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by Chris
Wed Jun 20, 2018 2:02 pm
Forum: Quiz Circuit Events
Topic: Next UK Grand Prix
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Views: 21

Next UK Grand Prix

We have a total of 10 UK venues listed on Quest for the 7 July Quest Grand Prix. Some of the venues are likely to fill up so, as Fred Pontin would say, "Book early!"

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by Chris
Thu May 10, 2018 1:15 am
Forum: Quiz Circuit Events
Topic: KQA MindSweep, Sunday May 13th, 2018
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Views: 280

KQA MindSweep, Sunday May 13th, 2018

I am running a UK proctored venue for this Sunday's Mindsweep quiz (having happily been contacted by KQA about it). The plan is to meet-up at 12.00 noon for a 12.15pm start at the Rolleston Club, in Rolleston on Dove, near Burton on Trent (the corner snooker room has been reserved for said purpose)....
by Chris
Sat Apr 14, 2018 2:37 pm
Forum: Quiz News
Topic: Former World Quizzing Champion dies.
Replies: 0
Views: 1024

Former World Quizzing Champion dies.

We're shocked and saddened to learn of the death of former IQA World Quizzing Champion, Vikram Joshi, in Mumbai earlier today. He was being cared for by his mother when he passed. On behalf of fellow quizzers in the UK, and IQA quizzers around the world, we send our condolences and deepest sympathy ...
by Chris
Sat Mar 24, 2018 7:18 pm
Forum: Quiz News
Topic: More sad news
Replies: 0
Views: 892

More sad news

We've learned that the UK quiz community has lost yet another of its highly regarded fellowship, with the death on Friday 23 March of Dick Cribb. For as long as I knew him - and that was well over a decade - he lived in Kent, but was originally from Brighton and spent much of his childhood in Hounsl...
by Chris
Sat Feb 03, 2018 5:17 pm
Forum: Quiz News
Topic: Quest Grand Prix - February 2018
Replies: 0
Views: 1040

Quest Grand Prix - February 2018

We seem to have just about all of the Grand Prix scores in and these are now up online . I think only Perth may be missing. We’ll add them as soon as they are in, and amend any of what follows as necessary. So, a very accessible set from Eric Kilby and Keith Andrew - thanks guys - saw 41 quizzers to...
by Chris
Tue Jan 30, 2018 12:45 pm
Forum: Quiz News
Topic: In rememberance...
Replies: 0
Views: 959

In rememberance...

News came through on Sunday that the quiz community has lost another of its members - Neil Phillips (from the Kettering area), a long time attendee of GPs sadly passed-away last Thursday. He had been taken ill about 10 days previously and his death is a great shock to us. He will be very sadly misse...
by Chris
Wed Jan 03, 2018 2:00 pm
Forum: Quiz Circuit Events
Topic: UK Quizzing Circuit Events
Replies: 1
Views: 1907

Re: UK Quizzing Circuit Events - 6 January (Parking)

If you're coming by car, have a look at the image below showing where to park on the day... https://scontent.flhr2-1.fna.fbcdn.net/v/t31.0-8/21054978_948694625298357_7583718236551994625_o.jpg?oh=9dc93bb3002792e6ceec073ddfde6f80&oe=5A5A92AB Enter from Herald Avenue. Parking is free of charge if y...
by Chris
Thu Dec 07, 2017 6:05 pm
Forum: Archive (past events)
Topic: Mahaquizzer 2017
Replies: 1
Views: 963

Re: Mahaquizzer 2017

Just a reminder that the venue for Sunday 10 December (arrive noon for a 12.10 start) is the Wyggeston Pub - commonly called the "Wiggy". The address is 123 Calais Rd, Burton-on-Trent, DE13 0UN. If coming by car, there is a car park behind the pub, accessed from Calais Rd via a gateway to ...
by Chris
Sat Dec 02, 2017 10:09 pm
Forum: Archive (past events)
Topic: Mahaquizzer 2017
Replies: 1
Views: 963

Mahaquizzer 2017

A week tomorrow, Sunday 10 December is the KQA's Mahaquizzer, which we in England have taken part in since the year dot (well, about 2006 or thereabouts). I have found us a nice venue not far from the centre of Burton on Trent if anyone fancies joining me. There will be a modest fee levied to partic...
by Chris
Sat Dec 02, 2017 4:14 pm
Forum: Quiz News
Topic: British Open Grand Prix - 2 December 2017
Replies: 0
Views: 1487

British Open Grand Prix - 2 December 2017

We have almost all the UK-based Grand Prix scores in now, and what we have is up online, HERE (right click and chose 'open in new tab'). The results will update automatically as the rest of the scores - including all those of our friends overseas - as they are entered into Quest by proctors. We were...

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