dave Wiegand]

Lerman played #105 Dave Wiegand (Portland, OR) and won 414 to 399 (a spread of 15).

Current ranking: #21.

Current record: 6-3, +53.

Round 10

[photo of Keith Smith]

Lerman played #94 Keith Smith (Austin, TX) and won 408 to 397 (a spread of 11).

Current ranking: #16.

Current record: 7-3, +64.

Round 11

[photo of Panupol Sujjayakorn]

Lerman played #97 Panupol Sujjayakorn (Thailand) and lost 281 to 603 (a spread of -322).

Current ranking: #28.

Current record: 7-4, -258.

Round 12

[photo of Seth Lipkin]

Lerman played #55 Seth Lipkin (Hopkinton, MA) and won 421 to 353 (a spread of 68).

Current ranking: #20.

Current record: 8-4, -190.

Round 13

[photo of Patricia Barrett]

Lerman played #6 Patricia Barrett (Houston, TX) and won 474 to 446 (a spread of 28).

Current ranking: #15.

Current record: 9-4, -162.

Round 14

[photo of Debbie Stegman]

Lerman played #95 Debbie Stegman (Kew Gardens, NY) and won 425 to 370 (a spread of 55).

Current ranking: #8.

Current record: 10-4, -107.

Round 15

[photo of Nigel Peltier]

Lerman played #73 Nigel Peltier (Seattle, WA) and won 448 to 344 (a spread of 104).

Current ranking: #6.

Current record: 11-4, -3.

Round 16

[photo of Jason Katz-Brown]

Lerman played #45 Jason Katz-Brown (Cambridge, MA) and lost 402 to 417 (a spread of -15).

Current ranking: #10.

Current record: 11-5, -18.

Round 17

[photo of Ian Weinstein]

Lerman played #103 Ian Weinstein (Coral Springs, FL) and lost 388 to 512 (a spread of -124).

Current ranking: #17.

Current record: 11-6, -142.

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

Round 18

[photo of Brian Cappelletto]

Lerman played #10 Brian Cappelletto (Chicago, IL) and lost 422 to 483 (a spread of -61).

Current ranking: #23.

Current record: 11-7, -203.

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

Round 19

[photo of Scott Appel]

Lerman played #1 Scott Appel (Trenton, NJ) and won 450 to 368 (a spread of 82).

Current ranking: #17.

Current record: 12-7, -121.

Round 20

[photo of Sammy Okosagah]

Lerman played #67 Sammy Okosagah (Baltimore, MD) and lost 418 to 517 (a spread of -99).

Current ranking: #22.

Current record: 12-8, -220.

Round 21

[photo of Carl Johnson]

Lerman played #40 Carl Johnson (Hillsboro, OR) and won 446 to 398 (a spread of 48).

Current ranking: #19.

Current record: 13-8, -172.

Round 22

[photo of Nick Meyer]

Lerman played #61 Nick Meyer (Berkeley, CA) and won 441 to 421 (a spread of 20).

Current ranking: #14.

Current record: 14-8, -152.

Round 23

[photo of Ron Tiekert]

Lerman played #101 Ron Tiekert (Melbourne, FL) and won 398 to 379 (a spread of 19).

Current ranking: #11.

Current record: 15-8, -133.

Round 24

[photo of Geoff Thevenot]

Lerman played #100 Geoff Thevenot (Austin, TX) and won 495 to 365 (a spread of 130).

Current ranking: #7.

Current record: 16-8, -3.

Round 25

[photo of Matt Graham]

Lerman played #32 Matt Graham (New York, NY) and lost 359 to 400 (a spread of -41).

Current ranking: #12.

Current record: 16-9, -44.

Round 26

[photo of Robin Pollock Daniel]

Lerman played #14 Robin Pollock Daniel (Toronto ON) and won 499 to 333 (a spread of 166).

Current ranking: #8.

Current record: 17-9, +122.

Round 27

[photo of Joey Mallick]

Lerman played #57 Joey Mallick (Cape Elizabeth, ME) and lost 353 to 357 (a spread of -4).

Current ranking: #12.

Current record: 17-10, +118.

Round 28

[photo of Peter Armstrong]

Lerman played #3 Peter Armstrong (Milwaukee, WI) and won 502 to 393 (a spread of 109).

Current ranking: #8.

Current record: 18-10, +227.


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