The 2013 Scrabble Champions Tournament (Last Chance Qualifier)

December 3, 2013

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SCTLC 2013: Gboye Balogun [#33]

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On this page, you will find information about Gboye Balogun, 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 3-5, -398, and is ranked #34.

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): Gboye
Surname(s): Balogun
Home: Dunleer, Co. Louth, Ireland
SCTLC 2013 Team: Ireland

Round by Round

High score: 415
Average for: 368
Average against: 418

Round 1

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Balogun played #14 Tony Sim (SGP) and lost 344 to 513 (a spread of -169).

Current ranking: #36.

Current record: 0-1, -169.

Round 2

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Balogun played #31 Evan Simpson (Eng) and lost 312 to 592 (a spread of -280).

Current ranking: #40.

Current record: 0-2, -449.

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

Round 3

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Balogun played #34 Ewa Kondracka (POL) and won 367 to 314 (a spread of 53).

Current ranking: #35.

Current record: 1-2, -396.

Round 4

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Balogun played #5 John Barker (AUS) and won 415 to 399 (a spread of 16).

Current ranking: #27.

Current record: 2-2, -380.

Round 5

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Balogun played #21 Cecil Muscat (MLT) and lost 372 to 399 (a spread of -27).

Current ranking: #32.

Current record: 2-3, -407.

Round 6

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Balogun played #3 Muhammad Shabaz (PAK) and lost 362 to 422 (a spread of -60).

Current ranking: #36.

Current record: 2-4, -467.

Round 7

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Balogun played #1 Tariq Pervez (PAK) and won 406 to 335 (a spread of 71).

Current ranking: #30.

Current record: 3-4, -396.

Round 8

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Balogun played #23 Karen Richards (AUS) and lost 369 to 371 (a spread of -2).

Current ranking: #34.

Current record: 3-5, -398.

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