Go to: Commentary Games Players Photos tsh Reports Standings

Back to NSC 2011 Players

NSC 2011: Brian Bowman [#41]

[ ]

On this page, you will find information about Brian Bowman, who is competing at the 2011 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 22-9, +1028, and is ranked #3 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 Brian Bowman]

Given name(s): Brian
Surname(s): Bowman
Home: Villa Hills, KY, United States
Round by Round

High score: 558
Average for: 429
Average against: 396

Round 1

[photo of Greg Heidler]

Bowman played #70 Greg Heidler (Waialua, HI) and won 415 to 381 (a spread of 34).

Current ranking: #40.

Current record: 1-0, +34.

Round 2

[photo of Jack Overby]

Bowman played #108 Jack Overby (Rosemount, MN) and won 558 to 381 (a spread of 177).

Current ranking: #10.

Current record: 2-0, +211.

Round 3

[photo of Scott Appel]

Bowman played #7 Scott Appel (Trenton, NJ) and lost 326 to 519 (a spread of -193).

Current ranking: #42.

Current record: 2-1, +18.

Round 4

[photo of Edward De Guzman]

Bowman played #71 Edward De Guzman (San Francisco, CA) and won 388 to 382 (a spread of 6).

Current ranking: #37.

Current record: 3-1, +24.

Round 5

[photo of Orry Swift]

Bowman played #6 Orry Swift (Houston, TX) and lost 386 to 406 (a spread of -20).

Current ranking: #46.

Current record: 3-2, +4.

Round 6

[photo of Steve Glass]

Bowman played #24 Steve Glass (Dade City, FL) and won 421 to 408 (a spread of 13).

Current ranking: #36.

Current record: 4-2, +17.

Round 7

[photo of John Luebkemann]

Bowman played #18 John Luebkemann (Richmond, VA) and lost 402 to 429 (a spread of -27).

Current ranking: #48.

Current record: 4-3, -10.

Round 8

[photo of Charles Reinke]

Bowman played #73 Charles Reinke (Middleton, WI) and won 495 to 432 (a spread of 63).

Current ranking: #35.

Current record: 5-3, +53.

Round 9

[photo of Rod MacNeil]

Bowman played #22 Rod MacNeil (Cambridge, MA) and lost 398 to 484 (a spread of -86).

Current ranking: #48.

Current record: 5-4, -33.

Round 10

[photo of Steve Polatnick]

Bowman played #40 Steve Polatnick (Miami, FL) and lost 357 to 431 (a spread of -74).

Current ranking: #56.

Current record: 5-5, -107.

Round 11

[photo of Jim Burlant]

Bowman played #84 Jim Burlant (Grapevine, TX) and won 474 to 376 (a spread of 98).

Current ranking: #45.

Current record: 6-5, -9.

Round 12

[photo of Ian Weinstein]

Bowman played #11 Ian Weinstein (Coral Springs, FL) and lost 368 to 432 (a spread of -64).

Current ranking: #56.

Current record: 6-6, -73.

Round 13

[photo of Manop Phiphatboonserm]

Bowman played #45 Manop Phiphatboonserm (Thailand) and won 478 to 423 (a spread of 55).

Current ranking: #50.

Current record: 7-6, -18.

Round 14

[photo of Rod Noland]

Bowman played #86 Rod Noland (West Monroe, LA) and won 464 to 330 (a spread of 134).

Current ranking: #37.

Current record: 8-6, +116.

Round 15

[photo of Kevin Rickhoff]

Bowman played #51 Kevin Rickhoff (Saugus, CA) and won 436 to 320 (a spread of 116).

Current ranking: #30.

Current record: 9-6, +232.

Round 16

[photo of Carl Johnson]

Bowman played #4 Carl Johnson (Beaverton, OR) and won 450 to 360 (a spread of 90).

Current ranking: #22.

Current record: 10-6, +322.

Round 17

[photo of Jerry Lerman]

Bowman played #28 Jerry Lerman (Foster City, CA) and won 438 to 411 (a spread of 27).

Current ranking: #18.

Current record: 11-6, +349.

Bowman is mentioned in this round’s photo captions (4 hits).

Round 18

[photo of Robin Pollock Daniel]

Bowman played #21 Robin Pollock Daniel (Toronto ON) and won 408 to 399 (a spread of 9).

Current ranking: #15.

Current record: 12-6, +358.

Round 19

[photo of Dave Wiegand]

Bowman played #3 Dave Wiegand (Portland, OR) and won 441 to 416 (a spread of 25).

Current ranking: #12.

Current record: 13-6, +383.

Round 20

[photo of Jim Kramer]

Bowman played #31 Jim Kramer (Roseville, MN) and won 467 to 410 (a spread of 57).

Current ranking: #9.

Current record: 14-6, +440.

Round 21

[photo of Peter Armstrong]

Bowman played #29 Peter Armstrong (Milwaukee, WI) and won 409 to 368 (a spread of 41).

Current ranking: #8.

Current record: 15-6, +481.

Round 22

[photo of Joel Sherman]

Bowman played #20 Joel Sherman (Bronx, NY) and won 397 to 342 (a spread of 55).

Current ranking: #4.

Current record: 16-6, +536.

Round 23

[photo of Kenji Matsumoto]

Bowman played #13 Kenji Matsumoto (Aiea, HI) and lost 401 to 417 (a spread of -16).

Current ranking: #7.

Current record: 16-7, +520.

Round 24

[photo of Nigel Peltier]

Bowman played #49 Nigel Peltier (Seattle, WA) and won 461 to 439 (a spread of 22).

Current ranking: #5.

Current record: 17-7, +542.

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

Bowman is mentioned in this round’s photo captions (8 hits).

Round 25

[photo of Nigel Richards]

Bowman played #1 Nigel Richards (Malaysia) and won 452 to 351 (a spread of 101).

Current ranking: #4.

Current record: 18-7, +643.

Bowman is mentioned in this round’s photo captions (8 hits).

Round 26

[photo of Nigel Richards]

Bowman played #1 Nigel Richards (Malaysia) again and won 423 to 417 (a spread of 6).

Current ranking: #3.

Current record: 19-7, +649.

Round 27

[photo of Jesse Day]

Bowman played #17 Jesse Day (Berkeley, CA) and lost 394 to 418 (a spread of -24).

Current ranking: #5.

Current record: 19-8, +625.

Round 28

[photo of Nigel Peltier]

Bowman played #49 Nigel Peltier (Seattle, WA) again and won 459 to 326 (a spread of 133).

Current ranking: #4.

Current record: 20-8, +758.

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

Bowman is mentioned in this round’s photo captions (4 hits).

Round 29

[photo of Jesse Day]

Bowman played #17 Jesse Day (Berkeley, CA) again and lost 374 to 396 (a spread of -22).

Current ranking: #5.

Current record: 20-9, +736.

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

Bowman is mentioned in this round’s photo captions (8 hits).

Round 30

[photo of Scott Appel]

Bowman played #7 Scott Appel (Trenton, NJ) again and won 443 to 367 (a spread of 76).

Current ranking: #5.

Current record: 21-9, +812.

Round 31

[photo of Joey Mallick]

Bowman played #5 Joey Mallick (Cape Elizabeth, ME) and won 530 to 314 (a spread of 216).

Current ranking: #3.

Current record: 22-9, +1028.

Bowman is mentioned in this round’s photo captions (4 hits).


HASBRO is the owner of the registered SCRABBLE® trademark in the United States and Canada. © $year HASBRO. All rights reserved. "SCRABBLE® Brand Crossword Game" is the proper way to refer to this unique group of word games and related properties marketed by HASBRO. "SCRABBLE®" is not a generic term. To use it as such is not only misleading but also does injustice to the company responsible for the trademark’s longtime popularity. All we ask is that when you mean SCRABBLE® Brand Crossword Game, you say so. 

The SCRABBLE® trademark is owned by J.W. Spear and Sons, PLC, a subsidiary of Mattel, Inc. outside of the United States and Canada. 

For more information about SCRABBLE® or the NSA, or to comment on or correct the contents of this page, please e-mail: info@scrabble-assoc.com 
To report technical difficulties in reading this page,  please contact webmaster John Chew at: poslfit@gmail.com