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Introduction


 

CONTENTS

 

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Fixtures/Results for Division One

Fixtures/Results for Division Two

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League Table for Division One

League Table for Division Two

Puzzles and Quizzles

F.A.Q.

Latest updates: 22nd April 2018

NEW ITEMS


Lawrence Cook on "The Chase".

I have been informed that Lawrence Cook will be on "The Chase", ITV1 at 5 pm, Friday 4th May. Make sure you watch!

 

ITV Quiz Show "Tenable" Wants Contestants

Tenable challenges a team of five players to step up and take on "top ten" list questions, with the chance to take home a cash prize of up to £125,000!

Click for full details  


Results of 20 Questions Quiz.

Alan Bentley won this year's quiz with Dennis Brown second and Andy Alcock third. Full results as an XL spreadsheet.


Ian Welham on Eggheads.

Just been informed by Ian Welham that a team in which he is a guest will be on Eggheads on BBC Two at Six pm Tuesday 16th January.

UPDATE - If you missed it live it is worth a look on iPlayer to see Ian in action. Do you know what type of product was the first ever to have its bar code scanned? Ian knew, watch the program to find the answer.

European Quizzing Championships

The event has just finished and full results can be found on the web site http://www.europeanquizzingchampionships.com. For watchers of Eggheads, The Chase and Mastermind there are many familiar names in the top 10 from the individual event. Egghead Pat Gibson was the winner. Ian Welham finished 121st out of the 199 entry, an excellent result considering the quality of the field. Playing with Gareth Aubrey, Ian finished 19th in the pairs event out of 99 pairs. This event was also won by the Eggheads in the shape of Pat Gibson and Kevin Ashman. Looking at some of the sample questions from previous championships makes you realise that this is a different level of quizzing. Well done Ian!


Harry's Notes

Week 26 Results

Division 1
Surplus Rowdies. 81. Apostles. 84
Rasen. 86. Serendipity. 73
Nemesis. 78. Quizlings. 50

Division 2
Belligerent Fools. 77. Swats. 87
Midori Desu. 54. Magic Robots. 84
Woodentops. 71. Bux Kwiz. 76

Another surprise result in Division 1 where Rowdies lost their sixth match-to Apostles by just 3 points. Nemesis sailed on as champions with a stunning victory over Quizlings and Rasen displaced Rowdies in second place with an expected win over Serendipity.

In Division 2, Swats cannot now realistically be caught after seeing off the Belligerents and must now be hailed as Champions while Bux Kwiz kept second place with a narrow success over Woodentops. Robots kept up their challenge by showing no mercy to the unfortunate Midori Desu squad.



Individual Shield K.O.Competition

Preliminary Round
Peter Daniel v Alan Bentley

First Round
Malcolm Towle (Plus 2) v Ian Welham. Match  A
Graham Jackson (Plus 2) v Bob Black Match. B
Alan Pilcher (Plus 2) v Pete Sinclair.    Match. C
Lawrence Cook v Winner of.P Daniel/A Bentley. Match. D

Semi-Final
Match D v Match A
Match B v Match C

All above matches to be played Thursday 10th May at RAFA Club from 7.30

Individual Open

Round 1.

Malcolm Towle beat Ian Welham (Ian did not play - on his way to the European Quiz Championships in Zagreb)

Andy Alcock beat Pete Daniel 9-6

Alan Pilcher beat Pete Sinclair 13-8

Ian Townsend beat Graham Jackson 8-7

 

Round 2

Malcolm Towle beat Bob Black 6-4

Andy Alcock beat Lawrence Cook 11-10

Andrew Hunter beat Alan Pilcher 8-3

Ian Townsend beat Alan Bentley (Alan did not play)

           



 Pairs Handicap Knock-Out Competion

Preliminary Rounds Monday 29th January 2018 - Results

League A

P. Sinclair & A. Alcock 18            I. Townsend & M. Cavanagh 27

A. Hunter & A. Bentley 23            L. Cook & B. Black 31

P. Sinclair & A. Alcock 34            A. Hunter & A. Bentley 29

I. Townsend & M. Cavanagh 30    L. Cook & B. Black 18

P. Sinclair & A. Alcock 23            L. Cook & B. Black 25

I. Townsend & M. Cavanagh 24    A. Hunter & A. Bentley 29

 

Table A                                 p w d l diff pts

I. Townsend & M. Cavanagh 3 2 0 1 16  4

L. Cook & B. Black              3 2 0 1 -2  4

P. Sinclair & A. Alcock         3 1 0 2 -6  2

A. Hunter & A. Bentley         3 1 0 2 -8  2

 

League B

M. Towle & D. Marshall 19   G. Jackson & A. Pilcher 34

I. Welham & D. Shaw 29      D. Brown & P. Gardner 26

M. Towle & D. Marshall 15  I. Welham & D. Shaw 44

G. Jackson & A. Pilcher 32   D. Brown & P. Gardner 28

M. Towle & D. Marshall 35  D. Brown & P. Gardner 26

G. Jackson & A. Pilcher 26   I. Welham & D. Shaw 33


Table B                             p w d l diff pts

I. Welham & D. Shaw       3 3 0 0 39  6

G. Jackson & A. Pilcher    3 2 0 1 12  4

M. Towle & D. Marshall   3 1 0 2 -35 2

D. Brown & P. Gardner    3 0 0 3 -16 0

The top 2 teams in each league go through to the semi-finals.

 

Team Handicap Knock-Out Competion

RAFA Club Thursday, 4th January 2018

Belligerent Fools. (24) 61. Dad's Army (14) 65
Apostles  (12) 104. Woodentops. (23 ) 84

Last 16

Two Witless  88. Quizlings. 95. 
Minders. 87. Magic Robots. 63. 
Serendipity. 102. Swats. 106.    
Time Out. 85. Somnambulists. 112. 
Dad's Army. 78. RAFA Dipsos. 69. 
Midori Desu. 90. Apostles  109.  
Bux Kwiz. 90. Nemesis. 103.  
Surplus Rowdies. 90. Rasen. 99.  


Monday, 14th May

Bridge Club
7.30. Quizlings.(13) v Swats (4). (Rasen)
9.00. Apostles.(12). v Rasen (11) (Quizlings)

RAFA Club
7.30.  Minders (21). v. Somnambulists.(16). (Dad's Army)
9.00. Nemesis (1).   v. Dad's Army (14). (Somnambulists)
 
Semi Finals. Thursday, 17th May

RAFA Club
7.30. Minders or Somnambulists. v. Quizlings or Swats.(Surplus Rowdies)
9.00. Nemesis or Dad's Army. v. Apostles or Rasen (Magic Robots)

   

UPDATES

Please note that the fixture lists on this site are for use in conjunction with your fixture list booklets. If you ever find a discrepancy, precedence should be given to the booklet.

While I check, double check and triple check everything before I post it, it is still possible that I may have got my fingers and/or eyes crossed, and I don't want to send anyone to the wrong venue at the wrong time or on the wrong day. Finally, if you do spot a clanger, PLEASE let me know rodney@pandemonium.me.uk so I can fix it. Thanx! Ed.

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