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NSC 2008: Avis Turner [#76]

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On this page, you will find information about Avis Turner, 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 17-11, +768, and is ranked #9 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 Avis Turner]

Given name(s): Avis
Surname(s): Turner
Home: Decatur, GA, United States
Hobbies: Bridge
Occupation: Retired Public School Teacher
NSC 1996 Division: 4
NSC 1996 Rank: 58/78, 12-15 -3
NSC 1998 Division: 4
NSC 1998 Rank: 71/125, 15-16 +29
NSC 2000 Division: 6
NSC 2000 Rank: 14/77, 19-12 +44
NSC 2005 Division: 6
NSC 2005 Rank: 75/131, 14-14 -416
USSO 2006 Division: 6
USSO 2006 Rank: 44/114, 15-13 -4
Round by Round

High score: 495
Average for: 371
Average against: 343

Round 1

[photo of Joetta Wilkinson]

Turner played #77 Joetta Wilkinson (Lexington, KY) and won 429 to 234 (a spread of 195).

Current ranking: #2.

Current record: 1-0, +195.

Round 2

[photo of Jim Laris]

Turner played #51 Jim Laris (Altadena, CA) and lost 396 to 443 (a spread of -47).

Current ranking: #24.

Current record: 1-1, +148.

Round 3

[photo of Georgianne Fiorini]

Turner played #27 Georgianne Fiorini (Vashon Island, WA) and won 368 to 320 (a spread of 48).

Current ranking: #18.

Current record: 2-1, +196.

Round 4

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Turner played #66 Tat Reistrup (Mclean, VA) and won 394 to 293 (a spread of 101).

Current ranking: #10.

Current record: 3-1, +297.

Round 5

[photo of Merran Dunlop]

Turner played #20 Merran Dunlop (Brantford ON) and won 426 to 390 (a spread of 36).

Current ranking: #7.

Current record: 4-1, +333.

Round 6

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Turner played #46 Josephine Lamantia (Henrietta, NY) and won 345 to 240 (a spread of 105).

Current ranking: #5.

Current record: 5-1, +438.

Round 7

[photo of Dave Krook]

Turner played #45 Dave Krook (Mississauga ON) and won 340 to 293 (a spread of 47).

Current ranking: #3.

Current record: 6-1, +485.

Round 8

[photo of Stefan Huber]

Turner played #38 Stefan Huber (Tampa, FL) and won 313 to 295 (a spread of 18).

Current ranking: #2.

Current record: 7-1, +503.

Round 9

[photo of Bradley Robbins]

Turner played #69 Bradley Robbins (Windham, NH) and lost 293 to 452 (a spread of -159).

Current ranking: #7.

Current record: 7-2, +344.

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

Round 10

[photo of Dave Rauppius]

Turner played #63 Dave Rauppius (Athens, GA) and lost 295 to 461 (a spread of -166).

Current ranking: #10.

Current record: 7-3, +178.

Round 11

[photo of Ryan Chepita]

Turner played #16 Ryan Chepita (Ottawa ON) and won 376 to 284 (a spread of 92).

Current ranking: #7.

Current record: 8-3, +270.

Round 12

[photo of Aune Mitchell]

Turner played #57 Aune Mitchell (Ridgefield, CT) and won 401 to 345 (a spread of 56).

Current ranking: #6.

Current record: 9-3, +326.

Round 13

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Turner played #19 Paul Drake (Grand Blanc, MI) and lost 287 to 430 (a spread of -143).

Current ranking: #9.

Current record: 9-4, +183.

Round 14

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Turner played #21 Harry Durbin (Collierville, TN) and won 418 to 242 (a spread of 176).

Current ranking: #6.

Current record: 10-4, +359.

Round 15

[photo of Mary (Polly) Lenzen]

Turner played #48 Polly Lenzen (Fort Lauderdale, FL) and won 396 to 267 (a spread of 129).

Current ranking: #3.

Current record: 11-4, +488.

Round 16

[photo of Brian Farello]

Turner played #23 Brian Farello (West Hills, NY) and lost 346 to 405 (a spread of -59).

Current ranking: #7.

Current record: 11-5, +429.

Round 17

[photo of Jan Konkol]

Turner played #43 Janice Konkol (Amherst, WI) and won 367 to 327 (a spread of 40).

Current ranking: #5.

Current record: 12-5, +469.

Round 18

[photo of Lois Lockhart]

Turner played #50 Lois Lockhart (Newark, NJ) and won 384 to 320 (a spread of 64).

Current ranking: #3.

Current record: 13-5, +533.

Round 19

[photo of Josephine Flowers]

Turner played #28 Josephine Flowers (West Memphis, AR) and won 458 to 290 (a spread of 168).

Current ranking: #3.

Current record: 14-5, +701.

Round 20

[photo of Tony Ludwig]

Turner played #52 Tony Ludwig (Chandler, AZ) and lost 370 to 380 (a spread of -10).

Current ranking: #5.

Current record: 14-6, +691.

Round 21

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Turner played #78 Edmond Wilson (Hillsboro, OR) and lost 333 to 364 (a spread of -31).

Current ranking: #6.

Current record: 14-7, +660.

Round 22

[photo of Jamie De Jong]

Turner played #18 Jamie De Jong (Ottawa ON) and won 368 to 294 (a spread of 74).

Current ranking: #4.

Current record: 15-7, +734.

Round 23

[photo of Peggy Grant]

Turner played #35 Peggy Grant (Columbia, SC) and lost 311 to 398 (a spread of -87).

Current ranking: #6.

Current record: 15-8, +647.

Round 24

[photo of Dave Rauppius]

Turner played #63 Dave Rauppius (Athens, GA) again and lost 385 to 400 (a spread of -15).

Current ranking: #7.

Current record: 15-9, +632.

Round 25

[photo of Jamie De Jong]

Turner played #18 Jamie De Jong (Ottawa ON) again and won 495 to 327 (a spread of 168).

Current ranking: #7.

Current record: 16-9, +800.

Round 26

[photo of Julia Scruggs]

Turner played #72 Julia Scruggs (Stockbridge, GA) and lost 333 to 501 (a spread of -168).

Current ranking: #10.

Current record: 16-10, +632.

Round 27

[photo of Ken Middleton]

Turner played #55 Ken Middleton (Sherwood Park AB) and won 398 to 261 (a spread of 137).

Current ranking: #8.

Current record: 17-10, +769.

Round 28

[photo of Peggy Grant]

Turner played #35 Peggy Grant (Columbia, SC) again and lost 350 to 351 (a spread of -1).

Current ranking: #9.

Current record: 17-11, +768.


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