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NSC 2010: Dave Leifer [#96]

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On this page, you will find information about Dave Leifer, 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 14.5-16.5, -464, and is ranked #77 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 Dave Leifer]

Given name(s): Dave
Surname(s): Leifer
Home: Alpharetta, GA, United States
Awards: 2006 Charlotte Division 2 Champion, Distinguished Service Award, Instute for Professionals in Taxation
Hobbies: Sports, Music, Fitness
Round by Round

High score: 516
Average for: 378
Average against: 393

Round 1

[photo of Laurie Cohen]

Leifer played #28 Laurie Cohen (Tempe, AZ) and won 476 to 347 (a spread of 129).

Current ranking: #13.

Current record: 1-0, +129.

Round 2

[photo of Jon Shreve]

Leifer played #58 Jon Shreve (Denver, CO) and tied at 392.

Current ranking: #35.

Current record: 1.5-0.5, +129.

Round 3

[photo of Maddy Kamen]

Leifer played #76 Maddy Kamen (Covina, CA) and lost 408 to 413 (a spread of -5).

Current ranking: #62.

Current record: 1.5-1.5, +124.

Round 4

[photo of Nathan Benedict]

Leifer played #6 Nathan Benedict (Tucson, AZ) and won 440 to 340 (a spread of 100).

Current ranking: #40.

Current record: 2.5-1.5, +224.

Round 5

[photo of Conrad Bassett-Bouchard]

Leifer played #22 Conrad Bassett-Bouchard (Moraga, CA) and lost 309 to 407 (a spread of -98).

Current ranking: #58.

Current record: 2.5-2.5, +126.

Round 6

[photo of Tony Leah]

Leifer played #23 Tony Leah (Ajax ON) and lost 407 to 501 (a spread of -94).

Current ranking: #76.

Current record: 2.5-3.5, +32.

Round 7

[photo of Cheryl Tyler]

Leifer played #108 Cheryl Tyler (Lubbock, TX) and lost 295 to 381 (a spread of -86).

Current ranking: #90.

Current record: 2.5-4.5, -54.

Round 8

[photo of Lucas Freeman]

Leifer played #103 Lucas Freeman (Delaplane, VA) and lost 324 to 490 (a spread of -166).

Current ranking: #100.

Current record: 2.5-5.5, -220.

Round 9

[photo of Ian Weinstein]

Leifer played #13 Ian Weinstein (Coral Springs, FL) and won 396 to 393 (a spread of 3).

Current ranking: #89.

Current record: 3.5-5.5, -217.

Round 10

[photo of Thavachai Thivavarnvongs]

Leifer played #99 Thavachai Thivavarnvongs (Thailand) and lost 296 to 353 (a spread of -57).

Current ranking: #96.

Current record: 3.5-6.5, -274.

Round 11

[photo of Siri Tillekeratne]

Leifer played #110 Siri Tillekeratne (Calgary AB) and won 406 to 313 (a spread of 93).

Current ranking: #84.

Current record: 4.5-6.5, -181.

Round 12

[photo of David Whitley]

Leifer played #62 David Whitley (Monrovia, CA) and lost 343 to 585 (a spread of -242).

Current ranking: #93.

Current record: 4.5-7.5, -423.

Round 13

[photo of Jan Dixon]

Leifer played #75 Jan Dixon (Newark, DE) and won 417 to 362 (a spread of 55).

Current ranking: #81.

Current record: 5.5-7.5, -368.

Round 14

[photo of Jesse Day]

Leifer played #26 Jesse Day (Berkeley, CA) and lost 299 to 403 (a spread of -104).

Current ranking: #89.

Current record: 5.5-8.5, -472.

Round 15

[photo of Matthew Hodge]

Leifer played #43 Matthew Hodge (Moore, OK) and lost 273 to 487 (a spread of -214).

Current ranking: #98.

Current record: 5.5-9.5, -686.

Round 16

[photo of Mark Kenas]

Leifer played #38 Mark Kenas (Madison, WI) and won 359 to 341 (a spread of 18).

Current ranking: #92.

Current record: 6.5-9.5, -668.

Round 17

[photo of Stuart Goldman]

Leifer played #102 Stuart Goldman (San Francisco, CA) and won 430 to 293 (a spread of 137).

Current ranking: #81.

Current record: 7.5-9.5, -531.

Round 18

[photo of Robert Ellickson]

Leifer played #66 Robert Ellickson (New Haven, CT) and won 385 to 384 (a spread of 1).

Current ranking: #68.

Current record: 8.5-9.5, -530.

Round 19

[photo of Eric Goldstein]

Leifer played #72 Eric Goldstein (Scarsdale, NY) and lost 351 to 449 (a spread of -98).

Current ranking: #79.

Current record: 8.5-10.5, -628.

Round 20

[photo of Mark Miller]

Leifer played #109 Mark Miller (Radnor, PA) and won 516 to 373 (a spread of 143).

Current ranking: #68.

Current record: 9.5-10.5, -485.

Round 21

[photo of Carol Kaplan]

Leifer played #107 Carol Kaplan (San Diego, CA) and won 415 to 358 (a spread of 57).

Current ranking: #60.

Current record: 10.5-10.5, -428.

Round 22

[photo of Leesa Berahovich]

Leifer played #93 Leesa Berahovich (Berkeley, CA) and lost 337 to 375 (a spread of -38).

Current ranking: #70.

Current record: 10.5-11.5, -466.

Round 23

[photo of Ben Schoenbrun]

Leifer played #79 Ben Schoenbrun (Ardsley, NY) and lost 329 to 572 (a spread of -243).

Current ranking: #80.

Current record: 10.5-12.5, -709.

Round 24

[photo of Ted Rosen]

Leifer played #105 Ted Rosen (Rochester, NY) and won 484 to 303 (a spread of 181).

Current ranking: #68.

Current record: 11.5-12.5, -528.

Round 25

[photo of Chris Cree]

Leifer played #12 Chris Cree (Dallas, TX) and lost 362 to 451 (a spread of -89).

Current ranking: #77.

Current record: 11.5-13.5, -617.

Round 26

[photo of Daniel Goodwin]

Leifer played #61 Daniel Goodwin (Seattle, WA) and lost 303 to 417 (a spread of -114).

Current ranking: #85.

Current record: 11.5-14.5, -731.

Round 27

[photo of Sam Dick-Onuoha]

Leifer played #98 Sam Dick-Onuoha (Dallas, TX) and lost 378 to 433 (a spread of -55).

Current ranking: #92.

Current record: 11.5-15.5, -786.

Round 28

[photo of Joel Elkins]

Leifer played #70 Joel Elkins (West Hollywood, CA) and won 465 to 284 (a spread of 181).

Current ranking: #86.

Current record: 12.5-15.5, -605.

Round 29

[photo of Jason Keller]

Leifer played #32 Jason Keller (Highland Park, NJ) and lost 294 to 380 (a spread of -86).

Current ranking: #92.

Current record: 12.5-16.5, -691.

Round 30

[photo of Gregg Speicher]

Leifer played #113 Gregg Speicher (McKinney, TX) and won 393 to 310 (a spread of 83).

Current ranking: #85.

Current record: 13.5-16.5, -608.

Round 31

[photo of David Whitley]

Leifer played #62 David Whitley (Monrovia, CA) again and won 447 to 303 (a spread of 144).

Current ranking: #77.

Current record: 14.5-16.5, -464.


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