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NSC 2008: David Pearl [#71]

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On this page, you will find information about David Pearl, 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, -1259, and is ranked #102 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 David Pearl]

Given name(s): David
Surname(s): Pearl
Home: Long Beach, CA, United States
Awards: New Orleans d2
Hobbies: Tennis, Golf, Reading, Music, Film
Occupation: Financial Planner
NSC 1998 Division: 4
NSC 1998 Rank: 1/125, 22-9 +1894
NSC 2000 Division: 3
NSC 2000 Rank: 1/122, 22-9 +1292
NSC 2002 Division: 2
NSC 2002 Rank: 43/103, 16-15 +155
NSC 2004 Division: 2
NSC 2004 Rank: 1/139, 23-7 +1367
NSC 2005 Division: 1
NSC 2005 Rank: 79/87, 11-17 -677
USSO 2006 Division: 2
USSO 2006 Rank: 33/102, 15-13 +788
Round by Round

High score: 561
Average for: 369
Average against: 418

Round 1

[photo of Maddy Kamen]

Pearl played #43 Maddy Kamen (Covina, CA) and lost 411 to 447 (a spread of -36).

Current ranking: #64.

Current record: 0-1, -36.

Round 2

[photo of Kenji Matsumoto]

Pearl played #58 Kenji Matsumoto (Amherst, MA) and lost 332 to 472 (a spread of -140).

Current ranking: #89.

Current record: 0-2, -176.

Round 3

[photo of Ron Hoekstra]

Pearl played #39 Ron Hoekstra (Kentwood, MI) and lost 316 to 402 (a spread of -86).

Current ranking: #97.

Current record: 0-3, -262.

Round 4

[photo of Steve Glass]

Pearl played #31 Steve Glass (Dade City, FL) and won 339 to 326 (a spread of 13).

Current ranking: #89.

Current record: 1-3, -249.

Round 5

[photo of Rob Robinsky]

Pearl played #84 Rob Robinsky (Minneapolis, MN) and won 389 to 372 (a spread of 17).

Current ranking: #79.

Current record: 2-3, -232.

Round 6

[photo of Jesse Day]

Pearl played #16 Jesse Day (New Haven, CT) and lost 352 to 364 (a spread of -12).

Current ranking: #84.

Current record: 2-4, -244.

Round 7

[photo of Jan Dixon]

Pearl played #19 Jan Dixon (Newark, DE) and lost 382 to 396 (a spread of -14).

Current ranking: #90.

Current record: 2-5, -258.

Round 8

[photo of Jon Shreve]

Pearl played #93 Jon Shreve (Denver, CO) and lost 265 to 461 (a spread of -196).

Current ranking: #97.

Current record: 2-6, -454.

Round 9

[photo of Howard Pistol]

Pearl played #76 Howard Pistol (Oakland Park, FL) and lost 378 to 454 (a spread of -76).

Current ranking: #101.

Current record: 2-7, -530.

Round 10

[photo of Dave Leifer]

Pearl played #51 Dave Leifer (Alpharetta, GA) and won 428 to 415 (a spread of 13).

Current ranking: #96.

Current record: 3-7, -517.

Round 11  

Pearl recorded a bye with a spread of 50 points.

Current ranking: #89.

Current record: 4-7, -467.

Round 12

[photo of David Gibson]

Pearl played #30 David Gibson (Spartanburg, SC) and lost 316 to 501 (a spread of -185).

Current ranking: #96.

Current record: 4-8, -652.

Round 13

[photo of Jeremy Cahnmann]

Pearl played #9 Jeremy Cahnmann (Chicago, IL) and won 452 to 285 (a spread of 167).

Current ranking: #88.

Current record: 5-8, -485.

Round 14

[photo of Steve Oliger]

Pearl played #68 Steve Oliger (Holtwood, PA) and won 391 to 350 (a spread of 41).

Current ranking: #79.

Current record: 6-8, -444.

Round 15

[photo of Jesse Matthews]

Pearl played #59 Jesse Matthews (Kelowna BC) and lost 374 to 447 (a spread of -73).

Current ranking: #87.

Current record: 6-9, -517.

Round 16

[photo of Michael Early]

Pearl played #20 Michael Early (Forth Worth, TX) and lost 358 to 473 (a spread of -115).

Current ranking: #96.

Current record: 6-10, -632.

Round 17

[photo of Alyssa Faria]

Pearl played #24 Alyssa Faria (Cambridge, MA) and lost 406 to 467 (a spread of -61).

Current ranking: #97.

Current record: 6-11, -693.

Round 18

[photo of Rose Kreiswirth]

Pearl played #49 Rose Kreiswirth (East Northport, NY) and lost 344 to 555 (a spread of -211).

Current ranking: #101.

Current record: 6-12, -904.

Round 19

[photo of Frank Tangredi]

Pearl played #99 Frank Tangredi (West Babylon, NY) and lost 370 to 459 (a spread of -89).

Current ranking: #102.

Current record: 6-13, -993.

Round 20

[photo of Mike Paxson]

Pearl played #69 Mike Paxson (Bloomington, IN) and lost 375 to 427 (a spread of -52).

Current ranking: #101.

Current record: 6-14, -1045.

Round 21

[photo of Chuck Armstrong]

Pearl played #2 Chuck Armstrong (Saline, MI) and lost 261 to 416 (a spread of -155).

Current ranking: #102.

Current record: 6-15, -1200.

Round 22

[photo of Nawapadol Sayavesa]

Pearl played #90 Nawapadol Sayavesa (Thailand) and lost 335 to 490 (a spread of -155).

Current ranking: #102.

Current record: 6-16, -1355.

Round 23

[photo of Craig Rowland]

Pearl played #87 Craig Rowland (Mississauga ON) and lost 343 to 470 (a spread of -127).

Current ranking: #102.

Current record: 6-17, -1482.

Round 24

[photo of Marjorie Schoneboom]

Pearl played #92 Marjorie Schoneboom (Deer Park, NY) and won 378 to 374 (a spread of 4).

Current ranking: #102.

Current record: 7-17, -1478.

Round 25

[photo of Jeremy Frank]

Pearl played #26 Jeremy Frank (New York, NY) and lost 346 to 448 (a spread of -102).

Current ranking: #102.

Current record: 7-18, -1580.

Round 26

[photo of Ira Cohen]

Pearl played #11 Ira Cohen (Los Angeles, CA) and won 440 to 305 (a spread of 135).

Current ranking: #102.

Current record: 8-18, -1445.

Round 27

[photo of Randy Hersom]

Pearl played #36 Randy Hersom (Morganton, NC) and lost 334 to 438 (a spread of -104).

Current ranking: #103.

Current record: 8-19, -1549.

Round 28

[photo of Jeremy Cahnmann]

Pearl played #9 Jeremy Cahnmann (Chicago, IL) again and won 561 to 271 (a spread of 290).

Current ranking: #102.

Current record: 9-19, -1259.


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