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NSC 2008: Dave Wiegand [#105]

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On this page, you will find information about Dave Wiegand, 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, +932, and is ranked #20 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 Dave Wiegand]

Given name(s): Dave
Surname(s): Wiegand
Home: Portland, OR, United States
Awards: (9th) 2001 WSC; (2nd) 1994 (3rd) 2000 (6th) 2002 NSC (1st) 2005 NSC; 2004-05 Seattle, WA; 2004-06 SWILLINS; 2004-09 Portland and numerous other Western US tournament
Hobbies: Bridge, Music
Occupation: Mortgage Underwriter
NSC 1994 Division: 1
NSC 1994 Rank: 2/134, 19-8 +1447
NSC 1996 Division: 1
NSC 1996 Rank: 26/108, 15.5-10.5 +915
NSC 1998 Division: 1
NSC 1998 Rank: 14/126, 19-12 +525
NSC 2000 Division: 1
NSC 2000 Rank: 3/98, 21-10 +1410
NSC 2002 Division: 1
NSC 2002 Rank: 6/132, 20-11 +1495
NSC 2004 Division: 1
NSC 2004 Rank: 86/172, 15-15 -62
NSC 2005 Division: 1
NSC 2005 Rank: 1/87, 21-7 +1074
USSO 2006 Division: 1
USSO 2006 Rank: 47/76, 13-15 +217
WSC 1999 Rank: 17
WSC 2001 Rank: 9
WSC 2003 Rank: 55
WSC 2005 Rank: 8
Round by Round

High score: 579
Average for: 426
Average against: 393

Round 1

[photo of Michael Baker]

Wiegand played #4 Michael Baker (Portland, OR) and won 438 to 305 (a spread of 133).

Current ranking: #18.

Current record: 1-0, +133.

Round 2

[photo of Jeff Reeves]

Wiegand played #82 Jeff Reeves (Woodworth, LA) and won 432 to 370 (a spread of 62).

Current ranking: #16.

Current record: 2-0, +195.

Round 3

[photo of Chris Lipe]

Wiegand played #54 Chris Lipe (Rome, NY) and won 405 to 399 (a spread of 6).

Current ranking: #9.

Current record: 3-0, +201.

Round 4

[photo of Debbie Stegman]

Wiegand played #95 Debbie Stegman (Kew Gardens, NY) and lost 391 to 473 (a spread of -82).

Current ranking: #24.

Current record: 3-1, +119.

Round 5

[photo of Rahn McKeown]

Wiegand played #60 Rahn McKeown (Pittsboro, NC) and lost 405 to 408 (a spread of -3).

Current ranking: #34.

Current record: 3-2, +116.

Round 6

[photo of Trip Payne]

Wiegand played #70 Trip Payne (Boca Raton, FL) and lost 359 to 423 (a spread of -64).

Current ranking: #47.

Current record: 3-3, +52.

Round 7

[photo of Patricia Barrett]

Wiegand played #6 Patricia Barrett (Houston, TX) and won 477 to 373 (a spread of 104).

Current ranking: #28.

Current record: 4-3, +156.

Round 8

[photo of Seth Lipkin]

Wiegand played #55 Seth Lipkin (Hopkinton, MA) and won 436 to 434 (a spread of 2).

Current ranking: #27.

Current record: 5-3, +158.

Round 9

[photo of Jerry Lerman]

Wiegand played #52 Jerry Lerman (Foster City, CA) and lost 399 to 414 (a spread of -15).

Current ranking: #39.

Current record: 5-4, +143.

Round 10

[photo of Marty Gabriel]

Wiegand played #28 Marty Gabriel (Charleston, IL) and won 406 to 397 (a spread of 9).

Current ranking: #31.

Current record: 6-4, +152.

Round 11

[photo of Steve Grob]

Wiegand played #34 Steve Grob (Fenton, MI) and won 431 to 350 (a spread of 81).

Current ranking: #23.

Current record: 7-4, +233.

Round 12

[photo of Cesar Del Solar]

Wiegand played #18 Cesar Del Solar (Pasadena, CA) and won 560 to 227 (a spread of 333).

Current ranking: #14.

Current record: 8-4, +566.

Round 13

[photo of Panupol Sujjayakorn]

Wiegand played #97 Panupol Sujjayakorn (Thailand) and won 413 to 391 (a spread of 22).

Current ranking: #9.

Current record: 9-4, +588.

Round 14

[photo of Nigel Peltier]

Wiegand played #73 Nigel Peltier (Seattle, WA) and lost 398 to 478 (a spread of -80).

Current ranking: #15.

Current record: 9-5, +508.

Round 15

[photo of Mark Przybyszewski]

Wiegand played #79 Mark Przybyszewski (Depew, NY) and won 522 to 353 (a spread of 169).

Current ranking: #9.

Current record: 10-5, +677.

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

Round 16

[photo of Sammy Okosagah]

Wiegand played #67 Sammy Okosagah (Baltimore, MD) and lost 406 to 424 (a spread of -18).

Current ranking: #18.

Current record: 10-6, +659.

Round 17

[photo of Matt Graham]

Wiegand played #32 Matt Graham (New York, NY) and lost 269 to 512 (a spread of -243).

Current ranking: #24.

Current record: 10-7, +416.

Round 18

[photo of Kenji Matsumoto]

Wiegand played #58 Kenji Matsumoto (Amherst, MA) and lost 370 to 419 (a spread of -49).

Current ranking: #32.

Current record: 10-8, +367.

Round 19

[photo of Pakorn Nemitrmansuk]

Wiegand played #64 Pakorn Nemitrmansuk (Thailand) and lost 397 to 418 (a spread of -21).

Current ranking: #38.

Current record: 10-9, +346.

Round 20

[photo of Mike Baron]

Wiegand played #5 Mike Baron (Corrales, NM) and won 579 to 305 (a spread of 274).

Current ranking: #30.

Current record: 11-9, +620.

Round 21

[photo of Orry Swift]

Wiegand played #98 Orry Swift (Waco, TX) and won 432 to 338 (a spread of 94).

Current ranking: #22.

Current record: 12-9, +714.

Round 22

[photo of Steve Polatnick]

Wiegand played #78 Steve Polatnick (Miami, FL) and won 447 to 389 (a spread of 58).

Current ranking: #18.

Current record: 13-9, +772.

Round 23

[photo of Joel Wapnick]

Wiegand played #102 Joel Wapnick (Montreal QC) and lost 396 to 422 (a spread of -26).

Current ranking: #23.

Current record: 13-10, +746.

Round 24

[photo of Nick Meyer]

Wiegand played #61 Nick Meyer (Berkeley, CA) and won 543 to 386 (a spread of 157).

Current ranking: #17.

Current record: 14-10, +903.

Round 25

[photo of Ron Tiekert]

Wiegand played #101 Ron Tiekert (Melbourne, FL) and lost 286 to 453 (a spread of -167).

Current ranking: #23.

Current record: 14-11, +736.

Round 26

[photo of David Weisberg]

Wiegand played #104 David Weisberg (Hollywood, FL) and won 422 to 405 (a spread of 17).

Current ranking: #19.

Current record: 15-11, +753.

Round 27

[photo of Robin Pollock Daniel]

Wiegand played #14 Robin Pollock Daniel (Toronto ON) and lost 411 to 440 (a spread of -29).

Current ranking: #26.

Current record: 15-12, +724.

Round 28

[photo of Edward De Guzman]

Wiegand played #17 Edward De Guzman (Urbana, IL) and won 507 to 299 (a spread of 208).

Current ranking: #20.

Current record: 16-12, +932.


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