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NSC 2008: George Rhyne [#80]

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On this page, you will find information about George Rhyne, 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 18-10, +604, and is ranked #9 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 George Rhyne]

Given name(s): George
Surname(s): Rhyne
Home: Carlisle, PA, United States
Occupation: Retired
Round by Round

High score: 451
Average for: 389
Average against: 367

Round 1

[photo of Chris Canik]

Rhyne played #12 Chris Canik (Austin, TX) and won 434 to 409 (a spread of 25).

Current ranking: #44.

Current record: 1-0, +25.

Round 2

[photo of Amanda Hubble]

Rhyne played #51 Amanda Hubble (Oxford, MI) and won 451 to 397 (a spread of 54).

Current ranking: #19.

Current record: 2-0, +79.

Round 3

[photo of Shelley Kirk]

Rhyne played #56 Shelley Kirk (Wyoming, OH) and won 422 to 354 (a spread of 68).

Current ranking: #5.

Current record: 3-0, +147.

Round 4

[photo of Bobbi Hendrickson]

Rhyne played #49 Bobbi Hendrickson (Minneapolis, MN) and won 408 to 298 (a spread of 110).

Current ranking: #3.

Current record: 4-0, +257.

Round 5

[photo of Will Scott]

Rhyne played #92 Will Scott (Versailles, KY) and lost 338 to 366 (a spread of -28).

Current ranking: #12.

Current record: 4-1, +229.

Round 6

[photo of Chuck Riordan]

Rhyne played #81 Chuck Riordan (Des Moines, IA) and lost 408 to 452 (a spread of -44).

Current ranking: #22.

Current record: 4-2, +185.

Round 7

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Rhyne played #77 Keith Pries (Englewood, CO) and won 406 to 320 (a spread of 86).

Current ranking: #16.

Current record: 5-2, +271.

Round 8

[photo of Dianne Wittman]

Rhyne played #114 Dianne Wittman (Pittsford, NY) and won 356 to 301 (a spread of 55).

Current ranking: #12.

Current record: 6-2, +326.

Round 9

[photo of Linda Wancel]

Rhyne played #108 Linda Wancel (Flushing, NY) and won 441 to 339 (a spread of 102).

Current ranking: #5.

Current record: 7-2, +428.

Round 10

[photo of Dion Saldanha]

Rhyne played #85 Dion Saldanha (Richmond BC) and won 423 to 364 (a spread of 59).

Current ranking: #3.

Current record: 8-2, +487.

Round 11

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Rhyne played #48 Daniel Hellmann (Fort Myers, FL) and won 376 to 292 (a spread of 84).

Current ranking: #3.

Current record: 9-2, +571.

Round 12

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Rhyne played #55 Jason Keller (Piscataway, NJ) and lost 378 to 381 (a spread of -3).

Current ranking: #5.

Current record: 9-3, +568.

Round 13

[photo of Phil Wertheimer]

Rhyne played #110 Phil Wertheimer (Short Hills, NJ) and won 427 to 337 (a spread of 90).

Current ranking: #5.

Current record: 10-3, +658.

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

Round 14

[photo of Richard Spence]

Rhyne played #99 Richard Spence (Tucson, AZ) and won 363 to 362 (a spread of 1).

Current ranking: #3.

Current record: 11-3, +659.

Round 15

[photo of Chris Bonin]

Rhyne played #9 Chris Bonin (Toronto ON) and won 381 to 303 (a spread of 78).

Current ranking: #2.

Current record: 12-3, +737.

Round 16

[photo of Stephen Sneed]

Rhyne played #97 Stephen Sneed (Fort Worth, TX) and lost 304 to 404 (a spread of -100).

Current ranking: #4.

Current record: 12-4, +637.

Round 17

[photo of Joan Knobelsdorf]

Rhyne played #57 Joan Knobelsdorf (Palm Harbor, FL) and lost 364 to 382 (a spread of -18).

Current ranking: #7.

Current record: 12-5, +619.

Round 18

[photo of Scott Garner]

Rhyne played #31 Scott Garner (Champaign, IL) and won 420 to 414 (a spread of 6).

Current ranking: #4.

Current record: 13-5, +625.

Round 19

[photo of Gwen Stewart]

Rhyne played #100 Gwen Stewart (Ellicott City, MD) and lost 295 to 358 (a spread of -63).

Current ranking: #8.

Current record: 13-6, +562.

Round 20

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Rhyne played #55 Jason Keller (Piscataway, NJ) again and lost 363 to 549 (a spread of -186).

Current ranking: #13.

Current record: 13-7, +376.

Round 21

[photo of Chris Bonin]

Rhyne played #9 Chris Bonin (Toronto ON) again and won 365 to 344 (a spread of 21).

Current ranking: #10.

Current record: 14-7, +397.

Round 22

[photo of Ruchi Gupta]

Rhyne played #42 Ruchi Gupta (Knoxville, TN) and won 354 to 308 (a spread of 46).

Current ranking: #6.

Current record: 15-7, +443.

Round 23

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Rhyne played #33 Alexandra Gianikas (Tallahassee, FL) and lost 381 to 411 (a spread of -30).

Current ranking: #13.

Current record: 15-8, +413.

Round 24

[photo of Susan Bertoni]

Rhyne played #8 Susan Bertoni (Clemmons/Winston-Salem, NC) and won 431 to 335 (a spread of 96).

Current ranking: #9.

Current record: 16-8, +509.

Round 25

[photo of Denise Mahnken]

Rhyne played #67 Denise Mahnken (Long Beach, NY) and lost 378 to 396 (a spread of -18).

Current ranking: #11.

Current record: 16-9, +491.

Round 26

[photo of Marty McCarthy]

Rhyne played #68 Marty McCarthy (Wautoma, WI) and won 448 to 434 (a spread of 14).

Current ranking: #8.

Current record: 17-9, +505.

Round 27

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Rhyne played #33 Alexandra Gianikas (Tallahassee, FL) again and lost 320 to 347 (a spread of -27).

Current ranking: #11.

Current record: 17-10, +478.

Round 28

[photo of Joan Knobelsdorf]

Rhyne played #57 Joan Knobelsdorf (Palm Harbor, FL) again and won 445 to 319 (a spread of 126).

Current ranking: #9.

Current record: 18-10, +604.


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