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NSC 2008: Alex Fiszbein [#44]

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On this page, you will find information about Alex Fiszbein, 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, +393, and is ranked #28 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 Alex Fiszbein]

Given name(s): Alex
Surname(s): Fiszbein
Home: South Lyon, MI, United States
Awards: won first tournament at age 11
Hobbies: baseball, video games, trombone
Occupation: Student
NSC 2004 Division: 4
NSC 2004 Rank: 4/150, 21-9 +773
NSC 2005 Division: 3
NSC 2005 Rank: 23/134, 17-11 +308
USSO 2006 Division: 3
USSO 2006 Rank: 34/129, 16-12 +62
Round by Round

High score: 503
Average for: 409
Average against: 395

Round 1

[photo of Judy Horn]

Fiszbein played #63 Judy Horn (Reading, MA) and won 416 to 323 (a spread of 93).

Current ranking: #18.

Current record: 1-0, +93.

Round 2

[photo of Joe Petree]

Fiszbein played #100 Joe Petree (Secane, PA) and won 484 to 402 (a spread of 82).

Current ranking: #14.

Current record: 2-0, +175.

Round 3

[photo of Keith Hagel]

Fiszbein played #52 Keith Hagel (Waterville, ME) and won 466 to 351 (a spread of 115).

Current ranking: #10.

Current record: 3-0, +290.

Round 4

[photo of Marc Levesque]

Fiszbein played #79 Marc Levesque (Victoria BC) and won 455 to 375 (a spread of 80).

Current ranking: #5.

Current record: 4-0, +370.

Round 5

[photo of Tony Claitor]

Fiszbein played #18 Tony Claitor (Orlando, FL) and won 409 to 371 (a spread of 38).

Current ranking: #5.

Current record: 5-0, +408.

Round 6

[photo of Daniel Goodwin]

Fiszbein played #50 Daniel Goodwin (Seattle, WA) and lost 348 to 403 (a spread of -55).

Current ranking: #12.

Current record: 5-1, +353.

Round 7

[photo of John Stardom]

Fiszbein played #119 John Stardom (Ottawa ON) and won 476 to 415 (a spread of 61).

Current ranking: #6.

Current record: 6-1, +414.

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

Round 8

[photo of Paul Avrin]

Fiszbein played #7 Paul Avrin (New York, NY) and won 451 to 374 (a spread of 77).

Current ranking: #4.

Current record: 7-1, +491.

Round 9

[photo of Eric Kinderman]

Fiszbein played #72 Eric Kinderman (Burlington, VT) and won 435 to 269 (a spread of 166).

Current ranking: #2.

Current record: 8-1, +657.

Round 10

[photo of Conrad Bassett-Bouchard]

Fiszbein played #8 Conrad Bassett-Bouchard (Moraga, CA) and lost 325 to 419 (a spread of -94).

Current ranking: #5.

Current record: 8-2, +563.

Round 11

[photo of Shannon Burns]

Fiszbein played #15 Shannon Burns (Airdrie AB) and lost 345 to 419 (a spread of -74).

Current ranking: #9.

Current record: 8-3, +489.

Round 12

[photo of Andy Bohnsack]

Fiszbein played #13 Andy Bohnsack (Madison, WI) and won 475 to 363 (a spread of 112).

Current ranking: #6.

Current record: 9-3, +601.

Round 13

[photo of Lawren Freebody]

Fiszbein played #46 Lawren Freebody (Hawthorne, CA) and won 434 to 427 (a spread of 7).

Current ranking: #5.

Current record: 10-3, +608.

Round 14

[photo of Win Inthara]

Fiszbein played #66 Win Inthara (Orlando, FL) and lost 402 to 467 (a spread of -65).

Current ranking: #8.

Current record: 10-4, +543.

Round 15

[photo of Joe Bihlmeyer]

Fiszbein played #11 Joe Bihlmeyer (Durham, CT) and won 421 to 333 (a spread of 88).

Current ranking: #7.

Current record: 11-4, +631.

Round 16

[photo of Kevin Rickhoff]

Fiszbein played #105 Kevin Rickhoff (Saugus, CA) and won 443 to 371 (a spread of 72).

Current ranking: #4.

Current record: 12-4, +703.

Round 17

[photo of Judith A. Levitt]

Fiszbein played #80 Judy Levitt (Los Angeles, CA) and won 456 to 352 (a spread of 104).

Current ranking: #3.

Current record: 13-4, +807.

Round 18

[photo of Andrew Friedrich]

Fiszbein played #47 Andrew Friedrich (Aurora, CO) and won 356 to 326 (a spread of 30).

Current ranking: #3.

Current record: 14-4, +837.

Round 19

[photo of Paul Izikoff]

Fiszbein played #67 Paul Izikoff (Miami, FL) and lost 313 to 470 (a spread of -157).

Current ranking: #5.

Current record: 14-5, +680.

Round 20

[photo of Rick Wong]

Fiszbein played #138 Rick Wong (San Jose, CA) and lost 343 to 524 (a spread of -181).

Current ranking: #6.

Current record: 14-6, +499.

Round 21

[photo of Win Inthara]

Fiszbein played #66 Win Inthara (Orlando, FL) again and won 503 to 360 (a spread of 143).

Current ranking: #4.

Current record: 15-6, +642.

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

Round 22

[photo of Paul Haverly]

Fiszbein played #56 Paul Haverly (Sorrento, FL) and lost 396 to 410 (a spread of -14).

Current ranking: #7.

Current record: 15-7, +628.

Round 23

[photo of Jeff Fiszbein]

Fiszbein played #45 Jeff Fiszbein (South Lyon, MI) and lost 340 to 391 (a spread of -51).

Current ranking: #10.

Current record: 15-8, +577.

Round 24

[photo of Brett Haughney]

Fiszbein played #55 Brett Haughney (Chicago, IL) and won 460 to 389 (a spread of 71).

Current ranking: #7.

Current record: 16-8, +648.

Round 25

[photo of Roy Kamen]

Fiszbein played #69 Roy Kamen (Covina, CA) and lost 368 to 410 (a spread of -42).

Current ranking: #12.

Current record: 16-9, +606.

Round 26

[photo of Ben Harrison]

Fiszbein played #54 Ben Harrison (Cambridge, MA) and lost 323 to 398 (a spread of -75).

Current ranking: #17.

Current record: 16-10, +531.

Round 27

[photo of Jason Ubeika]

Fiszbein played #130 Jason Ubeika (Mississauga ON) and lost 412 to 475 (a spread of -63).

Current ranking: #23.

Current record: 16-11, +468.

Round 28

[photo of Daniel Stock]

Fiszbein played #122 Daniel Stock (Rocky River, OH) and lost 390 to 465 (a spread of -75).

Current ranking: #28.

Current record: 16-12, +393.


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