leaderboard

noun
lead·​er·​board | \ˈlē-dər-ˌbȯrd \

Definition of leaderboard 

: a large board for displaying the ranking of the leaders in a competitive event (such as a golf tournament)

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Nearly two months ago, Mitchell's scores were also removed from the leaderboards at Donkey Kong Forum. Kyle Orland, Ars Technica, "Cheater! Billy Mitchell stripped of scores, banned from premiere scoreboard," 12 Apr. 2018 Tied atop the leaderboard at one-under-par 69 are Scott Piercy, Ian Poulter, Russell Henley and Johnson. Sam Farmer, latimes.com, "It's a crowded U.S. Open leaderboard, with big names and some not so well known," 15 June 2018 Each support standard ranked play, with a leaderboard, and casual matches, but the standout feature is the lobby system. Aurich Lawson, Ars Technica, "Street Fighter 30th Anniversary Collection," 29 May 2018 In one online group, members regularly check a leaderboard to see who has meditated the most days in a row. Ellen Gamerman, WSJ, "Competitive About Your Meditation? Relax, Everyone Else is Too," 12 June 2018 But the players near the top of the leaderboard complained the least. Michael Rosenberg, SI.com, "Toughness the Key for Contenders at a Historically Difficult U.S. Open," 16 June 2018 Take a look at the pitching WAR leaderboards at Fangraphs and baseball-reference.com. Ted Berg, For The Win, "Why it probably makes sense for the Mets to trade Jacob deGrom," 6 July 2018 With a 5-under 65, Davis Gullikson of Meadow Park vaulted himself into a tie atop the Seattle Amateur leaderboard. Seattle Times Staff, The Seattle Times, "Two 68s has Oregon’s Cole Maday leading Sahalee Players Championship by four strokes," 2 July 2018 For the first time since Saturday afternoon, a different name than Casey was perched atop the leaderboard. Shawn Mcfarland, courant.com, "Bubba Watson Comes From Behind In Final Round To Win Third Travelers Championship," 24 June 2018

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1963, in the meaning defined above

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