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NSC 2008: Siri Tillekeratne [#128]

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On this page, you will find information about Siri Tillekeratne, 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, -476, and is ranked #92 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 Siri Tillekeratne]

Given name(s): Siri
Surname(s): Tillekeratne
Home: Calgary, AB, Canada
Awards: NSA Director of the Year 1996, Canadian Sportsmanship Award in Scrabble, 2005
Hobbies: Reading, Country Music
Occupation: Consulting Engineer/college Lecturer
Notes: NSA AB member 1996-2002.
CNSC 1996 Rank: 23
CNSC 1998 Rank: 25
CNSC 2000 Rank: 16
CNSC 2003 Rank: 39
CNSC 2005 Rank: 46
NSC 1992 Division: 1
NSC 1992 Rank: 54/176, 15-12 +245
NSC 1994 Division: 1
NSC 1994 Rank: 101/134, 12-15 -507
NSC 1996 Division: 1
NSC 1996 Rank: 68/108, 12.5-14.5 -90
NSC 1998 Division: 2
NSC 1998 Rank: 36/151, 17.5-13.5 +783
NSC 2000 Division: 1
NSC 2000 Rank: 90/98, 11.5-19.5 -638
NSC 2002 Division: 1
NSC 2002 Rank: 130/132, 9-22 -1464
NSC 2004 Division: 1
NSC 2004 Rank: 139/172, 13-17 -1319
NSC 2005 Division: 2
NSC 2005 Rank: 63/108, 13-15 +92
USSO 2006 Division: 2
USSO 2006 Rank: 53/102, 14-14 -294
Round by Round

High score: 461
Average for: 370
Average against: 387

Round 1

[photo of Michael Eldeiry]

Tillekeratne played #36 Michael Eldeiry (Davie, FL) and won 434 to 389 (a spread of 45).

Current ranking: #36.

Current record: 1-0, +45.

Round 2

[photo of Glenda Short]

Tillekeratne played #111 Glenda Short (Oklahoma City, OK) and won 338 to 287 (a spread of 51).

Current ranking: #26.

Current record: 2-0, +96.

Round 3

[photo of Paul Avrin]

Tillekeratne played #7 Paul Avrin (New York, NY) and lost 305 to 440 (a spread of -135).

Current ranking: #59.

Current record: 2-1, -39.

Round 4

[photo of Paul Izikoff]

Tillekeratne played #67 Paul Izikoff (Miami, FL) and lost 357 to 502 (a spread of -145).

Current ranking: #87.

Current record: 2-2, -184.

Round 5

[photo of Ruth Hamilton]

Tillekeratne played #53 Ruth Hamilton (Lake Oswego, OR) and won 389 to 362 (a spread of 27).

Current ranking: #60.

Current record: 3-2, -157.

Round 6

[photo of Jason Brooks]

Tillekeratne played #14 Jason D Brooks (Lindenhurst, IL) and lost 389 to 419 (a spread of -30).

Current ranking: #79.

Current record: 3-3, -187.

Round 7

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Tillekeratne played #38 Bob Enszer (Saginaw, MI) and won 454 to 404 (a spread of 50).

Current ranking: #59.

Current record: 4-3, -137.

Round 8

[photo of Richard Popper]

Tillekeratne played #101 Richard Popper (Wilmington, DE) and won 426 to 288 (a spread of 138).

Current ranking: #43.

Current record: 5-3, +1.

Round 9

[photo of Glenn Dunlop]

Tillekeratne played #31 Glenn Dunlop (Brantford ON) and lost 320 to 440 (a spread of -120).

Current ranking: #60.

Current record: 5-4, -119.

Round 10

[photo of Lawren Freebody]

Tillekeratne played #46 Lawren Freebody (Hawthorne, CA) and lost 303 to 381 (a spread of -78).

Current ranking: #76.

Current record: 5-5, -197.

Round 11

[photo of Daniel Stock]

Tillekeratne played #122 Daniel Stock (Rocky River, OH) and won 390 to 366 (a spread of 24).

Current ranking: #68.

Current record: 6-5, -173.

Round 12

[photo of Keith Hagel]

Tillekeratne played #52 Keith Hagel (Waterville, ME) and lost 330 to 408 (a spread of -78).

Current ranking: #82.

Current record: 6-6, -251.

Round 13

[photo of Yukiko Loritz]

Tillekeratne played #82 Yukiko Loritz (Anaheim, CA) and won 375 to 372 (a spread of 3).

Current ranking: #70.

Current record: 7-6, -248.

Round 14

[photo of Thavachai Thivavarnvongs]

Tillekeratne played #126 Thavachai Thivavarnvongs (Thailand) and lost 338 to 438 (a spread of -100).

Current ranking: #81.

Current record: 7-7, -348.

Round 15

[photo of Daniel Milton]

Tillekeratne played #90 Daniel Milton (Vienna, VA) and won 383 to 287 (a spread of 96).

Current ranking: #69.

Current record: 8-7, -252.

Round 16

[photo of Matthew Ridout]

Tillekeratne played #106 Matthew Ridout (Lexington, KY) and won 353 to 336 (a spread of 17).

Current ranking: #57.

Current record: 9-7, -235.

Round 17

[photo of Judy Horn]

Tillekeratne played #63 Judy Horn (Reading, MA) and lost 354 to 468 (a spread of -114).

Current ranking: #68.

Current record: 9-8, -349.

Round 18

[photo of Mohamed Alim]

Tillekeratne played #4 Mohamed Alim (Guyana) and lost 341 to 492 (a spread of -151).

Current ranking: #77.

Current record: 9-9, -500.

Round 19

[photo of Karen Fishman]

Tillekeratne played #43 Karen Fishman (Stamford, CT) and won 461 to 268 (a spread of 193).

Current ranking: #66.

Current record: 10-9, -307.

Round 20

[photo of Sam Hollington]

Tillekeratne played #61 Sam Hollington (St. Catharines ON) and lost 410 to 417 (a spread of -7).

Current ranking: #75.

Current record: 10-10, -314.

Round 21

[photo of Kristina Simon]

Tillekeratne played #113 Kristina Simon (Plano, TX) and lost 367 to 398 (a spread of -31).

Current ranking: #85.

Current record: 10-11, -345.

Round 22

[photo of Heather McCall]

Tillekeratne played #87 Heather McCall (Toronto ON) and lost 319 to 379 (a spread of -60).

Current ranking: #93.

Current record: 10-12, -405.

Round 23

[photo of Rebecca Lambert]

Tillekeratne played #75 Rebecca Lambert (Columbia, MD) and won 383 to 376 (a spread of 7).

Current ranking: #81.

Current record: 11-12, -398.

Round 24

[photo of Matt De Waelsche]

Tillekeratne played #29 Matt DeWaelsche (San Antonio, TX) and won 413 to 326 (a spread of 87).

Current ranking: #72.

Current record: 12-12, -311.

Round 25

[photo of Elspeth Abbate]

Tillekeratne played #1 Elspeth Abbate (Venice, FL) and won 328 to 299 (a spread of 29).

Current ranking: #59.

Current record: 13-12, -282.

Round 26

[photo of Chris Patrick Morgan]

Tillekeratne played #93 Chris Patrick Morgan (San Francisco, CA) and lost 383 to 391 (a spread of -8).

Current ranking: #71.

Current record: 13-13, -290.

Round 27

[photo of Elaine Patterson]

Tillekeratne played #98 Elaine Patterson (Stoughton, MA) and lost 345 to 453 (a spread of -108).

Current ranking: #83.

Current record: 13-14, -398.

Round 28

[photo of Scott P. Leifer]

Tillekeratne played #78 Scott Leifer (Middleboro, MA) and lost 370 to 448 (a spread of -78).

Current ranking: #92.

Current record: 13-15, -476.


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