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NSC 2008: Fred Oswald [#90]

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On this page, you will find information about Fred Oswald, 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 18.5-9.5, +380, and is ranked #6 in Division 3.

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 Fred Oswald]

Given name(s): Fred
Surname(s): Oswald
Home: Lansing, MI, United States
Occupation: Industrial/organizational Psychologist
Round by Round

High score: 478
Average for: 392
Average against: 376

Round 1

[photo of Matt Canik]

Oswald played #15 Matt Canik (Austin, TX) and won 395 to 375 (a spread of 20).

Current ranking: #52.

Current record: 1-0, +20.

Round 2

[photo of Jeffrey Nelson]

Oswald played #88 Jeffrey Nelson (Burlington, VT) and won 418 to 391 (a spread of 27).

Current ranking: #30.

Current record: 2-0, +47.

Round 3

[photo of Edward Stewart]

Oswald played #110 Edward Stewart (Elicott City, MD) and won 358 to 330 (a spread of 28).

Current ranking: #16.

Current record: 3-0, +75.

Round 4

[photo of Ralph B. King]

Oswald played #61 Ralph King (Gainesville, FL) and won 419 to 322 (a spread of 97).

Current ranking: #8.

Current record: 4-0, +172.

Round 5

[photo of Maureen Kennerk]

Oswald played #59 Maureen Kennerk (Hicksville, OH) and won 427 to 371 (a spread of 56).

Current ranking: #4.

Current record: 5-0, +228.

Round 6

[photo of Gabriel Wong]

Oswald played #132 Gabriel Wong (Burnaby, BC) and won 394 to 384 (a spread of 10).

Current ranking: #3.

Current record: 6-0, +238.

Round 7

[photo of Lynda Finn]

Oswald played #33 Lynda Finn (Madison, WI) and won 425 to 312 (a spread of 113).

Current ranking: #2.

Current record: 7-0, +351.

Round 8

[photo of Charles Reinke]

Oswald played #96 Charles Reinke (Middleton, WI) and lost 372 to 416 (a spread of -44).

Current ranking: #4.

Current record: 7-1, +307.

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

Round 9

[photo of Ben Lam]

Oswald played #67 Ben Lam (Toronto ON) and won 448 to 331 (a spread of 117).

Current ranking: #3.

Current record: 8-1, +424.

Round 10

[photo of Rachel Christensen]

Oswald played #17 Rachel Christensen (Seattle, WA) and lost 279 to 472 (a spread of -193).

Current ranking: #5.

Current record: 8-2, +231.

Round 11

[photo of Miriam Green]

Oswald played #49 Miriam Green (Las Vegas, NV) and won 412 to 369 (a spread of 43).

Current ranking: #5.

Current record: 9-2, +274.

Round 12

[photo of Anna Miransky]

Oswald played #84 Anna Miransky (Toronto ON) and lost 287 to 415 (a spread of -128).

Current ranking: #10.

Current record: 9-3, +146.

Round 13

[photo of Victor Tantua]

Oswald played #115 Victor Tantua (Los Angeles, CA) and won 352 to 275 (a spread of 77).

Current ranking: #7.

Current record: 10-3, +223.

Round 14

[photo of John Gove]

Oswald played #48 John Gove (Sun City Center, FL) and won 391 to 320 (a spread of 71).

Current ranking: #3.

Current record: 11-3, +294.

Round 15

[photo of Jacob Bergmann]

Oswald played #5 Jacob Bergmann (Lexington, MA) and won 430 to 342 (a spread of 88).

Current ranking: #2.

Current record: 12-3, +382.

Round 16

[photo of Errol Wilson]

Oswald played #129 Errol Wilson (Brooklyn, NY) and won 423 to 410 (a spread of 13).

Current ranking: #2.

Current record: 13-3, +395.

Round 17

[photo of Piengkamol Intarasuwan]

Oswald played #56 Piengkamol Intarasuwan (Oakland Park, FL) and won 387 to 366 (a spread of 21).

Current ranking: #1.

Current record: 14-3, +416.

Round 18

[photo of Victor Li]

Oswald played #71 Victor Li (Columbia, SC) and lost 282 to 462 (a spread of -180).

Current ranking: #2.

Current record: 14-4, +236.

Round 19

[photo of Brian Wagner]

Oswald played #122 Brian Wagner (Ashland City, TN) and tied at 383.

Current ranking: #2.

Current record: 14.5-4.5, +236.

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

Round 20

[photo of Piengkamol Intarasuwan]

Oswald played #56 Piengkamol Intarasuwan (Oakland Park, FL) again and lost 327 to 378 (a spread of -51).

Current ranking: #3.

Current record: 14.5-5.5, +185.

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

Round 21

[photo of Marlene Boyda]

Oswald played #8 Marlene Boyda (St. Petersburg, FL) and won 478 to 328 (a spread of 150).

Current ranking: #3.

Current record: 15.5-5.5, +335.

Round 22

[photo of Sue Gable]

Oswald played #39 Sue Gable (Mt. Vernon, NY) and lost 346 to 465 (a spread of -119).

Current ranking: #6.

Current record: 15.5-6.5, +216.

Round 23

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Oswald played #52 Andy Healy (Los Angeles, CA) and won 457 to 334 (a spread of 123).

Current ranking: #5.

Current record: 16.5-6.5, +339.

Round 24

[photo of Geoff Tongue]

Oswald played #118 Geoff Tongue (Tacoma, WA) and lost 410 to 493 (a spread of -83).

Current ranking: #6.

Current record: 16.5-7.5, +256.

Round 25

[photo of Rachel Christensen]

Oswald played #17 Rachel Christensen (Seattle, WA) again and lost 394 to 450 (a spread of -56).

Current ranking: #8.

Current record: 16.5-8.5, +200.

Round 26

[photo of Anna Miransky]

Oswald played #84 Anna Miransky (Toronto ON) again and won 458 to 288 (a spread of 170).

Current ranking: #6.

Current record: 17.5-8.5, +370.

Round 27

[photo of Errol Wilson]

Oswald played #129 Errol Wilson (Brooklyn, NY) again and won 429 to 369 (a spread of 60).

Current ranking: #5.

Current record: 18.5-8.5, +430.

Round 28  

Oswald recorded a forfeit with a spread of -50 points.

Current ranking: #6.

Current record: 18.5-9.5, +380.

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

Award Ceremony  

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


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