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NSC 2008: Yukiko Loritz [#82]

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On this page, you will find information about Yukiko Loritz, 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 14-14, +252, and is ranked #63 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 Yukiko Loritz]

Given name(s): Yukiko
Surname(s): Loritz
Home: Anaheim, CA, United States
Awards: valedictorian twice
Hobbies: going to concerts & reading
Occupation: Wife, Mother, Student
NSC 2004 Division: 3
NSC 2004 Rank: 146/169, 12-18 -389
NSC 2005 Division: 3
NSC 2005 Rank: 86/134, 13-15 -150
Round by Round

High score: 565
Average for: 403
Average against: 394

Round 1

[photo of Emely Weissman]

Loritz played #134 Emely Weissman (Menlo Park, CA) and won 458 to 438 (a spread of 20).

Current ranking: #53.

Current record: 1-0, +20.

Round 2

[photo of Larry Rand]

Loritz played #103 Larry Rand (Chandler, AZ) and lost 388 to 467 (a spread of -79).

Current ranking: #80.

Current record: 1-1, -59.

Round 3

[photo of Karen Fishman]

Loritz played #43 Karen Fishman (Stamford, CT) and won 391 to 376 (a spread of 15).

Current ranking: #60.

Current record: 2-1, -44.

Round 4

[photo of Matthew Ridout]

Loritz played #106 Matthew Ridout (Lexington, KY) and lost 314 to 428 (a spread of -114).

Current ranking: #85.

Current record: 2-2, -158.

Round 5

[photo of Scott P. Leifer]

Loritz played #78 Scott Leifer (Middleboro, MA) and lost 338 to 344 (a spread of -6).

Current ranking: #95.

Current record: 2-3, -164.

Round 6

[photo of Thomas Conrad]

Loritz played #22 Thomas Conrad (Rio Rancho, NM) and won 536 to 437 (a spread of 99).

Current ranking: #71.

Current record: 3-3, -65.

Round 7

[photo of Lawren Freebody]

Loritz played #46 Lawren Freebody (Hawthorne, CA) and lost 326 to 439 (a spread of -113).

Current ranking: #94.

Current record: 3-4, -178.

Round 8

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Loritz played #38 Bob Enszer (Saginaw, MI) and lost 361 to 395 (a spread of -34).

Current ranking: #104.

Current record: 3-5, -212.

Round 9

[photo of Carl Stocker]

Loritz played #123 Carl Stocker (Hallandale, FL) and won 380 to 362 (a spread of 18).

Current ranking: #88.

Current record: 4-5, -194.

Round 10

[photo of David Abolafia]

Loritz played #2 David Abolafia (Sarasota, FL) and won 565 to 359 (a spread of 206).

Current ranking: #65.

Current record: 5-5, +12.

Round 11

[photo of Tim Michaels]

Loritz played #89 Tim Michaels (Knoxville, TN) and won 446 to 380 (a spread of 66).

Current ranking: #56.

Current record: 6-5, +78.

Round 12

[photo of Jean McArthur]

Loritz played #86 Jean McArthur (Austin, TX) and won 498 to 321 (a spread of 177).

Current ranking: #36.

Current record: 7-5, +255.

Round 13

[photo of Siri Tillekeratne]

Loritz played #128 Siri Tillekeratne (Calgary AB) and lost 372 to 375 (a spread of -3).

Current ranking: #49.

Current record: 7-6, +252.

Round 14

[photo of Timothy Anglin]

Loritz played #5 Tim Anglin (Toronto ON) and won 437 to 382 (a spread of 55).

Current ranking: #35.

Current record: 8-6, +307.

Round 15

[photo of Jason Ubeika]

Loritz played #130 Jason Ubeika (Mississauga ON) and won 431 to 328 (a spread of 103).

Current ranking: #25.

Current record: 9-6, +410.

Round 16

[photo of Mohamed Alim]

Loritz played #4 Mohamed Alim (Guyana) and lost 330 to 463 (a spread of -133).

Current ranking: #37.

Current record: 9-7, +277.

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

Round 17

[photo of Evans Clinchy]

Loritz played #20 Evans Clinchy (Boston, MA) and lost 346 to 435 (a spread of -89).

Current ranking: #51.

Current record: 9-8, +188.

Round 18

[photo of Cathy O'Sickey]

Loritz played #96 Cathy Osickey (Gainesville, FL) and won 482 to 338 (a spread of 144).

Current ranking: #36.

Current record: 10-8, +332.

Round 19

[photo of Kay Patterson]

Loritz played #99 Kay Patterson (Columbia, MD) and lost 367 to 370 (a spread of -3).

Current ranking: #48.

Current record: 10-9, +329.

Round 20

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Loritz played #76 Curtis Lee (Jacksonville, FL) and lost 376 to 427 (a spread of -51).

Current ranking: #60.

Current record: 10-10, +278.

Round 21

[photo of Daniel Goodwin]

Loritz played #50 Daniel Goodwin (Seattle, WA) and won 452 to 403 (a spread of 49).

Current ranking: #49.

Current record: 11-10, +327.

Round 22

[photo of Kevin Leeds]

Loritz played #77 Kevin Leeds (Austin, TX) and lost 286 to 479 (a spread of -193).

Current ranking: #63.

Current record: 11-11, +134.

Round 23

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Loritz played #115 Charles Smith (Durham, NC) and won 474 to 450 (a spread of 24).

Current ranking: #53.

Current record: 12-11, +158.

Round 24

[photo of R. Jason Sommer]

Loritz played #117 R Jason Sommer (Solvang, CA) and won 436 to 306 (a spread of 130).

Current ranking: #43.

Current record: 13-11, +288.

Round 25

[photo of Diane Firstman]

Loritz played #41 Diane Firstman (Forest Hills, NY) and lost 359 to 371 (a spread of -12).

Current ranking: #50.

Current record: 13-12, +276.

Round 26

[photo of David Hermanson]

Loritz played #60 David Hermanson (Temple City, CA) and lost 331 to 373 (a spread of -42).

Current ranking: #62.

Current record: 13-13, +234.

Round 27

[photo of Kristina Simon]

Loritz played #113 Kristina Simon (Plano, TX) and lost 371 to 408 (a spread of -37).

Current ranking: #72.

Current record: 13-14, +197.

Round 28

[photo of Terry Kang Rau]

Loritz played #104 Terry Kang Rau (New Britain, CT) and won 434 to 379 (a spread of 55).

Current ranking: #63.

Current record: 14-14, +252.


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