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Third Canadian National SCRABBLE® Championship

James Cherry

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[photo]Age: 30
Pre-Tournament Ranking: 4
CNSC 1996 Ranking: 29
CNSC 1998 Ranking: 3
CNSC 2000 18-Round Ranking: 6
Qualifying Rating: 1939
Residence: Ottawa, ON
Years of Tournament Play: 6
Notes: "One of the few EE PhDs who's resisted the Brain Drain to the US -- so far."


This player finished the preliminary round ranked 6. You can see below how they did each round.

Round 1
408-288 (+120)
vs. Craig Rowland
1-0 (+120)

  1.  1.0- 0.0 (+189) Rama Murty
  2.  1.0- 0.0 (+163) Lynda Wise
  3.  1.0- 0.0 (+121) Siri Tillekeratne
  4.  1.0- 0.0 (+120) James Cherry
  5.  1.0- 0.0 (+101) Danny Panganiban
  6.  1.0- 0.0 (+101) Don Malcolm
  7.  1.0- 0.0 ( +92) Mike Ebanks
  8.  1.0- 0.0 ( +84) Joel Wapnick
  9.  1.0- 0.0 ( +82) Brenda Megannety
 10.  1.0- 0.0 ( +78) Fran Silver
 11.  1.0- 0.0 ( +66) Shaun Goatcher

Round 2
354-286 (+68)
vs. Siri Tillekeratne
2-0 (+188)

  1.  2.0- 0.0 (+296) Bernard Gotlieb
  2.  2.0- 0.0 (+261) Rama Murty
  3.  2.0- 0.0 (+223) John Robertson
  4.  2.0- 0.0 (+192) Joel Wapnick
  5.  2.0- 0.0 (+188) James Cherry
  6.  2.0- 0.0 (+182) Mike Ryan
  7.  2.0- 0.0 (+173) Ron Hoekstra
  8.  2.0- 0.0 (+146) Don Malcolm
  9.  2.0- 0.0 (+136) Zev Kaufman
 10.  2.0- 0.0 (+134) Danny Panganiban
 11.  2.0- 0.0 (+109) Andrew Golding

Round 3
430-401 (+29)
vs. Hilda Schlechter
3-0 (+217)

  2.  3.0- 0.0 (+311) Zev Kaufman
  3.  3.0- 0.0 (+302) Adam Logan
  4.  3.0- 0.0 (+298) Joel Wapnick
  5.  3.0- 0.0 (+253) Don Malcolm
  6.  3.0- 0.0 (+237) Mike Ryan
  7.  3.0- 0.0 (+217) James Cherry
  8.  3.0- 0.0 (+197) Ron Hoekstra
  9.  3.0- 0.0 (+126) Andrew Golding
 10.  2.0- 1.0 (+292) Christopher Sykes
 11.  2.0- 1.0 (+154) Rama Murty
 12.  2.0- 1.0 (+144) Evan Berofsky

Round 4
401-350 (+51)
vs. Adam Logan
4-0 (+268)

  1.  4.0- 0.0 (+437) Joel Wapnick
  2.  4.0- 0.0 (+373) Zev Kaufman
  3.  4.0- 0.0 (+341) Ron Hoekstra
  4.  4.0- 0.0 (+268) James Cherry
  5.  3.0- 1.0 (+311) Christopher Sykes
  6.  3.0- 1.0 (+251) Adam Logan
  7.  3.0- 1.0 (+239) Bernard Gotlieb
  8.  3.0- 1.0 (+192) Mike Ryan
  9.  3.0- 1.0 (+189) Evan Berofsky
 10.  3.0- 1.0 (+179) Lisa Kessler
 11.  3.0- 1.0 (+148) Danny Panganiban

Round 5
426-404 (+22)
vs. Zev Kaufman
5-0 (+290)

  1.  5.0- 0.0 (+412) Ron Hoekstra
  2.  5.0- 0.0 (+290) James Cherry
  3.  4.0- 1.0 (+424) Joel Wapnick
  4.  4.0- 1.0 (+351) Zev Kaufman
  5.  4.0- 1.0 (+324) Christopher Sykes
  6.  4.0- 1.0 (+296) David Boys
  7.  4.0- 1.0 (+279) Mike Ryan
  8.  4.0- 1.0 (+245) Shaun Goatcher
  9.  4.0- 1.0 (+216) Peter Teitelbaum
 10.  4.0- 1.0 (+204) Lisa Kessler
 11.  4.0- 1.0 (+200) Evan Berofsky

Round 6
465-405 (+60)
vs. Peter Teitelbaum
6-0 (+350)

  1.  6.0- 0.0 (+451) Ron Hoekstra
  2.  6.0- 0.0 (+350) James Cherry
  3.  5.0- 1.0 (+510) Christopher Sykes
  4.  5.0- 1.0 (+459) Joel Wapnick
  5.  5.0- 1.0 (+329) Mike Ryan
  6.  5.0- 1.0 (+308) Evan Berofsky
  7.  4.0- 2.0 (+605) Albert Hahn
  8.  4.0- 2.0 (+354) Adam Logan
  9.  4.0- 2.0 (+349) Zev Kaufman
 10.  4.0- 2.0 (+257) David Boys
 11.  4.0- 2.0 (+244) Shaun Goatcher

Round 7
412-288 (+124)
vs. Shaun Goatcher
7-0 (+474)

  1.  7.0- 0.0 (+525) Ron Hoekstra
  2.  7.0- 0.0 (+474) James Cherry
  3.  6.0- 1.0 (+370) Evan Berofsky
  4.  5.0- 2.0 (+451) Joel Wapnick
  5.  5.0- 2.0 (+448) Christopher Sykes
  6.  5.0- 2.0 (+442) Zev Kaufman
  7.  5.0- 2.0 (+410) Adam Logan
  8.  5.0- 2.0 (+305) David Boys
  9.  5.0- 2.0 (+255) Mike Ryan
 10.  5.0- 2.0 (+164) Peter Teitelbaum
 11.  5.0- 2.0 ( +70) Andrew Golding

Round 8
383-372 (+11)
vs. Hugh Currie
8-0 (+485)

  1.  8.0- 0.0 (+802) Ron Hoekstra
  2.  8.0- 0.0 (+485) James Cherry
  3.  6.0- 2.0 (+631) Adam Logan
  4.  6.0- 2.0 (+600) Christopher Sykes
  5.  6.0- 2.0 (+576) Joel Wapnick
  6.  6.0- 2.0 (+478) Zev Kaufman
  7.  6.0- 2.0 (+359) Evan Berofsky
  8.  6.0- 2.0 (+347) David Boys
  9.  6.0- 2.0 (+266) Peter Teitelbaum
 10.  5.0- 3.0 (+618) Albert Hahn
 11.  5.0- 3.0 (+269) Tim Anglin

Round 9
420-435 (-15)
vs. David Boys
8-1 (+470)

  1.  9.0- 0.0 (+817) Ron Hoekstra
  2.  8.0- 1.0 (+470) James Cherry
  3.  7.0- 2.0 (+872) Christopher Sykes
  4.  7.0- 2.0 (+746) Adam Logan
  5.  7.0- 2.0 (+362) David Boys
  6.  6.0- 3.0 (+564) Joel Wapnick
  7.  6.0- 3.0 (+463) Zev Kaufman
  8.  6.0- 3.0 (+324) Tim Anglin
  9.  6.0- 3.0 (+259) Evan Berofsky
 10.  6.0- 3.0 (+165) Mike Ryan
 11.  6.0- 3.0 (+151) Peter Teitelbaum

Round 10
403-534 (-131)
vs. Joel Wapnick
8-2 (+339)

  1. 10.0- 0.0 (+853) Ron Hoekstra
  2.  8.0- 2.0 (+907) Christopher Sykes
  3.  8.0- 2.0 (+450) David Boys
  4.  8.0- 2.0 (+339) James Cherry
  5.  7.0- 3.0 (+695) Joel Wapnick
  6.  7.0- 3.0 (+658) Adam Logan
  7.  7.0- 3.0 (+370) Jim Nanavati
  8.  7.0- 3.0 (+172) Mike Ryan
  9.  6.0- 4.0 (+447) Albert Hahn
 10.  6.0- 4.0 (+362) Zev Kaufman
 11.  6.0- 4.0 (+280) Rama Murty

Round 11
336-474 (-138)
vs. Evan Berofsky
8-3 (+201)

  1. 11.0- 0.0 (+951) Ron Hoekstra
  2.  8.0- 3.0 (+807) Christopher Sykes
  3.  8.0- 3.0 (+717) Adam Logan
  4.  8.0- 3.0 (+408) David Boys
  5.  8.0- 3.0 (+272) Mike Ryan
  6.  8.0- 3.0 (+201) James Cherry
  7.  7.0- 4.0 (+682) Joel Wapnick
  8.  7.0- 4.0 (+460) Albert Hahn
  9.  7.0- 4.0 (+387) Zev Kaufman
 10.  7.0- 4.0 (+361) Evan Berofsky
 11.  7.0- 4.0 (+353) Rama Murty

Round 12
413-279 (+134)
vs. Mike Ryan
9-3 (+335)

  1. 12.0- 0.0 (+1052) Ron Hoekstra
  2.  9.0- 3.0 (+833) Christopher Sykes
  3.  9.0- 3.0 (+442) David Boys
  4.  9.0- 3.0 (+335) James Cherry
  5.  8.0- 4.0 (+691) Adam Logan
  6.  8.0- 4.0 (+488) Zev Kaufman
  7.  8.0- 4.0 (+473) Albert Hahn
  8.  8.0- 4.0 (+138) Mike Ryan
  9.  8.0- 4.0 ( +68) Don Malcolm
 10.  7.5- 4.5 ( -78) George MacAulay
 11.  7.0- 5.0 (+581) Joel Wapnick

Round 13
386-386 (+0)
vs. Adam Logan
9.5-3.5 (+335)

  1. 13.0- 0.0 (+1150) Ron Hoekstra
  2. 10.0- 3.0 (+913) Christopher Sykes
  3.  9.5- 3.5 (+335) James Cherry
  4.  9.0- 4.0 (+344) David Boys
  5.  8.5- 4.5 (+691) Adam Logan
  6.  8.0- 5.0 (+450) Zev Kaufman
  7.  8.0- 5.0 (+427) Libero Paolella
  8.  8.0- 5.0 (+396) Albert Hahn
  9.  8.0- 5.0 (+394) Rama Murty
 10.  8.0- 5.0 (+384) Evan Berofsky
 11.  8.0- 5.0 (+354) Jim Nanavati

Round 14
416-426 (-10)
vs. Don Malcolm
9.5-4.5 (+325)

  1. 14.0- 0.0 (+1164) Ron Hoekstra
  2. 10.0- 4.0 (+858) Christopher Sykes
  3.  9.5- 4.5 (+915) Adam Logan
  4.  9.5- 4.5 (+325) James Cherry
  5.  9.0- 5.0 (+503) Libero Paolella
  6.  9.0- 5.0 (+451) Albert Hahn
  7.  9.0- 5.0 (+439) Evan Berofsky
  8.  9.0- 5.0 (+403) Jim Nanavati
  9.  9.0- 5.0 (+323) David Boys
 10.  9.0- 5.0 (+175) Peter Teitelbaum
 11.  9.0- 5.0 ( +79) Mike Ryan

Round 15
378-449 (-71)
vs. Peter Teitelbaum
9.5-5.5 (+254)

  3. 10.0- 5.0 (+839) Christopher Sykes
  4. 10.0- 5.0 (+587) Libero Paolella
  5. 10.0- 5.0 (+564) Albert Hahn
  6. 10.0- 5.0 (+422) Jim Nanavati
  7. 10.0- 5.0 (+246) Peter Teitelbaum
  8.  9.5- 5.5 (+254) James Cherry
  9.  9.0- 6.0 (+570) Zev Kaufman
 10.  9.0- 6.0 (+305) Evan Berofsky
 11.  9.0- 6.0 (+271) David Boys
 12.  9.0- 6.0 (+102) Paul Sidorsky
 13.  9.0- 6.0 (  -5) Mike Ryan

Round 16
366-369 (-3)
vs. Christopher Sykes
9.5-6.5 (+251)

  8. 10.0- 6.0 (+215) Peter Teitelbaum
  9. 10.0- 6.0 (+155) Paul Sidorsky
 10. 10.0- 6.0 ( +23) Mike Ryan
 11. 10.0- 6.0 (-113) Trevor Sealy
 12.  9.5- 6.5 (+626) Jeffrey Parsons
 13.  9.5- 6.5 (+251) James Cherry
 14.  9.0- 7.0 (+605) Fran Silver
 15.  9.0- 7.0 (+504) Siri Tillekeratne
 16.  9.0- 7.0 (+277) Evan Berofsky
 17.  9.0- 7.0 (+269) David Boys
 18.  9.0- 7.0 ( +70) Bernard Gotlieb

Round 17
340-331 (+9)
vs. Jeffrey Parsons
10.5-6.5 (+260)

  4. 11.0- 6.0 (+590) Zev Kaufman
  5. 11.0- 6.0 (+473) Albert Hahn
  6. 11.0- 6.0 (+358) Jim Nanavati
  7. 11.0- 6.0 (+319) Peter Teitelbaum
  8. 11.0- 6.0 (+201) Mike Ryan
  9. 10.5- 6.5 (+260) James Cherry
 10. 10.0- 7.0 (+548) Siri Tillekeratne
 11. 10.0- 7.0 (+519) Libero Paolella
 12. 10.0- 7.0 (+285) David Boys
 13. 10.0- 7.0 ( +51) Paul Sidorsky
 14. 10.0- 7.0 (  -3) Don Malcolm

Round 18
390-275 (+115)
vs. Mike Ryan
11.5-6.5 (+375)

  1. 17.0- 1.0 (+1829) Ron Hoekstra
  2. 13.5- 4.5 (+1258) Adam Logan
  3. 12.0- 6.0 (+825) Christopher Sykes
  4. 12.0- 6.0 (+528) Albert Hahn
  5. 12.0- 6.0 (+456) Peter Teitelbaum
  6. 11.5- 6.5 (+375) James Cherry
  7. 11.0- 7.0 (+684) Libero Paolella
  8. 11.0- 7.0 (+535) Zev Kaufman
  9. 11.0- 7.0 (+221) Jim Nanavati
 10. 11.0- 7.0 (+118) Paul Sidorsky
 11. 11.0- 7.0 ( +86) Mike Ryan

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