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NSC 2008: Robert Linn [#53]

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On this page, you will find information about Robert Linn, 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, +25, and is ranked #37 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 Robert Linn]

Given name(s): Robert
Surname(s): Linn
Home: Potomac, MD, United States
Awards: 15 Division 1 Tourney wins; 1994 (9th) Thailand; 1989 (3rd) Australian Open
Hobbies: tennis, ping pong, travel
Occupation: Financial Advisor And Money Manager
NSC 1987 Division: 1
NSC 1987 Rank: 155, 11-10 +185
NSC 1989 Division: 1
NSC 1989 Rank: 87/149, 13-14 -255
NSC 1989 Division: 1
NSC 1989 Rank: 87/149, 13-14 -255
NSC 1990 Division: 1
NSC 1990 Rank: 94/176, 13-14 +132
NSC 1992 Division: 1
NSC 1992 Rank: 93/176, 13-14 +417
NSC 1994 Division: 1
NSC 1994 Rank: 106/134, 11-16 -10
NSC 1996 Division: 1
NSC 1996 Rank: 62/108, 13-14 -210
NSC 1998 Division: 1
NSC 1998 Rank: 18/126, 18.5-12.5 +485
NSC 2000 Division: 1
NSC 2000 Rank: 48/98, 16-15 -325
NSC 2002 Division: 1
NSC 2002 Rank: 18/132, 19-12 -284
NSC 2004 Division: 1
NSC 2004 Rank: 72/172, 16-14 -56
NSC 2005 Division: 1
NSC 2005 Rank: 82/87, 10-18 -251
USSO 2006 Division: 1
USSO 2006 Rank: 16/76, 16-12 +296
WSC 2003 Rank: 31
Round by Round

High score: 500
Average for: 391
Average against: 390

Round 1

[photo of Dielle Saldanha]

Linn played #89 Dielle Saldanha (Richmond BC) and won 444 to 351 (a spread of 93).

Current ranking: #24.

Current record: 1-0, +93.

Round 2

[photo of Mike Frentz]

Linn played #27 Mike Frentz (Seattle, WA) and lost 398 to 418 (a spread of -20).

Current ranking: #37.

Current record: 1-1, +73.

Round 3

[photo of Marlon Hill]

Linn played #38 Marlon Hill (Baltimore, MD) and lost 296 to 404 (a spread of -108).

Current ranking: #66.

Current record: 1-2, -35.

Round 4

[photo of Ted Rosen]

Linn played #85 Ted Rosen (Rochester, NY) and won 500 to 407 (a spread of 93).

Current ranking: #42.

Current record: 2-2, +58.

Round 5

[photo of Nigel Richards]

Linn played #83 Nigel Richards (Malaysia) and lost 316 to 475 (a spread of -159).

Current ranking: #67.

Current record: 2-3, -101.

Round 6

[photo of Robert Quigley]

Linn played #80 Robert Quigley (New Haven, CT) and won 434 to 357 (a spread of 77).

Current ranking: #55.

Current record: 3-3, -24.

Round 7

[photo of Craig Rowland]

Linn played #87 Craig Rowland (Mississauga ON) and lost 366 to 455 (a spread of -89).

Current ranking: #70.

Current record: 3-4, -113.

Round 8

[photo of Lisa Odom]

Linn played #66 Lisa Odom (St Louis Park, MN) and lost 357 to 436 (a spread of -79).

Current ranking: #79.

Current record: 3-5, -192.

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

Round 9

[photo of Sam Rosin]

Linn played #86 Sam Rosin (Bernardsville, NJ) and lost 366 to 397 (a spread of -31).

Current ranking: #84.

Current record: 3-6, -223.

Round 10

[photo of Vernon Jones]

Linn played #41 Vernon Jones (Winter Haven, FL) and won 438 to 345 (a spread of 93).

Current ranking: #74.

Current record: 4-6, -130.

Round 11

[photo of Frank Tangredi]

Linn played #99 Frank Tangredi (West Babylon, NY) and won 471 to 366 (a spread of 105).

Current ranking: #59.

Current record: 5-6, -25.

Round 12

[photo of Stefan Rau]

Linn played #81 Stefan Rau (New Britain, CT) and won 373 to 367 (a spread of 6).

Current ranking: #52.

Current record: 6-6, -19.

Round 13

[photo of Jeremy Frank]

Linn played #26 Jeremy Frank (New York, NY) and won 381 to 379 (a spread of 2).

Current ranking: #45.

Current record: 7-6, -17.

Round 14

[photo of Jeremy Hildebrand]

Linn played #37 Jeremy Hildebrand (Ottawa ON) and won 374 to 298 (a spread of 76).

Current ranking: #37.

Current record: 8-6, +59.

Round 15

[photo of Ron Tiekert]

Linn played #101 Ron Tiekert (Melbourne, FL) and lost 369 to 434 (a spread of -65).

Current ranking: #44.

Current record: 8-7, -6.

Round 16

[photo of Nick Meyer]

Linn played #61 Nick Meyer (Berkeley, CA) and lost 343 to 542 (a spread of -199).

Current ranking: #57.

Current record: 8-8, -205.

Round 17

[photo of Daniel Fogel]

Linn played #25 Daniel Fogel (Newton, MA) and lost 318 to 343 (a spread of -25).

Current ranking: #62.

Current record: 8-9, -230.

Round 18

[photo of Manop Phiphatboonserm]

Linn played #75 Manop Phiphatboonserm (Thailand) and lost 374 to 406 (a spread of -32).

Current ranking: #74.

Current record: 8-10, -262.

Round 19

[photo of Joe Edley]

Linn played #21 Joe Edley (Port Jefferson, NY) and lost 428 to 470 (a spread of -42).

Current ranking: #80.

Current record: 8-11, -304.

Round 20

[photo of Edward De Guzman]

Linn played #17 Edward De Guzman (Urbana, IL) and lost 353 to 382 (a spread of -29).

Current ranking: #88.

Current record: 8-12, -333.

Round 21

[photo of Rob Robinsky]

Linn played #84 Rob Robinsky (Minneapolis, MN) and won 365 to 327 (a spread of 38).

Current ranking: #78.

Current record: 9-12, -295.

Round 22

[photo of Jesse Matthews]

Linn played #59 Jesse Matthews (Kelowna BC) and lost 414 to 449 (a spread of -35).

Current ranking: #85.

Current record: 9-13, -330.

Round 23

[photo of Lester Schonbrun]

Linn played #91 Lester Schonbrun (Oakland, CA) and won 399 to 369 (a spread of 30).

Current ranking: #78.

Current record: 10-13, -300.

Round 24

[photo of Mike Paxson]

Linn played #69 Mike Paxson (Bloomington, IN) and won 434 to 329 (a spread of 105).

Current ranking: #67.

Current record: 11-13, -195.

Round 25

[photo of Marty Gabriel]

Linn played #28 Marty Gabriel (Charleston, IL) and won 341 to 332 (a spread of 9).

Current ranking: #60.

Current record: 12-13, -186.

Round 26

[photo of Mark Milan]

Linn played #62 Mark Milan (Laguna Niguel, CA) and won 442 to 363 (a spread of 79).

Current ranking: #55.

Current record: 13-13, -107.

Round 27

[photo of Webster Phillips]

Linn played #74 Webster Phillips (Montclair, NJ) and won 433 to 351 (a spread of 82).

Current ranking: #46.

Current record: 14-13, -25.

Round 28

[photo of Steve Polatnick]

Linn played #78 Steve Polatnick (Miami, FL) and won 429 to 379 (a spread of 50).

Current ranking: #37.

Current record: 15-13, +25.


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