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NSC 2008: Dianne Wittman [#114]

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On this page, you will find information about Dianne Wittman, 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 12.5-15.5, -552, and is ranked #86 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): Dianne
Surname(s): Wittman
Home: Pittsford, NY, United States
Awards: after 40 years in and out of four different schools, got my BA in Sociology in 2004
Hobbies: sewing, needlework, cards, crossword puzzles
Occupation: Receptionist
USSO 2006 Division: 5
USSO 2006 Rank: 70/88, 11.5-16.5 -36
Round by Round

High score: 481
Average for: 356
Average against: 375

Round 1

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Wittman played #17 Evelyn R Davis (Anaheim Hills, CA) and won 370 to 365 (a spread of 5).

Current ranking: #53.

Current record: 1-0, +5.

Round 2

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Wittman played #55 Jason Keller (Piscataway, NJ) and won 399 to 367 (a spread of 32).

Current ranking: #25.

Current record: 2-0, +37.

Round 3

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Wittman played #32 Devonna Gee (Cedar Rapids, IA) and won 409 to 332 (a spread of 77).

Current ranking: #6.

Current record: 3-0, +114.

Round 4

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Wittman played #40 Debbie Guiffre (Long Island, NY) and lost 271 to 431 (a spread of -160).

Current ranking: #33.

Current record: 3-1, -46.

Round 5

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Wittman played #113 Tim Wise (Fort Lauderdale, FL) and won 365 to 349 (a spread of 16).

Current ranking: #18.

Current record: 4-1, -30.

Round 6

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Wittman played #23 Matt Eason (Tampa, FL) and won 394 to 330 (a spread of 64).

Current ranking: #10.

Current record: 5-1, +34.

Round 7

[photo of Chuck Riordan]

Wittman played #81 Chuck Riordan (Des Moines, IA) and lost 354 to 443 (a spread of -89).

Current ranking: #24.

Current record: 5-2, -55.

Round 8

[photo of George Rhyne]

Wittman played #80 George Rhyne (Carlisle, PA) and lost 301 to 356 (a spread of -55).

Current ranking: #39.

Current record: 5-3, -110.

Round 9

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Wittman played #33 Alexandra Gianikas (Tallahassee, FL) and lost 316 to 502 (a spread of -186).

Current ranking: #58.

Current record: 5-4, -296.

Round 10

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Wittman played #99 Richard Spence (Tucson, AZ) and lost 380 to 443 (a spread of -63).

Current ranking: #74.

Current record: 5-5, -359.

Round 11

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Wittman played #4 Margaret Bee (Houston, TX) and won 375 to 359 (a spread of 16).

Current ranking: #55.

Current record: 6-5, -343.

Round 12

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Wittman played #38 Edward Gowash (Ft. Worth, TX) and lost 394 to 432 (a spread of -38).

Current ranking: #70.

Current record: 6-6, -381.

Round 13

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Wittman played #63 Katya Lezin (Charlotte, NC) and won 337 to 305 (a spread of 32).

Current ranking: #57.

Current record: 7-6, -349.

Round 14

[photo of Marie Gier]

Wittman played #34 Marie Gier (Gainesville, FL) and lost 305 to 423 (a spread of -118).

Current ranking: #66.

Current record: 7-7, -467.

Round 15

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Wittman played #28 Jim Fonti (Port Jefferson Station, NY) and lost 309 to 418 (a spread of -109).

Current ranking: #78.

Current record: 7-8, -576.

Round 16

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Wittman played #56 Shelley Kirk (Wyoming, OH) and lost 287 to 363 (a spread of -76).

Current ranking: #90.

Current record: 7-9, -652.

Round 17

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Wittman played #90 Teresa Schaeffer (Durham, NC) and tied at 397.

Current ranking: #81.

Current record: 7.5-9.5, -652.

Round 18

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Wittman played #43 Mark Hamilton (Toronto ON) and won 429 to 366 (a spread of 63).

Current ranking: #70.

Current record: 8.5-9.5, -589.

Round 19

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Wittman played #3 Mary Becker (Madison, WI) and lost 307 to 407 (a spread of -100).

Current ranking: #80.

Current record: 8.5-10.5, -689.

Round 20

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Wittman played #14 Betzy Collins (Thornhill ON) and lost 334 to 405 (a spread of -71).

Current ranking: #92.

Current record: 8.5-11.5, -760.

Round 21

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Wittman played #104 Waheed Thompson (Houston, TX) and won 481 to 245 (a spread of 236).

Current ranking: #82.

Current record: 9.5-11.5, -524.

Round 22

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Wittman played #87 Pat Sanchez (Dallas, TX) and lost 254 to 373 (a spread of -119).

Current ranking: #89.

Current record: 9.5-12.5, -643.

Round 23

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Wittman played #66 Andy Ludwig (Tempe, AZ) and lost 370 to 440 (a spread of -70).

Current ranking: #96.

Current record: 9.5-13.5, -713.

Round 24

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Wittman played #61 Marty Levine (Bozeman, MT) and won 425 to 335 (a spread of 90).

Current ranking: #87.

Current record: 10.5-13.5, -623.

Round 25

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Wittman played #88 T A Sanders (San Antonio, TX) and lost 305 to 382 (a spread of -77).

Current ranking: #95.

Current record: 10.5-14.5, -700.

Round 26

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Wittman played #24 Evelyn Enszer (Saginaw, MI) and lost 299 to 304 (a spread of -5).

Current ranking: #101.

Current record: 10.5-15.5, -705.

Round 27

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Wittman played #82 Martin Rosen (Tamarac, FL) and won 395 to 339 (a spread of 56).

Current ranking: #94.

Current record: 11.5-15.5, -649.

Round 28

[photo of Jon Demeter]

Wittman played #18 Jon Demeter (Alameda, CA) and won 393 to 296 (a spread of 97).

Current ranking: #86.

Current record: 12.5-15.5, -552.


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