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NSC 2008: Mike Paxson [#69]

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On this page, you will find information about Mike Paxson, 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 12-16, -549, and is ranked #86 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 Mike Paxson]

Given name(s): Mike
Surname(s): Paxson
Home: Bloomington, IN, United States
Awards: 2004-07 Indianapolis, IN; 2004-12, 2005-03 Elizabethtown, KY
Hobbies:
Occupation: Administrative Law Judge
NSC 2004 Division: 1
NSC 2004 Rank: 118/172, 14-16 -781
Round by Round

High score: 518
Average for: 387
Average against: 409

Round 1

[photo of Jim Kramer]

Paxson played #48 Jim Kramer (Roseville, MN) and lost 411 to 430 (a spread of -19).

Current ranking: #56.

Current record: 0-1, -19.

Round 2

[photo of Robert Ellickson]

Paxson played #22 Robert Ellickson (New Haven, CT) and lost 293 to 380 (a spread of -87).

Current ranking: #80.

Current record: 0-2, -106.

Round 3

[photo of Rod MacNeil]

Paxson played #56 Rod MacNeil (Cambridge, MA) and lost 386 to 463 (a spread of -77).

Current ranking: #93.

Current record: 0-3, -183.

Round 4

[photo of Webster Phillips]

Paxson played #74 Webster Phillips (Montclair, NJ) and lost 398 to 399 (a spread of -1).

Current ranking: #98.

Current record: 0-4, -184.

Round 5

[photo of Michael Baker]

Paxson played #4 Michael Baker (Portland, OR) and won 382 to 376 (a spread of 6).

Current ranking: #91.

Current record: 1-4, -178.

Round 6

[photo of Dave Leifer]

Paxson played #51 Dave Leifer (Alpharetta, GA) and lost 388 to 409 (a spread of -21).

Current ranking: #98.

Current record: 1-5, -199.

Round 7

[photo of Alyssa Faria]

Paxson played #24 Alyssa Faria (Cambridge, MA) and lost 377 to 488 (a spread of -111).

Current ranking: #100.

Current record: 1-6, -310.

Round 8

[photo of David Gibson]

Paxson played #30 David Gibson (Spartanburg, SC) and lost 295 to 380 (a spread of -85).

Current ranking: #103.

Current record: 1-7, -395.

Round 9

[photo of Jeremy Cahnmann]

Paxson played #9 Jeremy Cahnmann (Chicago, IL) and lost 370 to 449 (a spread of -79).

Current ranking: #103.

Current record: 1-8, -474.

Round 10  

Paxson recorded a bye with a spread of 50 points.

Current ranking: #103.

Current record: 2-8, -424.

Round 11

[photo of Nawapadol Sayavesa]

Paxson played #90 Nawapadol Sayavesa (Thailand) and won 482 to 347 (a spread of 135).

Current ranking: #97.

Current record: 3-8, -289.

Round 12

[photo of Steve Glass]

Paxson played #31 Steve Glass (Dade City, FL) and lost 348 to 446 (a spread of -98).

Current ranking: #101.

Current record: 3-9, -387.

Round 13

[photo of Steve Oliger]

Paxson played #68 Steve Oliger (Holtwood, PA) and lost 284 to 386 (a spread of -102).

Current ranking: #103.

Current record: 3-10, -489.

Round 14

[photo of Chuck Armstrong]

Paxson played #2 Chuck Armstrong (Saline, MI) and won 401 to 397 (a spread of 4).

Current ranking: #98.

Current record: 4-10, -485.

Round 15

[photo of Jon Shreve]

Paxson played #93 Jon Shreve (Denver, CO) and lost 336 to 505 (a spread of -169).

Current ranking: #101.

Current record: 4-11, -654.

Round 16

[photo of Ira Cohen]

Paxson played #11 Ira Cohen (Los Angeles, CA) and lost 344 to 421 (a spread of -77).

Current ranking: #103.

Current record: 4-12, -731.

Round 17

[photo of Greg A. Heidler]

Paxson played #35 Greg Heidler (Waialua, HI) and won 518 to 337 (a spread of 181).

Current ranking: #100.

Current record: 5-12, -550.

Round 18

[photo of Frank Tangredi]

Paxson played #99 Frank Tangredi (West Babylon, NY) and won 408 to 390 (a spread of 18).

Current ranking: #98.

Current record: 6-12, -532.

Round 19

[photo of Amnuay Ploysangngam]

Paxson played #77 Amnuay Ploysangngam (Thailand) and lost 358 to 459 (a spread of -101).

Current ranking: #99.

Current record: 6-13, -633.

Round 20

[photo of David Pearl]

Paxson played #71 David Pearl (Long Beach, CA) and won 427 to 375 (a spread of 52).

Current ranking: #97.

Current record: 7-13, -581.

Round 21

[photo of Craig Rowland]

Paxson played #87 Craig Rowland (Mississauga ON) and won 455 to 397 (a spread of 58).

Current ranking: #92.

Current record: 8-13, -523.

Round 22

[photo of Rose Kreiswirth]

Paxson played #49 Rose Kreiswirth (East Northport, NY) and won 425 to 363 (a spread of 62).

Current ranking: #86.

Current record: 9-13, -461.

Round 23

[photo of Jeremy Frank]

Paxson played #26 Jeremy Frank (New York, NY) and lost 342 to 425 (a spread of -83).

Current ranking: #92.

Current record: 9-14, -544.

Round 24

[photo of Robert Linn]

Paxson played #53 Robert Linn (Potomac, MD) and lost 329 to 434 (a spread of -105).

Current ranking: #95.

Current record: 9-15, -649.

Round 25

[photo of Seth Lipkin]

Paxson played #55 Seth Lipkin (Hopkinton, MA) and won 461 to 412 (a spread of 49).

Current ranking: #91.

Current record: 10-15, -600.

Round 26

[photo of Marjorie Schoneboom]

Paxson played #92 Marjorie Schoneboom (Deer Park, NY) and lost 331 to 465 (a spread of -134).

Current ranking: #93.

Current record: 10-16, -734.

Round 27

[photo of Vernon Jones]

Paxson played #41 Vernon Jones (Winter Haven, FL) and won 413 to 374 (a spread of 39).

Current ranking: #90.

Current record: 11-16, -695.

Round 28

[photo of Louie Muller]

Paxson played #63 Louie Muller (Newcastle, CA) and won 475 to 329 (a spread of 146).

Current ranking: #86.

Current record: 12-16, -549.


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