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NSC 2008: David Weiss [#132]

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On this page, you will find information about David Weiss, 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, +95, and is ranked #66 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 David Weiss]

Given name(s): David
Surname(s): Weiss
Home: Billings, MT, United States
Awards: 1st place (division 3) at Reno MLK 2004
Hobbies: Movies, hiking, skiing, travel
Occupation: Professor
NSC 2004 Division: 3
NSC 2004 Rank: 133/169, 13-17 -464
USSO 2006 Division: 3
USSO 2006 Rank: 52/129, 15-13 -123
Round by Round

High score: 511
Average for: 386
Average against: 383

Round 1

[photo of Erica Norris]

Weiss played #95 Erica Norris (Phoenixville, PA) and lost 358 to 359 (a spread of -1).

Current ranking: #69.

Current record: 0-1, -1.

Round 2

[photo of Shannon Burns]

Weiss played #15 Shannon Burns (Airdrie AB) and won 424 to 407 (a spread of 17).

Current ranking: #59.

Current record: 1-1, +16.

Round 3

[photo of Anne Hay]

Weiss played #57 Anne Hay (Raleigh, NC) and lost 391 to 449 (a spread of -58).

Current ranking: #81.

Current record: 1-2, -42.

Round 4

[photo of Ryan Fischer]

Weiss played #42 Ryan Fischer (Charlotte, NC) and lost 408 to 416 (a spread of -8).

Current ranking: #97.

Current record: 1-3, -50.

Round 5

[photo of Joey Krafchick]

Weiss played #73 Joey Krafchick (Roswell, GA) and won 391 to 330 (a spread of 61).

Current ranking: #76.

Current record: 2-3, +11.

Round 6

[photo of Stan Miranda]

Weiss played #92 Stan Miranda (Albuquerque, NM) and won 433 to 378 (a spread of 55).

Current ranking: #56.

Current record: 3-3, +66.

Round 7

[photo of Glenda Short]

Weiss played #111 Glenda Short (Oklahoma City, OK) and won 511 to 324 (a spread of 187).

Current ranking: #39.

Current record: 4-3, +253.

Round 8

[photo of David Whitley]

Weiss played #135 David Whitley (Monrovia, CA) and lost 344 to 425 (a spread of -81).

Current ranking: #57.

Current record: 4-4, +172.

Round 9

[photo of James Henderson]

Weiss played #59 James Henderson (Somes Bar, CA) and won 368 to 335 (a spread of 33).

Current ranking: #41.

Current record: 5-4, +205.

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

Round 10

[photo of Martin Weisskopf]

Weiss played #133 Martin Weisskopf (Huntsville, AL) and won 329 to 300 (a spread of 29).

Current ranking: #36.

Current record: 6-4, +234.

Round 11

[photo of Robert Gillis]

Weiss played #48 Robert Gillis (Owens X Roads, AL) and lost 364 to 372 (a spread of -8).

Current ranking: #47.

Current record: 6-5, +226.

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

Round 12

[photo of Diane Firstman]

Weiss played #41 Diane Firstman (Forest Hills, NY) and won 372 to 282 (a spread of 90).

Current ranking: #33.

Current record: 7-5, +316.

Round 13

[photo of Jeffrey Parsons]

Weiss played #97 Jeff Parsons (Logy Bay NL) and won 423 to 261 (a spread of 162).

Current ranking: #23.

Current record: 8-5, +478.

Round 14

[photo of Eric Kinderman]

Weiss played #72 Eric Kinderman (Burlington, VT) and won 472 to 316 (a spread of 156).

Current ranking: #13.

Current record: 9-5, +634.

Round 15

[photo of Joel Horn]

Weiss played #62 Joel Horn (Reading, MA) and won 485 to 327 (a spread of 158).

Current ranking: #9.

Current record: 10-5, +792.

Round 16

[photo of Jeff Fiszbein]

Weiss played #45 Jeff Fiszbein (South Lyon, MI) and lost 309 to 467 (a spread of -158).

Current ranking: #16.

Current record: 10-6, +634.

Round 17

[photo of Conrad Bassett-Bouchard]

Weiss played #8 Conrad Bassett-Bouchard (Moraga, CA) and lost 398 to 414 (a spread of -16).

Current ranking: #25.

Current record: 10-7, +618.

Round 18

[photo of Lisa Slankard]

Weiss played #114 Lisa Slankard (Chicago, IL) and lost 363 to 394 (a spread of -31).

Current ranking: #33.

Current record: 10-8, +587.

Round 19

[photo of Thomas Conrad]

Weiss played #22 Thomas Conrad (Rio Rancho, NM) and won 416 to 389 (a spread of 27).

Current ranking: #27.

Current record: 11-8, +614.

Round 20

[photo of Kevin Rickhoff]

Weiss played #105 Kevin Rickhoff (Saugus, CA) and lost 305 to 442 (a spread of -137).

Current ranking: #38.

Current record: 11-9, +477.

Round 21

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Weiss played #38 Bob Enszer (Saginaw, MI) and lost 316 to 508 (a spread of -192).

Current ranking: #52.

Current record: 11-10, +285.

Round 22

[photo of R. Jason Sommer]

Weiss played #117 R Jason Sommer (Solvang, CA) and won 382 to 357 (a spread of 25).

Current ranking: #41.

Current record: 12-10, +310.

Round 23

[photo of Joanne Cohen]

Weiss played #21 Joanne Cohen (Owings Mills, MD) and won 377 to 313 (a spread of 64).

Current ranking: #35.

Current record: 13-10, +374.

Round 24

[photo of Evans Clinchy]

Weiss played #20 Evans Clinchy (Boston, MA) and won 335 to 331 (a spread of 4).

Current ranking: #30.

Current record: 14-10, +378.

Round 25

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Weiss played #76 Curtis Lee (Jacksonville, FL) and lost 356 to 506 (a spread of -150).

Current ranking: #37.

Current record: 14-11, +228.

Round 26

[photo of Sam Hollington]

Weiss played #61 Sam Hollington (St. Catharines ON) and lost 426 to 455 (a spread of -29).

Current ranking: #45.

Current record: 14-12, +199.

Round 27

[photo of David Hermanson]

Weiss played #60 David Hermanson (Temple City, CA) and lost 384 to 393 (a spread of -9).

Current ranking: #56.

Current record: 14-13, +190.

Round 28

[photo of Thavachai Thivavarnvongs]

Weiss played #126 Thavachai Thivavarnvongs (Thailand) and lost 380 to 475 (a spread of -95).

Current ranking: #66.

Current record: 14-14, +95.


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