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Third Canadian National SCRABBLE® Championship

Zev Kaufman

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[photo]Age: 53
Occupation: Contractor
Pre-Tournament Ranking: 5
CNSC 1996 Ranking: 6
CNSC 1998 Ranking: 24
CNSC 2000 18-Round Ranking: 8
Qualifying Rating: 1921
Residence: Toronto, ON
NSA Club: #3, Toronto, ON
Years of Tournament Play: 19
Notes: Will walk to Scrabble tournaments, up to 3 miles.


This player finished the preliminary round ranked 8. You can see below how they did each round.

Round 1
406-397 (+9)
vs. Christopher Sykes
1-0 (+9)

 17.  1.0- 0.0 ( +38) Trevor Sealy
 18.  1.0- 0.0 ( +34) Ray Francis
 19.  1.0- 0.0 ( +18) George MacAulay
 20.  1.0- 0.0 ( +17) Peter Teitelbaum
 21.  1.0- 0.0 ( +12) Fern Lindzon
 22.  1.0- 0.0 (  +9) Zev Kaufman
 23.  1.0- 0.0 (  +8) Libero Paolella
 24.  1.0- 0.0 (  +7) Adam Logan
 25.  1.0- 0.0 (  +5) Bernard Gotlieb
 26.  0.0- 1.0 (  -5) Paul Sidorsky
 27.  0.0- 1.0 (  -7) Lisa Deift

Round 2
446-319 (+127)
vs. Steve Ozorio
2-0 (+136)

  4.  2.0- 0.0 (+192) Joel Wapnick
  5.  2.0- 0.0 (+188) James Cherry
  6.  2.0- 0.0 (+182) Mike Ryan
  7.  2.0- 0.0 (+173) Ron Hoekstra
  8.  2.0- 0.0 (+146) Don Malcolm
  9.  2.0- 0.0 (+136) Zev Kaufman
 10.  2.0- 0.0 (+134) Danny Panganiban
 11.  2.0- 0.0 (+109) Andrew Golding
 12.  2.0- 0.0 (+106) Adam Logan
 13.  1.0- 1.0 (+320) Albert Hahn
 14.  1.0- 1.0 (+113) Evan Berofsky

Round 3
485-310 (+175)
vs. Trevor Sealy
3-0 (+311)

  1.  3.0- 0.0 (+383) Bernard Gotlieb
  2.  3.0- 0.0 (+311) Zev Kaufman
  3.  3.0- 0.0 (+302) Adam Logan
  4.  3.0- 0.0 (+298) Joel Wapnick
  5.  3.0- 0.0 (+253) Don Malcolm
  6.  3.0- 0.0 (+237) Mike Ryan
  7.  3.0- 0.0 (+217) James Cherry
  8.  3.0- 0.0 (+197) Ron Hoekstra
  9.  3.0- 0.0 (+126) Andrew Golding
 10.  2.0- 1.0 (+292) Christopher Sykes
 11.  2.0- 1.0 (+154) Rama Murty

Round 4
361-299 (+62)
vs. Rama Murty
4-0 (+373)

  1.  4.0- 0.0 (+437) Joel Wapnick
  2.  4.0- 0.0 (+373) Zev Kaufman
  3.  4.0- 0.0 (+341) Ron Hoekstra
  4.  4.0- 0.0 (+268) James Cherry
  5.  3.0- 1.0 (+311) Christopher Sykes
  6.  3.0- 1.0 (+251) Adam Logan
  7.  3.0- 1.0 (+239) Bernard Gotlieb
  8.  3.0- 1.0 (+192) Mike Ryan
  9.  3.0- 1.0 (+189) Evan Berofsky
 10.  3.0- 1.0 (+179) Lisa Kessler
 11.  3.0- 1.0 (+148) Danny Panganiban

Round 5
404-426 (-22)
vs. James Cherry
4-1 (+351)

  1.  5.0- 0.0 (+412) Ron Hoekstra
  2.  5.0- 0.0 (+290) James Cherry
  3.  4.0- 1.0 (+424) Joel Wapnick
  4.  4.0- 1.0 (+351) Zev Kaufman
  5.  4.0- 1.0 (+324) Christopher Sykes
  6.  4.0- 1.0 (+296) David Boys
  7.  4.0- 1.0 (+279) Mike Ryan
  8.  4.0- 1.0 (+245) Shaun Goatcher
  9.  4.0- 1.0 (+216) Peter Teitelbaum
 10.  4.0- 1.0 (+204) Lisa Kessler
 11.  4.0- 1.0 (+200) Evan Berofsky

Round 6
395-397 (-2)
vs. Danny Panganiban
4-2 (+349)

  4.  5.0- 1.0 (+459) Joel Wapnick
  5.  5.0- 1.0 (+329) Mike Ryan
  6.  5.0- 1.0 (+308) Evan Berofsky
  7.  4.0- 2.0 (+605) Albert Hahn
  8.  4.0- 2.0 (+354) Adam Logan
  9.  4.0- 2.0 (+349) Zev Kaufman
 10.  4.0- 2.0 (+257) David Boys
 11.  4.0- 2.0 (+244) Shaun Goatcher
 12.  4.0- 2.0 (+191) Hugh Currie
 13.  4.0- 2.0 (+169) Lisa Kessler
 14.  4.0- 2.0 (+156) Peter Teitelbaum

Round 7
481-388 (+93)
vs. Lisa Kessler
5-2 (+442)

  1.  7.0- 0.0 (+525) Ron Hoekstra
  2.  7.0- 0.0 (+474) James Cherry
  3.  6.0- 1.0 (+370) Evan Berofsky
  4.  5.0- 2.0 (+451) Joel Wapnick
  5.  5.0- 2.0 (+448) Christopher Sykes
  6.  5.0- 2.0 (+442) Zev Kaufman
  7.  5.0- 2.0 (+410) Adam Logan
  8.  5.0- 2.0 (+305) David Boys
  9.  5.0- 2.0 (+255) Mike Ryan
 10.  5.0- 2.0 (+164) Peter Teitelbaum
 11.  5.0- 2.0 ( +70) Andrew Golding

Round 8
423-387 (+36)
vs. Lisa Deift
6-2 (+478)

  1.  8.0- 0.0 (+802) Ron Hoekstra
  2.  8.0- 0.0 (+485) James Cherry
  3.  6.0- 2.0 (+631) Adam Logan
  4.  6.0- 2.0 (+600) Christopher Sykes
  5.  6.0- 2.0 (+576) Joel Wapnick
  6.  6.0- 2.0 (+478) Zev Kaufman
  7.  6.0- 2.0 (+359) Evan Berofsky
  8.  6.0- 2.0 (+347) David Boys
  9.  6.0- 2.0 (+266) Peter Teitelbaum
 10.  5.0- 3.0 (+618) Albert Hahn
 11.  5.0- 3.0 (+269) Tim Anglin

Round 9
425-440 (-15)
vs. Ron Hoekstra
6-3 (+463)

  2.  8.0- 1.0 (+470) James Cherry
  3.  7.0- 2.0 (+872) Christopher Sykes
  4.  7.0- 2.0 (+746) Adam Logan
  5.  7.0- 2.0 (+362) David Boys
  6.  6.0- 3.0 (+564) Joel Wapnick
  7.  6.0- 3.0 (+463) Zev Kaufman
  8.  6.0- 3.0 (+324) Tim Anglin
  9.  6.0- 3.0 (+259) Evan Berofsky
 10.  6.0- 3.0 (+165) Mike Ryan
 11.  6.0- 3.0 (+151) Peter Teitelbaum
 12.  6.0- 3.0 (+143) Jim Nanavati

Round 10
348-449 (-101)
vs. Albert Hahn
6-4 (+362)

  5.  7.0- 3.0 (+695) Joel Wapnick
  6.  7.0- 3.0 (+658) Adam Logan
  7.  7.0- 3.0 (+370) Jim Nanavati
  8.  7.0- 3.0 (+172) Mike Ryan
  9.  6.0- 4.0 (+447) Albert Hahn
 10.  6.0- 4.0 (+362) Zev Kaufman
 11.  6.0- 4.0 (+280) Rama Murty
 12.  6.0- 4.0 (+245) Paul Sidorsky
 13.  6.0- 4.0 (+223) Evan Berofsky
 14.  6.0- 4.0 (+174) Tim Anglin
 15.  6.0- 4.0 (+146) Linda Espallardo

Round 11
411-386 (+25)
vs. Andrew Golding
7-4 (+387)

  4.  8.0- 3.0 (+408) David Boys
  5.  8.0- 3.0 (+272) Mike Ryan
  6.  8.0- 3.0 (+201) James Cherry
  7.  7.0- 4.0 (+682) Joel Wapnick
  8.  7.0- 4.0 (+460) Albert Hahn
  9.  7.0- 4.0 (+387) Zev Kaufman
 10.  7.0- 4.0 (+361) Evan Berofsky
 11.  7.0- 4.0 (+353) Rama Murty
 12.  7.0- 4.0 (+311) Jim Nanavati
 13.  7.0- 4.0 (+158) Peter Teitelbaum
 14.  7.0- 4.0 ( +34) Don Malcolm

Round 12
403-302 (+101)
vs. Peter Teitelbaum
8-4 (+488)

  1. 12.0- 0.0 (+1052) Ron Hoekstra
  2.  9.0- 3.0 (+833) Christopher Sykes
  3.  9.0- 3.0 (+442) David Boys
  4.  9.0- 3.0 (+335) James Cherry
  5.  8.0- 4.0 (+691) Adam Logan
  6.  8.0- 4.0 (+488) Zev Kaufman
  7.  8.0- 4.0 (+473) Albert Hahn
  8.  8.0- 4.0 (+138) Mike Ryan
  9.  8.0- 4.0 ( +68) Don Malcolm
 10.  7.5- 4.5 ( -78) George MacAulay
 11.  7.0- 5.0 (+581) Joel Wapnick

Round 13
350-388 (-38)
vs. Peter Teitelbaum
8-5 (+450)

  1. 13.0- 0.0 (+1150) Ron Hoekstra
  2. 10.0- 3.0 (+913) Christopher Sykes
  3.  9.5- 3.5 (+335) James Cherry
  4.  9.0- 4.0 (+344) David Boys
  5.  8.5- 4.5 (+691) Adam Logan
  6.  8.0- 5.0 (+450) Zev Kaufman
  7.  8.0- 5.0 (+427) Libero Paolella
  8.  8.0- 5.0 (+396) Albert Hahn
  9.  8.0- 5.0 (+394) Rama Murty
 10.  8.0- 5.0 (+384) Evan Berofsky
 11.  8.0- 5.0 (+354) Jim Nanavati

Round 14
358-372 (-14)
vs. Ron Hoekstra
8-6 (+436)

  8.  9.0- 5.0 (+403) Jim Nanavati
  9.  9.0- 5.0 (+323) David Boys
 10.  9.0- 5.0 (+175) Peter Teitelbaum
 11.  9.0- 5.0 ( +79) Mike Ryan
 12.  9.0- 5.0 ( +21) Don Malcolm
 13.  8.0- 6.0 (+436) Zev Kaufman
 14.  8.0- 6.0 (+314) Rama Murty
 15.  8.0- 6.0 (+291) Carl Madden
 16.  8.0- 6.0 (+262) Tim Anglin
 17.  8.0- 6.0 ( +75) Paul Sidorsky
 18.  8.0- 6.0 (-219) Trevor Sealy

Round 15
411-277 (+134)
vs. Evan Berofsky
9-6 (+570)

  4. 10.0- 5.0 (+587) Libero Paolella
  5. 10.0- 5.0 (+564) Albert Hahn
  6. 10.0- 5.0 (+422) Jim Nanavati
  7. 10.0- 5.0 (+246) Peter Teitelbaum
  8.  9.5- 5.5 (+254) James Cherry
  9.  9.0- 6.0 (+570) Zev Kaufman
 10.  9.0- 6.0 (+305) Evan Berofsky
 11.  9.0- 6.0 (+271) David Boys
 12.  9.0- 6.0 (+102) Paul Sidorsky
 13.  9.0- 6.0 (  -5) Mike Ryan
 14.  9.0- 6.0 ( -92) Don Malcolm

Round 16
391-389 (+2)
vs. David Boys
10-6 (+572)

  1. 15.0- 1.0 (+1402) Ron Hoekstra
  2. 11.5- 4.5 (+1017) Adam Logan
  3. 11.0- 5.0 (+842) Christopher Sykes
  4. 11.0- 5.0 (+595) Albert Hahn
  5. 11.0- 5.0 (+460) Jim Nanavati
  6. 10.0- 6.0 (+572) Zev Kaufman
  7. 10.0- 6.0 (+537) Libero Paolella
  8. 10.0- 6.0 (+215) Peter Teitelbaum
  9. 10.0- 6.0 (+155) Paul Sidorsky
 10. 10.0- 6.0 ( +23) Mike Ryan
 11. 10.0- 6.0 (-113) Trevor Sealy

Round 17
377-359 (+18)
vs. Libero Paolella
11-6 (+590)

  1. 16.0- 1.0 (+1744) Ron Hoekstra
  2. 12.5- 4.5 (+1139) Adam Logan
  3. 12.0- 5.0 (+944) Christopher Sykes
  4. 11.0- 6.0 (+590) Zev Kaufman
  5. 11.0- 6.0 (+473) Albert Hahn
  6. 11.0- 6.0 (+358) Jim Nanavati
  7. 11.0- 6.0 (+319) Peter Teitelbaum
  8. 11.0- 6.0 (+201) Mike Ryan
  9. 10.5- 6.5 (+260) James Cherry
 10. 10.0- 7.0 (+548) Siri Tillekeratne
 11. 10.0- 7.0 (+519) Libero Paolella

Round 18
317-372 (-55)
vs. Albert Hahn
11-7 (+535)

  3. 12.0- 6.0 (+825) Christopher Sykes
  4. 12.0- 6.0 (+528) Albert Hahn
  5. 12.0- 6.0 (+456) Peter Teitelbaum
  6. 11.5- 6.5 (+375) James Cherry
  7. 11.0- 7.0 (+684) Libero Paolella
  8. 11.0- 7.0 (+535) Zev Kaufman
  9. 11.0- 7.0 (+221) Jim Nanavati
 10. 11.0- 7.0 (+118) Paul Sidorsky
 11. 11.0- 7.0 ( +86) Mike Ryan
 12. 11.0- 7.0 ( +30) Don Malcolm
 13. 10.5- 7.5 (+628) Jeffrey Parsons

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