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NSC 2008: Michael Perl [#76]

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On this page, you will find information about Michael Perl, 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 17-11, +1035, and is ranked #12 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 Michael Perl]

Given name(s): Michael
Surname(s): Perl
Home: Ithaca, NY, United States
Occupation: Artist
Round by Round

High score: 507
Average for: 402
Average against: 365

Round 1

[photo of Marty McCarthy]

Perl played #68 Marty McCarthy (Wautoma, WI) and won 448 to 367 (a spread of 81).

Current ranking: #18.

Current record: 1-0, +81.

Round 2

[photo of Martin Rosen]

Perl played #82 Martin Rosen (Tamarac, FL) and won 507 to 300 (a spread of 207).

Current ranking: #3.

Current record: 2-0, +288.

Round 3

[photo of Rick Settle]

Perl played #94 Rick Settle (Stephens City, VA) and lost 355 to 382 (a spread of -27).

Current ranking: #11.

Current record: 2-1, +261.

Round 4

[photo of Kathy Hooper]

Perl played #50 Kathy Hooper (Monroe, NY) and won 431 to 320 (a spread of 111).

Current ranking: #8.

Current record: 3-1, +372.

Round 5

[photo of Katya Lezin]

Perl played #63 Katya Lezin (Charlotte, NC) and won 421 to 358 (a spread of 63).

Current ranking: #6.

Current record: 4-1, +435.

Round 6

[photo of Scott Garner]

Perl played #31 Scott Garner (Champaign, IL) and lost 294 to 350 (a spread of -56).

Current ranking: #14.

Current record: 4-2, +379.

Round 7

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Perl played #101 Lisa Thomas (Sarasota, FL) and won 388 to 336 (a spread of 52).

Current ranking: #10.

Current record: 5-2, +431.

Round 8

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Perl played #77 Keith Pries (Englewood, CO) and won 417 to 344 (a spread of 73).

Current ranking: #7.

Current record: 6-2, +504.

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

Round 9

[photo of Ken Louie]

Perl played #65 Ken Louie (Whittier, CA) and won 442 to 354 (a spread of 88).

Current ranking: #4.

Current record: 7-2, +592.

Round 10

[photo of Jerry Schwartz]

Perl played #91 Jerry Schwartz (Alpharetta, GA) and lost 364 to 370 (a spread of -6).

Current ranking: #8.

Current record: 7-3, +586.

Round 11

[photo of Phil Wertheimer]

Perl played #110 Phil Wertheimer (Short Hills, NJ) and lost 328 to 551 (a spread of -223).

Current ranking: #19.

Current record: 7-4, +363.

Round 12

[photo of Judith S. Ford]

Perl played #29 Judy Ford (Hollywood, FL) and won 418 to 288 (a spread of 130).

Current ranking: #14.

Current record: 8-4, +493.

Round 13

[photo of Will Scott]

Perl played #92 Will Scott (Versailles, KY) and won 373 to 335 (a spread of 38).

Current ranking: #10.

Current record: 9-4, +531.

Round 14

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Perl played #48 Daniel Hellmann (Fort Myers, FL) and lost 305 to 392 (a spread of -87).

Current ranking: #16.

Current record: 9-5, +444.

Round 15

[photo of Dallas Johnson]

Perl played #54 Dallas Johnson (Stow, OH) and won 414 to 335 (a spread of 79).

Current ranking: #11.

Current record: 10-5, +523.

Round 16

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Perl played #33 Alexandra Gianikas (Tallahassee, FL) and lost 372 to 414 (a spread of -42).

Current ranking: #15.

Current record: 10-6, +481.

Round 17

[photo of Tom O'Laughlin]

Perl played #72 Tom OLaughlin (Hartland, WI) and won 480 to 289 (a spread of 191).

Current ranking: #14.

Current record: 11-6, +672.

Round 18

[photo of Cornelia Guest]

Perl played #39 Cornelia Guest (Ridgefield, CT) and lost 333 to 389 (a spread of -56).

Current ranking: #17.

Current record: 11-7, +616.

Round 19

[photo of Matt Eason]

Perl played #23 Matt Eason (Tampa, FL) and won 406 to 386 (a spread of 20).

Current ranking: #14.

Current record: 12-7, +636.

Round 20

[photo of Chuck Riordan]

Perl played #81 Chuck Riordan (Des Moines, IA) and won 440 to 377 (a spread of 63).

Current ranking: #9.

Current record: 13-7, +699.

Round 21

[photo of Joan Knobelsdorf]

Perl played #57 Joan Knobelsdorf (Palm Harbor, FL) and lost 366 to 398 (a spread of -32).

Current ranking: #15.

Current record: 13-8, +667.

Round 22

[photo of Hans Oh]

Perl played #73 Hans Oh (Mississauga ON) and won 380 to 290 (a spread of 90).

Current ranking: #12.

Current record: 14-8, +757.

Round 23

[photo of Robin Ross]

Perl played #83 Robin Ross (Saint Petersburg, FL) and won 403 to 324 (a spread of 79).

Current ranking: #9.

Current record: 15-8, +836.

Round 24

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Perl played #55 Jason Keller (Piscataway, NJ) and won 477 to 358 (a spread of 119).

Current ranking: #6.

Current record: 16-8, +955.

Round 25

[photo of Stephen Sneed]

Perl played #97 Stephen Sneed (Fort Worth, TX) and lost 406 to 420 (a spread of -14).

Current ranking: #7.

Current record: 16-9, +941.

Round 26

[photo of Chuck Riordan]

Perl played #81 Chuck Riordan (Des Moines, IA) again and won 448 to 336 (a spread of 112).

Current ranking: #6.

Current record: 17-9, +1053.

Round 27

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Perl played #55 Jason Keller (Piscataway, NJ) again and lost 417 to 431 (a spread of -14).

Current ranking: #8.

Current record: 17-10, +1039.

Round 28

[photo of Denise Mahnken]

Perl played #67 Denise Mahnken (Long Beach, NY) and lost 415 to 419 (a spread of -4).

Current ranking: #12.

Current record: 17-11, +1035.


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