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First name(s): Trip
Last name(s): Payne
Title(s): EX(2011)
Home: Sherman Oaks, CA, USA
NASPA TWL Rating: 1781 (ranked #89 overall, #11 in state)
Awards: American Crossword Puzzle Tournament champion (93, 98, 04); first 32K winner on WWTBAM; featured in the movie Wordplay.
Hobbies: Escape rooms, immersive theater, game shows

Championship Record
EventYearDivisionRankRepresented
NSC1998152/126, 16-15 +94 
NSC2000182/98, 12-19 -381 
NSC2005151/87, 13.5-14.5 -876 
USSO2006119/76, 16-12 -74 
NSC2008A10/103, 17.0-11.0 +12 
NSC2010149/116, 16.0-15.0 +244 
NSC2012135/76, 16.0-15.0 +76 
NSC2013111/125, 19.0-12.0 +1085 
Recent Tournaments
EventRecordRating
San Francisco, CA, USA (OWL)
2019-12-13~2019-12-15
10-10 +721
Rank: 20
1781 = 1847-66
Monrovia, CA, USA (OWL)
2014-12-14
4-3 -305
Rank: 6
1847 = 1847+0
Monrovia, CA, USA (OWL)
2014-09-14
3-4 -33
Rank: 6
1847 = 1866-19
Los Angeles, CA, USA (OWL)
2014-06-01
4-3 +169
Rank: 3
1866 = 1874-8
Los Angeles, CA, USA (OWL)
2014-03-29~2014-03-30
8-6 +282
Rank: 11
1874 = 1904-30
Los Angeles, CA, USA (OWL)
2014-03-01
4-2 +317
Rank: 2
1904 = 1910-6
Los Angeles, CA, USA (OWL)
2013-12-15
6-1 +65
Rank: 1
1910 = 1891+19
San Francisco, CA, USA (OWL)
2013-11-22~2013-11-24
12-8 +206
Rank: 19
1891 = 1898-7
Glendale, CA, USA (OWL)
2013-09-15
5-2 +172
Rank: 1
1898 = 1883+15
National SCRABBLE Championship, Las Vegas, NV, USA (OWL)
2013-07-20~2013-07-24
19-12 +1085
Rank: 11
1930 = 1883+47

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