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All-Time Records


(as of 12/31/20; updated end of each year)


Eligibility: minimum 100 games (Active & *Inactive Players)


(Years player active in parentheses; records based on cumulative stats)

     

Most Improved Players

Player with greatest gain in Club Rating each Stats Year compared to Cumulative Club Rating

Club Rating formula = (Win % x 2000) + (Avg Spread x 2) + (Avg Score)

2020 Mike Leippe

2019 D Pedroza

2018 *Cal Wiederholt

2017 *David Gibson

2016 Raina Scura

2015 *Casey Comart

2014 Jay Jacoby

2013 *Deb Lambeth

2012 *Elisa Diehl

2011 *Christine DeLorenzo

2010 Jacob Cohen


High Winning Percentage

*David Gibson .908

(2008 - 2019: 548 games, 497.5 wins, 50 losses, 1 tie)

First Runner Up *Eliza Gallagher .830 (2007 - 2014: 103 games, 85 wins, 17 losses, 1 tie)

Second Runner Up *Brett Haughney .791 (2009 - 2015: 182 games, 144 wins, 38 losses, 0 ties)


High Scoring Average

*David Gibson 459 (2008 - 2019)

First Runner Up *Larry Tapper 432 (2005 - 2011)

Second Runner Up (tie)

*Brett Haughney 424 (2009 - 2015)

*Eliza Gallagher 424 (2007 - 2014)


High Average Spread

*David Gibson +125 (2008 - 2019)

First Runner Up *Larry Tapper +84 (2005 - 2011)

Second Runner Up *Eliza Gallagher +83 (2007 - 2014)


High Club Rating

Club Rating formula = (Win % x 2000) + (Avg Spread x 2) + (Avg Score)

*David Gibson 2525 (2008 - 2019)

First Runner Up *Eliza Gallagher 2250 (2007 - 2014)

Second Runner Up *Larry Tapper 2159 (2005 - 2011)


High Bingo Average

*David Gibson 2.26 (2008 - 2019: 1239 bingos in 548 games)

First Runner Up Donna Eisenstadt 2.15 (2015 - 2020: 1574 bingos in 733 games)

Second Runner Up *Eliza Gallagher 1.83 (2007 - 2014: 189 bingos in 103 games)


High Win

*David Gibson 764 (August 26, 2018)

& other High Wins of 679, 640, 631, 630, 619, 619, 616, 614

First Runner Up Donna Eisenstadt 708 (June 18, 2017) & other High Wins of 619, 614, 602

Second Runner Up *Larry Tapper 669 (June 18, 2006)


High Bingo Play

Ruchi Gupta 221 OZONISED (October 11, 2015)

& other High Bingo of 212 SQUANDER (August 13, 2017)

First Runner Up *David Gibson 203 MOSCHATE (August 26, 2018)

Second Runner Up (tie)

Aaron Finkel 185 RETAKERS (May 21, 2017) & other High Bingo 185 PALMIEST (March 18, 2012)

Donna Eisenstadt 185 CONJURED (October 23, 2016) & other High Bingo 185 subfirms* (August 19, 2018)

Mark Schmidt 185 OVERHAND (May 18, 2014)

*Tom Wise 185 CRASHING (April 10, 2011)


High Non-Bingo Play

Daniel Holland 114 frayings / zits (December 16, 2018)

First Runner Up Donna Eisenstadt 112 azides (June 19, 2016)

Second Runner Up Jacob Cohen 105 blintz (February 18, 2018)


Total Wins

Aaron Finkel 1737.0 (2005 - 2006, 2008 - 2020: 2802 games)

First Runner Up Mark Schmidt 1560.0 (2005 - 2020: 2125 games)

Second Runner Up Bill Snoddy 1316.5 (2005 - 2020: 2311 games)


Total Bingos

Aaron Finkel 3549 (2005 - 2006, 2008 - 2020: 2802 games)

First Runner Up Mark Schmidt 3452 (2005 - 2020: 2125 games)

Second Runner Up Jacob Cohen 3075 (2009 - 2020: 2255 games)


High Combined Score

*David Gibson 764 + Donna Eisenstadt 359 = 1123 (August 26, 2018)

First Runners Up Glenn English 588 + *Brett Haughney 475 = 1063 (June 23, 2013)

Second Runners Up Donna Eisenstadt 708 + D Pedroza 336 = 1044 (June 18, 2017)


High Total Score

(first 5 games on a Club day)

*David Gibson 2780 (February 18, 2018)

& other High Total Scores of 2637, 2628, 2612

First Runner Up Mark Schmidt 2456 (December 29, 2019) & other High Total Scores of 2393, 2353, 2314

Second Runner Up *Brett Haughney 2423 (March 24, 2013) & other High Total Score of 2340


High Total Spread

(first 5 games on a Club day)

*David Gibson +1271 (March 31, 2019)

& other High Total Spreads +1229, +1102, +1009

First Runner Up Mark Schmidt +922 (February 1, 2015) & other High Total Spreads of +900, +880

Second Runner Up *Pam Mortimer +870 (October 10, 2010)


Longest Win Streak

*David Gibson 64 (1/13/16-7/16/17) & other Win Streaks of 49, 40, 29

First Runner Up Mark Schmidt 21 (2014) & other Win Streaks of 18.5, 18, 17, 14

Second Runner Up Aaron Finkel 15 (2019) & other Win Streaks of 10, 8, 5


High Loss

Bill Snoddy 484 losing to Glenn English 490 (October 10, 2010)

First Runner Up *Brett Haughney 475 losing to Glenn English 588 (June 23, 2013)

Second Runner Up Glenn English 468 losing to Bing Rice 477 (February 9, 2020)


Most 500+ Games

Mark Schmidt 159 (including 3 600+ games; 2005 - 2020)

First Runner Up *David Gibson 154 (including 1 700+ game and 8 600+ games; 2008 - 2019)

Second Runner Up Donna Eisenstadt 81 (including 1 700+ game and 3 600+ games; 2015 - 2020)


Most Triple-Triples

Mark Schmidt 12 (2005 - 2020)

First Runner Up (tie)

Aaron Finkel 11 (2005 - 2006, 2008 - 2020)

Bill Snoddy 11 (2005 - 2020)

Second Runner Up *David Gibson 9 (2008 - 2019)


Lowest Triple-Triple Score

Bill Snoddy 104 NINETEEN (April 30, 2017)

(two blanks used, one falling on DLS, and remaining letters 1-pointers)




     Single Stats Year Records


as of 12/31/20; updated end of each year


Active & *Inactive Players; minimum 20% attendance and 100 games in the stats year


(Stats Year in parentheses)


High Club Attendance

Aaron Finkel 100% 3 times (2020, 2019, 2015)

& other High Club Attendances of 98% (2017), 96% (2018, 2012), 94% (2016)

First Runner Up Jacob Cohen 100% (2018) & other High Club Attendances of 96% (2019), 92% (2016, 2014)

Second Runner Up Mark Schmidt 92% (2019) & other High Club Attendances of 89% (2017)


Most Improved Player

Player with greatest gain in Club Rating in a single Stats Years compared to Cumulative Club Rating

Club Rating formula = (Win % x 2000) + (Avg Spread x 2) + (Avg Score)

Jacob Cohen +735 (2010 Rating 1588 – Cumulative Rating 853)

First Runner Up Mike Leippe +522 (2020 Rating 1251 – Cumulative Rating 729)

Second Runner Up *Christine DeLorenzo +515 (2011 Rating 1384 – Cumulative Rating 869)


High Winning Percentage

*David Gibson .981 (2017)

& other High Winning Percentages of .951 (2019), .917 (2018), .868 (2016)

First Runner Up Mark Schmidt .914 (2020) & other High Winning Percentages of .813 (2013), .800 (2014)

Second Runner Up Ruchi Gupta .778 (2020) & other High Winning Percentages of .703 (2013), .700 (2015)


High Scoring Average  

*David Gibson 470 (2017)

& other High Scoring Averages of 467 (2019, 2018), 461 (2016), 437 (2015)

First Runner Up Mark Schmidt 431 (2020) & other High Scoring Averages of 426 (2011), 421 (2012)

Second Runner Up Donna Eisenstadt 421 (2018) & other High Scoring Averages of 419 (2019, 2016)


High Average Spread  

*David Gibson +146 (2019)

& other High Average Spreads of +144 (2017), +127 (2018), +119 (2016)

First Runner Up Mark Schmidt +108 (2020) & other High Average Spreads of +83 (2013), +82 (2012, 2011)

Second Runner Up Donna Eisenstadt +60 (2019) & other High Average Spreads of +47 (2018), +44 (2016)


High Bingo Average

*David Gibson 2.44 (2017)

& other High Bingo Averages of 2.39 (2018), 2.35 (2019), 2.24 (2016), 2.02 (2015)

First Runner Up Donna Eisenstadt 2.24 (2018) & other High Bingo Averages of 2.19 (2016), 2.15 (2017)

Second Runner Up Mark Schmidt 1.89 (2020) & other High Bingo Average of 1.79 (2016)


High Club Rating

Club Rating formula = (Win % x 2000) + (Avg Spread x 2) + (Avg Score)

*David Gibson 2721 (2017)

& other High Club Ratings of 2661 (2019), 2557 (2018), 2435 (2016), 2334 (2015)

First Runner Up Mark Schmidt 2476 (2020) & other High Club Ratings of 2206 (2013), 2164 (2011)

Second Runner Up Ruchi Gupta 2067 (2020) & other High Club Ratings of 1890 (2013), 1882 (2015)


Total Wins

Mark Schmidt 177.0 (2015)

& other Total Wins of 159.0 (2019), 153.0 (2016), 152.0 (2014) 135.5 (2013)

First Runner Up Aaron Finkel 168.0 (2019) & other Total Wins of 160.0 (2015), 156.50 (2012), 150.0 (2018)

Second Runner Up Jacob Cohen 136.5 (2012) & other Total Wins of 129.5 (2018), 129.0 (2014), 123.0 (2017)


Total Bingos

Donna Eisenstadt 409 (2016) & other Total Bingos of 370 (2018), 359 (2017)

First Runner Up Mark Schmidt 406 (2015) & other Total Bingos of 360 (2019), 357 (2016), 326 (2018)

Second Runner Up Aaron Finkel 375 (2019, 2015) & other Total Bingos of 309 (2012), 308 (2017), 303 (2016)


Most 500+ Games  

*David Gibson 39 (2018)

& other 500+ Games of 34 (2017), 31 (2019), 27 (2016)

First Runner Up Mark Schmidt 26 (2018) & other 500+ Games of 25 (2019), 20 (2015), 19 (2013)

Second Runner Up Donna Eisenstadt 21 (2019) & 500+ Games 20 (2017), 18 (2016), 17 (2018)


Most Triple-Triples (tie)

*David Gibson 4 (2018 Stats Year)

& other Triple-Triples of 3 (2016), 1 (2019, 2017)

Mark Schmidt 4 (2018 Stats Year)

& other Triple-Triples of 3 (2014), 2 (2016), 1 (2019)

First Runner Up (tie)

Bill Snoddy 3 (2017, 2013, 2012) & other Triple-Triples of 1 (2019)

Aaron Finkel 3 (2018) & other Triple-Triples of 2 (2016), 1 (2019, 2017)

*Elisa Diehl 3 (2014)

Second Runner Up (tie)

Donna Eisenstadt 2 (2017) & other Triple-Triples of 1 (2016)

Ruchi Gupta 2 (2015) & other Triple-Triples of 1 (2020, 2017)

Bing Rice 2 (2019)



Asheville Scrabble

Stats

Club Records

All-Time High Game (764)

& Combined Score (1123)

August 26, 2018

*David Gibson 764

MOSCHATE (TWS-TWS 203 pts), ENNEAGON, BRAIDED, REWOVEN, SAGGIER

Donna Eisenstadt 359

SPOTLIT, SONICATE


2020 Records


Based on Club play Jan 5 – Mar 8 until pandemic put Club on hiatus


Eligibility: dues-paying member; minimum 20% attendance of Club Sundays


Most Improved Players

Players with improvement in 2020 Rating compared to Cumulative Rating

Club Rating formula = (Win % x 2000) + (Avg Spread x 2) + (Avg Score)

Mike Leippe +522

(2020 Rating 1251 – Cumulative Rating 729)

First Runner Up Mark Schmidt +459 (2020 Rating 2476 – Cumulative Rating 2017)

Second Runner Up Mike Bell +408 (2020 Rating 1502 – Cumulative Rating 1094)

Third Runner Up Trish Harrop +391 (2020 Rating 1659 – Cumulative Rating 1268)

Fourth Runner Up Ruchi Gupta +299 (2020 Rating 2067 – Cumulative Rating 1768)

Fifth Runner Up Jacob Cohen +295 (2020 Rating 1829 – Cumulative Rating 1534)

Sixth Runner Up Leslie Bradshaw +239 (2020 Rating 1233 – Cumulative Rating 994)

Seventh Runner Up Bing Rice +210 (2020 Rating 1545 – Cumulative Rating 1335)

Eighth Runner Up D Pedroza +197 (2020 Rating 1058 – Cumulative Rating 861)

Ninth Runner Up Bob Youngblood +132 (2020 Rating 789 – Cumulative Rating 657)

Tenth Runner Up Lia DeSimone +88 (2020 Rating 361 Cumulative Rating 273)

Eleventh Runner Up Aaron Finkel +81 (2020 Rating 1775 – Cumulative Rating 1694)

Twelfth Runner Up Jay Jacoby +76 (2020 Rating 1212 – Cumulative Rating 1136)

Thirteenth Runner Up Kurt Schroeder +58 (2020 Rating 864 – Cumulative Rating 806)


High Club Attendance

Aaron Finkel 100% (Attended 10 out of 10 Club Sundays)

First Runner Up (tie)

Bill Snoddy

Jacob Cohen

Kurt Schroeder

Xander Youngbloo

90% (Attended 9 out of 10 Club Sundays)

Second Runner Up (tie)

Bob Youngblood

Lia DeSimone

Mike Bell

80% (Attended 8 out of 10 Club Sundays)


High Winning Percentage

Mark Schmidt .914 (35 games, 32 wins, 3 losses, 0 ties)

First Runner Up Ruchi Gupta .778 (18 games, 14 wins, 4 losses, 0 ties)

Second Runner Up Jacob Cohen .673 (49 games, 33 wins, 16 losses, 0 tie)


High Scoring Average

Mark Schmidt 431

First Runner Up Ruchi Gupta 399

Second Runner Up Donna Eisenstadt 398


High Average Spread

Mark Schmidt +108

First Runner Up Ruchi Gupta +57

Second Runner Up Aaron Finkel +51


High Club Rating

Club Rating formula = (Win % x 2000) + (Avg Spread x 2) + (Scoring Avg)

Mark Schmidt 2476

First Runner Up Ruchi Gupta 2067

Second Runner Up Jacob Cohen 1829


High Bingo Average

Donna Eisenstadt 2.09 (48 bingos in 23 games)

First Runner Up Mark Schmidt 1.89 (66 bingos in 35 games)

Second Runner Up Glenn English 1.61 (37 bingos in 23 games)


High Win

Mark Schmidt 588 & other High Wins of 563, 530, 505

First Runner Up Jacob Cohen 560 & other High Wins of 537, 507

Second Runner Up Bing Rice 550


High Loss

Glenn English 468 losing to Bing Rice 477

First Runner Up Bill Snoddy 437 losing to Jacob Cohen 461

Second Runner Up Xander Youngblood 425 losing to Jay Jacoby 427


High Bingo Play

Jacob Cohen 158 breadier* (phony)

Bing Rice 149 RECUSING (non-phony)

First Runner Up Mark Schmidt 134 BOOZIEST

Second Runner Up Bill Snoddy 131 ANTIQUES


High Non-Bingo Play

Trish Harrop 75 zoon

First Runner Up Mark Schmidt 74 quash

Second Runner Up Leslie Bradshaw 69 owe


High Combined Score

Bing Rice 477 + Glenn English 468 = 945

First Runners Up Jacob Cohen 560 + Bill Snoddy 371 = 931

Second Runners Up (tie)

Mark Schmidt 498 + Bill Snoddy 387 = 885

Jacob Cohen 456 + Xander Youngblood 429 = 885


Longest Win Streak

Mark Schmidt 14 & other win streaks of 12 (2019-2020), 9

First Runner Up Jacob Cohen 9 & other Win Streaks of 5 (2019-2020), 3

Second Runner Up Aaron Finkel 5 & other Win Streaks of 4, 3


Total Wins

Aaron Finkel 34.0

First Runner Up Jacob Cohen 33.0

Second Runner Up Mark Schmidt 32.0


Total Bingos

Jacob Cohen 77

First Runner Up Aaron Finkel 76

Second Runner Up Mark Schmidt 66


High Total Score

(first 5 games on a Club day)

Mark Schmidt 2350 & other High Total Scores of 2189, 2130, 2090, 2073

First Runner Up Aaron Finkel 2151 & other High Total Score of 2129

Second Runner Up Bing Rice 2069 & other High Total Score of 2056


High Total Spread

(first 5 games on a Club day)

Mark Schmidt +698 & other High Total Spreads of +611, +606, +501

First Runner Up Jacob Cohen +635 & other High Total Spreads of +525, +373

Second Runner Up Aaron Finkel +494


Most 500+ Games

Mark Schmidt 4

First Runner Up Jacob Cohen 3

Second Runner Up Aaron Finkel 2


Most Triple-Triple Word Score Plays

(tie)

Bing Rice-1 RECUSING 149

Ruchi Gupta-1 TASTINGS 122

Jacob Cohen-1 breadier* 158 (phony)

David Gibson (1951-2019) was a National Scrabble Champ in 2016 & 1994 and a top-rated player in North America. Asheville Scrabble Club was pleased to call him one of our own as he drove up regularly from his home in Spartanburg, SC. He was the best example of sportsmanship, decency, and Scrabble expertise.

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