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NSC 2008: Alexandra Gianikas [#33]

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On this page, you will find information about Alexandra Gianikas, 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 19-9, +974, and is ranked #6 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

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Given name(s): Alexandra
Surname(s): Gianikas
Home: Tallahassee, FL, United States
Occupation: Student
Round by Round

High score: 502
Average for: 392
Average against: 357

Round 1

[photo of Celia D. Thompson]

Gianikas played #103 Celia Thompson (Carney's Point, NJ) and won 339 to 306 (a spread of 33).

Current ranking: #37.

Current record: 1-0, +33.

Round 2

[photo of Betsey Wood]

Gianikas played #116 Betsey Wood (Concord, MA) and won 369 to 355 (a spread of 14).

Current ranking: #24.

Current record: 2-0, +47.

Round 3

[photo of Jerry Schwartz]

Gianikas played #91 Jerry Schwartz (Alpharetta, GA) and lost 304 to 329 (a spread of -25).

Current ranking: #45.

Current record: 2-1, +22.

Round 4

[photo of Kevin Sears]

Gianikas played #93 Kevin Sears (Louisville, KY) and won 419 to 325 (a spread of 94).

Current ranking: #25.

Current record: 3-1, +116.

Round 5

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Gianikas played #77 Keith Pries (Englewood, CO) and lost 347 to 391 (a spread of -44).

Current ranking: #40.

Current record: 3-2, +72.

Round 6

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Gianikas played #70 Kevin Nai (Wilmington, DE) and won 369 to 324 (a spread of 45).

Current ranking: #27.

Current record: 4-2, +117.

Round 7

[photo of Pat Sanchez]

Gianikas played #87 Pat Sanchez (Dallas, TX) and won 324 to 322 (a spread of 2).

Current ranking: #19.

Current record: 5-2, +119.

Round 8

[photo of Joan Knobelsdorf]

Gianikas played #57 Joan Knobelsdorf (Palm Harbor, FL) and lost 373 to 418 (a spread of -45).

Current ranking: #31.

Current record: 5-3, +74.

Round 9

[photo of Dianne Wittman]

Gianikas played #114 Dianne Wittman (Pittsford, NY) and won 502 to 316 (a spread of 186).

Current ranking: #19.

Current record: 6-3, +260.

Round 10

[photo of Michael Garner]

Gianikas played #30 Michael Garner (Taylor, MI) and lost 402 to 404 (a spread of -2).

Current ranking: #27.

Current record: 6-4, +258.

Round 11

[photo of Gwen Stewart]

Gianikas played #100 Gwen Stewart (Ellicott City, MD) and lost 368 to 401 (a spread of -33).

Current ranking: #39.

Current record: 6-5, +225.

Round 12

[photo of Debbie Guiffre]

Gianikas played #40 Debbie Guiffre (Long Island, NY) and won 409 to 357 (a spread of 52).

Current ranking: #27.

Current record: 7-5, +277.

Round 13

[photo of Sylvia Sparkman]

Gianikas played #98 Sylvia Sparkman (Bozeman, MT) and won 347 to 301 (a spread of 46).

Current ranking: #19.

Current record: 8-5, +323.

Round 14

[photo of Timothy Bottorff]

Gianikas played #10 Timothy Bottorff (Orlando, FL) and won 433 to 275 (a spread of 158).

Current ranking: #14.

Current record: 9-5, +481.

Round 15

[photo of Hans Oh]

Gianikas played #73 Hans Oh (Mississauga ON) and lost 315 to 406 (a spread of -91).

Current ranking: #23.

Current record: 9-6, +390.

Round 16

[photo of Michael Perl]

Gianikas played #76 Michael Perl (Ithaca, NY) and won 414 to 372 (a spread of 42).

Current ranking: #17.

Current record: 10-6, +432.

Round 17

[photo of Kathy Hooper]

Gianikas played #50 Kathy Hooper (Monroe, NY) and lost 448 to 463 (a spread of -15).

Current ranking: #25.

Current record: 10-7, +417.

Round 18

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Gianikas played #48 Daniel Hellmann (Fort Myers, FL) and won 383 to 348 (a spread of 35).

Current ranking: #21.

Current record: 11-7, +452.

Round 19

[photo of Judith S. Ford]

Gianikas played #29 Judy Ford (Hollywood, FL) and won 392 to 329 (a spread of 63).

Current ranking: #17.

Current record: 12-7, +515.

Round 20

[photo of Cornelia Guest]

Gianikas played #39 Cornelia Guest (Ridgefield, CT) and won 457 to 391 (a spread of 66).

Current ranking: #11.

Current record: 13-7, +581.

Round 21

[photo of Angela Dancho]

Gianikas played #16 Angela Dancho (Thornton, CO) and won 373 to 371 (a spread of 2).

Current ranking: #9.

Current record: 14-7, +583.

Round 22

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Gianikas played #55 Jason Keller (Piscataway, NJ) and lost 417 to 434 (a spread of -17).

Current ranking: #16.

Current record: 14-8, +566.

Round 23

[photo of George Rhyne]

Gianikas played #80 George Rhyne (Carlisle, PA) and won 411 to 381 (a spread of 30).

Current ranking: #12.

Current record: 15-8, +596.

Round 24

[photo of Chuck Riordan]

Gianikas played #81 Chuck Riordan (Des Moines, IA) and won 449 to 297 (a spread of 152).

Current ranking: #7.

Current record: 16-8, +748.

Round 25

[photo of Phil Wertheimer]

Gianikas played #110 Phil Wertheimer (Short Hills, NJ) and lost 379 to 422 (a spread of -43).

Current ranking: #8.

Current record: 16-9, +705.

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

Round 26

[photo of Joan Knobelsdorf]

Gianikas played #57 Joan Knobelsdorf (Palm Harbor, FL) again and won 447 to 253 (a spread of 194).

Current ranking: #7.

Current record: 17-9, +899.

Round 27

[photo of George Rhyne]

Gianikas played #80 George Rhyne (Carlisle, PA) again and won 347 to 320 (a spread of 27).

Current ranking: #6.

Current record: 18-9, +926.

Round 28

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Gianikas played #55 Jason Keller (Piscataway, NJ) again and won 436 to 388 (a spread of 48).

Current ranking: #6.

Current record: 19-9, +974.


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