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NSC 2011: Brian Galebach [#74]

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On this page, you will find information about Brian Galebach, who is competing at the 2011 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, +337, 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 Brian Galebach]

Given name(s): Brian
Surname(s): Galebach
Home: Columbia, MD, United States
Hobbies: Piano, Singing, Curling
Occupation: Computer Programmer
Round by Round

High score: 552
Average for: 403
Average against: 392

Before the Tournament  

Galebach is mentioned in this round’s photo captions (4 hits).

Round 1

[photo of Steve Polatnick]

Galebach played #40 Steve Polatnick (Miami, FL) and lost 375 to 404 (a spread of -29).

Current ranking: #66.

Current record: 0-1, -29.

Round 2

[photo of Rod MacNeil]

Galebach played #22 Rod MacNeil (Cambridge, MA) and lost 358 to 378 (a spread of -20).

Current ranking: #80.

Current record: 0-2, -49.

Round 3

[photo of Ronald Howard]

Galebach played #85 Ronald Howard (North Tustin, CA) and lost 352 to 492 (a spread of -140).

Current ranking: #96.

Current record: 0-3, -189.

Round 4

[photo of Thomas Reinke]

Galebach played #79 Thomas Reinke (Middleton, WI) and lost 404 to 419 (a spread of -15).

Current ranking: #101.

Current record: 0-4, -204.

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

Galebach is mentioned in this round’s photo captions (4 hits).

Round 5

[photo of Jim Pate]

Galebach played #105 Jim Pate (Birmingham, AL) and lost 376 to 379 (a spread of -3).

Current ranking: #105.

Current record: 0-5, -207.

Round 6

[photo of Marilyn Wilkins]

Galebach played #92 Marilyn Wilkins (Richmond BC) and won 359 to 355 (a spread of 4).

Current ranking: #97.

Current record: 1-5, -203.

Round 7

[photo of David Johnson]

Galebach played #102 David Johnson (Decatur, IL) and won 452 to 366 (a spread of 86).

Current ranking: #88.

Current record: 2-5, -117.

Round 8

[photo of Debbie Stegman]

Galebach played #65 Debbie Stegman (Kew Gardens, NY) and lost 412 to 418 (a spread of -6).

Current ranking: #95.

Current record: 2-6, -123.

Round 9

[photo of Greg Heidler]

Galebach played #70 Greg Heidler (Waialua, HI) and won 397 to 392 (a spread of 5).

Current ranking: #81.

Current record: 3-6, -118.

Round 10

[photo of Jack Overby]

Galebach played #108 Jack Overby (Rosemount, MN) and lost 363 to 370 (a spread of -7).

Current ranking: #88.

Current record: 3-7, -125.

Round 11

[photo of Zev Kaufman]

Galebach played #39 Zev Kaufman (Toronto ON) and lost 357 to 503 (a spread of -146).

Current ranking: #94.

Current record: 3-8, -271.

Round 12

[photo of Cheryl Tyler]

Galebach played #99 Cheryl Tyler (Lubbock, TX) and won 405 to 355 (a spread of 50).

Current ranking: #86.

Current record: 4-8, -221.

Round 13

[photo of William Clark]

Galebach played #96 William Clark (New Orleans, LA) and won 372 to 274 (a spread of 98).

Current ranking: #75.

Current record: 5-8, -123.

Round 14

[photo of Mike Baron]

Galebach played #52 Mike Baron (Corrales, NM) and won 526 to 356 (a spread of 170).

Current ranking: #66.

Current record: 6-8, +47.

Round 15

[photo of Michael Baker]

Galebach played #64 Michael Baker (Portland, OR) and lost 313 to 449 (a spread of -136).

Current ranking: #78.

Current record: 6-9, -89.

Round 16

[photo of Cecilia Le]

Galebach played #32 Cecilia Le (Cambridge, MA) and lost 399 to 416 (a spread of -17).

Current ranking: #84.

Current record: 6-10, -106.

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

Round 17

[photo of Robert Gillis]

Galebach played #104 Robert Gillis (Owens X Roads, AL) and lost 340 to 489 (a spread of -149).

Current ranking: #91.

Current record: 6-11, -255.

Round 18

[photo of Sandy Nang]

Galebach played #97 Sandy Nang (Malibu, CA) and won 453 to 321 (a spread of 132).

Current ranking: #82.

Current record: 7-11, -123.

Round 19

[photo of Mark Miller]

Galebach played #93 Mark Miller (Radnor, PA) and won 512 to 308 (a spread of 204).

Current ranking: #73.

Current record: 8-11, +81.

Round 20

[photo of Robert Linn]

Galebach played #63 Robert Linn (Potomac, MD) and won 450 to 385 (a spread of 65).

Current ranking: #66.

Current record: 9-11, +146.

Round 21

[photo of Conrad Bassett-Bouchard]

Galebach played #16 Conrad Bassett-Bouchard (Piedmont, CA) and lost 286 to 540 (a spread of -254).

Current ranking: #74.

Current record: 9-12, -108.

Round 22

[photo of Yukiko Loritz]

Galebach played #95 Yukiko Loritz (Anaheim, CA) and lost 370 to 397 (a spread of -27).

Current ranking: #81.

Current record: 9-13, -135.

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

Galebach is mentioned in this round’s photo captions (8 hits).

Round 23

[photo of David Whitley]

Galebach played #56 David Whitley (Monrovia, CA) and lost 418 to 425 (a spread of -7).

Current ranking: #89.

Current record: 9-14, -142.

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

Galebach is mentioned in this round’s photo captions (4 hits).

Round 24

[photo of Michael Early]

Galebach played #83 Michael Early (Fort Worth, TX) and won 443 to 339 (a spread of 104).

Current ranking: #83.

Current record: 10-14, -38.

Round 25

[photo of Steve Glass]

Galebach played #24 Steve Glass (Dade City, FL) and lost 365 to 396 (a spread of -31).

Current ranking: #91.

Current record: 10-15, -69.

Round 26

[photo of Becky Dyer]

Galebach played #89 Becky Dyer (Austin, TX) and won 379 to 342 (a spread of 37).

Current ranking: #81.

Current record: 11-15, -32.

Round 27

[photo of Marlene Milkent]

Galebach played #34 Marlene Milkent (Hattiesburg, MS) and lost 379 to 457 (a spread of -78).

Current ranking: #86.

Current record: 11-16, -110.

Round 28

[photo of Scott Leifer]

Galebach played #66 Scott Leifer (Mansfield, MA) and lost 391 to 403 (a spread of -12).

Current ranking: #95.

Current record: 11-17, -122.

Round 29

[photo of Lawren Freebody]

Galebach played #103 Lawren Freebody (Hawthorne, CA) and won 552 to 302 (a spread of 250).

Current ranking: #88.

Current record: 12-17, +128.

Galebach is mentioned in this round’s photo captions (32 hits).

Round 30

[photo of Judy Newhouse]

Galebach played #106 Judy Newhouse (Houston, TX) and won 464 to 305 (a spread of 159).

Current ranking: #82.

Current record: 13-17, +287.

Round 31

[photo of Edward De Guzman]

Galebach played #71 Edward De Guzman (San Francisco, CA) and won 463 to 413 (a spread of 50).

Current ranking: #73.

Current record: 14-17, +337.

After the Tournament  

Galebach is mentioned in this round’s photo captions (4 hits).


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