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NSC 2008: Ian Weinstein [#103]

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On this page, you will find information about Ian Weinstein, 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 18-10, +1075, and is ranked #6 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 Ian Weinstein]

Given name(s): Ian
Surname(s): Weinstein
Home: Coral Springs, FL, United States
Awards: 2002-02 Stuart, FL; 2002-03 Stuart, FL; 2003-01 Treasure Coast, FL;2003-08 Fort Lauderdale, FL; 2004-10 Ft. Lauderdale, FL
Hobbies: bridge, poker, and the quest for prajna
Occupation: Physician
NSC 2000 Division: 1
NSC 2000 Rank: 56/98, 15-16 +12
NSC 2005 Division: 1
NSC 2005 Rank: 38/87, 14.5-13.5 +411
USSO 2006 Division: 1
USSO 2006 Rank: 20/76, 15.5-12.5 +1060
Round by Round

High score: 552
Average for: 429
Average against: 390

Round 1

[photo of Alyssa Faria]

Weinstein played #24 Alyssa Faria (Cambridge, MA) and won 429 to 291 (a spread of 138).

Current ranking: #15.

Current record: 1-0, +138.

Round 2

[photo of Jeremy Frank]

Weinstein played #26 Jeremy Frank (New York, NY) and won 459 to 320 (a spread of 139).

Current ranking: #8.

Current record: 2-0, +277.

Round 3

[photo of Nathan Benedict]

Weinstein played #7 Nathan Benedict (Tucson, AZ) and lost 377 to 450 (a spread of -73).

Current ranking: #22.

Current record: 2-1, +204.

Round 4

[photo of Carl Johnson]

Weinstein played #40 Carl Johnson (Hillsboro, OR) and won 508 to 353 (a spread of 155).

Current ranking: #10.

Current record: 3-1, +359.

Round 5

[photo of Robin Pollock Daniel]

Weinstein played #14 Robin Pollock Daniel (Toronto ON) and won 485 to 343 (a spread of 142).

Current ranking: #5.

Current record: 4-1, +501.

Round 6

[photo of Scott Appel]

Weinstein played #1 Scott Appel (Trenton, NJ) and lost 449 to 534 (a spread of -85).

Current ranking: #10.

Current record: 4-2, +416.

Round 7

[photo of Debbie Stegman]

Weinstein played #95 Debbie Stegman (Kew Gardens, NY) and won 469 to 286 (a spread of 183).

Current ranking: #6.

Current record: 5-2, +599.

Round 8

[photo of Nigel Peltier]

Weinstein played #73 Nigel Peltier (Seattle, WA) and won 422 to 370 (a spread of 52).

Current ranking: #5.

Current record: 6-2, +651.

Round 9

[photo of Matt Graham]

Weinstein played #32 Matt Graham (New York, NY) and won 382 to 323 (a spread of 59).

Current ranking: #3.

Current record: 7-2, +710.

Round 10

[photo of Joey Mallick]

Weinstein played #57 Joey Mallick (Cape Elizabeth, ME) and won 476 to 370 (a spread of 106).

Current ranking: #2.

Current record: 8-2, +816.

Round 11

[photo of Jason Katz-Brown]

Weinstein played #45 Jason Katz-Brown (Cambridge, MA) and lost 352 to 490 (a spread of -138).

Current ranking: #4.

Current record: 8-3, +678.

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

Round 12

[photo of Trip Payne]

Weinstein played #70 Trip Payne (Boca Raton, FL) and won 419 to 361 (a spread of 58).

Current ranking: #3.

Current record: 9-3, +736.

Round 13

[photo of Brian Cappelletto]

Weinstein played #10 Brian Cappelletto (Chicago, IL) and lost 375 to 478 (a spread of -103).

Current ranking: #8.

Current record: 9-4, +633.

Round 14

[photo of Jim Kramer]

Weinstein played #48 Jim Kramer (Roseville, MN) and won 552 to 350 (a spread of 202).

Current ranking: #4.

Current record: 10-4, +835.

Round 15

[photo of Mark Kenas]

Weinstein played #46 Mark Kenas (Madison, WI) and won 437 to 397 (a spread of 40).

Current ranking: #3.

Current record: 11-4, +875.

Round 16

[photo of Nigel Richards]

Weinstein played #83 Nigel Richards (Malaysia) and lost 357 to 440 (a spread of -83).

Current ranking: #6.

Current record: 11-5, +792.

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

Round 17

[photo of Jerry Lerman]

Weinstein played #52 Jerry Lerman (Foster City, CA) and won 512 to 388 (a spread of 124).

Current ranking: #4.

Current record: 12-5, +916.

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

Round 18

[photo of Rahn McKeown]

Weinstein played #60 Rahn McKeown (Pittsboro, NC) and won 533 to 290 (a spread of 243).

Current ranking: #3.

Current record: 13-5, +1159.

Round 19

[photo of J. Paul Epstein]

Weinstein played #23 Paul Epstein (Keego Harbor, MI) and lost 479 to 515 (a spread of -36).

Current ranking: #4.

Current record: 13-6, +1123.

Round 20

[photo of Jason Katz-Brown]

Weinstein played #45 Jason Katz-Brown (Cambridge, MA) again and won 415 to 393 (a spread of 22).

Current ranking: #3.

Current record: 14-6, +1145.

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

Round 21

[photo of Brian Cappelletto]

Weinstein played #10 Brian Cappelletto (Chicago, IL) again and lost 342 to 431 (a spread of -89).

Current ranking: #5.

Current record: 14-7, +1056.

Round 22

[photo of Panupol Sujjayakorn]

Weinstein played #97 Panupol Sujjayakorn (Thailand) and won 412 to 411 (a spread of 1).

Current ranking: #4.

Current record: 15-7, +1057.

Round 23

[photo of Sammy Okosagah]

Weinstein played #67 Sammy Okosagah (Baltimore, MD) and won 410 to 380 (a spread of 30).

Current ranking: #3.

Current record: 16-7, +1087.

Round 24

[photo of Nigel Richards]

Weinstein played #83 Nigel Richards (Malaysia) again and lost 407 to 447 (a spread of -40).

Current ranking: #3.

Current record: 16-8, +1047.

Round 25

[photo of Nathan Benedict]

Weinstein played #7 Nathan Benedict (Tucson, AZ) again and lost 361 to 417 (a spread of -56).

Current ranking: #7.

Current record: 16-9, +991.

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

Round 26

[photo of Trip Payne]

Weinstein played #70 Trip Payne (Boca Raton, FL) again and won 436 to 343 (a spread of 93).

Current ranking: #6.

Current record: 17-9, +1084.

Round 27

[photo of Matt Graham]

Weinstein played #32 Matt Graham (New York, NY) again and won 375 to 357 (a spread of 18).

Current ranking: #4.

Current record: 18-9, +1102.

Round 28

[photo of David Gibson]

Weinstein played #30 David Gibson (Spartanburg, SC) and lost 374 to 401 (a spread of -27).

Current ranking: #6.

Current record: 18-10, +1075.

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

Award Ceremony  

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


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