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NSC 2008: R Jason Sommer [#117]

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On this page, you will find information about R. Jason Sommer, 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 13-15, -740, and is ranked #94 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 R. Jason Sommer]

Given name(s): R. Jason
Surname(s): Sommer
Home: Solvang, CA, United States
Awards: None that would be of interest to my Peers......
Hobbies: Watching TV news and playing ISC simultaneously.
Occupation: Astronomer, Retired
NSC 1987 Division: 1
NSC 1987 Rank: 66, 13-8 +366
NSC 1994 Division: 1
NSC 1994 Rank: 115/134, 11-16 -783
NSC 1996 Division: 2
NSC 1996 Rank: 53/106, 13.5-13.5 +109
NSC 2002 Division: 3
NSC 2002 Rank: 71/136, 15.5-15.5 -251
NSC 2004 Division: 3
NSC 2004 Rank: 18/169, 18.5-11.5 +1238
NSC 2005 Division: 3
NSC 2005 Rank: 70/134, 14-14 -128
USSO 2006 Division: 3
USSO 2006 Rank: 30/129, 16-12 +356
Round by Round

High score: 509
Average for: 374
Average against: 401

Round 1

[photo of David Hermanson]

Sommer played #60 David Hermanson (Temple City, CA) and won 407 to 370 (a spread of 37).

Current ranking: #41.

Current record: 1-0, +37.

Round 2

[photo of Connie Creed]

Sommer played #24 Connie Creed (Philadelphia, PA) and won 395 to 317 (a spread of 78).

Current ranking: #22.

Current record: 2-0, +115.

Round 3

[photo of Joel Horn]

Sommer played #62 Joel Horn (Reading, MA) and lost 316 to 441 (a spread of -125).

Current ranking: #54.

Current record: 2-1, -10.

Round 4

[photo of Mary Aline Stevens]

Sommer played #121 Mary Aline Stevens (Berkeley, CA) and won 399 to 361 (a spread of 38).

Current ranking: #38.

Current record: 3-1, +28.

Round 5

[photo of Shannon Burns]

Sommer played #15 Shannon Burns (Airdrie AB) and lost 401 to 467 (a spread of -66).

Current ranking: #52.

Current record: 3-2, -38.

Round 6

[photo of Jack Eichenbaum]

Sommer played #35 Jack Eichenbaum (Flushing, NY) and won 460 to 346 (a spread of 114).

Current ranking: #34.

Current record: 4-2, +76.

Round 7

[photo of Ben Harrison]

Sommer played #54 Ben Harrison (Cambridge, MA) and won 441 to 413 (a spread of 28).

Current ranking: #25.

Current record: 5-2, +104.

Round 8

[photo of Verna M Richards Berg]

Sommer played #10 Verna Berg Richards (Manhattan, NY) and won 401 to 313 (a spread of 88).

Current ranking: #16.

Current record: 6-2, +192.

Round 9

[photo of Joanne Cohen]

Sommer played #21 Joanne Cohen (Owings Mills, MD) and lost 385 to 407 (a spread of -22).

Current ranking: #26.

Current record: 6-3, +170.

Round 10

[photo of Eric Kinderman]

Sommer played #72 Eric Kinderman (Burlington, VT) and won 427 to 332 (a spread of 95).

Current ranking: #21.

Current record: 7-3, +265.

Round 11

[photo of Lawren Freebody]

Sommer played #46 Lawren Freebody (Hawthorne, CA) and lost 300 to 436 (a spread of -136).

Current ranking: #28.

Current record: 7-4, +129.

Round 12

[photo of Bradley Whitmarsh]

Sommer played #136 Bradley Whitmarsh (Attleboro, MA) and lost 381 to 474 (a spread of -93).

Current ranking: #47.

Current record: 7-5, +36.

Round 13

[photo of Andrew Friedrich]

Sommer played #47 Andrew Friedrich (Aurora, CO) and lost 314 to 328 (a spread of -14).

Current ranking: #62.

Current record: 7-6, +22.

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

Round 14

[photo of Paul Haverly]

Sommer played #56 Paul Haverly (Sorrento, FL) and won 390 to 353 (a spread of 37).

Current ranking: #43.

Current record: 8-6, +59.

Round 15

[photo of Daniel Goodwin]

Sommer played #50 Daniel Goodwin (Seattle, WA) and won 392 to 342 (a spread of 50).

Current ranking: #36.

Current record: 9-6, +109.

Round 16

[photo of Robert Felman]

Sommer played #39 Robert Felman (Nokomis, FL) and lost 311 to 476 (a spread of -165).

Current ranking: #51.

Current record: 9-7, -56.

Round 17

[photo of Paul Avrin]

Sommer played #7 Paul Avrin (New York, NY) and lost 339 to 484 (a spread of -145).

Current ranking: #66.

Current record: 9-8, -201.

Round 18

[photo of Thavachai Thivavarnvongs]

Sommer played #126 Thavachai Thivavarnvongs (Thailand) and won 402 to 387 (a spread of 15).

Current ranking: #55.

Current record: 10-8, -186.

Round 19

[photo of Alan Stern]

Sommer played #120 Alan Stern (Shadow Hills, CA) and lost 312 to 393 (a spread of -81).

Current ranking: #65.

Current record: 10-9, -267.

Round 20

[photo of Mohamed Alim]

Sommer played #4 Mohamed Alim (Guyana) and won 433 to 411 (a spread of 22).

Current ranking: #54.

Current record: 11-9, -245.

Round 21

[photo of Ryan Fischer]

Sommer played #42 Ryan Fischer (Charlotte, NC) and lost 320 to 429 (a spread of -109).

Current ranking: #62.

Current record: 11-10, -354.

Round 22

[photo of David Weiss]

Sommer played #132 David Weiss (Billings, MT) and lost 357 to 382 (a spread of -25).

Current ranking: #74.

Current record: 11-11, -379.

Round 23

[photo of Jean McArthur]

Sommer played #86 Jean McArthur (Austin, TX) and lost 226 to 515 (a spread of -289).

Current ranking: #86.

Current record: 11-12, -668.

Round 24

[photo of Yukiko Loritz]

Sommer played #82 Yukiko Loritz (Anaheim, CA) and lost 306 to 436 (a spread of -130).

Current ranking: #97.

Current record: 11-13, -798.

Round 25

[photo of Ruth Hamilton]

Sommer played #53 Ruth Hamilton (Lake Oswego, OR) and lost 373 to 420 (a spread of -47).

Current ranking: #101.

Current record: 11-14, -845.

Round 26

[photo of Lila Crotty]

Sommer played #25 Lila Crotty (Metairie, LA) and lost 321 to 463 (a spread of -142).

Current ranking: #111.

Current record: 11-15, -987.

Round 27

[photo of Anne Hay]

Sommer played #57 Anne Hay (Raleigh, NC) and won 509 to 377 (a spread of 132).

Current ranking: #103.

Current record: 12-15, -855.

Round 28

[photo of Joe Petree]

Sommer played #100 Joe Petree (Secane, PA) and won 459 to 344 (a spread of 115).

Current ranking: #94.

Current record: 13-15, -740.


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