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NSC 2010: Joel Elkins [#70]

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On this page, you will find information about Joel Elkins, who is competing at the 2010 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 15-16, -416, and is ranked #73 in Division 1.

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 Joel Elkins]

Given name(s): Joel
Surname(s): Elkins
Home: West Hollywood, CA, United States
Awards: Reigning Club 44 Champion
Hobbies: Baseball and, oh, I don't know, Scrabble
Round by Round

High score: 481
Average for: 392
Average against: 405

Round 1

[photo of Robin Pollock Daniel]

Elkins played #31 Robin Pollock Daniel (Toronto ON) and lost 340 to 544 (a spread of -204).

Current ranking: #114.

Current record: 0-1, -204.

Round 2

[photo of Tony Leah]

Elkins played #23 Tony Leah (Ajax ON) and lost 343 to 368 (a spread of -25).

Current ranking: #108.

Current record: 0-2, -229.

Round 3

[photo of Ted Rosen]

Elkins played #105 Ted Rosen (Rochester, NY) and lost 415 to 444 (a spread of -29).

Current ranking: #107.

Current record: 0-3, -258.

Round 4

[photo of Chris Williams]

Elkins played #37 Chris Williams (Vancouver BC) and lost 324 to 395 (a spread of -71).

Current ranking: #111.

Current record: 0-4, -329.

Round 5

[photo of Juraj Pivovarov]

Elkins played #84 Juraj Pivovarov (Calgary AB) and won 449 to 298 (a spread of 151).

Current ranking: #97.

Current record: 1-4, -178.

Round 6

[photo of Siri Tillekeratne]

Elkins played #110 Siri Tillekeratne (Calgary AB) and won 430 to 415 (a spread of 15).

Current ranking: #89.

Current record: 2-4, -163.

Round 7

[photo of Sam Dick-Onuoha]

Elkins played #98 Sam Dick-Onuoha (Dallas, TX) and lost 375 to 438 (a spread of -63).

Current ranking: #97.

Current record: 2-5, -226.

Round 8

[photo of Yukiko Loritz]

Elkins played #101 Yukiko Loritz (Anaheim, CA) and won 475 to 382 (a spread of 93).

Current ranking: #86.

Current record: 3-5, -133.

Round 9

[photo of Sandy Nang]

Elkins played #112 Sandy Nang (Malibu, CA) and won 426 to 369 (a spread of 57).

Current ranking: #72.

Current record: 4-5, -76.

Round 10

[photo of Stuart Goldman]

Elkins played #102 Stuart Goldman (San Francisco, CA) and lost 401 to 501 (a spread of -100).

Current ranking: #83.

Current record: 4-6, -176.

Round 11

[photo of Abdul Majid Khan]

Elkins played #114 Abdul Majid Khan (Whitby ON) and won 437 to 282 (a spread of 155).

Current ranking: #68.

Current record: 5-6, -21.

Round 12

[photo of Geoff Thevenot]

Elkins played #10 Geoff Thevenot (Austin, TX) and lost 429 to 484 (a spread of -55).

Current ranking: #79.

Current record: 5-7, -76.

Round 13

[photo of Marlene Milkent]

Elkins played #68 Marlene Milkent (Hattiesburg, MS) and lost 346 to 355 (a spread of -9).

Current ranking: #86.

Current record: 5-8, -85.

Round 14

[photo of Zev Kaufman]

Elkins played #78 Zev Kaufman (Toronto ON) and won 442 to 337 (a spread of 105).

Current ranking: #75.

Current record: 6-8, +20.

Round 15

[photo of Carol Kaplan]

Elkins played #107 Carol Kaplan (San Diego, CA) and won 481 to 427 (a spread of 54).

Current ranking: #63.

Current record: 7-8, +74.

Round 16

[photo of Kristina Simon]

Elkins played #106 Kristina Simon (Plano, TX) and won 409 to 381 (a spread of 28).

Current ranking: #52.

Current record: 8-8, +102.

Round 17

[photo of Jason Hlady]

Elkins played #27 Jason Hlady (Saskatoon SK) and won 438 to 334 (a spread of 104).

Current ranking: #45.

Current record: 9-8, +206.

Round 18

[photo of Frank Tangredi]

Elkins played #55 Frank Tangredi (West Babylon, NY) and lost 324 to 400 (a spread of -76).

Current ranking: #54.

Current record: 9-9, +130.

Round 19

[photo of Ian Weinstein]

Elkins played #13 Ian Weinstein (Coral Springs, FL) and lost 327 to 405 (a spread of -78).

Current ranking: #61.

Current record: 9-10, +52.

Round 20

[photo of Mark Edelson]

Elkins played #67 Mark Edelson (Toronto ON) and won 411 to 409 (a spread of 2).

Current ranking: #55.

Current record: 10-10, +54.

Round 21

[photo of Ben Schoenbrun]

Elkins played #79 Ben Schoenbrun (Ardsley, NY) and lost 335 to 429 (a spread of -94).

Current ranking: #65.

Current record: 10-11, -40.

Round 22

[photo of Robert Ellickson]

Elkins played #66 Robert Ellickson (New Haven, CT) and lost 368 to 439 (a spread of -71).

Current ranking: #76.

Current record: 10-12, -111.

Round 23

[photo of Kevin Leeds]

Elkins played #88 Kevin Leeds (Austin, TX) and won 400 to 361 (a spread of 39).

Current ranking: #66.

Current record: 11-12, -72.

Round 24

[photo of Mark Kenas]

Elkins played #38 Mark Kenas (Madison, WI) and lost 324 to 487 (a spread of -163).

Current ranking: #78.

Current record: 11-13, -235.

Round 25

[photo of Mark Miller]

Elkins played #109 Mark Miller (Radnor, PA) and lost 373 to 441 (a spread of -68).

Current ranking: #85.

Current record: 11-14, -303.

Round 26

[photo of Winter Zxqkj]

Elkins played #52 Winter Zxqkj (Houston, TX) and lost 423 to 484 (a spread of -61).

Current ranking: #90.

Current record: 11-15, -364.

Round 27

[photo of Lucas Freeman]

Elkins played #103 Lucas Freeman (Delaplane, VA) and won 405 to 292 (a spread of 113).

Current ranking: #82.

Current record: 12-15, -251.

Round 28

[photo of Dave Leifer]

Elkins played #96 Dave Leifer (Alpharetta, GA) and lost 284 to 465 (a spread of -181).

Current ranking: #91.

Current record: 12-16, -432.

Round 29

[photo of Jesse Day]

Elkins played #26 Jesse Day (Berkeley, CA) and won 382 to 374 (a spread of 8).

Current ranking: #84.

Current record: 13-16, -424.

Round 30

[photo of Ross Brown]

Elkins played #59 Ross Brown (Ottawa ON) and won 429 to 426 (a spread of 3).

Current ranking: #79.

Current record: 14-16, -421.

Round 31

[photo of Jeff Martin]

Elkins played #100 Jeff Martin (Albuquerque, NM) and won 395 to 390 (a spread of 5).

Current ranking: #73.

Current record: 15-16, -416.


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