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NSC 2008: Scott Leifer [#78]

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On this page, you will find information about Scott P. Leifer, 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, -525, and is ranked #75 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 Scott P. Leifer]

Given name(s): Scott P.
Surname(s): Leifer
Home: Middleboro, MA, United States
Hobbies: Reading, Songwriting, Exercising
Occupation: Bank Examiner
NSC 1990 Division: 2
NSC 1990 Rank: 28/106, 15-12 +336
NSC 1992 Division: 2
NSC 1992 Rank: 2/139, 20-7 +912
NSC 1996 Division: 2
NSC 1996 Rank: 37/106, 15-12 +43
NSC 1998 Division: 2
NSC 1998 Rank: 65/151, 16-15 +71
NSC 2002 Division: 2
NSC 2002 Rank: 39/103, 16.5-14.5 -169
NSC 2004 Division: 2
NSC 2004 Rank: 47/139, 16-14 +478
NSC 2005 Division: 2
NSC 2005 Rank: 53/108, 14-14 +69
Round by Round

High score: 513
Average for: 379
Average against: 397

Round 1

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Leifer played #34 Carolyn Easter (Birmingham, MI) and won 513 to 284 (a spread of 229).

Current ranking: #4.

Current record: 1-0, +229.

Round 2

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Leifer played #81 Natalie Liebman (Miami, FL) and lost 334 to 416 (a spread of -82).

Current ranking: #43.

Current record: 1-1, +147.

Round 3

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Leifer played #115 Charles Smith (Durham, NC) and lost 296 to 516 (a spread of -220).

Current ranking: #87.

Current record: 1-2, -73.

Round 4

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Leifer played #73 Joey Krafchick (Roswell, GA) and won 417 to 302 (a spread of 115).

Current ranking: #57.

Current record: 2-2, +42.

Round 5

[photo of Yukiko Loritz]

Leifer played #82 Yukiko Loritz (Anaheim, CA) and won 344 to 338 (a spread of 6).

Current ranking: #45.

Current record: 3-2, +48.

Round 6

[photo of Kay Patterson]

Leifer played #99 Kay Patterson (Columbia, MD) and lost 373 to 421 (a spread of -48).

Current ranking: #63.

Current record: 3-3, +0.

Round 7

[photo of Marc Levesque]

Leifer played #79 Marc Levesque (Victoria BC) and lost 363 to 515 (a spread of -152).

Current ranking: #91.

Current record: 3-4, -152.

Round 8

[photo of Tim Michaels]

Leifer played #89 Tim Michaels (Knoxville, TN) and lost 323 to 393 (a spread of -70).

Current ranking: #106.

Current record: 3-5, -222.

Round 9

[photo of Rick Wong]

Leifer played #138 Rick Wong (San Jose, CA) and lost 323 to 465 (a spread of -142).

Current ranking: #115.

Current record: 3-6, -364.

Round 10

[photo of Matthew Silver]

Leifer played #112 Matthew Silver (Westport, CT) and won 427 to 412 (a spread of 15).

Current ranking: #102.

Current record: 4-6, -349.

Round 11

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Leifer played #129 Christiane Tran (Santa Cruz, CA) and won 368 to 339 (a spread of 29).

Current ranking: #90.

Current record: 5-6, -320.

Round 12

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Leifer played #55 Brett Haughney (Chicago, IL) and lost 379 to 543 (a spread of -164).

Current ranking: #102.

Current record: 5-7, -484.

Round 13

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Leifer played #38 Bob Enszer (Saginaw, MI) and lost 302 to 345 (a spread of -43).

Current ranking: #113.

Current record: 5-8, -527.

Round 14

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Leifer played #68 David Johnson (Decatur, IL) and won 398 to 391 (a spread of 7).

Current ranking: #98.

Current record: 6-8, -520.

Round 15

[photo of Harriette Lakernick]

Leifer played #74 Harriette Lakernick (Chicago, IL) and lost 387 to 410 (a spread of -23).

Current ranking: #109.

Current record: 6-9, -543.

Round 16

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Leifer played #65 Amnon Igra (Sacramento, CA) and lost 364 to 417 (a spread of -53).

Current ranking: #116.

Current record: 6-10, -596.

Round 17

[photo of Matt De Waelsche]

Leifer played #29 Matt DeWaelsche (San Antonio, TX) and won 387 to 352 (a spread of 35).

Current ranking: #110.

Current record: 7-10, -561.

Round 18

[photo of Stan Miranda]

Leifer played #92 Stan Miranda (Albuquerque, NM) and won 501 to 392 (a spread of 109).

Current ranking: #98.

Current record: 8-10, -452.

Round 19

[photo of Jeff Martin]

Leifer played #85 Jeff Martin (Albuquerque, NM) and lost 361 to 461 (a spread of -100).

Current ranking: #107.

Current record: 8-11, -552.

Round 20

[photo of Eric Kinderman]

Leifer played #72 Eric Kinderman (Burlington, VT) and won 328 to 325 (a spread of 3).

Current ranking: #96.

Current record: 9-11, -549.

Round 21

[photo of Cynthia Pughsley]

Leifer played #102 Cynthia Pughsley (Oakland, CA) and won 430 to 371 (a spread of 59).

Current ranking: #86.

Current record: 10-11, -490.

Round 22

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Leifer played #75 Rebecca Lambert (Columbia, MD) and won 391 to 369 (a spread of 22).

Current ranking: #76.

Current record: 11-11, -468.

Round 23

[photo of David Hermanson]

Leifer played #60 David Hermanson (Temple City, CA) and lost 384 to 435 (a spread of -51).

Current ranking: #84.

Current record: 11-12, -519.

Round 24

[photo of Kristina Simon]

Leifer played #113 Kristina Simon (Plano, TX) and won 476 to 301 (a spread of 175).

Current ranking: #73.

Current record: 12-12, -344.

Round 25

[photo of Joanne Cohen]

Leifer played #21 Joanne Cohen (Owings Mills, MD) and lost 234 to 438 (a spread of -204).

Current ranking: #87.

Current record: 12-13, -548.

Round 26

[photo of Adrian Mannella]

Leifer played #84 Adrian Mannella (Chicago, IL) and won 392 to 342 (a spread of 50).

Current ranking: #73.

Current record: 13-13, -498.

Round 27

[photo of Susi Tiekert]

Leifer played #127 Susi Tiekert (Melbourne, FL) and lost 360 to 465 (a spread of -105).

Current ranking: #84.

Current record: 13-14, -603.

Round 28

[photo of Siri Tillekeratne]

Leifer played #128 Siri Tillekeratne (Calgary AB) and won 448 to 370 (a spread of 78).

Current ranking: #75.

Current record: 14-14, -525.


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