The 2013 Scrabble Champions Tournament (Last Chance Qualifier)

December 3, 2013

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SCTLC 2013: Paul Spies [#13]

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On this page, you will find information about Paul Spies, who is competing at the 2013 Scrabble Champions Tournament: Last Chance Qualifier. This page was updated at least hourly between 09:00 A.M. and midnight local time. This player currently has a record of 4-4, -326, and is ranked #25.

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

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Given name(s): Paul
Surname(s): Spies
Home: South Africa
SCTLC 2013 Team: South Africa

Round by Round

High score: 497
Average for: 370
Average against: 410

Round 1

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Spies played #18 Christopher Vicary (Eng) and lost 307 to 550 (a spread of -243).

Current ranking: #39.

Current record: 0-1, -243.

Round 2

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Spies played #30 Steve Perry (Eng) and won 435 to 366 (a spread of 69).

Current ranking: #29.

Current record: 1-1, -174.

Round 3

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Spies played #1 Tariq Pervez (PAK) and lost 375 to 440 (a spread of -65).

Current ranking: #33.

Current record: 1-2, -239.

Round 4

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New Zealand

Spies played #40 Lewis Hawkins (NZL) and won 335 to 333 (a spread of 2).

Current ranking: #25.

Current record: 2-2, -237.

Round 5

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Spies played #34 Ewa Kondracka (POL) and won 425 to 388 (a spread of 37).

Current ranking: #20.

Current record: 3-2, -200.

Round 6

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Spies played #10 Philip Nelkon (Eng) and lost 277 to 376 (a spread of -99).

Current ranking: #24.

Current record: 3-3, -299.

Round 7

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Spies played #39 Adam Kretschmer (AUS) and won 497 to 385 (a spread of 112).

Current ranking: #18.

Current record: 4-3, -187.

Round 8

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United States

Spies played #9 Jean McArthur (USA) and lost 305 to 444 (a spread of -139).

Current ranking: #25.

Current record: 4-4, -326.

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