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NSC 2008: Glenda Short [#111]

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On this page, you will find information about Glenda Short, 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, +341, and is ranked #60 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 Glenda Short]

Given name(s): Glenda
Surname(s): Short
Home: Oklahoma City, OK, United States
Awards: Highest rated female Scrabble player in Oklahoma
Hobbies: Movies, TV, Cooking, Travel, Puzzles and Games
Occupation: Retired
NSC 1994 Division: 2
NSC 1994 Rank: 5/90, 18-9 +685
NSC 1996 Division: 2
NSC 1996 Rank: 25/106, 15.5-11.5 +464
NSC 1998 Division: 2
NSC 1998 Rank: 86/151, 15-16 -33
NSC 2000 Division: 3
NSC 2000 Rank: 17/122, 19-12 +195
NSC 2002 Division: 3
NSC 2002 Rank: 89/136, 14-17 +214
NSC 2004 Division: 2
NSC 2004 Rank: 18/139, 18-12 +713
NSC 2005 Division: 3
NSC 2005 Rank: 30/134, 16-12 +620
USSO 2006 Division: 3
USSO 2006 Rank: 71/129, 13.5-14.5 +33
Round by Round

High score: 504
Average for: 395
Average against: 383

Round 1

[photo of Paul Avrin]

Short played #7 Paul Avrin (New York, NY) and lost 335 to 436 (a spread of -101).

Current ranking: #118.

Current record: 0-1, -101.

Round 2

[photo of Siri Tillekeratne]

Short played #128 Siri Tillekeratne (Calgary AB) and lost 287 to 338 (a spread of -51).

Current ranking: #118.

Current record: 0-2, -152.

Round 3

[photo of Michael Eldeiry]

Short played #36 Michael Eldeiry (Davie, FL) and won 404 to 375 (a spread of 29).

Current ranking: #97.

Current record: 1-2, -123.

Round 4

[photo of Betty Cornelison]

Short played #23 Betty Cornelison (Portland, OR) and lost 398 to 434 (a spread of -36).

Current ranking: #109.

Current record: 1-3, -159.

Round 5

[photo of David Zimmerman]

Short played #139 Dave Zimmerman (Baton Rouge, LA) and won 441 to 365 (a spread of 76).

Current ranking: #89.

Current record: 2-3, -83.

Round 6

[photo of Roger Cullman]

Short played #26 Roger Cullman (Toronto ON) and won 424 to 349 (a spread of 75).

Current ranking: #64.

Current record: 3-3, -8.

Round 7

[photo of David Weiss]

Short played #132 David Weiss (Billings, MT) and lost 324 to 511 (a spread of -187).

Current ranking: #95.

Current record: 3-4, -195.

Round 8

[photo of Chris Patrick Morgan]

Short played #93 Chris Patrick Morgan (San Francisco, CA) and lost 388 to 396 (a spread of -8).

Current ranking: #101.

Current record: 3-5, -203.

Round 9

[photo of Alan Stern]

Short played #120 Alan Stern (Shadow Hills, CA) and lost 326 to 377 (a spread of -51).

Current ranking: #110.

Current record: 3-6, -254.

Round 10

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Short played #129 Christiane Tran (Santa Cruz, CA) and won 416 to 394 (a spread of 22).

Current ranking: #98.

Current record: 4-6, -232.

Round 11

[photo of Luise Shafritz]

Short played #109 Luise Shafritz (Las Vegas, NV) and won 441 to 389 (a spread of 52).

Current ranking: #84.

Current record: 5-6, -180.

Round 12

[photo of T. C. Houlgate-West]

Short played #64 T C Houlgate-West (San Luis Obispo, CA) and won 429 to 398 (a spread of 31).

Current ranking: #76.

Current record: 6-6, -149.

Round 13

[photo of Jack Eichenbaum]

Short played #35 Jack Eichenbaum (Flushing, NY) and lost 447 to 457 (a spread of -10).

Current ranking: #79.

Current record: 6-7, -159.

Round 14

[photo of Daniel Stock]

Short played #122 Daniel Stock (Rocky River, OH) and lost 366 to 437 (a spread of -71).

Current ranking: #89.

Current record: 6-8, -230.

Round 15

[photo of Matt De Waelsche]

Short played #29 Matt DeWaelsche (San Antonio, TX) and won 492 to 277 (a spread of 215).

Current ranking: #76.

Current record: 7-8, -15.

Round 16

[photo of Carole Denton]

Short played #30 Carole Denton (New Carrollton, MD) and lost 362 to 403 (a spread of -41).

Current ranking: #86.

Current record: 7-9, -56.

Round 17

[photo of Eric Kinderman]

Short played #72 Eric Kinderman (Burlington, VT) and lost 423 to 435 (a spread of -12).

Current ranking: #97.

Current record: 7-10, -68.

Round 18

[photo of Marc Levesque]

Short played #79 Marc Levesque (Victoria BC) and won 438 to 317 (a spread of 121).

Current ranking: #89.

Current record: 8-10, +53.

Round 19

[photo of Mary Aline Stevens]

Short played #121 Mary Aline Stevens (Berkeley, CA) and lost 303 to 378 (a spread of -75).

Current ranking: #98.

Current record: 8-11, -22.

Round 20

[photo of David J Engelhardt]

Short played #37 David Engelhardt (Baltimore, MD) and lost 311 to 411 (a spread of -100).

Current ranking: #105.

Current record: 8-12, -122.

Round 21

[photo of Cynthia V Seales]

Short played #108 Cynthia Seales (Stone Mountain, GA) and won 375 to 298 (a spread of 77).

Current ranking: #96.

Current record: 9-12, -45.

Round 22

[photo of Benjamin Bloom]

Short played #12 Benjamin Bloom (Miami, FL) and lost 373 to 414 (a spread of -41).

Current ranking: #102.

Current record: 9-13, -86.

Round 23

[photo of Harriette Lakernick]

Short played #74 Harriette Lakernick (Chicago, IL) and won 414 to 318 (a spread of 96).

Current ranking: #94.

Current record: 10-13, +10.

Round 24

[photo of Joan Kelly]

Short played #71 Joan Kelly (Middletown, NY) and won 449 to 416 (a spread of 33).

Current ranking: #85.

Current record: 11-13, +43.

Round 25

[photo of Arun Methaset]

Short played #88 Arun Methaset (Thailand) and lost 375 to 417 (a spread of -42).

Current ranking: #89.

Current record: 11-14, +1.

Round 26

[photo of James Henderson]

Short played #59 James Henderson (Somes Bar, CA) and won 504 to 328 (a spread of 176).

Current ranking: #82.

Current record: 12-14, +177.

Round 27

[photo of Karen Fishman]

Short played #43 Karen Fishman (Stamford, CT) and won 419 to 373 (a spread of 46).

Current ranking: #71.

Current record: 13-14, +223.

Round 28

[photo of Cathy O'Sickey]

Short played #96 Cathy Osickey (Gainesville, FL) and won 399 to 281 (a spread of 118).

Current ranking: #60.

Current record: 14-14, +341.


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