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NSC 2010: Kevin Leeds [#88]

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On this page, you will find information about Kevin Leeds, 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 14-17, -538, and is ranked #87 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 Kevin Leeds]

Given name(s): Kevin
Surname(s): Leeds
Home: Austin, TX, United States
Awards: Applied Mathematics Ph.D. Georgia Tech 1997
Hobbies: DIY - gluing stuff together
Occupation: Internet Marketing Technician
Round by Round

High score: 496
Average for: 388
Average against: 405

Round 1

[photo of Kenji Matsumoto]

Leeds played #4 Kenji Matsumoto (Amherst, MA) and lost 363 to 537 (a spread of -174).

Current ranking: #111.

Current record: 0-1, -174.

Round 2

[photo of Robert Linn]

Leeds played #40 Robert Linn (Potomac, MD) and won 470 to 388 (a spread of 82).

Current ranking: #76.

Current record: 1-1, -92.

Round 3

[photo of Amnuay Ploysangngam]

Leeds played #87 Amnuay Ploysangngam (Thailand) and lost 375 to 391 (a spread of -16).

Current ranking: #82.

Current record: 1-2, -108.

Round 4

[photo of Darrell Day]

Leeds played #21 Darrell Day (Richardson, TX) and lost 402 to 464 (a spread of -62).

Current ranking: #89.

Current record: 1-3, -170.

Round 5

[photo of Scott Hawkins]

Leeds played #115 Scott Hawkins (Effingham, IL) and lost 425 to 438 (a spread of -13).

Current ranking: #98.

Current record: 1-4, -183.

Round 6

[photo of Stuart Goldman]

Leeds played #102 Stuart Goldman (San Francisco, CA) and lost 424 to 425 (a spread of -1).

Current ranking: #104.

Current record: 1-5, -184.

Round 7

[photo of Siri Tillekeratne]

Leeds played #110 Siri Tillekeratne (Calgary AB) and lost 386 to 453 (a spread of -67).

Current ranking: #110.

Current record: 1-6, -251.

Round 8

[photo of Paul Holser]

Leeds played #91 Paul Holser (Dallas, TX) and lost 333 to 452 (a spread of -119).

Current ranking: #112.

Current record: 1-7, -370.

Round 9

[photo of James Henderson]

Leeds played #97 James Henderson (Somes Bar, CA) and won 465 to 413 (a spread of 52).

Current ranking: #104.

Current record: 2-7, -318.

Round 10

[photo of Bruce D Ambrosio]

Leeds played #111 Bruce D Ambrosio (Los Angeles, CA) and won 455 to 368 (a spread of 87).

Current ranking: #98.

Current record: 3-7, -231.

Round 11

[photo of Michael Baker]

Leeds played #71 Michael Baker (Portland, OR) and won 434 to 320 (a spread of 114).

Current ranking: #88.

Current record: 4-7, -117.

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

Round 12

[photo of Abdul Majid Khan]

Leeds played #114 Abdul Majid Khan (Whitby ON) and lost 407 to 424 (a spread of -17).

Current ranking: #95.

Current record: 4-8, -134.

Round 13

[photo of Kristina Simon]

Leeds played #106 Kristina Simon (Plano, TX) and won 477 to 271 (a spread of 206).

Current ranking: #83.

Current record: 5-8, +72.

Round 14

[photo of Matthew Hodge]

Leeds played #43 Matthew Hodge (Moore, OK) and lost 232 to 412 (a spread of -180).

Current ranking: #94.

Current record: 5-9, -108.

Round 15

[photo of Sam Kantimathi]

Leeds played #83 Sam Kantimathi (Sacramento, CA) and won 367 to 346 (a spread of 21).

Current ranking: #85.

Current record: 6-9, -87.

Round 16

[photo of Brett Haughney]

Leeds played #60 Brett Haughney (Ashervilles, NC) and won 359 to 338 (a spread of 21).

Current ranking: #79.

Current record: 7-9, -66.

Round 17

[photo of Sam Dick-Onuoha]

Leeds played #98 Sam Dick-Onuoha (Dallas, TX) and won 391 to 355 (a spread of 36).

Current ranking: #63.

Current record: 8-9, -30.

Round 18

[photo of Ken Kasney]

Leeds played #57 Ken Kasney (Cypress, TX) and lost 320 to 369 (a spread of -49).

Current ranking: #73.

Current record: 8-10, -79.

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

Round 19

[photo of Lisa Odom]

Leeds played #16 Lisa Odom (St Louis Park, MN) and won 496 to 340 (a spread of 156).

Current ranking: #60.

Current record: 9-10, +77.

Round 20

[photo of Jason Hlady]

Leeds played #27 Jason Hlady (Saskatoon SK) and lost 305 to 472 (a spread of -167).

Current ranking: #76.

Current record: 9-11, -90.

Round 21

[photo of Geoff Thevenot]

Leeds played #10 Geoff Thevenot (Austin, TX) and won 394 to 372 (a spread of 22).

Current ranking: #66.

Current record: 10-11, -68.

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

Round 22

[photo of Mark Miller]

Leeds played #109 Mark Miller (Radnor, PA) and won 451 to 403 (a spread of 48).

Current ranking: #59.

Current record: 11-11, -20.

Round 23

[photo of Joel Elkins]

Leeds played #70 Joel Elkins (West Hollywood, CA) and lost 361 to 400 (a spread of -39).

Current ranking: #65.

Current record: 11-12, -59.

Round 24

[photo of Jerry Lerman]

Leeds played #41 Jerry Lerman (Foster City, CA) and lost 363 to 459 (a spread of -96).

Current ranking: #76.

Current record: 11-13, -155.

Round 25

[photo of Jason Keller]

Leeds played #32 Jason Keller (Highland Park, NJ) and won 377 to 363 (a spread of 14).

Current ranking: #69.

Current record: 12-13, -141.

Round 26

[photo of Randall Thomas]

Leeds played #89 Randall Thomas (Calgary AB) and lost 226 to 364 (a spread of -138).

Current ranking: #76.

Current record: 12-14, -279.

Round 27

[photo of Maddy Kamen]

Leeds played #76 Maddy Kamen (Covina, CA) and lost 407 to 450 (a spread of -43).

Current ranking: #83.

Current record: 12-15, -322.

Round 28

[photo of Winter Zxqkj]

Leeds played #52 Winter Zxqkj (Houston, TX) and lost 309 to 534 (a spread of -225).

Current ranking: #92.

Current record: 12-16, -547.

Round 29

[photo of Zev Kaufman]

Leeds played #78 Zev Kaufman (Toronto ON) and won 481 to 391 (a spread of 90).

Current ranking: #86.

Current record: 13-16, -457.

Round 30

[photo of Mark Kenas]

Leeds played #38 Mark Kenas (Madison, WI) and won 490 to 423 (a spread of 67).

Current ranking: #77.

Current record: 14-16, -390.

Round 31

[photo of Robert Ellickson]

Leeds played #66 Robert Ellickson (New Haven, CT) and lost 284 to 432 (a spread of -148).

Current ranking: #87.

Current record: 14-17, -538.


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