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NSC 2008: Kevin Leeds [#77]

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On this page, you will find information about Kevin Leeds, who is competing at the 2008 National SCRABBLE® Championship. This page was updated at least hourly between 09:00 A.M. and midnight local time. This player currently has a record of 14-14, -146, and is ranked #69 in Division 2.

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

[photo of Kevin Leeds]

Given name(s): Kevin
Surname(s): Leeds
Home: Austin, TX, United States
Awards: One time I lost in a spelling bee by spelling athlete as "athalete".
Hobbies: Running in the park, Mankind Project, toy trains.
Occupation: Possibly A Computer Programmer, Analyst, Or Writer
NSC 2005 Division: 3
NSC 2005 Rank: 35/134, 16-12 +334
Round by Round

High score: 479
Average for: 381
Average against: 386

Round 1

[photo of Chris Patrick Morgan]

Leeds played #93 Chris Patrick Morgan (San Francisco, CA) and won 367 to 314 (a spread of 53).

Current ranking: #33.

Current record: 1-0, +53.

Round 2

[photo of Benjamin Bloom]

Leeds played #12 Benjamin Bloom (Miami, FL) and won 433 to 254 (a spread of 179).

Current ranking: #8.

Current record: 2-0, +232.

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

Round 3

[photo of Mary A. Lyons]

Leeds played #83 Mary A Lyons (Coatesville, PA) and won 442 to 378 (a spread of 64).

Current ranking: #9.

Current record: 3-0, +296.

Round 4

[photo of Paul Avrin]

Leeds played #7 Paul Avrin (New York, NY) and lost 376 to 470 (a spread of -94).

Current ranking: #23.

Current record: 3-1, +202.

Round 5

[photo of Verna M Richards Berg]

Leeds played #10 Verna Berg Richards (Manhattan, NY) and won 362 to 350 (a spread of 12).

Current ranking: #16.

Current record: 4-1, +214.

Round 6

[photo of Marc Levesque]

Leeds played #79 Marc Levesque (Victoria BC) and won 408 to 336 (a spread of 72).

Current ranking: #13.

Current record: 5-1, +286.

Round 7

[photo of Kristina Simon]

Leeds played #113 Kristina Simon (Plano, TX) and lost 271 to 385 (a spread of -114).

Current ranking: #22.

Current record: 5-2, +172.

Round 8

[photo of Bradley Whitmarsh]

Leeds played #136 Bradley Whitmarsh (Attleboro, MA) and won 410 to 407 (a spread of 3).

Current ranking: #17.

Current record: 6-2, +175.

Round 9

[photo of Mason Shambach]

Leeds played #110 Mason Shambach (Battle Creek, MI) and won 427 to 303 (a spread of 124).

Current ranking: #11.

Current record: 7-2, +299.

Round 10

[photo of Andy Bohnsack]

Leeds played #13 Andy Bohnsack (Madison, WI) and won 394 to 315 (a spread of 79).

Current ranking: #6.

Current record: 8-2, +378.

Round 11

[photo of Jason Brooks]

Leeds played #14 Jason D Brooks (Lindenhurst, IL) and won 454 to 413 (a spread of 41).

Current ranking: #5.

Current record: 9-2, +419.

Round 12

[photo of Conrad Bassett-Bouchard]

Leeds played #8 Conrad Bassett-Bouchard (Moraga, CA) and lost 325 to 366 (a spread of -41).

Current ranking: #9.

Current record: 9-3, +378.

Round 13

[photo of John Stardom]

Leeds played #119 John Stardom (Ottawa ON) and lost 364 to 397 (a spread of -33).

Current ranking: #15.

Current record: 9-4, +345.

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

Round 14

[photo of Glenn Dunlop]

Leeds played #31 Glenn Dunlop (Brantford ON) and lost 374 to 385 (a spread of -11).

Current ranking: #24.

Current record: 9-5, +334.

Round 15

[photo of Joanne Cohen]

Leeds played #21 Joanne Cohen (Owings Mills, MD) and won 446 to 427 (a spread of 19).

Current ranking: #16.

Current record: 10-5, +353.

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

Round 16

[photo of Stuart D Goldman]

Leeds played #49 Stuart Goldman (San Francisco, CA) and lost 307 to 414 (a spread of -107).

Current ranking: #22.

Current record: 10-6, +246.

Round 17

[photo of Kevin Rickhoff]

Leeds played #105 Kevin Rickhoff (Saugus, CA) and won 404 to 384 (a spread of 20).

Current ranking: #20.

Current record: 11-6, +266.

Round 18

[photo of Jeff Clark]

Leeds played #19 Jeff Clark (Linden, MI) and lost 354 to 444 (a spread of -90).

Current ranking: #26.

Current record: 11-7, +176.

Round 19

[photo of Lisa Slankard]

Leeds played #114 Lisa Slankard (Chicago, IL) and lost 355 to 443 (a spread of -88).

Current ranking: #35.

Current record: 11-8, +88.

Round 20

[photo of Daniel Stock]

Leeds played #122 Daniel Stock (Rocky River, OH) and lost 418 to 431 (a spread of -13).

Current ranking: #45.

Current record: 11-9, +75.

Round 21

[photo of Ben Harrison]

Leeds played #54 Ben Harrison (Cambridge, MA) and lost 281 to 442 (a spread of -161).

Current ranking: #58.

Current record: 11-10, -86.

Round 22

[photo of Yukiko Loritz]

Leeds played #82 Yukiko Loritz (Anaheim, CA) and won 479 to 286 (a spread of 193).

Current ranking: #43.

Current record: 12-10, +107.

Round 23

[photo of Leesa Berahovich]

Leeds played #9 Leesa Berahovich (Berkeley, CA) and lost 320 to 379 (a spread of -59).

Current ranking: #54.

Current record: 12-11, +48.

Round 24

[photo of Tony Claitor]

Leeds played #18 Tony Claitor (Orlando, FL) and lost 367 to 411 (a spread of -44).

Current ranking: #64.

Current record: 12-12, +4.

Round 25

[photo of Sam Hollington]

Leeds played #61 Sam Hollington (St. Catharines ON) and lost 392 to 445 (a spread of -53).

Current ranking: #80.

Current record: 12-13, -49.

Round 26

[photo of Robert Gillis]

Leeds played #48 Robert Gillis (Owens X Roads, AL) and lost 322 to 435 (a spread of -113).

Current ranking: #87.

Current record: 12-14, -162.

Round 27

[photo of Betty Cornelison]

Leeds played #23 Betty Cornelison (Portland, OR) and won 398 to 392 (a spread of 6).

Current ranking: #76.

Current record: 13-14, -156.

Round 28

[photo of Adrian Mannella]

Leeds played #84 Adrian Mannella (Chicago, IL) and won 405 to 395 (a spread of 10).

Current ranking: #69.

Current record: 14-14, -146.


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