Adam Logan

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Adam Logan in 2007

Adam Logan (born 1975 in Kingston, Ontario) is a research mathematician and a top Canadian Scrabble player. He won the World Scrabble Championship in 2005, beating Pakorn Nemitrmansuk of Thailand 3-0 in the final. He is the only player to have won the Canadian Scrabble Championship four times (1996, 2005, 2008, and 2013). He was also the winner of the 1996 National Scrabble Championship and North America's top rated player in 1997.

Since his competitive career began in 1985, Logan has played at least 1,497 tournament games, winning about 67%, and earning at least $74,500 in prize money.

He was a Putnam Fellow in 1992 and 1993.

Logan completed his first degree, in mathematics, at Princeton University in 1995 and received a PhD from Harvard University in 1999. He completed his Post-doctoral work at McGill University between 2002 through 2003. From 2008 to 2009 he was employed as a Quantitative Analyst at D. E. Shaw & Co. in New York City.

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