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NSC 2008: Roger Cullman [#26]

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On this page, you will find information about Roger Cullman, 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 10-18, -856, and is ranked #126 in Division 2.

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 Roger Cullman]

Given name(s): Roger
Surname(s): Cullman
Home: Toronto, ON, Canada
Awards: Director of Scrabble in the City (June 2005- present) www.scrabbleinthecity.com
Hobbies: Creator of Scrabble Player Trading Cards; blogger at www.wordfreak.livejournal.com
Occupation: Photojournalist
NSC 2002 Division: 5
NSC 2002 Rank: 34/111, 17-14 +306
NSC 2004 Division: 3
NSC 2004 Rank: 92/169, 15-15 -345
NSC 2005 Division: 3
NSC 2005 Rank: 129/134, 9.5-18.5 -600
USSO 2006 Division: 3
USSO 2006 Rank: 82/129, 13-15 -93
Round by Round

High score: 467
Average for: 370
Average against: 401

Round 1

[photo of Richard Popper]

Cullman played #101 Richard Popper (Wilmington, DE) and lost 271 to 496 (a spread of -225).

Current ranking: #130.

Current record: 0-1, -225.

Round 2

[photo of Tim Michaels]

Cullman played #89 Tim Michaels (Knoxville, TN) and lost 313 to 550 (a spread of -237).

Current ranking: #134.

Current record: 0-2, -462.

Round 3

[photo of Lila Crotty]

Cullman played #25 Lila Crotty (Metairie, LA) and won 466 to 408 (a spread of 58).

Current ranking: #115.

Current record: 1-2, -404.

Round 4

[photo of Glenn Dunlop]

Cullman played #31 Glenn Dunlop (Brantford ON) and lost 333 to 428 (a spread of -95).

Current ranking: #124.

Current record: 1-3, -499.

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

Round 5

[photo of David Hermanson]

Cullman played #60 David Hermanson (Temple City, CA) and lost 384 to 392 (a spread of -8).

Current ranking: #129.

Current record: 1-4, -507.

Round 6

[photo of Glenda Short]

Cullman played #111 Glenda Short (Oklahoma City, OK) and lost 349 to 424 (a spread of -75).

Current ranking: #131.

Current record: 1-5, -582.

Round 7

[photo of Luise Shafritz]

Cullman played #109 Luise Shafritz (Las Vegas, NV) and won 392 to 365 (a spread of 27).

Current ranking: #125.

Current record: 2-5, -555.

Round 8

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Cullman played #129 Christiane Tran (Santa Cruz, CA) and lost 286 to 400 (a spread of -114).

Current ranking: #129.

Current record: 2-6, -669.

Round 9

[photo of Mary Aline Stevens]

Cullman played #121 Mary Aline Stevens (Berkeley, CA) and won 390 to 342 (a spread of 48).

Current ranking: #119.

Current record: 3-6, -621.

Round 10

[photo of Cynthia Pughsley]

Cullman played #102 Cynthia Pughsley (Oakland, CA) and won 413 to 272 (a spread of 141).

Current ranking: #104.

Current record: 4-6, -480.

Round 11

[photo of Matthew Silver]

Cullman played #112 Matthew Silver (Westport, CT) and lost 335 to 363 (a spread of -28).

Current ranking: #112.

Current record: 4-7, -508.

Round 12

[photo of Mary Capalbi]

Cullman played #16 Mary Capalbi (Deerfield Beach, FL) and won 389 to 307 (a spread of 82).

Current ranking: #99.

Current record: 5-7, -426.

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

Round 13

[photo of Daniel Milton]

Cullman played #90 Daniel Milton (Vienna, VA) and lost 329 to 364 (a spread of -35).

Current ranking: #108.

Current record: 5-8, -461.

Round 14

[photo of Mary A. Lyons]

Cullman played #83 Mary A Lyons (Coatesville, PA) and won 433 to 297 (a spread of 136).

Current ranking: #95.

Current record: 6-8, -325.

Round 15

[photo of Susi Tiekert]

Cullman played #127 Susi Tiekert (Melbourne, FL) and won 467 to 369 (a spread of 98).

Current ranking: #85.

Current record: 7-8, -227.

Round 16

[photo of Kristina Simon]

Cullman played #113 Kristina Simon (Plano, TX) and lost 278 to 416 (a spread of -138).

Current ranking: #95.

Current record: 7-9, -365.

Round 17

[photo of Harriette Lakernick]

Cullman played #74 Harriette Lakernick (Chicago, IL) and lost 411 to 428 (a spread of -17).

Current ranking: #107.

Current record: 7-10, -382.

Round 18

[photo of Rebecca Lambert]

Cullman played #75 Rebecca Lambert (Columbia, MD) and lost 332 to 462 (a spread of -130).

Current ranking: #110.

Current record: 7-11, -512.

Round 19

[photo of Stan Miranda]

Cullman played #92 Stan Miranda (Albuquerque, NM) and lost 341 to 415 (a spread of -74).

Current ranking: #117.

Current record: 7-12, -586.

Round 20

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Cullman played #118 Florence Spanfelner (Aston, PA) and lost 335 to 458 (a spread of -123).

Current ranking: #123.

Current record: 7-13, -709.

Round 21

[photo of Elaine Patterson]

Cullman played #98 Elaine Patterson (Stoughton, MA) and lost 368 to 435 (a spread of -67).

Current ranking: #127.

Current record: 7-14, -776.

Round 22

[photo of Larry P. Gradus]

Cullman played #51 Larry Gradus (Fort Lauderdale, FL) and lost 311 to 448 (a spread of -137).

Current ranking: #129.

Current record: 7-15, -913.

Round 23

[photo of Ann Mirabito]

Cullman played #91 Ann Mirabito (Lakeside Village, TX) and lost 316 to 381 (a spread of -65).

Current ranking: #130.

Current record: 7-16, -978.

Round 24

[photo of Erica Norris]

Cullman played #95 Erica Norris (Phoenixville, PA) and won 460 to 427 (a spread of 33).

Current ranking: #128.

Current record: 8-16, -945.

Round 25

[photo of Dan Unger]

Cullman played #131 Dan Unger (Alameda, CA) and lost 412 to 449 (a spread of -37).

Current ranking: #130.

Current record: 8-17, -982.

Round 26

[photo of Francis Anum]

Cullman played #6 Francis Anum (Raleigh, NC) and won 449 to 325 (a spread of 124).

Current ranking: #126.

Current record: 9-17, -858.

Round 27

[photo of David Zimmerman]

Cullman played #139 Dave Zimmerman (Baton Rouge, LA) and won 383 to 369 (a spread of 14).

Current ranking: #124.

Current record: 10-17, -844.

Round 28

[photo of Francis Anum]

Cullman played #6 Francis Anum (Raleigh, NC) again and lost 415 to 427 (a spread of -12).

Current ranking: #126.

Current record: 10-18, -856.


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