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by Chris
Sat Jul 01, 2017 4:10 pm
Forum: Quiz Circuit Events
Topic: July Quest Grand Prix - Report
Replies: 0
Views: 159

July Quest Grand Prix - Report

Down the years the average score in UK-set Grands Prix quizzes has been in the low-to mid 80s (the maximum possible score being 156 , with tie-breaker bonus). And typically about 20% of the field get through the 100-point barrier, generally seen as the mark of a very strong performance, by GP standa...
by Chris
Sat Jul 01, 2017 4:03 pm
Forum: Quiz News
Topic: July Quest Grand Prix - Report
Replies: 0
Views: 345

July Quest Grand Prix - Report

Down the years the average score in UK-set Grands Prix quizzes has been in the low-to mid 80s (the maximum possible score being 156 , with tie-breaker bonus). And typically about 20% of the field get through the 100-point barrier, generally seen as the mark of a very strong performance, by GP standa...
by Chris
Thu May 04, 2017 4:28 pm
Forum: Archive (past events)
Topic: KQA MindSweep, 2017 Edition (Sunday May 14th)
Replies: 3
Views: 682

Re: KQA MindSweep, 2017 Edition (Sunday May 14th)

12 Attendees thus far...

Andrew Hunter
Anne Hegerty
Barry Simmons
Chris Grandison
Chris Jones
Diane Hallagan
Gary Morewood
Ian Fennell
Ian Welham
Iwan Thomas
Pat Gibson
Steve Cooke

The buffet was the most popular ption, so it's £10 each please to cover food, venue hire and printing. Thanks.
by Chris
Thu May 04, 2017 2:28 pm
Forum: Archive (past events)
Topic: KQA MindSweep, 2017 Edition (Sunday May 14th)
Replies: 3
Views: 682

KQA MindSweep, 2017 Edition (Sunday May 14th)

We will stage the UK proctored venue for this event at the Rolleston Club, Rolleston on Dove, East Staffordshire. I will endeavour to be at the venue for 11.30, for a 12.00 noon start. After the quiz folk can pop across to the Spread Eagle pub for food, among other options - unless people want me to...
by Chris
Sun Feb 19, 2017 11:19 pm
Forum: Quiz Discussion
Topic: Ambiguous Quiz Questions/Answers
Replies: 1
Views: 1299

Re: Ambiguous Quiz Questions/Answers

If you're looking to win the quiz you'll need to try and second-guess what the QM has on their paper. Twas ever thus ;)
by Chris
Fri Feb 17, 2017 7:39 pm
Forum: Quiz News
Topic: EQC 2017 - change of host city
Replies: 0
Views: 1113

EQC 2017 - change of host city

The 2017 European Quizzing Championships will now be hosted by the city of Zagreb in Croatia over the weekend of 10-12 November. Initial details HERE , bookings to be open in the coming weeks, including details of discounted accommodation rates and specially arranged (complementary) trips hosted by ...
by Chris
Mon Feb 06, 2017 4:01 am
Forum: Archive (past events)
Topic: Grand Prix Quiz Event - Northants (4 Mar)
Replies: 28
Views: 4269

Re: Grand Prix Quiz Event - Northants (4 Mar)

First time ever, Rob. It's an introductory offer to the circuit rather than each venue ;)
by Chris
Mon Jan 02, 2017 6:38 pm
Forum: Archive (past events)
Topic: 2016 Mahaquizzer, Sunday 11th December
Replies: 3
Views: 932

Re: 2016 Mahaquizzer, Sunday 11th December

The results from the Mahaquizzer 2016, played on Sunday 11th December, are now available. Well done Samanth Subramanian from Chennai on his score (97), beating all his countrymen and all those playing overseas also, Pat Gibson being top scorer in that category with 91.
by Chris
Fri Dec 09, 2016 6:34 pm
Forum: Archive (past events)
Topic: 2016 Mahaquizzer, Sunday 11th December
Replies: 3
Views: 932

Re: 2016 Mahaquizzer, Sunday 11th December

OK, our venue for the Mahaquizzer is our good old standby, the Rolleston Club . We will meet and find somewhere quiet there at 12.00 noon on Sunday (the club doesn't not open before this on a Sunday). Afterwards we can pop over the road to The Spread Eagle for some Sunday lunch, if you fancy So far ...
by Chris
Mon Dec 05, 2016 11:39 pm
Forum: Archive (past events)
Topic: 2016 Mahaquizzer, Sunday 11th December
Replies: 3
Views: 932

2016 Mahaquizzer, Sunday 11th December

This is a bit late, but I was only contacted about it today... This Sunday is the KQA's Mahaquizzer, which we in England have taken part in since the year dot (well, about 2006 or thereabouts). I propose to find a suitable venue in or near Burton on Trent if anyone fancies joining me. There will be ...

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