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NSC 2010: Dielle Saldanha [#64]

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On this page, you will find information about Dielle Saldanha, 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 16-15, +487, and is ranked #46 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 Dielle Saldanha]

Given name(s): Dielle
Surname(s): Saldanha
Home: Richmond, BC, Canada
Awards: 1st place- div 6, 2002 NSC; div 2, Portland 2005
Hobbies: field hockey, shopping, running, reading
Round by Round

High score: 521
Average for: 409
Average against: 394

Round 1

[photo of Chris Grubb]

Saldanha played #36 Chris Grubb (Seattle, WA) and lost 346 to 469 (a spread of -123).

Current ranking: #101.

Current record: 0-1, -123.

Round 2

[photo of Joel Wapnick]

Saldanha played #15 Joel Wapnick (Montreal QC) and won 471 to 339 (a spread of 132).

Current ranking: #56.

Current record: 1-1, +9.

Round 3

[photo of Wallace Schultz]

Saldanha played #94 Wallace Schultz (Las Vegas, NM) and won 428 to 309 (a spread of 119).

Current ranking: #33.

Current record: 2-1, +128.

Round 4

[photo of Robert Ellickson]

Saldanha played #66 Robert Ellickson (New Haven, CT) and lost 456 to 457 (a spread of -1).

Current ranking: #51.

Current record: 2-2, +127.

Round 5

[photo of Ross Brown]

Saldanha played #59 Ross Brown (Ottawa ON) and won 422 to 348 (a spread of 74).

Current ranking: #33.

Current record: 3-2, +201.

Round 6

[photo of Darrell Day]

Saldanha played #21 Darrell Day (Richardson, TX) and lost 423 to 435 (a spread of -12).

Current ranking: #46.

Current record: 3-3, +189.

Round 7

[photo of Chris Williams]

Saldanha played #37 Chris Williams (Vancouver BC) and won 399 to 373 (a spread of 26).

Current ranking: #32.

Current record: 4-3, +215.

Round 8

[photo of Frank Tangredi]

Saldanha played #55 Frank Tangredi (West Babylon, NY) and won 477 to 346 (a spread of 131).

Current ranking: #24.

Current record: 5-3, +346.

Round 9

[photo of Brett Haughney]

Saldanha played #60 Brett Haughney (Ashervilles, NC) and won 521 to 379 (a spread of 142).

Current ranking: #15.

Current record: 6-3, +488.

Round 10

[photo of Mark Przybyszewski]

Saldanha played #80 Mark Przybyszewski (Depew, NY) and won 377 to 340 (a spread of 37).

Current ranking: #11.

Current record: 7-3, +525.

Round 11

[photo of Daniel Goodwin]

Saldanha played #61 Daniel Goodwin (Seattle, WA) and won 418 to 390 (a spread of 28).

Current ranking: #8.

Current record: 8-3, +553.

Round 12

[photo of Mike Baron]

Saldanha played #74 Mike Baron (Corrales, NM) and won 461 to 356 (a spread of 105).

Current ranking: #5.

Current record: 9-3, +658.

Round 13

[photo of Orry Swift]

Saldanha played #9 Orry Swift (Dayton, TX) and lost 384 to 408 (a spread of -24).

Current ranking: #8.

Current record: 9-4, +634.

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

Round 14

[photo of Rafi Stern]

Saldanha played #11 Rafi Stern (Seattle, WA) and lost 321 to 420 (a spread of -99).

Current ranking: #17.

Current record: 9-5, +535.

Round 15

[photo of Thavachai Thivavarnvongs]

Saldanha played #99 Thavachai Thivavarnvongs (Thailand) and won 450 to 373 (a spread of 77).

Current ranking: #12.

Current record: 10-5, +612.

Round 16

[photo of Patricia Barrett]

Saldanha played #46 Patricia Barrett (Houston, TX) and won 418 to 257 (a spread of 161).

Current ranking: #7.

Current record: 11-5, +773.

Round 17

[photo of Trip Payne]

Saldanha played #44 Trip Payne (Boca Raton, FL) and lost 330 to 456 (a spread of -126).

Current ranking: #15.

Current record: 11-6, +647.

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

Round 18

[photo of Brian Cappelletto]

Saldanha played #3 Brian Cappelletto (Chicago, IL) and lost 432 to 448 (a spread of -16).

Current ranking: #18.

Current record: 11-7, +631.

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

Round 19

[photo of Chris Lipe]

Saldanha played #54 Chris Lipe (Rome, NY) and lost 326 to 481 (a spread of -155).

Current ranking: #27.

Current record: 11-8, +476.

Round 20

[photo of Lou Cornelis]

Saldanha played #51 Lou Cornelis (Stoney Creek ON) and lost 400 to 435 (a spread of -35).

Current ranking: #35.

Current record: 11-9, +441.

Round 21

[photo of Kevin Rickhoff]

Saldanha played #65 Kevin Rickhoff (Saugus, CA) and lost 392 to 500 (a spread of -108).

Current ranking: #45.

Current record: 11-10, +333.

Round 22

[photo of Greg Heidler]

Saldanha played #90 Greg Heidler (Waialua, HI) and lost 379 to 438 (a spread of -59).

Current ranking: #54.

Current record: 11-11, +274.

Round 23

[photo of Steve Polatnick]

Saldanha played #35 Steve Polatnick (Miami, FL) and won 449 to 321 (a spread of 128).

Current ranking: #44.

Current record: 12-11, +402.

Round 24

[photo of Marlene Milkent]

Saldanha played #68 Marlene Milkent (Hattiesburg, MS) and lost 375 to 388 (a spread of -13).

Current ranking: #51.

Current record: 12-12, +389.

Round 25

[photo of Maddy Kamen]

Saldanha played #76 Maddy Kamen (Covina, CA) and won 398 to 317 (a spread of 81).

Current ranking: #45.

Current record: 13-12, +470.

Round 26

[photo of Jeff Martin]

Saldanha played #100 Jeff Martin (Albuquerque, NM) and won 459 to 344 (a spread of 115).

Current ranking: #36.

Current record: 14-12, +585.

Round 27

[photo of Geoff Thevenot]

Saldanha played #10 Geoff Thevenot (Austin, TX) and lost 275 to 428 (a spread of -153).

Current ranking: #44.

Current record: 14-13, +432.

Round 28

[photo of Nathan Benedict]

Saldanha played #6 Nathan Benedict (Tucson, AZ) and lost 425 to 445 (a spread of -20).

Current ranking: #56.

Current record: 14-14, +412.

Round 29

[photo of Charles Reinke]

Saldanha played #73 Charles Reinke (Middleton, WI) and won 445 to 415 (a spread of 30).

Current ranking: #45.

Current record: 15-14, +442.

Round 30

[photo of Lisa Odom]

Saldanha played #16 Lisa Odom (St Louis Park, MN) and won 467 to 383 (a spread of 84).

Current ranking: #39.

Current record: 16-14, +526.

Round 31

[photo of Bradley Whitmarsh]

Saldanha played #48 Bradley Whitmarsh (Attleboro, MA) and lost 369 to 408 (a spread of -39).

Current ranking: #46.

Current record: 16-15, +487.


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