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NSC 2008: Lisa Slankard [#114]

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On this page, you will find information about Lisa Slankard, 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 16-12, +16, and is ranked #36 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 Lisa Slankard]

Given name(s): Lisa
Surname(s): Slankard
Home: Chicago, IL, United States
Occupation: pharmacist
NSC 2004 Division: 4
NSC 2004 Rank: 24/150, 18-12 +353
NSC 2005 Division: 4
NSC 2005 Rank: 28/122, 16-12 +402
USSO 2006 Division: 3
USSO 2006 Rank: 53/129, 15-13 -269
Round by Round

High score: 483
Average for: 394
Average against: 393

Round 1

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Slankard played #129 Christiane Tran (Santa Cruz, CA) and won 361 to 316 (a spread of 45).

Current ranking: #36.

Current record: 1-0, +45.

Round 2

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Slankard played #4 Mohamed Alim (Guyana) and won 390 to 348 (a spread of 42).

Current ranking: #29.

Current record: 2-0, +87.

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

Round 3

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Slankard played #48 Robert Gillis (Owens X Roads, AL) and lost 391 to 411 (a spread of -20).

Current ranking: #46.

Current record: 2-1, +67.

Round 4

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Slankard played #72 Eric Kinderman (Burlington, VT) and lost 319 to 456 (a spread of -137).

Current ranking: #74.

Current record: 2-2, -70.

Round 5

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Slankard played #116 Andrew Solomon (Barrington, IL) and won 430 to 374 (a spread of 56).

Current ranking: #51.

Current record: 3-2, -14.

Round 6

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Slankard played #38 Bob Enszer (Saginaw, MI) and won 387 to 326 (a spread of 61).

Current ranking: #36.

Current record: 4-2, +47.

Round 7

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Slankard played #112 Matthew Silver (Westport, CT) and won 443 to 413 (a spread of 30).

Current ranking: #27.

Current record: 5-2, +77.

Round 8

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Slankard played #21 Joanne Cohen (Owings Mills, MD) and won 473 to 397 (a spread of 76).

Current ranking: #19.

Current record: 6-2, +153.

Round 9

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Slankard played #134 Emely Weissman (Menlo Park, CA) and won 459 to 286 (a spread of 173).

Current ranking: #10.

Current record: 7-2, +326.

Round 10

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Slankard played #37 David Engelhardt (Baltimore, MD) and lost 363 to 421 (a spread of -58).

Current ranking: #20.

Current record: 7-3, +268.

Round 11

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Slankard played #67 Paul Izikoff (Miami, FL) and lost 408 to 449 (a spread of -41).

Current ranking: #25.

Current record: 7-4, +227.

Round 12

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Slankard played #135 David Whitley (Monrovia, CA) and won 392 to 342 (a spread of 50).

Current ranking: #20.

Current record: 8-4, +277.

Round 13

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Slankard played #11 Joe Bihlmeyer (Durham, CT) and lost 331 to 368 (a spread of -37).

Current ranking: #30.

Current record: 8-5, +240.

Round 14

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Slankard played #115 Charles Smith (Durham, NC) and won 383 to 349 (a spread of 34).

Current ranking: #25.

Current record: 9-5, +274.

Round 15

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Slankard played #49 Stuart Goldman (San Francisco, CA) and won 385 to 382 (a spread of 3).

Current ranking: #17.

Current record: 10-5, +277.

Round 16

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Slankard played #20 Evans Clinchy (Boston, MA) and lost 437 to 480 (a spread of -43).

Current ranking: #23.

Current record: 10-6, +234.

Round 17

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Slankard played #45 Jeff Fiszbein (South Lyon, MI) and lost 348 to 462 (a spread of -114).

Current ranking: #32.

Current record: 10-7, +120.

Round 18

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Slankard played #132 David Weiss (Billings, MT) and won 394 to 363 (a spread of 31).

Current ranking: #27.

Current record: 11-7, +151.

Round 19

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Slankard played #77 Kevin Leeds (Austin, TX) and won 443 to 355 (a spread of 88).

Current ranking: #21.

Current record: 12-7, +239.

Round 20

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Slankard played #55 Brett Haughney (Chicago, IL) and lost 343 to 459 (a spread of -116).

Current ranking: #28.

Current record: 12-8, +123.

Round 21

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Slankard played #69 Roy Kamen (Covina, CA) and lost 406 to 552 (a spread of -146).

Current ranking: #40.

Current record: 12-9, -23.

Round 22

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Slankard played #126 Thavachai Thivavarnvongs (Thailand) and lost 334 to 367 (a spread of -33).

Current ranking: #48.

Current record: 12-10, -56.

Round 23

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Slankard played #133 Martin Weisskopf (Huntsville, AL) and won 360 to 355 (a spread of 5).

Current ranking: #44.

Current record: 13-10, -51.

Round 24

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Slankard played #84 Adrian Mannella (Chicago, IL) and won 398 to 330 (a spread of 68).

Current ranking: #37.

Current record: 14-10, +17.

Round 25

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Slankard played #63 Judy Horn (Reading, MA) and won 483 to 369 (a spread of 114).

Current ranking: #29.

Current record: 15-10, +131.

Round 26

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Slankard played #136 Bradley Whitmarsh (Attleboro, MA) and lost 338 to 489 (a spread of -151).

Current ranking: #36.

Current record: 15-11, -20.

Round 27

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Slankard played #76 Curtis Lee (Jacksonville, FL) and won 440 to 335 (a spread of 105).

Current ranking: #27.

Current record: 16-11, +85.

Round 28

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Slankard played #38 Bob Enszer (Saginaw, MI) again and lost 385 to 454 (a spread of -69).

Current ranking: #36.

Current record: 16-12, +16.


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