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Adam Logan is a 24-year-old mathematician, originally from southern
Ontario and now living in California.
He has been playing tournament
for fourteen years, and among his many other accomplishments
he is a past Canadian and North American champion.
He placed 9th at the 1997 WSC in Washington, D.C.
Logan represents Canada as one of the three top-rated players in the
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Logan has been paired with Russell Byers of the U.K.
Byers placed 7th at the 1997 WSC, but did not play Logan at that event.
Logan beat Byers 513-459, and is ranked 32nd with a record of 1-0 +54.
Logan is paired with Paul Cleary of Australia, and defeats him 503-343
to climb to 8th place, 2-0 +214.
Logan loses his first game 301-400 to Kendall Boyd (N.Z.). He drops to 26th place, 2-1 +115.
Logan beats American David Wiegand in a low-scoring 372-341 game. He is now in 21st place, 3-1 +146.
Round 5. Logan loses 371-417 to Suresh Chinnaiyah of Sri Lanka. He drops to 35th place, 3-2 +100.
Round 6. Logan narrowly beats Kenyan Shafique Thobani 432-411, and climbs back to 25th place, 4-2 +121.
Round 7. Logan beats Dylan Early of South Africa 460-333, and is now in 14th place, 5-3 +248.
Round 8. Logan beats another South African, Trevor Hovelmeier, 462-381, and with his third consecutive win ends the day in 9th place, 6-2 +329. He's in the middle of a pack of 10 players with six wins, behind four players with seven.
Logan won against Arvind Abraham (AE) 449-320. Logan is now #5, with a record of 7-2 +458.
Logan won against Mark Nyman (UK) 463-317. Logan is now #3, with a record of 8-2 +604.
Logan lost to David Boys (CA) 438-443. Logan is now #6, with a record of 8-3 +599.
Logan lost to Nigel Richards (NZ) 354-451. Logan is now #10, with a record of 8-4 +502. COTRUs-Te-e and V-ENATIONS made it onto the board.
Logan won against Brian Cappelletto (US) 460-389. Logan is now #7, with a record of 9-4 +573.
Logan lost to Jakkrit Klaphajone (TH) 365-411. Logan is now #11, with a record of 9-5 +527. Jakkrit mentioned playing BIGHEAD$ against Adam.
Logan won against Andrew Fisher (UK) 532-348. Logan is now #9, with a record of 10-5 +711.
Logan won against David Wiegand (US) 401-365. Logan is now #5, with a record of 11-5 +747.
Logan lost to Brian Cappelletto (US) 353-415. Logan is now #10, with a record of 11-6 +685.
Logan won against Brett Smitheram (UK) 465-327. Logan is now #6, with a record of 12-6 +823.
Round 19. Logan won against Nigel Richards (NZ) 488-435. Logan is now #4, with a record of 13-6 +876. Try setting up the following spectacular plays on a board: NR h3 THIONINE (65), ? 3c FLIGHT, NR 2f USE (and UG, SH, E-THIONINE), and finally AL 1f BAM (78) (making B-UG, A-SH, M-ETHIONINE, with the M on the TWS). Then go home and study your 9-10 hook lists!
Round 20. Logan lost to Mark Nyman (UK) 413-524. Logan is now #8, with a record of 13-7 +765. Triple-triple EVERtING (158). Logan tries to play out with LABBIST*, which comes back phoney. Dylan Early (South Africa) comments:
ZOARIA was at 3i.
Tiles unseen by Mark were LABBISTO.
There were two bingo lanes.
Mark spotted the possibility of
BILBOAS$ under a floating U and
o1 BILOBATE to an E at o8.
He elected to block BILOBATE
with n2 JAVA.
Round 21. Logan lost to Andrew Fisher (UK) 396-405. Logan is now #12, with a record of 13-8 +756.
Round 22. Logan won against David Wiegand (US) 425-420. Logan is now #8, with a record of 14-8 +761. Adam is now 3 games behind the leaders, with 2 games to go, so he's out of the finals.
Round 23. Logan won against John Holgate (AU) 375-354. Logan is now #6, with a record of 15-8 +782.
Round 24. Logan won against Phil Appleby (UK) 461-357. Logan finishes #4 (#3 on the Canadian team), with a record of 16-8 +886.
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