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NSC 2008: Chris Bonin [#9]

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On this page, you will find information about Chris Bonin, 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 15.5-12.5, +5, and is ranked #34 in Division 4.

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 Chris Bonin]

Given name(s): Chris
Surname(s): Bonin
Home: Toronto, ON, Canada
Occupation: Tax Technician
Round by Round

High score: 490
Average for: 362
Average against: 361

Round 1

[photo of Denise Mahnken]

Bonin played #67 Denise Mahnken (Long Beach, NY) and won 361 to 326 (a spread of 35).

Current ranking: #36.

Current record: 1-0, +35.

Round 2

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Bonin played #48 Daniel Hellmann (Fort Myers, FL) and lost 310 to 401 (a spread of -91).

Current ranking: #75.

Current record: 1-1, -56.

Round 3

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Bonin played #13 Jo Anne Cohen (Montgomery, NY) and won 415 to 354 (a spread of 61).

Current ranking: #50.

Current record: 2-1, +5.

Round 4

[photo of Dion Saldanha]

Bonin played #85 Dion Saldanha (Richmond BC) and won 398 to 372 (a spread of 26).

Current ranking: #29.

Current record: 3-1, +31.

Round 5

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Bonin played #105 Gene Tyszka (Mississauga ON) and won 349 to 330 (a spread of 19).

Current ranking: #16.

Current record: 4-1, +50.

Round 6

[photo of Debbie Guiffre]

Bonin played #40 Debbie Guiffre (Long Island, NY) and won 490 to 266 (a spread of 224).

Current ranking: #8.

Current record: 5-1, +274.

Round 7

[photo of Matt Eason]

Bonin played #23 Matt Eason (Tampa, FL) and won 349 to 322 (a spread of 27).

Current ranking: #6.

Current record: 6-1, +301.

Round 8

[photo of Jerry Schwartz]

Bonin played #91 Jerry Schwartz (Alpharetta, GA) and won 368 to 343 (a spread of 25).

Current ranking: #3.

Current record: 7-1, +326.

Round 9

[photo of Chuck Riordan]

Bonin played #81 Chuck Riordan (Des Moines, IA) and lost 300 to 384 (a spread of -84).

Current ranking: #8.

Current record: 7-2, +242.

Round 10

[photo of Will Scott]

Bonin played #92 Will Scott (Versailles, KY) and won 348 to 293 (a spread of 55).

Current ranking: #4.

Current record: 8-2, +297.

Round 11

[photo of Stephen Sneed]

Bonin played #97 Stephen Sneed (Fort Worth, TX) and tied at 352.

Current ranking: #4.

Current record: 8.5-2.5, +297.

Round 12

[photo of Phil Wertheimer]

Bonin played #110 Phil Wertheimer (Short Hills, NJ) and lost 311 to 490 (a spread of -179).

Current ranking: #9.

Current record: 8.5-3.5, +118.

Round 13

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Bonin played #55 Jason Keller (Piscataway, NJ) and won 412 to 349 (a spread of 63).

Current ranking: #9.

Current record: 9.5-3.5, +181.

Round 14

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Bonin played #70 Kevin Nai (Wilmington, DE) and won 424 to 322 (a spread of 102).

Current ranking: #5.

Current record: 10.5-3.5, +283.

Round 15

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Bonin played #80 George Rhyne (Carlisle, PA) and lost 303 to 381 (a spread of -78).

Current ranking: #7.

Current record: 10.5-4.5, +205.

Round 16

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Bonin played #77 Keith Pries (Englewood, CO) and won 406 to 377 (a spread of 29).

Current ranking: #5.

Current record: 11.5-4.5, +234.

Round 17

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Bonin played #31 Scott Garner (Champaign, IL) and lost 361 to 387 (a spread of -26).

Current ranking: #10.

Current record: 11.5-5.5, +208.

Round 18

[photo of Joan Knobelsdorf]

Bonin played #57 Joan Knobelsdorf (Palm Harbor, FL) and won 402 to 323 (a spread of 79).

Current ranking: #6.

Current record: 12.5-5.5, +287.

Round 19

[photo of Richard Spence]

Bonin played #99 Richard Spence (Tucson, AZ) and lost 340 to 353 (a spread of -13).

Current ranking: #10.

Current record: 12.5-6.5, +274.

Round 20

[photo of Gwen Stewart]

Bonin played #100 Gwen Stewart (Ellicott City, MD) and lost 251 to 429 (a spread of -178).

Current ranking: #15.

Current record: 12.5-7.5, +96.

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

Round 21

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Bonin played #80 George Rhyne (Carlisle, PA) again and lost 344 to 365 (a spread of -21).

Current ranking: #25.

Current record: 12.5-8.5, +75.

Round 22

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Bonin played #16 Angela Dancho (Thornton, CO) and won 423 to 371 (a spread of 52).

Current ranking: #19.

Current record: 13.5-8.5, +127.

Round 23

[photo of Liz Gottlin]

Bonin played #37 Liz Gottlin (Chapel Hill, NC) and lost 369 to 430 (a spread of -61).

Current ranking: #23.

Current record: 13.5-9.5, +66.

Round 24

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Bonin played #29 Judy Ford (Hollywood, FL) and won 427 to 275 (a spread of 152).

Current ranking: #19.

Current record: 14.5-9.5, +218.

Round 25

[photo of Marty McCarthy]

Bonin played #68 Marty McCarthy (Wautoma, WI) and lost 347 to 358 (a spread of -11).

Current ranking: #26.

Current record: 14.5-10.5, +207.

Round 26

[photo of Katya Lezin]

Bonin played #63 Katya Lezin (Charlotte, NC) and won 338 to 303 (a spread of 35).

Current ranking: #19.

Current record: 15.5-10.5, +242.

Round 27

[photo of Susan Bertoni]

Bonin played #8 Susan Bertoni (Clemmons/Winston-Salem, NC) and lost 333 to 438 (a spread of -105).

Current ranking: #25.

Current record: 15.5-11.5, +137.

Round 28

[photo of Chris Canik]

Bonin played #12 Chris Canik (Austin, TX) and lost 291 to 423 (a spread of -132).

Current ranking: #34.

Current record: 15.5-12.5, +5.


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