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NSC 2008: Brian Wagner [#122]

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On this page, you will find information about Brian Wagner, 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 19.5-8.5, +979, and is ranked #3 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 Brian Wagner]

Given name(s): Brian
Surname(s): Wagner
Home: Ashland City, TN, United States
Awards: did some stuff - got awards - moved on
Hobbies: bowling, karaoke, really bad golf, sitting by country lakes, travel
Occupation: Trainer & Web Developer
NSC 1996 Division: 3
NSC 1996 Rank: 48/120, 14-13 +308
NSC 1998 Division: 2
NSC 1998 Rank: 58/151, 16-15 +522
NSC 2005 Division: 3
NSC 2005 Rank: 88/134, 13-15 -222
Round by Round

High score: 477
Average for: 398
Average against: 363

Round 1

[photo of Helena Gauthier]

Wagner played #42 Helena Gauthier (Merrimack, NH) and lost 373 to 454 (a spread of -81).

Current ranking: #111.

Current record: 0-1, -81.

Round 2

[photo of Gretchen Cowan]

Wagner played #19 Gretchen Cowan (San Clemente, CA) and won 402 to 386 (a spread of 16).

Current ranking: #89.

Current record: 1-1, -65.

Round 3

[photo of Jeremy Hall]

Wagner played #51 Jeremy Hall (Stamford, CT) and lost 362 to 405 (a spread of -43).

Current ranking: #105.

Current record: 1-2, -108.

Round 4

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Wagner played #25 Rosetta Donelick (Las Vegas, NV) and won 442 to 350 (a spread of 92).

Current ranking: #69.

Current record: 2-2, -16.

Round 5

[photo of Mark Rosenberg]

Wagner played #100 Mark Rosenberg (Brooklyn, NY) and won 420 to 337 (a spread of 83).

Current ranking: #45.

Current record: 3-2, +67.

Round 6

[photo of Nola Hembrook]

Wagner played #54 Nola Hembrook (Marshfield, WI) and won 348 to 302 (a spread of 46).

Current ranking: #32.

Current record: 4-2, +113.

Round 7

[photo of Fraser Simpson]

Wagner played #106 Fraser Simpson (Toronto ON) and won 397 to 325 (a spread of 72).

Current ranking: #18.

Current record: 5-2, +185.

Round 8

[photo of Brian Galebach]

Wagner played #40 Brian Galebach (Columbia, MD) and won 346 to 316 (a spread of 30).

Current ranking: #13.

Current record: 6-2, +215.

Round 9

[photo of Victor Tantua]

Wagner played #115 Victor Tantua (Los Angeles, CA) and lost 377 to 418 (a spread of -41).

Current ranking: #26.

Current record: 6-3, +174.

Round 10

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Wagner played #41 Richard Ganguet (Cuba, AL) and won 477 to 273 (a spread of 204).

Current ranking: #14.

Current record: 7-3, +378.

Round 11

[photo of Victor Li]

Wagner played #71 Victor Li (Columbia, SC) and lost 358 to 405 (a spread of -47).

Current ranking: #19.

Current record: 7-4, +331.

Round 12

[photo of Lynda Wise]

Wagner played #131 Lynda Wise (Toronto ON) and won 451 to 351 (a spread of 100).

Current ranking: #13.

Current record: 8-4, +431.

Round 13

[photo of Su Edwards]

Wagner played #30 Su Edwards (Cambridge ON) and won 443 to 283 (a spread of 160).

Current ranking: #9.

Current record: 9-4, +591.

Round 14

[photo of Jacob Bergmann]

Wagner played #5 Jacob Bergmann (Lexington, MA) and lost 402 to 428 (a spread of -26).

Current ranking: #14.

Current record: 9-5, +565.

Round 15

[photo of Geoff Tongue]

Wagner played #118 Geoff Tongue (Tacoma, WA) and lost 327 to 383 (a spread of -56).

Current ranking: #23.

Current record: 9-6, +509.

Round 16

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Wagner played #53 Jill Heffner (Clearwater, FL) and won 446 to 321 (a spread of 125).

Current ranking: #15.

Current record: 10-6, +634.

Round 17

[photo of Michael David]

Wagner played #20 Michael David (Beaver Dam, WI) and won 372 to 346 (a spread of 26).

Current ranking: #12.

Current record: 11-6, +660.

Round 18

[photo of Mary Pastore]

Wagner played #91 Mary Pastore (Pearland, TX) and won 392 to 345 (a spread of 47).

Current ranking: #11.

Current record: 12-6, +707.

Round 19

[photo of Fred Oswald]

Wagner played #90 Fred Oswald (Lansing, MI) and tied at 383.

Current ranking: #12.

Current record: 12.5-6.5, +707.

Round 20

[photo of Charles Reinke]

Wagner played #96 Charles Reinke (Middleton, WI) and won 420 to 402 (a spread of 18).

Current ranking: #8.

Current record: 13.5-6.5, +725.

Round 21

[photo of Piengkamol Intarasuwan]

Wagner played #56 Piengkamol Intarasuwan (Oakland Park, FL) and won 367 to 357 (a spread of 10).

Current ranking: #7.

Current record: 14.5-6.5, +735.

Round 22

[photo of Errol Wilson]

Wagner played #129 Errol Wilson (Brooklyn, NY) and won 442 to 319 (a spread of 123).

Current ranking: #5.

Current record: 15.5-6.5, +858.

Round 23

[photo of Rachel Christensen]

Wagner played #17 Rachel Christensen (Seattle, WA) and won 453 to 431 (a spread of 22).

Current ranking: #4.

Current record: 16.5-6.5, +880.

Round 24

[photo of John Gove]

Wagner played #48 John Gove (Sun City Center, FL) and lost 332 to 468 (a spread of -136).

Current ranking: #5.

Current record: 16.5-7.5, +744.

Round 25

[photo of Geoff Tongue]

Wagner played #118 Geoff Tongue (Tacoma, WA) again and won 445 to 304 (a spread of 141).

Current ranking: #5.

Current record: 17.5-7.5, +885.

Round 26

[photo of Gary Perman]

Wagner played #92 Gary Perman (Blairsville, PA) and won 441 to 312 (a spread of 129).

Current ranking: #4.

Current record: 18.5-7.5, +1014.

Round 27

[photo of Ben Lam]

Wagner played #67 Ben Lam (Toronto ON) and won 418 to 350 (a spread of 68).

Current ranking: #2.

Current record: 19.5-7.5, +1082.

Round 28

[photo of Piengkamol Intarasuwan]

Wagner played #56 Piengkamol Intarasuwan (Oakland Park, FL) again and lost 311 to 414 (a spread of -103).

Current ranking: #3.

Current record: 19.5-8.5, +979.

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

Award Ceremony  

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


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