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NSC 2008: Mark Przybyszewski [#79]

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On this page, you will find information about Mark Przybyszewski, 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 16-12, +355, and is ranked #24 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 Mark Przybyszewski]

Given name(s): Mark
Surname(s): Przybyszewski
Home: Depew, NY, United States
Awards: former Mensa member
Hobbies: karaoke, puzzles, collecting casino memorabilia
Occupation: Credit Counselor
NSC 1989 Division: 1
NSC 1989 Rank: 64/149, 14-13 +243
NSC 1989 Division: 1
NSC 1989 Rank: 64/149, 14-13 +243
NSC 1990 Division: 1
NSC 1990 Rank: 40/176, 16-11 +58
NSC 1992 Division: 1
NSC 1992 Rank: 39/176, 16-11 -146
NSC 1994 Division: 1
NSC 1994 Rank: 26/134, 16-11 +128
NSC 1998 Division: 1
NSC 1998 Rank: 101/126, 13-18 -320
NSC 2000 Division: 1
NSC 2000 Rank: 73/98, 13.5-17.5 -454
NSC 2002 Division: 1
NSC 2002 Rank: 48/132, 17-14 +132
NSC 2004 Division: 1
NSC 2004 Rank: 142/172, 12.5-17.5 -444
NSC 2005 Division: 2
NSC 2005 Rank: 18/108, 17-11 +162
USSO 2006 Division: 2
USSO 2006 Rank: 37/102, 15-13 +267
Round by Round

High score: 545
Average for: 406
Average against: 394

Round 1

[photo of Panupol Sujjayakorn]

Przybyszewski played #97 Panupol Sujjayakorn (Thailand) and lost 401 to 481 (a spread of -80).

Current ranking: #73.

Current record: 0-1, -80.

Round 2

[photo of Rahn McKeown]

Przybyszewski played #60 Rahn McKeown (Pittsboro, NC) and won 417 to 407 (a spread of 10).

Current ranking: #65.

Current record: 1-1, -70.

Round 3

[photo of Chuck Armstrong]

Przybyszewski played #2 Chuck Armstrong (Saline, MI) and won 421 to 401 (a spread of 20).

Current ranking: #48.

Current record: 2-1, -50.

Round 4

[photo of Ira Cohen]

Przybyszewski played #11 Ira Cohen (Los Angeles, CA) and lost 384 to 414 (a spread of -30).

Current ranking: #66.

Current record: 2-2, -80.

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

Round 5

[photo of Rafi Stern]

Przybyszewski played #96 Rafi Stern (Seattle, WA) and lost 341 to 384 (a spread of -43).

Current ranking: #69.

Current record: 2-3, -123.

Round 6

[photo of Nick Meyer]

Przybyszewski played #61 Nick Meyer (Berkeley, CA) and won 418 to 415 (a spread of 3).

Current ranking: #61.

Current record: 3-3, -120.

Round 7

[photo of Chris Lipe]

Przybyszewski played #54 Chris Lipe (Rome, NY) and won 396 to 335 (a spread of 61).

Current ranking: #45.

Current record: 4-3, -59.

Round 8

[photo of David Weisberg]

Przybyszewski played #104 David Weisberg (Hollywood, FL) and lost 388 to 409 (a spread of -21).

Current ranking: #56.

Current record: 4-4, -80.

Round 9

[photo of Maddy Kamen]

Przybyszewski played #43 Maddy Kamen (Covina, CA) and lost 339 to 416 (a spread of -77).

Current ranking: #66.

Current record: 4-5, -157.

Round 10

[photo of Geoff Thevenot]

Przybyszewski played #100 Geoff Thevenot (Austin, TX) and won 468 to 365 (a spread of 103).

Current ranking: #56.

Current record: 5-5, -54.

Round 11

[photo of Steve Pellinen]

Przybyszewski played #72 Steve Pellinen (St Louis Park, MN) and won 435 to 328 (a spread of 107).

Current ranking: #44.

Current record: 6-5, +53.

Round 12

[photo of Kenji Matsumoto]

Przybyszewski played #58 Kenji Matsumoto (Amherst, MA) and won 393 to 387 (a spread of 6).

Current ranking: #34.

Current record: 7-5, +59.

Round 13

[photo of Orry Swift]

Przybyszewski played #98 Orry Swift (Waco, TX) and won 414 to 323 (a spread of 91).

Current ranking: #25.

Current record: 8-5, +150.

Round 14

[photo of Seth Lipkin]

Przybyszewski played #55 Seth Lipkin (Hopkinton, MA) and won 476 to 296 (a spread of 180).

Current ranking: #20.

Current record: 9-5, +330.

Round 15

[photo of Dave Wiegand]

Przybyszewski played #105 Dave Wiegand (Portland, OR) and lost 353 to 522 (a spread of -169).

Current ranking: #30.

Current record: 9-6, +161.

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

Round 16

[photo of Carl Johnson]

Przybyszewski played #40 Carl Johnson (Hillsboro, OR) and lost 301 to 516 (a spread of -215).

Current ranking: #35.

Current record: 9-7, -54.

Round 17

[photo of Jim Kramer]

Przybyszewski played #48 Jim Kramer (Roseville, MN) and won 433 to 366 (a spread of 67).

Current ranking: #30.

Current record: 10-7, +13.

Round 18

[photo of Steve Polatnick]

Przybyszewski played #78 Steve Polatnick (Miami, FL) and lost 364 to 465 (a spread of -101).

Current ranking: #40.

Current record: 10-8, -88.

Round 19

[photo of Jeff Reeves]

Przybyszewski played #82 Jeff Reeves (Woodworth, LA) and won 414 to 318 (a spread of 96).

Current ranking: #29.

Current record: 11-8, +8.

Round 20

[photo of Joey Mallick]

Przybyszewski played #57 Joey Mallick (Cape Elizabeth, ME) and lost 372 to 410 (a spread of -38).

Current ranking: #36.

Current record: 11-9, -30.

Round 21

[photo of Scott Appel]

Przybyszewski played #1 Scott Appel (Trenton, NJ) and won 461 to 395 (a spread of 66).

Current ranking: #28.

Current record: 12-9, +36.

Round 22

[photo of Joel Wapnick]

Przybyszewski played #102 Joel Wapnick (Montreal QC) and won 466 to 451 (a spread of 15).

Current ranking: #25.

Current record: 13-9, +51.

Round 23

[photo of Marlon Hill]

Przybyszewski played #38 Marlon Hill (Baltimore, MD) and won 409 to 347 (a spread of 62).

Current ranking: #18.

Current record: 14-9, +113.

Round 24

[photo of John O'Laughlin]

Przybyszewski played #65 John OLaughlin (Cambridge, MA) and won 545 to 318 (a spread of 227).

Current ranking: #14.

Current record: 15-9, +340.

Round 25

[photo of Sammy Okosagah]

Przybyszewski played #67 Sammy Okosagah (Baltimore, MD) and lost 378 to 421 (a spread of -43).

Current ranking: #19.

Current record: 15-10, +297.

Round 26

[photo of Ron Tiekert]

Przybyszewski played #101 Ron Tiekert (Melbourne, FL) and lost 351 to 424 (a spread of -73).

Current ranking: #24.

Current record: 15-11, +224.

Round 27

[photo of David Koenig]

Przybyszewski played #47 David Koenig (Tenafly, NJ) and lost 410 to 412 (a spread of -2).

Current ranking: #30.

Current record: 15-12, +222.

Round 28

[photo of Manop Phiphatboonserm]

Przybyszewski played #75 Manop Phiphatboonserm (Thailand) and won 431 to 298 (a spread of 133).

Current ranking: #24.

Current record: 16-12, +355.


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