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NSC 2010: Dave Wiegand [#2]

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On this page, you will find information about Dave Wiegand, who is competing at the 2010 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 20-11, +1389, and is ranked #5 in Division 1.

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 Wiegand]

Given name(s): Dave
Surname(s): Wiegand
Home: Portland, OR, United States
Awards: (9th) 2001 WSC; (2nd) 1994 (3rd) 2000 (6th) 2002 NSC (1st) 2005 NSC; 2004-05 Seattle, WA; 2004-06 SWILLINS; 2004-09 Portland and numerous other Western US tournament
Hobbies: Anagrams, hot sauce
Occupation: Mortgage Underwriter
Round by Round

High score: 555
Average for: 441
Average against: 396

Round 1

[photo of Froilan Mendoza]

Wiegand played #104 Froilan Mendoza (Jersey City, NJ) and won 515 to 383 (a spread of 132).

Current ranking: #12.

Current record: 1-0, +132.

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

Round 2

[photo of Rachel Knapp]

Wiegand played #69 Rachel Knapp (Tustin, CA) and won 474 to 423 (a spread of 51).

Current ranking: #14.

Current record: 2-0, +183.

Round 3

[photo of Matthew Tunnicliffe]

Wiegand played #53 Matthew Tunnicliffe (Ottawa ON) and lost 414 to 482 (a spread of -68).

Current ranking: #34.

Current record: 2-1, +115.

Round 4

[photo of Jerry Lerman]

Wiegand played #41 Jerry Lerman (Foster City, CA) and won 392 to 374 (a spread of 18).

Current ranking: #29.

Current record: 3-1, +133.

Round 5

[photo of Cecilia Le]

Wiegand played #63 Cecilia Le (Boston, MA) and lost 438 to 446 (a spread of -8).

Current ranking: #39.

Current record: 3-2, +125.

Round 6

[photo of Frank Tangredi]

Wiegand played #55 Frank Tangredi (West Babylon, NY) and won 471 to 421 (a spread of 50).

Current ranking: #31.

Current record: 4-2, +175.

Round 7

[photo of Helen Joffe]

Wiegand played #95 Helen Joffe (Slidell, LA) and won 472 to 296 (a spread of 176).

Current ranking: #16.

Current record: 5-2, +351.

Round 8

[photo of Robert Ellickson]

Wiegand played #66 Robert Ellickson (New Haven, CT) and won 419 to 354 (a spread of 65).

Current ranking: #11.

Current record: 6-2, +416.

Round 9

[photo of Jeff Fiszbein]

Wiegand played #92 Jeff Fiszbein (South Lyon, MI) and won 510 to 280 (a spread of 230).

Current ranking: #5.

Current record: 7-2, +646.

Round 10

[photo of Sam Rosin]

Wiegand played #25 Sam Rosin (Bernardsville, NJ) and won 542 to 245 (a spread of 297).

Current ranking: #3.

Current record: 8-2, +943.

Round 11

[photo of Nigel Richards]

Wiegand played #1 Nigel Richards (Malaysia) and lost 379 to 504 (a spread of -125).

Current ranking: #5.

Current record: 8-3, +818.

Round 12

[photo of Scott Appel]

Wiegand played #5 Scott Appel (Trenton, NJ) and won 415 to 377 (a spread of 38).

Current ranking: #4.

Current record: 9-3, +856.

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

Round 13

[photo of John OLaughlin]

Wiegand played #17 John OLaughlin (Boston, MA) and won 449 to 328 (a spread of 121).

Current ranking: #4.

Current record: 10-3, +977.

Round 14

[photo of Orry Swift]

Wiegand played #9 Orry Swift (Dayton, TX) and won 485 to 472 (a spread of 13).

Current ranking: #3.

Current record: 11-3, +990.

Round 15

[photo of Rafi Stern]

Wiegand played #11 Rafi Stern (Seattle, WA) and won 467 to 342 (a spread of 125).

Current ranking: #2.

Current record: 12-3, +1115.

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

Round 16

[photo of Trip Payne]

Wiegand played #44 Trip Payne (Boca Raton, FL) and won 486 to 415 (a spread of 71).

Current ranking: #3.

Current record: 13-3, +1186.

Round 17

[photo of Chris Williams]

Wiegand played #37 Chris Williams (Vancouver BC) and lost 412 to 426 (a spread of -14).

Current ranking: #2.

Current record: 13-4, +1172.

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

Round 18

[photo of Andrew Solomon]

Wiegand played #20 Andrew Solomon (Barrington, IL) and won 495 to 372 (a spread of 123).

Current ranking: #2.

Current record: 14-4, +1295.

Round 19

[photo of Laurie Cohen]

Wiegand played #28 Laurie Cohen (Tempe, AZ) and lost 424 to 473 (a spread of -49).

Current ranking: #2.

Current record: 14-5, +1246.

Round 20

[photo of Brian Cappelletto]

Wiegand played #3 Brian Cappelletto (Chicago, IL) and lost 346 to 383 (a spread of -37).

Current ranking: #4.

Current record: 14-6, +1209.

Round 21

[photo of Rafi Stern]

Wiegand played #11 Rafi Stern (Seattle, WA) again and won 414 to 386 (a spread of 28).

Current ranking: #3.

Current record: 15-6, +1237.

Round 22

[photo of Orry Swift]

Wiegand played #9 Orry Swift (Dayton, TX) again and won 459 to 457 (a spread of 2).

Current ranking: #2.

Current record: 16-6, +1239.

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

Round 23

[photo of Nigel Richards]

Wiegand played #1 Nigel Richards (Malaysia) again and lost 418 to 443 (a spread of -25).

Current ranking: #3.

Current record: 16-7, +1214.

Round 24

[photo of Laurie Cohen]

Wiegand played #28 Laurie Cohen (Tempe, AZ) again and lost 435 to 488 (a spread of -53).

Current ranking: #5.

Current record: 16-8, +1161.

Round 25

[photo of Brian Cappelletto]

Wiegand played #3 Brian Cappelletto (Chicago, IL) again and won 444 to 354 (a spread of 90).

Current ranking: #3.

Current record: 17-8, +1251.

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

Round 26

[photo of Cecilia Le]

Wiegand played #63 Cecilia Le (Boston, MA) again and won 555 to 397 (a spread of 158).

Current ranking: #2.

Current record: 18-8, +1409.

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

Round 27

[photo of Scott Appel]

Wiegand played #5 Scott Appel (Trenton, NJ) again and lost 372 to 394 (a spread of -22).

Current ranking: #3.

Current record: 18-9, +1387.

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

Round 28

[photo of Nigel Peltier]

Wiegand played #42 Nigel Peltier (Seattle, WA) and lost 355 to 433 (a spread of -78).

Current ranking: #5.

Current record: 18-10, +1309.

Round 29

[photo of Brian Cappelletto]

Wiegand played #3 Brian Cappelletto (Chicago, IL) for the third time and won 417 to 371 (a spread of 46).

Current ranking: #4.

Current record: 19-10, +1355.

Round 30

[photo of Orry Swift]

Wiegand played #9 Orry Swift (Dayton, TX) for the third time and won 390 to 333 (a spread of 57).

Current ranking: #2.

Current record: 20-10, +1412.

Round 31

[photo of Brian Cappelletto]

Wiegand played #3 Brian Cappelletto (Chicago, IL) for the fourth time and lost 400 to 423 (a spread of -23).

Current ranking: #5.

Current record: 20-11, +1389.


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