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NSC 2008: Michael Krafchick [#44]

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On this page, you will find information about Michael Krafchick, 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 16-12, +296, and is ranked #20 in Division 6.

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): Michael
Surname(s): Krafchick
Home: Roswell, GA, United States
Occupation: Computer Consultant
Round by Round

High score: 458
Average for: 350
Average against: 340

Round 1

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Krafchick played #15 Cynthia Caprise (Mattituck, NY) and won 329 to 279 (a spread of 50).

Current ranking: #23.

Current record: 1-0, +50.

Round 2

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Krafchick played #50 Lois Lockhart (Newark, NJ) and lost 284 to 330 (a spread of -46).

Current ranking: #39.

Current record: 1-1, +4.

Round 3

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Krafchick played #46 Josephine Lamantia (Henrietta, NY) and won 330 to 323 (a spread of 7).

Current ranking: #37.

Current record: 2-1, +11.

Round 4

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Krafchick played #5 Arlene Bibbs (Pompano Beach, FL) and won 390 to 357 (a spread of 33).

Current ranking: #24.

Current record: 3-1, +44.

Round 5

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Krafchick played #45 Dave Krook (Mississauga ON) and lost 261 to 361 (a spread of -100).

Current ranking: #34.

Current record: 3-2, -56.

Round 6

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Krafchick played #63 Dave Rauppius (Athens, GA) and lost 261 to 439 (a spread of -178).

Current ranking: #51.

Current record: 3-3, -234.

Round 7

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Krafchick played #23 Brian Farello (West Hills, NY) and lost 262 to 311 (a spread of -49).

Current ranking: #56.

Current record: 3-4, -283.

Round 8

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Krafchick played #39 Margaret Hughes (Los Angeles, CA) and won 434 to 244 (a spread of 190).

Current ranking: #43.

Current record: 4-4, -93.

Round 9

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Krafchick played #11 Ruth Brower (New Castle County, DE) and won 382 to 377 (a spread of 5).

Current ranking: #40.

Current record: 5-4, -88.

Round 10

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Krafchick played #54 Sara McLaughlin (Lubbock, TX) and won 446 to 334 (a spread of 112).

Current ranking: #27.

Current record: 6-4, +24.

Round 11

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Krafchick played #47 John Lauck (Hermiston, OR) and lost 292 to 398 (a spread of -106).

Current ranking: #37.

Current record: 6-5, -82.

Round 12

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Krafchick played #20 Merran Dunlop (Brantford ON) and lost 343 to 402 (a spread of -59).

Current ranking: #43.

Current record: 6-6, -141.

Round 13

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Krafchick played #66 Tat Reistrup (Mclean, VA) and won 365 to 342 (a spread of 23).

Current ranking: #38.

Current record: 7-6, -118.

Round 14

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Krafchick played #33 Mary Lou Goetz (Odenton, MD) and won 375 to 313 (a spread of 62).

Current ranking: #28.

Current record: 8-6, -56.

Round 15

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Krafchick played #9 Laverne Brookes (Calgary AB) and won 369 to 318 (a spread of 51).

Current ranking: #22.

Current record: 9-6, -5.

Round 16

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Krafchick played #27 Georgianne Fiorini (Vashon Island, WA) and lost 345 to 406 (a spread of -61).

Current ranking: #28.

Current record: 9-7, -66.

Round 17

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Krafchick played #35 Peggy Grant (Columbia, SC) and lost 332 to 384 (a spread of -52).

Current ranking: #37.

Current record: 9-8, -118.

Round 18

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Krafchick played #55 Ken Middleton (Sherwood Park AB) and won 363 to 256 (a spread of 107).

Current ranking: #29.

Current record: 10-8, -11.

Round 19

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Krafchick played #60 Beverly Otto (Rochester, NY) and won 377 to 238 (a spread of 139).

Current ranking: #23.

Current record: 11-8, +128.

Round 20

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Krafchick played #68 Paul Rickhoff (Saugus, CA) and lost 304 to 360 (a spread of -56).

Current ranking: #27.

Current record: 11-9, +72.

Round 21

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Krafchick played #19 Paul Drake (Grand Blanc, MI) and lost 311 to 426 (a spread of -115).

Current ranking: #34.

Current record: 11-10, -43.

Round 22

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Krafchick played #12 Melissa Brown (Twin Cities, MN) and won 362 to 319 (a spread of 43).

Current ranking: #29.

Current record: 12-10, +0.

Round 23

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Krafchick played #59 Linda Nervis (Dayton, OH) and won 458 to 246 (a spread of 212).

Current ranking: #22.

Current record: 13-10, +212.

Round 24

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Krafchick played #79 Ayal Wolf (Orlando, FL) and lost 360 to 370 (a spread of -10).

Current ranking: #29.

Current record: 13-11, +202.

Round 25

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Krafchick played #48 Polly Lenzen (Fort Lauderdale, FL) and won 426 to 316 (a spread of 110).

Current ranking: #21.

Current record: 14-11, +312.

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

Round 26

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Krafchick played #57 Aune Mitchell (Ridgefield, CT) and won 368 to 363 (a spread of 5).

Current ranking: #17.

Current record: 15-11, +317.

Round 27

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Krafchick played #43 Janice Konkol (Amherst, WI) and won 411 to 315 (a spread of 96).

Current ranking: #14.

Current record: 16-11, +413.

Round 28

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Krafchick played #66 Tat Reistrup (Mclean, VA) again and lost 264 to 381 (a spread of -117).

Current ranking: #20.

Current record: 16-12, +296.


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