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Lexington, MA Scrabble® Club Players at the NSC2005

Twenty-three of our active and occasional club players attended the North American Scrabble® Championship tournament in Reno, NV August 19 - August 24, 2005. The following table indicates the performance of these 23 players and 7 former club players in the 683-player (by divisions: 87, 108, 135, 124, 94, 135) 28-game tournament. We were repesented in all divisions.



  FORMER OR
  OCCASIONAL                                      OLD NSA  NEW NSA
  PLAYER     PLAYER            DIV  RANK   WINS   RATING   RATING
  ---------- ------            ---  ----   ----   -------  -------

             Jason Katz-Brown   1      6    18     1855     ....
  occasional Rod MacNeil        1     12    17     1869
  occasional Joey Mallick       1     15    17     1941
  former     Matt Graham        1     18    16     1902
  former     Scott Appel        1     39    14.5   1949

  occasional Ed Liebfried       2     23    16     1725
  former     Dave Leifer        2     40    15     1580
             Mark Fidler        2     44    15     1749
  occasional Bruce d'Ambrosio   2     49    14.5   1652
  former     Scott Leifer       2     53    14     1683
             Carl Durdan        2     55    14     1670
             Elaine Patterson   2     58    13.5   1720
             Mike Wolfberg      2     61    13     1738
             Isaias Sarmiento   2    103    10     1639
             Arnie Horowitz     2    104     9     1733

             Diana Spiller      3      9    19     1331
             Ben Greenwood      3     16    17     1503
  former     Liz Ashby          3     67    14     1475
             Bob Becker         3     69    14     1447
  occasional Paula Catanese     3     92    13     1370

             Ben Harrison       4      1    22     1339
             Nick Amphlett      4     14    17     1317
  former     Jeanne Freebody    4     18    17     1303
  former     Scott McDougall    4     25    16     1339
             Joev Dubach        4    101    11     1285

  new        Nat Gardenswartz   5      1    22     1133
             Jesse Day          5      6    18     1125

             Trx. Kt.           6     66    14      857
             Catherine Day      6     77    13.5    529
  occasional Joe Becker         6    126    10      547

The NSA web site carried complete coverage of the event round-by-round, and it now has full details. Club member Sherrie Saint John served as the Internet correspondent, bringing up-to-the-minute coverage of the tournament as it took place. Club member Gregg Foster served as a game annotator.


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