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NSC 2010: Chris Cree [#12]

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On this page, you will find information about Chris Cree, 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 16.5-14.5, +32, and is ranked #43 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 Chris Cree]

Given name(s): Chris
Surname(s): Cree
Home: Dallas, TX, United States
Awards: 60 or so Scrabble tournaments won, 7 time Texas State Champion
Hobbies: Golf, music, crossword puzzling
Round by Round

High score: 560
Average for: 414
Average against: 413

Before the Tournament  

Cree is mentioned in this round’s commentary (2 hits).

Round 1

[photo of Mark Miller]

Cree played #109 Mark Miller (Radnor, PA) and won 394 to 388 (a spread of 6).

Current ranking: #53.

Current record: 1-0, +6.

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

Round 2

[photo of Scott Jackson]

Cree played #82 Scott Jackson (Minneapolis, MN) and lost 374 to 406 (a spread of -32).

Current ranking: #64.

Current record: 1-1, -26.

Round 3

[photo of Patricia Barrett]

Cree played #46 Patricia Barrett (Houston, TX) and lost 425 to 483 (a spread of -58).

Current ranking: #78.

Current record: 1-2, -84.

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

Round 4

[photo of Marlene Milkent]

Cree played #68 Marlene Milkent (Hattiesburg, MS) and won 486 to 367 (a spread of 119).

Current ranking: #57.

Current record: 2-2, +35.

Round 5

[photo of Laurie Cohen]

Cree played #28 Laurie Cohen (Tempe, AZ) and won 560 to 392 (a spread of 168).

Current ranking: #32.

Current record: 3-2, +203.

Round 6

[photo of Thavachai Thivavarnvongs]

Cree played #99 Thavachai Thivavarnvongs (Thailand) and won 495 to 305 (a spread of 190).

Current ranking: #18.

Current record: 4-2, +393.

Round 7

[photo of Evans Clinchy]

Cree played #45 Evans Clinchy (Boston, MA) and won 487 to 446 (a spread of 41).

Current ranking: #12.

Current record: 5-2, +434.

Round 8

[photo of Robin Pollock Daniel]

Cree played #31 Robin Pollock Daniel (Toronto ON) and tied at 459.

Current ranking: #18.

Current record: 5.5-2.5, +434.

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

Round 9

[photo of Sammy Okosagah]

Cree played #24 Sammy Okosagah (Baltimore, MD) and won 408 to 374 (a spread of 34).

Current ranking: #11.

Current record: 6.5-2.5, +468.

Round 10

[photo of Kate Fukawa-Connelly]

Cree played #47 Kate Fukawa-Connelly (Kittery, ME) and lost 272 to 480 (a spread of -208).

Current ranking: #22.

Current record: 6.5-3.5, +260.

Round 11

[photo of John OLaughlin]

Cree played #17 John OLaughlin (Boston, MA) and lost 371 to 415 (a spread of -44).

Current ranking: #35.

Current record: 6.5-4.5, +216.

Round 12

[photo of Nathan Benedict]

Cree played #6 Nathan Benedict (Tucson, AZ) and lost 393 to 525 (a spread of -132).

Current ranking: #46.

Current record: 6.5-5.5, +84.

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

Round 13

[photo of Tony Leah]

Cree played #23 Tony Leah (Ajax ON) and lost 427 to 505 (a spread of -78).

Current ranking: #58.

Current record: 6.5-6.5, +6.

Round 14

[photo of Jim Kramer]

Cree played #29 Jim Kramer (Roseville, MN) and lost 354 to 494 (a spread of -140).

Current ranking: #71.

Current record: 6.5-7.5, -134.

Round 15

[photo of Jason Hlady]

Cree played #27 Jason Hlady (Saskatoon SK) and lost 355 to 545 (a spread of -190).

Current ranking: #80.

Current record: 6.5-8.5, -324.

Round 16

[photo of Ben Schoenbrun]

Cree played #79 Ben Schoenbrun (Ardsley, NY) and won 436 to 415 (a spread of 21).

Current ranking: #70.

Current record: 7.5-8.5, -303.

Round 17

[photo of Robert Ellickson]

Cree played #66 Robert Ellickson (New Haven, CT) and lost 395 to 402 (a spread of -7).

Current ranking: #80.

Current record: 7.5-9.5, -310.

Round 18

[photo of Mike Frentz]

Cree played #33 Mike Frentz (Des Moines, WA) and lost 334 to 348 (a spread of -14).

Current ranking: #88.

Current record: 7.5-10.5, -324.

Round 19

[photo of Abdul Majid Khan]

Cree played #114 Abdul Majid Khan (Whitby ON) and won 431 to 392 (a spread of 39).

Current ranking: #78.

Current record: 8.5-10.5, -285.

Round 20

[photo of Ted Rosen]

Cree played #105 Ted Rosen (Rochester, NY) and lost 379 to 394 (a spread of -15).

Current ranking: #87.

Current record: 8.5-11.5, -300.

Round 21

[photo of Jon Shreve]

Cree played #58 Jon Shreve (Denver, CO) and won 389 to 361 (a spread of 28).

Current ranking: #79.

Current record: 9.5-11.5, -272.

Round 22

[photo of David Whitley]

Cree played #62 David Whitley (Monrovia, CA) and lost 366 to 464 (a spread of -98).

Current ranking: #86.

Current record: 9.5-12.5, -370.

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

Round 23

[photo of Lisa Odom]

Cree played #16 Lisa Odom (St Louis Park, MN) and won 474 to 379 (a spread of 95).

Current ranking: #79.

Current record: 10.5-12.5, -275.

Round 24

[photo of Lucas Freeman]

Cree played #103 Lucas Freeman (Delaplane, VA) and lost 441 to 464 (a spread of -23).

Current ranking: #88.

Current record: 10.5-13.5, -298.

Round 25

[photo of Dave Leifer]

Cree played #96 Dave Leifer (Alpharetta, GA) and won 451 to 362 (a spread of 89).

Current ranking: #75.

Current record: 11.5-13.5, -209.

Round 26

[photo of Maddy Kamen]

Cree played #76 Maddy Kamen (Covina, CA) and won 367 to 356 (a spread of 11).

Current ranking: #67.

Current record: 12.5-13.5, -198.

Round 27

[photo of Robert Linn]

Cree played #40 Robert Linn (Potomac, MD) and won 478 to 413 (a spread of 65).

Current ranking: #61.

Current record: 13.5-13.5, -133.

Round 28

[photo of Rachel Knapp]

Cree played #69 Rachel Knapp (Tustin, CA) and won 428 to 283 (a spread of 145).

Current ranking: #50.

Current record: 14.5-13.5, +12.

Round 29

[photo of Jerry Lerman]

Cree played #41 Jerry Lerman (Foster City, CA) and lost 371 to 464 (a spread of -93).

Current ranking: #59.

Current record: 14.5-14.5, -81.

Round 30

[photo of Mark Milan]

Cree played #86 Mark Milan (Laguna Niguel, CA) and won 381 to 351 (a spread of 30).

Current ranking: #51.

Current record: 15.5-14.5, -51.

Round 31

[photo of Charles Reinke]

Cree played #73 Charles Reinke (Middleton, WI) and won 463 to 380 (a spread of 83).

Current ranking: #43.

Current record: 16.5-14.5, +32.


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