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NSC 2008: Orry Swift [#98]

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On this page, you will find information about Orry Swift, 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 16.5-11.5, +989, and is ranked #18 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 Orry Swift]

Given name(s): Orry
Surname(s): Swift
Home: Waco, TX, United States
Awards:
Hobbies: Video Games, Basketball, Anime
Occupation: Student
USSO 2006 Division: 2
USSO 2006 Rank: 3/102, 19- 9 +1235
Round by Round

High score: 549
Average for: 419
Average against: 384

Round 1

[photo of Vernon Jones]

Swift played #41 Vernon Jones (Winter Haven, FL) and tied at 390.

Current ranking: #52.

Current record: 0.5-0.5, +0.

Round 2

[photo of Jon Shreve]

Swift played #93 Jon Shreve (Denver, CO) and won 533 to 388 (a spread of 145).

Current ranking: #30.

Current record: 1.5-0.5, +145.

Round 3

[photo of Geoff Thevenot]

Swift played #100 Geoff Thevenot (Austin, TX) and won 445 to 404 (a spread of 41).

Current ranking: #15.

Current record: 2.5-0.5, +186.

Round 4

[photo of Amnuay Ploysangngam]

Swift played #77 Amnuay Ploysangngam (Thailand) and lost 332 to 399 (a spread of -67).

Current ranking: #31.

Current record: 2.5-1.5, +119.

Round 5

[photo of Ron Tiekert]

Swift played #101 Ron Tiekert (Melbourne, FL) and won 478 to 406 (a spread of 72).

Current ranking: #20.

Current record: 3.5-1.5, +191.

Round 6

[photo of Jerry Lerman]

Swift played #52 Jerry Lerman (Foster City, CA) and lost 356 to 460 (a spread of -104).

Current ranking: #36.

Current record: 3.5-2.5, +87.

Round 7

[photo of Marlon Hill]

Swift played #38 Marlon Hill (Baltimore, MD) and lost 357 to 358 (a spread of -1).

Current ranking: #50.

Current record: 3.5-3.5, +86.

Round 8

[photo of Chris Lipe]

Swift played #54 Chris Lipe (Rome, NY) and won 463 to 421 (a spread of 42).

Current ranking: #36.

Current record: 4.5-3.5, +128.

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

Round 9

[photo of Robert Quigley]

Swift played #80 Robert Quigley (New Haven, CT) and lost 363 to 377 (a spread of -14).

Current ranking: #52.

Current record: 4.5-4.5, +114.

Round 10

[photo of Stefan Rau]

Swift played #81 Stefan Rau (New Britain, CT) and won 430 to 335 (a spread of 95).

Current ranking: #36.

Current record: 5.5-4.5, +209.

Round 11

[photo of Patricia Barrett]

Swift played #6 Patricia Barrett (Houston, TX) and lost 442 to 464 (a spread of -22).

Current ranking: #50.

Current record: 5.5-5.5, +187.

Round 12

[photo of David Koenig]

Swift played #47 David Koenig (Tenafly, NJ) and won 424 to 319 (a spread of 105).

Current ranking: #39.

Current record: 6.5-5.5, +292.

Round 13

[photo of Mark Przybyszewski]

Swift played #79 Mark Przybyszewski (Depew, NY) and lost 323 to 414 (a spread of -91).

Current ranking: #52.

Current record: 6.5-6.5, +201.

Round 14

[photo of Rod MacNeil]

Swift played #56 Rod MacNeil (Cambridge, MA) and won 455 to 316 (a spread of 139).

Current ranking: #41.

Current record: 7.5-6.5, +340.

Round 15

[photo of Mike Frentz]

Swift played #27 Mike Frentz (Seattle, WA) and lost 308 to 378 (a spread of -70).

Current ranking: #51.

Current record: 7.5-7.5, +270.

Round 16

[photo of Sam Rosin]

Swift played #86 Sam Rosin (Bernardsville, NJ) and won 489 to 363 (a spread of 126).

Current ranking: #40.

Current record: 8.5-7.5, +396.

Round 17

[photo of Jan Dixon]

Swift played #19 Jan Dixon (Newark, DE) and won 488 to 346 (a spread of 142).

Current ranking: #32.

Current record: 9.5-7.5, +538.

Round 18

[photo of Keith Smith]

Swift played #94 Keith Smith (Austin, TX) and won 459 to 309 (a spread of 150).

Current ranking: #25.

Current record: 10.5-7.5, +688.

Round 19

[photo of Evan Berofsky]

Swift played #8 Evan Berofsky (Thornhill ON) and lost 307 to 540 (a spread of -233).

Current ranking: #34.

Current record: 10.5-8.5, +455.

Round 20

[photo of Cesar Del Solar]

Swift played #18 Cesar Del Solar (Pasadena, CA) and won 466 to 296 (a spread of 170).

Current ranking: #25.

Current record: 11.5-8.5, +625.

Round 21

[photo of Dave Wiegand]

Swift played #105 Dave Wiegand (Portland, OR) and lost 338 to 432 (a spread of -94).

Current ranking: #34.

Current record: 11.5-9.5, +531.

Round 22

[photo of Edward De Guzman]

Swift played #17 Edward De Guzman (Urbana, IL) and lost 355 to 457 (a spread of -102).

Current ranking: #45.

Current record: 11.5-10.5, +429.

Round 23

[photo of Mark Kenas]

Swift played #46 Mark Kenas (Madison, WI) and won 467 to 341 (a spread of 126).

Current ranking: #36.

Current record: 12.5-10.5, +555.

Round 24

[photo of Dean Saldanha]

Swift played #88 Dean Saldanha (Richmond BC) and lost 403 to 439 (a spread of -36).

Current ranking: #44.

Current record: 12.5-11.5, +519.

Round 25

[photo of Sam Kantimathi]

Swift played #44 Sam Kantimathi (El Dorado Hills, CA) and won 482 to 275 (a spread of 207).

Current ranking: #37.

Current record: 13.5-11.5, +726.

Round 26

[photo of John O'Laughlin]

Swift played #65 John OLaughlin (Cambridge, MA) and won 426 to 329 (a spread of 97).

Current ranking: #29.

Current record: 14.5-11.5, +823.

Round 27

[photo of Kenji Matsumoto]

Swift played #58 Kenji Matsumoto (Amherst, MA) and won 549 to 393 (a spread of 156).

Current ranking: #23.

Current record: 15.5-11.5, +979.

Round 28

[photo of J. Paul Epstein]

Swift played #23 Paul Epstein (Keego Harbor, MI) and won 415 to 405 (a spread of 10).

Current ranking: #18.

Current record: 16.5-11.5, +989.


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