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NSC 2008: Dave Rauppius [#63]

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On this page, you will find information about Dave Rauppius, 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 20-8, +1097, and is ranked #2 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

[photo of Dave Rauppius]

Given name(s): Dave
Surname(s): Rauppius
Home: Athens, GA, United States
Occupation: Teacher
Round by Round

High score: 492
Average for: 384
Average against: 345

Round 1

[photo of Hannah Lieberman]

Rauppius played #49 Hannah Lieberman (Charlotte, NC) and won 420 to 361 (a spread of 59).

Current ranking: #19.

Current record: 1-0, +59.

Round 2

[photo of Carolyn Boyd]

Rauppius played #6 Carolyn Boyd (Houston, TX) and won 397 to 285 (a spread of 112).

Current ranking: #10.

Current record: 2-0, +171.

Round 3

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Rauppius played #9 Laverne Brookes (Calgary AB) and lost 281 to 446 (a spread of -165).

Current ranking: #39.

Current record: 2-1, +6.

Round 4

[photo of Ken Middleton]

Rauppius played #55 Ken Middleton (Sherwood Park AB) and won 346 to 323 (a spread of 23).

Current ranking: #25.

Current record: 3-1, +29.

Round 5

[photo of Jim Laris]

Rauppius played #51 Jim Laris (Altadena, CA) and won 376 to 341 (a spread of 35).

Current ranking: #15.

Current record: 4-1, +64.

Round 6

[photo of Michael Krafchick]

Rauppius played #44 Michael Krafchick (Roswell, GA) and won 439 to 261 (a spread of 178).

Current ranking: #7.

Current record: 5-1, +242.

Round 7

[photo of Jean Trotman]

Rauppius played #75 Jean Trotman (West Memphis, AR) and won 492 to 301 (a spread of 191).

Current ranking: #4.

Current record: 6-1, +433.

Round 8

[photo of Bradley Robbins]

Rauppius played #69 Bradley Robbins (Windham, NH) and won 430 to 401 (a spread of 29).

Current ranking: #3.

Current record: 7-1, +462.

Round 9

[photo of Stefan Huber]

Rauppius played #38 Stefan Huber (Tampa, FL) and lost 368 to 421 (a spread of -53).

Current ranking: #6.

Current record: 7-2, +409.

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

Round 10

[photo of Avis Turner]

Rauppius played #76 Avis Turner (Decatur, GA) and won 461 to 295 (a spread of 166).

Current ranking: #4.

Current record: 8-2, +575.

Round 11

[photo of Lois Lockhart]

Rauppius played #50 Lois Lockhart (Newark, NJ) and won 453 to 286 (a spread of 167).

Current ranking: #2.

Current record: 9-2, +742.

Round 12

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Rauppius played #21 Harry Durbin (Collierville, TN) and lost 367 to 375 (a spread of -8).

Current ranking: #3.

Current record: 9-3, +734.

Round 13

[photo of Ryan Chepita]

Rauppius played #16 Ryan Chepita (Ottawa ON) and won 463 to 276 (a spread of 187).

Current ranking: #3.

Current record: 10-3, +921.

Round 14

[photo of Julia Scruggs]

Rauppius played #72 Julia Scruggs (Stockbridge, GA) and won 428 to 310 (a spread of 118).

Current ranking: #2.

Current record: 11-3, +1039.

Round 15

[photo of Brian Farello]

Rauppius played #23 Brian Farello (West Hills, NY) and won 359 to 338 (a spread of 21).

Current ranking: #2.

Current record: 12-3, +1060.

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

Round 16

[photo of Jamie De Jong]

Rauppius played #18 Jamie De Jong (Ottawa ON) and lost 299 to 440 (a spread of -141).

Current ranking: #2.

Current record: 12-4, +919.

Round 17

[photo of Mary (Polly) Lenzen]

Rauppius played #48 Polly Lenzen (Fort Lauderdale, FL) and won 349 to 260 (a spread of 89).

Current ranking: #2.

Current record: 13-4, +1008.

Round 18

[photo of John Lauck]

Rauppius played #47 John Lauck (Hermiston, OR) and lost 344 to 369 (a spread of -25).

Current ranking: #2.

Current record: 13-5, +983.

Round 19

[photo of Tony Ludwig]

Rauppius played #52 Tony Ludwig (Chandler, AZ) and won 382 to 348 (a spread of 34).

Current ranking: #2.

Current record: 14-5, +1017.

Round 20

[photo of Dave Krook]

Rauppius played #45 Dave Krook (Mississauga ON) and won 372 to 340 (a spread of 32).

Current ranking: #2.

Current record: 15-5, +1049.

Round 21

[photo of Peggy Grant]

Rauppius played #35 Peggy Grant (Columbia, SC) and lost 307 to 491 (a spread of -184).

Current ranking: #3.

Current record: 15-6, +865.

Round 22

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Rauppius played #26 Margie Fickes (Palmetto Bay, FL) and won 385 to 356 (a spread of 29).

Current ranking: #3.

Current record: 16-6, +894.

Round 23

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Rauppius played #78 Edmond Wilson (Hillsboro, OR) and won 375 to 328 (a spread of 47).

Current ranking: #2.

Current record: 17-6, +941.

Round 24

[photo of Avis Turner]

Rauppius played #76 Avis Turner (Decatur, GA) again and won 400 to 385 (a spread of 15).

Current ranking: #2.

Current record: 18-6, +956.

Round 25

[photo of Bradley Robbins]

Rauppius played #69 Bradley Robbins (Windham, NH) again and lost 341 to 383 (a spread of -42).

Current ranking: #3.

Current record: 18-7, +914.

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

Round 26

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Rauppius played #21 Harry Durbin (Collierville, TN) again and won 408 to 295 (a spread of 113).

Current ranking: #2.

Current record: 19-7, +1027.

Round 27

[photo of Ryan Chepita]

Rauppius played #16 Ryan Chepita (Ottawa ON) again and lost 273 to 386 (a spread of -113).

Current ranking: #3.

Current record: 19-8, +914.

Round 28

[photo of Ryan Chepita]

Rauppius played #16 Ryan Chepita (Ottawa ON) for the third time and won 435 to 252 (a spread of 183).

Current ranking: #2.

Current record: 20-8, +1097.

Award Ceremony  

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


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