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NSC 2010: Helen Joffe [#95]

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On this page, you will find information about Helen Joffe, 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, -113, and is ranked #54 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 Helen Joffe]

Given name(s): Helen
Surname(s): Joffe
Home: Slidell, LA, United States
Awards: I have survived thus far
Hobbies: Scrabble (no time for anything else)
Round by Round

High score: 483
Average for: 383
Average against: 387

Round 1

[photo of Sam Rosin]

Joffe played #25 Sam Rosin (Bernardsville, NJ) and lost 312 to 487 (a spread of -175).

Current ranking: #112.

Current record: 0-1, -175.

Round 2

[photo of Thomas Reinke]

Joffe played #56 Thomas Reinke (Middleton, WI) and won 483 to 365 (a spread of 118).

Current ranking: #68.

Current record: 1-1, -57.

Round 3

[photo of Mark Edelson]

Joffe played #67 Mark Edelson (Toronto ON) and won 407 to 358 (a spread of 49).

Current ranking: #51.

Current record: 2-1, -8.

Round 4

[photo of Will Anderson]

Joffe played #30 Will Anderson (Croton, NY) and won 420 to 390 (a spread of 30).

Current ranking: #33.

Current record: 3-1, +22.

Round 5

[photo of Andrew Solomon]

Joffe played #20 Andrew Solomon (Barrington, IL) and lost 294 to 389 (a spread of -95).

Current ranking: #54.

Current record: 3-2, -73.

Round 6

[photo of Jan Dixon]

Joffe played #75 Jan Dixon (Newark, DE) and lost 373 to 404 (a spread of -31).

Current ranking: #67.

Current record: 3-3, -104.

Round 7

[photo of Dave Wiegand]

Joffe played #2 Dave Wiegand (Portland, OR) and lost 296 to 472 (a spread of -176).

Current ranking: #85.

Current record: 3-4, -280.

Round 8

[photo of Lou Cornelis]

Joffe played #51 Lou Cornelis (Stoney Creek ON) and lost 349 to 359 (a spread of -10).

Current ranking: #92.

Current record: 3-5, -290.

Round 9

[photo of Lisa Odom]

Joffe played #16 Lisa Odom (St Louis Park, MN) and lost 348 to 394 (a spread of -46).

Current ranking: #97.

Current record: 3-6, -336.

Round 10

[photo of Mike Frentz]

Joffe played #33 Mike Frentz (Des Moines, WA) and lost 379 to 384 (a spread of -5).

Current ranking: #100.

Current record: 3-7, -341.

Round 11

[photo of Ted Rosen]

Joffe played #105 Ted Rosen (Rochester, NY) and won 456 to 314 (a spread of 142).

Current ranking: #89.

Current record: 4-7, -199.

Round 12

[photo of Maddy Kamen]

Joffe played #76 Maddy Kamen (Covina, CA) and lost 345 to 500 (a spread of -155).

Current ranking: #101.

Current record: 4-8, -354.

Round 13

[photo of Abdul Majid Khan]

Joffe played #114 Abdul Majid Khan (Whitby ON) and won 464 to 363 (a spread of 101).

Current ranking: #92.

Current record: 5-8, -253.

Round 14

[photo of Michael Baker]

Joffe played #71 Michael Baker (Portland, OR) and won 370 to 347 (a spread of 23).

Current ranking: #79.

Current record: 6-8, -230.

Round 15

[photo of Lucas Freeman]

Joffe played #103 Lucas Freeman (Delaplane, VA) and lost 350 to 472 (a spread of -122).

Current ranking: #91.

Current record: 6-9, -352.

Round 16

[photo of Joel Wapnick]

Joffe played #15 Joel Wapnick (Montreal QC) and lost 402 to 443 (a spread of -41).

Current ranking: #97.

Current record: 6-10, -393.

Round 17

[photo of Mark Kenas]

Joffe played #38 Mark Kenas (Madison, WI) and won 400 to 383 (a spread of 17).

Current ranking: #92.

Current record: 7-10, -376.

Round 18

[photo of Rod MacNeil]

Joffe played #50 Rod MacNeil (Cambridge, MA) and lost 361 to 397 (a spread of -36).

Current ranking: #96.

Current record: 7-11, -412.

Round 19

[photo of Cheryl Tyler]

Joffe played #108 Cheryl Tyler (Lubbock, TX) and lost 303 to 545 (a spread of -242).

Current ranking: #102.

Current record: 7-12, -654.

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

Round 20

[photo of Debbie Stegman]

Joffe played #81 Debbie Stegman (Kew Gardens, NY) and won 477 to 315 (a spread of 162).

Current ranking: #95.

Current record: 8-12, -492.

Round 21

[photo of Wallace Schultz]

Joffe played #94 Wallace Schultz (Las Vegas, NM) and won 400 to 323 (a spread of 77).

Current ranking: #90.

Current record: 9-12, -415.

Round 22

[photo of Sam Kantimathi]

Joffe played #83 Sam Kantimathi (Sacramento, CA) and won 375 to 324 (a spread of 51).

Current ranking: #81.

Current record: 10-12, -364.

Round 23

[photo of Paul Holser]

Joffe played #91 Paul Holser (Dallas, TX) and won 472 to 399 (a spread of 73).

Current ranking: #71.

Current record: 11-12, -291.

Round 24

[photo of Thavachai Thivavarnvongs]

Joffe played #99 Thavachai Thivavarnvongs (Thailand) and won 397 to 288 (a spread of 109).

Current ranking: #61.

Current record: 12-12, -182.

Round 25

[photo of Sam Dick-Onuoha]

Joffe played #98 Sam Dick-Onuoha (Dallas, TX) and won 356 to 310 (a spread of 46).

Current ranking: #55.

Current record: 13-12, -136.

Round 26

[photo of Nawapadol Sayavesa]

Joffe played #39 Nawapadol Sayavesa (Thailand) and lost 305 to 409 (a spread of -104).

Current ranking: #65.

Current record: 13-13, -240.

Round 27

[photo of Edward De Guzman]

Joffe played #77 Edward De Guzman (San Francisco, CA) and lost 407 to 451 (a spread of -44).

Current ranking: #72.

Current record: 13-14, -284.

Round 28

[photo of Robert Ellickson]

Joffe played #66 Robert Ellickson (New Haven, CT) and won 420 to 321 (a spread of 99).

Current ranking: #64.

Current record: 14-14, -185.

Round 29

[photo of Eric Tran]

Joffe played #8 Eric Tran (Calgary AB) and lost 330 to 371 (a spread of -41).

Current ranking: #70.

Current record: 14-15, -226.

Round 30

[photo of Randall Thomas]

Joffe played #89 Randall Thomas (Calgary AB) and won 372 to 346 (a spread of 26).

Current ranking: #62.

Current record: 15-15, -200.

Round 31

[photo of Robert Linn]

Joffe played #40 Robert Linn (Potomac, MD) and won 451 to 364 (a spread of 87).

Current ranking: #54.

Current record: 16-15, -113.


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