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NSC 2008: Larry Rand [#103]

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On this page, you will find information about Larry Rand, 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, -302, and is ranked #74 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 Larry Rand]

Given name(s): Larry
Surname(s): Rand
Home: Chandler, AZ, United States
Awards: Co-director of the year 2003; Dickinson College sports hall of fame
Hobbies: Travel, photography and family
Occupation: Retired
Notes: NSC 2004 Division 3 Leader
NSC 2002 Division: 1
NSC 2002 Rank: 93/132, 14-17 -295
NSC 2005 Division: 1
NSC 2005 Rank: 67/87, 12-16 -36
USSO 2006 Division: 1
USSO 2006 Rank: 65/76, 11-17 -297
Round by Round

High score: 507
Average for: 386
Average against: 397

Round 1

[photo of Karen Fishman]

Rand played #43 Karen Fishman (Stamford, CT) and won 403 to 386 (a spread of 17).

Current ranking: #56.

Current record: 1-0, +17.

Round 2

[photo of Yukiko Loritz]

Rand played #82 Yukiko Loritz (Anaheim, CA) and won 467 to 388 (a spread of 79).

Current ranking: #26.

Current record: 2-0, +96.

Round 3

[photo of Emely Weissman]

Rand played #134 Emely Weissman (Menlo Park, CA) and lost 329 to 405 (a spread of -76).

Current ranking: #51.

Current record: 2-1, +20.

Round 4

[photo of John Stardom]

Rand played #119 John Stardom (Ottawa ON) and lost 276 to 500 (a spread of -224).

Current ranking: #88.

Current record: 2-2, -204.

Round 5

[photo of David Abolafia]

Rand played #2 David Abolafia (Sarasota, FL) and won 412 to 379 (a spread of 33).

Current ranking: #61.

Current record: 3-2, -171.

Round 6

[photo of Glenn Dunlop]

Rand played #31 Glenn Dunlop (Brantford ON) and lost 332 to 465 (a spread of -133).

Current ranking: #88.

Current record: 3-3, -304.

Round 7

[photo of Sam Hollington]

Rand played #61 Sam Hollington (St. Catharines ON) and lost 395 to 407 (a spread of -12).

Current ranking: #101.

Current record: 3-4, -316.

Round 8

[photo of Erica Norris]

Rand played #95 Erica Norris (Phoenixville, PA) and won 371 to 356 (a spread of 15).

Current ranking: #82.

Current record: 4-4, -301.

Round 9

[photo of Mary Capalbi]

Rand played #16 Mary Capalbi (Deerfield Beach, FL) and won 395 to 365 (a spread of 30).

Current ranking: #68.

Current record: 5-4, -271.

Round 10

[photo of Heather McCall]

Rand played #87 Heather McCall (Toronto ON) and lost 439 to 451 (a spread of -12).

Current ranking: #81.

Current record: 5-5, -283.

Round 11

[photo of Paul Haverly]

Rand played #56 Paul Haverly (Sorrento, FL) and won 449 to 320 (a spread of 129).

Current ranking: #66.

Current record: 6-5, -154.

Round 12

[photo of Daniel Goodwin]

Rand played #50 Daniel Goodwin (Seattle, WA) and lost 355 to 413 (a spread of -58).

Current ranking: #79.

Current record: 6-6, -212.

Round 13

[photo of Mason Shambach]

Rand played #110 Mason Shambach (Battle Creek, MI) and won 465 to 313 (a spread of 152).

Current ranking: #66.

Current record: 7-6, -60.

Round 14

[photo of Harriette Lakernick]

Rand played #74 Harriette Lakernick (Chicago, IL) and won 408 to 326 (a spread of 82).

Current ranking: #47.

Current record: 8-6, +22.

Round 15

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Rand played #115 Charles Smith (Durham, NC) and won 415 to 383 (a spread of 32).

Current ranking: #37.

Current record: 9-6, +54.

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

Round 16

[photo of Thavachai Thivavarnvongs]

Rand played #126 Thavachai Thivavarnvongs (Thailand) and lost 300 to 398 (a spread of -98).

Current ranking: #50.

Current record: 9-7, -44.

Round 17

[photo of Verna M Richards Berg]

Rand played #10 Verna Berg Richards (Manhattan, NY) and lost 281 to 359 (a spread of -78).

Current ranking: #62.

Current record: 9-8, -122.

Round 18

[photo of Judy Horn]

Rand played #63 Judy Horn (Reading, MA) and won 507 to 361 (a spread of 146).

Current ranking: #47.

Current record: 10-8, +24.

Round 19

[photo of Jack Eichenbaum]

Rand played #35 Jack Eichenbaum (Flushing, NY) and won 353 to 313 (a spread of 40).

Current ranking: #36.

Current record: 11-8, +64.

Round 20

[photo of Chris Patrick Morgan]

Rand played #93 Chris Patrick Morgan (San Francisco, CA) and won 476 to 463 (a spread of 13).

Current ranking: #29.

Current record: 12-8, +77.

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

Round 21

[photo of Daniel Stock]

Rand played #122 Daniel Stock (Rocky River, OH) and lost 362 to 391 (a spread of -29).

Current ranking: #38.

Current record: 12-9, +48.

Round 22

[photo of Ryan Fischer]

Rand played #42 Ryan Fischer (Charlotte, NC) and lost 286 to 423 (a spread of -137).

Current ranking: #49.

Current record: 12-10, -89.

Round 23

[photo of Mohamed Alim]

Rand played #4 Mohamed Alim (Guyana) and lost 304 to 473 (a spread of -169).

Current ranking: #63.

Current record: 12-11, -258.

Round 24

[photo of Timothy Anglin]

Rand played #5 Tim Anglin (Toronto ON) and lost 381 to 389 (a spread of -8).

Current ranking: #70.

Current record: 12-12, -266.

Round 25

[photo of Keith Hagel]

Rand played #52 Keith Hagel (Waterville, ME) and lost 427 to 511 (a spread of -84).

Current ranking: #84.

Current record: 12-13, -350.

Round 26

[photo of Elaine Patterson]

Rand played #98 Elaine Patterson (Stoughton, MA) and lost 394 to 432 (a spread of -38).

Current ranking: #91.

Current record: 12-14, -388.

Round 27

[photo of Stuart D Goldman]

Rand played #49 Stuart Goldman (San Francisco, CA) and won 442 to 380 (a spread of 62).

Current ranking: #79.

Current record: 13-14, -326.

Round 28

[photo of Cynthia V Seales]

Rand played #108 Cynthia Seales (Stone Mountain, GA) and won 381 to 357 (a spread of 24).

Current ranking: #74.

Current record: 14-14, -302.


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