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NSC 2008: Rahn McKeown [#60]

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On this page, you will find information about Rahn McKeown, 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 14-14, -717, and is ranked #59 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 Rahn McKeown]

Given name(s): Rahn
Surname(s): McKeown
Home: Pittsboro, NC, United States
Awards: Won first tourney (Gatlinburg)
Hobbies: Basketball, Scrabble, Poker
Occupation: Scientist
NSC 2004 Division: 3
NSC 2004 Rank: 26/169, 18-12 +414
Round by Round

High score: 530
Average for: 399
Average against: 425

Round 1

[photo of Chuck Armstrong]

McKeown played #2 Chuck Armstrong (Saline, MI) and won 512 to 325 (a spread of 187).

Current ranking: #9.

Current record: 1-0, +187.

Round 2

[photo of Mark Przybyszewski]

McKeown played #79 Mark Przybyszewski (Depew, NY) and lost 407 to 417 (a spread of -10).

Current ranking: #33.

Current record: 1-1, +177.

Round 3

[photo of Panupol Sujjayakorn]

McKeown played #97 Panupol Sujjayakorn (Thailand) and won 468 to 407 (a spread of 61).

Current ranking: #20.

Current record: 2-1, +238.

Round 4

[photo of Jeff Reeves]

McKeown played #82 Jeff Reeves (Woodworth, LA) and won 414 to 359 (a spread of 55).

Current ranking: #15.

Current record: 3-1, +293.

Round 5

[photo of Dave Wiegand]

McKeown played #105 Dave Wiegand (Portland, OR) and won 408 to 405 (a spread of 3).

Current ranking: #12.

Current record: 4-1, +296.

Round 6

[photo of Lester Schonbrun]

McKeown played #91 Lester Schonbrun (Oakland, CA) and lost 408 to 416 (a spread of -8).

Current ranking: #14.

Current record: 4-2, +288.

Round 7

[photo of Carl Johnson]

McKeown played #40 Carl Johnson (Hillsboro, OR) and lost 337 to 488 (a spread of -151).

Current ranking: #30.

Current record: 4-3, +137.

Round 8

[photo of Ron Hoekstra]

McKeown played #39 Ron Hoekstra (Kentwood, MI) and won 530 to 308 (a spread of 222).

Current ranking: #18.

Current record: 5-3, +359.

Round 9

[photo of Daniel Fogel]

McKeown played #25 Daniel Fogel (Newton, MA) and lost 284 to 386 (a spread of -102).

Current ranking: #32.

Current record: 5-4, +257.

Round 10

[photo of David Weisberg]

McKeown played #104 David Weisberg (Hollywood, FL) and won 401 to 366 (a spread of 35).

Current ranking: #27.

Current record: 6-4, +292.

Round 11

[photo of Laurie Cohen]

McKeown played #12 Laurie Cohen (Tempe, AZ) and won 387 to 284 (a spread of 103).

Current ranking: #21.

Current record: 7-4, +395.

Round 12

[photo of Sammy Okosagah]

McKeown played #67 Sammy Okosagah (Baltimore, MD) and won 440 to 409 (a spread of 31).

Current ranking: #18.

Current record: 8-4, +426.

Round 13

[photo of Robin Pollock Daniel]

McKeown played #14 Robin Pollock Daniel (Toronto ON) and lost 368 to 421 (a spread of -53).

Current ranking: #21.

Current record: 8-5, +373.

Round 14

[photo of Maddy Kamen]

McKeown played #43 Maddy Kamen (Covina, CA) and won 515 to 466 (a spread of 49).

Current ranking: #17.

Current record: 9-5, +422.

Round 15

[photo of Jim Kramer]

McKeown played #48 Jim Kramer (Roseville, MN) and won 498 to 382 (a spread of 116).

Current ranking: #10.

Current record: 10-5, +538.

Round 16

[photo of Trip Payne]

McKeown played #70 Trip Payne (Boca Raton, FL) and won 415 to 351 (a spread of 64).

Current ranking: #7.

Current record: 11-5, +602.

Round 17

[photo of Nigel Peltier]

McKeown played #73 Nigel Peltier (Seattle, WA) and lost 348 to 500 (a spread of -152).

Current ranking: #15.

Current record: 11-6, +450.

Round 18

[photo of Ian Weinstein]

McKeown played #103 Ian Weinstein (Coral Springs, FL) and lost 290 to 533 (a spread of -243).

Current ranking: #19.

Current record: 11-7, +207.

Round 19

[photo of Steve Polatnick]

McKeown played #78 Steve Polatnick (Miami, FL) and won 382 to 301 (a spread of 81).

Current ranking: #14.

Current record: 12-7, +288.

Round 20

[photo of Nick Meyer]

McKeown played #61 Nick Meyer (Berkeley, CA) and lost 430 to 468 (a spread of -38).

Current ranking: #19.

Current record: 12-8, +250.

Round 21

[photo of Ron Tiekert]

McKeown played #101 Ron Tiekert (Melbourne, FL) and won 451 to 411 (a spread of 40).

Current ranking: #16.

Current record: 13-8, +290.

Round 22

[photo of Pakorn Nemitrmansuk]

McKeown played #64 Pakorn Nemitrmansuk (Thailand) and lost 305 to 532 (a spread of -227).

Current ranking: #24.

Current record: 13-9, +63.

Round 23

[photo of David Gibson]

McKeown played #30 David Gibson (Spartanburg, SC) and lost 345 to 506 (a spread of -161).

Current ranking: #32.

Current record: 13-10, -98.

Round 24

[photo of Evan Berofsky]

McKeown played #8 Evan Berofsky (Thornhill ON) and won 509 to 366 (a spread of 143).

Current ranking: #23.

Current record: 14-10, +45.

Round 25

[photo of Scott Appel]

McKeown played #1 Scott Appel (Trenton, NJ) and lost 311 to 551 (a spread of -240).

Current ranking: #34.

Current record: 14-11, -195.

Round 26

[photo of David Koenig]

McKeown played #47 David Koenig (Tenafly, NJ) and lost 312 to 499 (a spread of -187).

Current ranking: #40.

Current record: 14-12, -382.

Round 27

[photo of Rafi Stern]

McKeown played #96 Rafi Stern (Seattle, WA) and lost 398 to 489 (a spread of -91).

Current ranking: #50.

Current record: 14-13, -473.

Round 28

[photo of Ron Hoekstra]

McKeown played #39 Ron Hoekstra (Kentwood, MI) again and lost 309 to 553 (a spread of -244).

Current ranking: #59.

Current record: 14-14, -717.


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