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NSC 2010: David Whitley [#62]

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On this page, you will find information about David Whitley, 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 13.5-17.5, -771, and is ranked #92 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 David Whitley]

Given name(s): David
Surname(s): Whitley
Home: Monrovia, CA, United States
Occupation: Actuary
Round by Round

High score: 585
Average for: 393
Average against: 417

Round 1

[photo of Kate Fukawa-Connelly]

Whitley played #47 Kate Fukawa-Connelly (Kittery, ME) and won 367 to 326 (a spread of 41).

Current ranking: #39.

Current record: 1-0, +41.

Round 2

[photo of Rafi Stern]

Whitley played #11 Rafi Stern (Seattle, WA) and lost 334 to 413 (a spread of -79).

Current ranking: #65.

Current record: 1-1, -38.

Round 3

[photo of Thavachai Thivavarnvongs]

Whitley played #99 Thavachai Thivavarnvongs (Thailand) and lost 418 to 419 (a spread of -1).

Current ranking: #72.

Current record: 1-2, -39.

Round 4

[photo of Edward De Guzman]

Whitley played #77 Edward De Guzman (San Francisco, CA) and won 457 to 437 (a spread of 20).

Current ranking: #61.

Current record: 2-2, -19.

Round 5

[photo of Evans Clinchy]

Whitley played #45 Evans Clinchy (Boston, MA) and lost 368 to 462 (a spread of -94).

Current ranking: #77.

Current record: 2-3, -113.

Round 6

[photo of Leesa Berahovich]

Whitley played #93 Leesa Berahovich (Berkeley, CA) and tied at 347.

Current ranking: #78.

Current record: 2.5-3.5, -113.

Round 7

[photo of Nigel Peltier]

Whitley played #42 Nigel Peltier (Seattle, WA) and won 490 to 375 (a spread of 115).

Current ranking: #58.

Current record: 3.5-3.5, +2.

Round 8

[photo of Zev Kaufman]

Whitley played #78 Zev Kaufman (Toronto ON) and won 451 to 369 (a spread of 82).

Current ranking: #41.

Current record: 4.5-3.5, +84.

Round 9

[photo of Tony Leah]

Whitley played #23 Tony Leah (Ajax ON) and lost 383 to 464 (a spread of -81).

Current ranking: #59.

Current record: 4.5-4.5, +3.

Round 10

[photo of Jon Shreve]

Whitley played #58 Jon Shreve (Denver, CO) and lost 327 to 448 (a spread of -121).

Current ranking: #73.

Current record: 4.5-5.5, -118.

Round 11

[photo of Thomas Reinke]

Whitley played #56 Thomas Reinke (Middleton, WI) and lost 364 to 416 (a spread of -52).

Current ranking: #83.

Current record: 4.5-6.5, -170.

Round 12

[photo of Dave Leifer]

Whitley played #96 Dave Leifer (Alpharetta, GA) and won 585 to 343 (a spread of 242).

Current ranking: #72.

Current record: 5.5-6.5, +72.

Round 13

[photo of Jeff Martin]

Whitley played #100 Jeff Martin (Albuquerque, NM) and lost 345 to 503 (a spread of -158).

Current ranking: #80.

Current record: 5.5-7.5, -86.

Round 14

[photo of Ben Schoenbrun]

Whitley played #79 Ben Schoenbrun (Ardsley, NY) and won 429 to 386 (a spread of 43).

Current ranking: #70.

Current record: 6.5-7.5, -43.

Round 15

[photo of Mike Frentz]

Whitley played #33 Mike Frentz (Des Moines, WA) and won 475 to 456 (a spread of 19).

Current ranking: #58.

Current record: 7.5-7.5, -24.

Round 16

[photo of Frank Tangredi]

Whitley played #55 Frank Tangredi (West Babylon, NY) and won 436 to 391 (a spread of 45).

Current ranking: #46.

Current record: 8.5-7.5, +21.

Round 17

[photo of Robin Pollock Daniel]

Whitley played #31 Robin Pollock Daniel (Toronto ON) and lost 403 to 424 (a spread of -21).

Current ranking: #58.

Current record: 8.5-8.5, +0.

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

Round 18

[photo of Charles Reinke]

Whitley played #73 Charles Reinke (Middleton, WI) and won 423 to 419 (a spread of 4).

Current ranking: #49.

Current record: 9.5-8.5, +4.

Round 19

[photo of Sammy Okosagah]

Whitley played #24 Sammy Okosagah (Baltimore, MD) and lost 323 to 417 (a spread of -94).

Current ranking: #58.

Current record: 9.5-9.5, -90.

Round 20

[photo of Joel Wapnick]

Whitley played #15 Joel Wapnick (Montreal QC) and lost 356 to 552 (a spread of -196).

Current ranking: #66.

Current record: 9.5-10.5, -286.

Round 21

[photo of Ian Weinstein]

Whitley played #13 Ian Weinstein (Coral Springs, FL) and lost 318 to 444 (a spread of -126).

Current ranking: #80.

Current record: 9.5-11.5, -412.

Round 22

[photo of Chris Cree]

Whitley played #12 Chris Cree (Dallas, TX) and won 464 to 366 (a spread of 98).

Current ranking: #69.

Current record: 10.5-11.5, -314.

Round 23

[photo of Robert Ellickson]

Whitley played #66 Robert Ellickson (New Haven, CT) and won 386 to 331 (a spread of 55).

Current ranking: #59.

Current record: 11.5-11.5, -259.

Round 24

[photo of Nathan Benedict]

Whitley played #6 Nathan Benedict (Tucson, AZ) and lost 403 to 453 (a spread of -50).

Current ranking: #67.

Current record: 11.5-12.5, -309.

Round 25

[photo of Matthew Hodge]

Whitley played #43 Matthew Hodge (Moore, OK) and lost 303 to 331 (a spread of -28).

Current ranking: #76.

Current record: 11.5-13.5, -337.

Round 26

[photo of Lisa Odom]

Whitley played #16 Lisa Odom (St Louis Park, MN) and lost 395 to 430 (a spread of -35).

Current ranking: #84.

Current record: 11.5-14.5, -372.

Round 27

[photo of Mark Miller]

Whitley played #109 Mark Miller (Radnor, PA) and won 498 to 302 (a spread of 196).

Current ranking: #74.

Current record: 12.5-14.5, -176.

Round 28

[photo of Yukiko Loritz]

Whitley played #101 Yukiko Loritz (Anaheim, CA) and lost 253 to 474 (a spread of -221).

Current ranking: #85.

Current record: 12.5-15.5, -397.

Round 29

[photo of Jan Dixon]

Whitley played #75 Jan Dixon (Newark, DE) and lost 271 to 596 (a spread of -325).

Current ranking: #93.

Current record: 12.5-16.5, -722.

Round 30

[photo of Froilan Mendoza]

Whitley played #104 Froilan Mendoza (Jersey City, NJ) and won 493 to 398 (a spread of 95).

Current ranking: #86.

Current record: 13.5-16.5, -627.

Round 31

[photo of Dave Leifer]

Whitley played #96 Dave Leifer (Alpharetta, GA) again and lost 303 to 447 (a spread of -144).

Current ranking: #92.

Current record: 13.5-17.5, -771.


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