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NSC 2008: Terry Kang Rau [#104]

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On this page, you will find information about Terry Kang Rau, 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 12-16, -148, and is ranked #100 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 Terry Kang Rau]

Given name(s): Terry Kang
Surname(s): Rau
Home: New Britain, CT, United States
Awards: Most frequently "Winterized."
Hobbies: Traveling, cooking, reading, tennis.
Occupation: Freelance Ventriloquist
NSC 2002 Division: 6
NSC 2002 Rank: 5/88, 21-10 +794
NSC 2004 Division: 1
NSC 2004 Rank: 169/172, 9-21 -1608
USSO 2006 Division: 2
USSO 2006 Rank: 83/102, 12-16 -644
Round by Round

High score: 528
Average for: 389
Average against: 394

Round 1

[photo of Tony Claitor]

Rau played #18 Tony Claitor (Orlando, FL) and lost 397 to 405 (a spread of -8).

Current ranking: #74.

Current record: 0-1, -8.

Round 2

[photo of John Stardom]

Rau played #119 John Stardom (Ottawa ON) and lost 366 to 461 (a spread of -95).

Current ranking: #109.

Current record: 0-2, -103.

Round 3

[photo of Tim Wilkinson]

Rau played #137 Tim Wilkinson (Marlborough, MA) and lost 277 to 408 (a spread of -131).

Current ranking: #126.

Current record: 0-3, -234.

Round 4

[photo of Dan Unger]

Rau played #131 Dan Unger (Alameda, CA) and won 445 to 365 (a spread of 80).

Current ranking: #107.

Current record: 1-3, -154.

Round 5

[photo of Betty Cornelison]

Rau played #23 Betty Cornelison (Portland, OR) and won 403 to 312 (a spread of 91).

Current ranking: #84.

Current record: 2-3, -63.

Round 6

[photo of Lila Crotty]

Rau played #25 Lila Crotty (Metairie, LA) and won 392 to 319 (a spread of 73).

Current ranking: #62.

Current record: 3-3, +10.

Round 7

[photo of Carolyn Easter]

Rau played #34 Carolyn Easter (Birmingham, MI) and won 402 to 357 (a spread of 45).

Current ranking: #47.

Current record: 4-3, +55.

Round 8

[photo of Jeff Clark]

Rau played #19 Jeff Clark (Linden, MI) and won 421 to 351 (a spread of 70).

Current ranking: #37.

Current record: 5-3, +125.

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

Round 9

[photo of Andrew Friedrich]

Rau played #47 Andrew Friedrich (Aurora, CO) and lost 242 to 379 (a spread of -137).

Current ranking: #56.

Current record: 5-4, -12.

Round 10

[photo of Ben Harrison]

Rau played #54 Ben Harrison (Cambridge, MA) and lost 350 to 368 (a spread of -18).

Current ranking: #68.

Current record: 5-5, -30.

Round 11

[photo of Rebecca Lambert]

Rau played #75 Rebecca Lambert (Columbia, MD) and won 460 to 305 (a spread of 155).

Current ranking: #52.

Current record: 6-5, +125.

Round 12

[photo of Judy Horn]

Rau played #63 Judy Horn (Reading, MA) and lost 371 to 433 (a spread of -62).

Current ranking: #66.

Current record: 6-6, +63.

Round 13

[photo of Jean McArthur]

Rau played #86 Jean McArthur (Austin, TX) and won 528 to 310 (a spread of 218).

Current ranking: #46.

Current record: 7-6, +281.

Round 14

[photo of Michael Eldeiry]

Rau played #36 Michael Eldeiry (Davie, FL) and lost 353 to 459 (a spread of -106).

Current ranking: #67.

Current record: 7-7, +175.

Round 15

[photo of Emely Weissman]

Rau played #134 Emely Weissman (Menlo Park, CA) and won 464 to 398 (a spread of 66).

Current ranking: #51.

Current record: 8-7, +241.

Round 16

[photo of Kay Patterson]

Rau played #99 Kay Patterson (Columbia, MD) and lost 393 to 466 (a spread of -73).

Current ranking: #67.

Current record: 8-8, +168.

Round 17

[photo of Robert Felman]

Rau played #39 Robert Felman (Nokomis, FL) and won 496 to 341 (a spread of 155).

Current ranking: #46.

Current record: 9-8, +323.

Round 18

[photo of James Henderson]

Rau played #59 James Henderson (Somes Bar, CA) and lost 351 to 439 (a spread of -88).

Current ranking: #61.

Current record: 9-9, +235.

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

Round 19

[photo of Heather McCall]

Rau played #87 Heather McCall (Toronto ON) and lost 318 to 433 (a spread of -115).

Current ranking: #72.

Current record: 9-10, +120.

Round 20

[photo of Andrew Solomon]

Rau played #116 Andrew Solomon (Barrington, IL) and lost 357 to 442 (a spread of -85).

Current ranking: #84.

Current record: 9-11, +35.

Round 21

[photo of Carole Denton]

Rau played #30 Carole Denton (New Carrollton, MD) and won 444 to 294 (a spread of 150).

Current ranking: #73.

Current record: 10-11, +185.

Round 22

[photo of Eric Kinderman]

Rau played #72 Eric Kinderman (Burlington, VT) and lost 283 to 423 (a spread of -140).

Current ranking: #86.

Current record: 10-12, +45.

Round 23

[photo of Karen Fishman]

Rau played #43 Karen Fishman (Stamford, CT) and lost 342 to 436 (a spread of -94).

Current ranking: #96.

Current record: 10-13, -49.

Round 24

[photo of Ruth Hamilton]

Rau played #53 Ruth Hamilton (Lake Oswego, OR) and won 424 to 369 (a spread of 55).

Current ranking: #87.

Current record: 11-13, +6.

Round 25

[photo of Joe Petree]

Rau played #100 Joe Petree (Secane, PA) and lost 371 to 485 (a spread of -114).

Current ranking: #92.

Current record: 11-14, -108.

Round 26

[photo of Carol Dustin]

Rau played #33 Carol Dustin (Minneapolis, MN) and won 482 to 320 (a spread of 162).

Current ranking: #84.

Current record: 12-14, +54.

Round 27

[photo of Arun Methaset]

Rau played #88 Arun Methaset (Thailand) and lost 386 to 533 (a spread of -147).

Current ranking: #93.

Current record: 12-15, -93.

Round 28

[photo of Yukiko Loritz]

Rau played #82 Yukiko Loritz (Anaheim, CA) and lost 379 to 434 (a spread of -55).

Current ranking: #100.

Current record: 12-16, -148.


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