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NSC 2008: Matthew Silver [#112]

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On this page, you will find information about Matthew Silver, 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 10-18, -148, and is ranked #123 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 Matthew Silver]

Given name(s): Matthew
Surname(s): Silver
Home: Westport, CT, United States
Occupation: Student
Round by Round

High score: 488
Average for: 385
Average against: 391

Round 1

[photo of Martin Weisskopf]

Silver played #133 Martin Weisskopf (Huntsville, AL) and lost 422 to 425 (a spread of -3).

Current ranking: #71.

Current record: 0-1, -3.

Round 2

[photo of James Henderson]

Silver played #59 James Henderson (Somes Bar, CA) and won 434 to 289 (a spread of 145).

Current ranking: #44.

Current record: 1-1, +142.

Round 3

[photo of David Johnson]

Silver played #68 David Johnson (Decatur, IL) and won 361 to 342 (a spread of 19).

Current ranking: #31.

Current record: 2-1, +161.

Round 4

[photo of Evans Clinchy]

Silver played #20 Evans Clinchy (Boston, MA) and lost 413 to 426 (a spread of -13).

Current ranking: #50.

Current record: 2-2, +148.

Round 5

[photo of Mary Aline Stevens]

Silver played #121 Mary Aline Stevens (Berkeley, CA) and won 488 to 346 (a spread of 142).

Current ranking: #31.

Current record: 3-2, +290.

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

Round 6

[photo of Mohamed Alim]

Silver played #4 Mohamed Alim (Guyana) and lost 410 to 431 (a spread of -21).

Current ranking: #45.

Current record: 3-3, +269.

Round 7

[photo of Lisa Slankard]

Silver played #114 Lisa Slankard (Chicago, IL) and lost 413 to 443 (a spread of -30).

Current ranking: #71.

Current record: 3-4, +239.

Round 8

[photo of Alan Stern]

Silver played #120 Alan Stern (Shadow Hills, CA) and lost 337 to 432 (a spread of -95).

Current ranking: #89.

Current record: 3-5, +144.

Round 9

[photo of Rebecca Lambert]

Silver played #75 Rebecca Lambert (Columbia, MD) and lost 405 to 429 (a spread of -24).

Current ranking: #100.

Current record: 3-6, +120.

Round 10

[photo of Scott P. Leifer]

Silver played #78 Scott Leifer (Middleboro, MA) and lost 412 to 427 (a spread of -15).

Current ranking: #112.

Current record: 3-7, +105.

Round 11

[photo of Roger Cullman]

Silver played #26 Roger Cullman (Toronto ON) and won 363 to 335 (a spread of 28).

Current ranking: #97.

Current record: 4-7, +133.

Round 12

[photo of Arun Methaset]

Silver played #88 Arun Methaset (Thailand) and won 430 to 337 (a spread of 93).

Current ranking: #87.

Current record: 5-7, +226.

Round 13

[photo of Betty Cornelison]

Silver played #23 Betty Cornelison (Portland, OR) and won 448 to 322 (a spread of 126).

Current ranking: #74.

Current record: 6-7, +352.

Round 14

[photo of Lila Crotty]

Silver played #25 Lila Crotty (Metairie, LA) and won 385 to 331 (a spread of 54).

Current ranking: #58.

Current record: 7-7, +406.

Round 15

[photo of David J Engelhardt]

Silver played #37 David Engelhardt (Baltimore, MD) and lost 392 to 429 (a spread of -37).

Current ranking: #72.

Current record: 7-8, +369.

Round 16

[photo of Thomas Conrad]

Silver played #22 Thomas Conrad (Rio Rancho, NM) and lost 396 to 440 (a spread of -44).

Current ranking: #82.

Current record: 7-9, +325.

Round 17

[photo of Leesa Berahovich]

Silver played #9 Leesa Berahovich (Berkeley, CA) and lost 312 to 401 (a spread of -89).

Current ranking: #93.

Current record: 7-10, +236.

Round 18

[photo of David Hermanson]

Silver played #60 David Hermanson (Temple City, CA) and lost 358 to 388 (a spread of -30).

Current ranking: #103.

Current record: 7-11, +206.

Round 19

[photo of Benjamin Bloom]

Silver played #12 Benjamin Bloom (Miami, FL) and won 382 to 320 (a spread of 62).

Current ranking: #94.

Current record: 8-11, +268.

Round 20

[photo of Paula Catanese]

Silver played #17 Paula Catanese (Mountain View, CA) and won 435 to 318 (a spread of 117).

Current ranking: #81.

Current record: 9-11, +385.

Round 21

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Silver played #81 Natalie Liebman (Miami, FL) and won 445 to 346 (a spread of 99).

Current ranking: #69.

Current record: 10-11, +484.

Round 22

[photo of Keith Hagel]

Silver played #52 Keith Hagel (Waterville, ME) and lost 343 to 430 (a spread of -87).

Current ranking: #81.

Current record: 10-12, +397.

Round 23

[photo of Jack Eichenbaum]

Silver played #35 Jack Eichenbaum (Flushing, NY) and lost 334 to 501 (a spread of -167).

Current ranking: #92.

Current record: 10-13, +230.

Round 24

[photo of Wendell Haynes]

Silver played #58 Wendell Haynes (Loxahatchee, FL) and lost 331 to 430 (a spread of -99).

Current ranking: #99.

Current record: 10-14, +131.

Round 25

[photo of Carol Dustin]

Silver played #33 Carol Dustin (Minneapolis, MN) and lost 365 to 437 (a spread of -72).

Current ranking: #107.

Current record: 10-15, +59.

Round 26

[photo of Carole Denton]

Silver played #30 Carole Denton (New Carrollton, MD) and lost 305 to 352 (a spread of -47).

Current ranking: #114.

Current record: 10-16, +12.

Round 27

[photo of Daniel Milton]

Silver played #90 Daniel Milton (Vienna, VA) and lost 244 to 386 (a spread of -142).

Current ranking: #119.

Current record: 10-17, -130.

Round 28

[photo of Anne Hay]

Silver played #57 Anne Hay (Raleigh, NC) and lost 423 to 441 (a spread of -18).

Current ranking: #123.

Current record: 10-18, -148.


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