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NSC 2010: Jesse Matthews [#34]

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On this page, you will find information about Jesse Matthews, 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 15-16, +57, and is ranked #64 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 Jesse Matthews]

Given name(s): Jesse
Surname(s): Matthews
Home: Kelowna, BC, Canada
Awards: UBC-O 2009 Dean's List
Hobbies: Athletics
Occupation: Student
Round by Round

High score: 560
Average for: 408
Average against: 406

Round 1

[photo of Mike Baron]

Matthews played #74 Mike Baron (Corrales, NM) and lost 355 to 441 (a spread of -86).

Current ranking: #93.

Current record: 0-1, -86.

Round 2

[photo of Randall Thomas]

Matthews played #89 Randall Thomas (Calgary AB) and lost 422 to 468 (a spread of -46).

Current ranking: #95.

Current record: 0-2, -132.

Round 3

[photo of Lisa Odom]

Matthews played #16 Lisa Odom (St Louis Park, MN) and won 422 to 340 (a spread of 82).

Current ranking: #73.

Current record: 1-2, -50.

Round 4

[photo of Stuart Goldman]

Matthews played #102 Stuart Goldman (San Francisco, CA) and lost 392 to 447 (a spread of -55).

Current ranking: #84.

Current record: 1-3, -105.

Round 5

[photo of Maddy Kamen]

Matthews played #76 Maddy Kamen (Covina, CA) and won 478 to 339 (a spread of 139).

Current ranking: #66.

Current record: 2-3, +34.

Round 6

[photo of Debbie Stegman]

Matthews played #81 Debbie Stegman (Kew Gardens, NY) and lost 339 to 391 (a spread of -52).

Current ranking: #84.

Current record: 2-4, -18.

Round 7

[photo of Matthew Tunnicliffe]

Matthews played #53 Matthew Tunnicliffe (Ottawa ON) and lost 376 to 384 (a spread of -8).

Current ranking: #93.

Current record: 2-5, -26.

Round 8

[photo of Sam Kantimathi]

Matthews played #83 Sam Kantimathi (Sacramento, CA) and won 428 to 400 (a spread of 28).

Current ranking: #82.

Current record: 3-5, +2.

Round 9

[photo of Amnuay Ploysangngam]

Matthews played #87 Amnuay Ploysangngam (Thailand) and lost 263 to 544 (a spread of -281).

Current ranking: #95.

Current record: 3-6, -279.

Round 10

[photo of Leesa Berahovich]

Matthews played #93 Leesa Berahovich (Berkeley, CA) and lost 367 to 530 (a spread of -163).

Current ranking: #104.

Current record: 3-7, -442.

Round 11

[photo of Joel Wapnick]

Matthews played #15 Joel Wapnick (Montreal QC) and lost 365 to 482 (a spread of -117).

Current ranking: #108.

Current record: 3-8, -559.

Round 12

[photo of Juraj Pivovarov]

Matthews played #84 Juraj Pivovarov (Calgary AB) and won 560 to 323 (a spread of 237).

Current ranking: #99.

Current record: 4-8, -322.

Round 13

[photo of Paula Catanese]

Matthews played #116 Paula Catanese (USA) and won 438 to 334 (a spread of 104).

Current ranking: #90.

Current record: 5-8, -218.

Round 14

[photo of Yukiko Loritz]

Matthews played #101 Yukiko Loritz (Anaheim, CA) and lost 334 to 504 (a spread of -170).

Current ranking: #99.

Current record: 5-9, -388.

Round 15

[photo of Mark Kenas]

Matthews played #38 Mark Kenas (Madison, WI) and lost 313 to 455 (a spread of -142).

Current ranking: #103.

Current record: 5-10, -530.

Round 16

[photo of Eric Goldstein]

Matthews played #72 Eric Goldstein (Scarsdale, NY) and lost 411 to 426 (a spread of -15).

Current ranking: #105.

Current record: 5-11, -545.

Round 17

[photo of Rod MacNeil]

Matthews played #50 Rod MacNeil (Cambridge, MA) and lost 358 to 384 (a spread of -26).

Current ranking: #109.

Current record: 5-12, -571.

Round 18

[photo of Brett Haughney]

Matthews played #60 Brett Haughney (Ashervilles, NC) and lost 401 to 454 (a spread of -53).

Current ranking: #112.

Current record: 5-13, -624.

Round 19

[photo of Froilan Mendoza]

Matthews played #104 Froilan Mendoza (Jersey City, NJ) and won 429 to 339 (a spread of 90).

Current ranking: #109.

Current record: 6-13, -534.

Round 20

[photo of Bruce D Ambrosio]

Matthews played #111 Bruce D Ambrosio (Los Angeles, CA) and won 489 to 419 (a spread of 70).

Current ranking: #106.

Current record: 7-13, -464.

Round 21

[photo of Gregg Speicher]

Matthews played #113 Gregg Speicher (McKinney, TX) and won 528 to 375 (a spread of 153).

Current ranking: #96.

Current record: 8-13, -311.

Round 22

[photo of Michael Baker]

Matthews played #71 Michael Baker (Portland, OR) and won 452 to 403 (a spread of 49).

Current ranking: #89.

Current record: 9-13, -262.

Round 23

[photo of Ross Brown]

Matthews played #59 Ross Brown (Ottawa ON) and lost 378 to 417 (a spread of -39).

Current ranking: #96.

Current record: 9-14, -301.

Round 24

[photo of Carol Kaplan]

Matthews played #107 Carol Kaplan (San Diego, CA) and won 385 to 311 (a spread of 74).

Current ranking: #91.

Current record: 10-14, -227.

Round 25

[photo of Paul Holser]

Matthews played #91 Paul Holser (Dallas, TX) and lost 373 to 441 (a spread of -68).

Current ranking: #95.

Current record: 10-15, -295.

Round 26

[photo of Cheryl Tyler]

Matthews played #108 Cheryl Tyler (Lubbock, TX) and won 486 to 393 (a spread of 93).

Current ranking: #89.

Current record: 11-15, -202.

Round 27

[photo of Thavachai Thivavarnvongs]

Matthews played #99 Thavachai Thivavarnvongs (Thailand) and won 395 to 383 (a spread of 12).

Current ranking: #81.

Current record: 12-15, -190.

Round 28

[photo of Jason Hlady]

Matthews played #27 Jason Hlady (Saskatoon SK) and won 482 to 366 (a spread of 116).

Current ranking: #72.

Current record: 13-15, -74.

Round 29

[photo of Jeff Martin]

Matthews played #100 Jeff Martin (Albuquerque, NM) and won 411 to 281 (a spread of 130).

Current ranking: #66.

Current record: 14-15, +56.

Round 30

[photo of Robert Ellickson]

Matthews played #66 Robert Ellickson (New Haven, CT) and won 472 to 385 (a spread of 87).

Current ranking: #56.

Current record: 15-15, +143.

Round 31

[photo of Trip Payne]

Matthews played #44 Trip Payne (Boca Raton, FL) and lost 345 to 431 (a spread of -86).

Current ranking: #64.

Current record: 15-16, +57.


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