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NSC 2008: Paul Rickhoff [#68]

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On this page, you will find information about Paul Rickhoff, 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, +64, and is ranked #21 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 Paul Rickhoff]

Given name(s): Paul
Surname(s): Rickhoff
Home: Saugus, CA, United States
Occupation: Engineer
NSC 2005 Division: 6
NSC 2005 Rank: 119/131, 11-17 -805
USSO 2006 Division: 6
USSO 2006 Rank: 89/114, 12-16 -427
Round by Round

High score: 450
Average for: 342
Average against: 340

Round 1

[photo of Erica Rogers]

Rickhoff played #70 Erica Rogers (St. Petersburg, FL) and won 352 to 261 (a spread of 91).

Current ranking: #11.

Current record: 1-0, +91.

Round 2

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Rickhoff played #14 Mary E Capria (Pompano Beach, FL) and won 399 to 272 (a spread of 127).

Current ranking: #5.

Current record: 2-0, +218.

Round 3

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Rickhoff played #55 Ken Middleton (Sherwood Park AB) and won 345 to 312 (a spread of 33).

Current ranking: #6.

Current record: 3-0, +251.

Round 4

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Rickhoff played #30 David Gilmore (Chicago, IL) and won 350 to 296 (a spread of 54).

Current ranking: #4.

Current record: 4-0, +305.

Round 5

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Rickhoff played #57 Aune Mitchell (Ridgefield, CT) and lost 336 to 389 (a spread of -53).

Current ranking: #11.

Current record: 4-1, +252.

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

Round 6

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Rickhoff played #69 Bradley Robbins (Windham, NH) and lost 317 to 453 (a spread of -136).

Current ranking: #21.

Current record: 4-2, +116.

Round 7

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Rickhoff played #16 Ryan Chepita (Ottawa ON) and lost 376 to 422 (a spread of -46).

Current ranking: #32.

Current record: 4-3, +70.

Round 8

[photo of Dave Krook]

Rickhoff played #45 Dave Krook (Mississauga ON) and won 347 to 276 (a spread of 71).

Current ranking: #23.

Current record: 5-3, +141.

Round 9

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Rickhoff played #36 Janet Griesel (Madison, WI) and lost 215 to 382 (a spread of -167).

Current ranking: #37.

Current record: 5-4, -26.

Round 10

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Rickhoff played #79 Ayal Wolf (Orlando, FL) and won 421 to 317 (a spread of 104).

Current ranking: #26.

Current record: 6-4, +78.

Round 11

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Rickhoff played #48 Polly Lenzen (Fort Lauderdale, FL) and lost 334 to 410 (a spread of -76).

Current ranking: #36.

Current record: 6-5, +2.

Round 12

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Rickhoff played #18 Jamie De Jong (Ottawa ON) and lost 323 to 416 (a spread of -93).

Current ranking: #42.

Current record: 6-6, -91.

Round 13

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Rickhoff played #62 Jean Pugh (Pinecrest, FL) and won 406 to 320 (a spread of 86).

Current ranking: #37.

Current record: 7-6, -5.

Round 14

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Rickhoff played #52 Tony Ludwig (Chandler, AZ) and lost 276 to 376 (a spread of -100).

Current ranking: #46.

Current record: 7-7, -105.

Round 15

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Rickhoff played #20 Merran Dunlop (Brantford ON) and won 295 to 287 (a spread of 8).

Current ranking: #37.

Current record: 8-7, -97.

Round 16

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Rickhoff played #25 Percy Fernando (Mississauga ON) and won 359 to 353 (a spread of 6).

Current ranking: #29.

Current record: 9-7, -91.

Round 17

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Rickhoff played #13 Katie Buechner (Beaver Dam, WI) and won 332 to 260 (a spread of 72).

Current ranking: #23.

Current record: 10-7, -19.

Round 18

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Rickhoff played #26 Margie Fickes (Palmetto Bay, FL) and lost 337 to 352 (a spread of -15).

Current ranking: #30.

Current record: 10-8, -34.

Round 19

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Rickhoff played #43 Janice Konkol (Amherst, WI) and lost 274 to 345 (a spread of -71).

Current ranking: #36.

Current record: 10-9, -105.

Round 20

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Rickhoff played #44 Michael Krafchick (Roswell, GA) and won 360 to 304 (a spread of 56).

Current ranking: #28.

Current record: 11-9, -49.

Round 21

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Rickhoff played #6 Carolyn Boyd (Houston, TX) and won 356 to 329 (a spread of 27).

Current ranking: #25.

Current record: 12-9, -22.

Round 22

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Rickhoff played #3 Richard Bell (St. Louis, MO) and lost 298 to 368 (a spread of -70).

Current ranking: #31.

Current record: 12-10, -92.

Round 23

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Rickhoff played #47 John Lauck (Hermiston, OR) and won 314 to 292 (a spread of 22).

Current ranking: #25.

Current record: 13-10, -70.

Round 24

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Rickhoff played #27 Georgianne Fiorini (Vashon Island, WA) and lost 327 to 354 (a spread of -27).

Current ranking: #33.

Current record: 13-11, -97.

Round 25

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Rickhoff played #41 Kathy Johnson (Houston, TX) and won 357 to 335 (a spread of 22).

Current ranking: #28.

Current record: 14-11, -75.

Round 26

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Rickhoff played #65 Louis Reed (New Palestine, IN) and lost 348 to 390 (a spread of -42).

Current ranking: #36.

Current record: 14-12, -117.

Round 27

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Rickhoff played #54 Sara McLaughlin (Lubbock, TX) and won 450 to 313 (a spread of 137).

Current ranking: #27.

Current record: 15-12, +20.

Round 28

[photo of Georgianne Fiorini]

Rickhoff played #27 Georgianne Fiorini (Vashon Island, WA) again and won 383 to 339 (a spread of 44).

Current ranking: #21.

Current record: 16-12, +64.


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