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Archive for May 22nd, 2014

Brain of Derbyshire 2014

 

After a succession of challenging rounds, another Brain of Derbyshire has emerged. Question master, and former Brain, David Edwards, set an opening round of 50 written questions with the top eight scorers advancing to two semi-finals played “on the buzzer”; the two highest scorers in each semi went into the final round.

The eight semi-finalists were:-

  • Steve Cooke
  • Chris Jones
  • Christ Willis
  • Gordon Taylor

and

  • Iwan Thomas
  • Les Hurst
  • Ian Parkes
  • Spencer Window

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The finalists (seen above: photo by Gordon Taylor) were:-

  • Steve Cooke
  • Iwan Thomas
  • Chris Jones
  • Ian Parkes

With Steve Cooke the ultimate winner. Congratulations, Steve!

Steve will set the questions for the 2015 Brain of Derbyshire. See you there!

 

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2013-2014 Awards Night

Wednesday 21st May saw a combined Awards Night and Brain of Derbyshire competition, played at the Royal Oak, Ockbrook.

The efforts of teams in all four divisions were recognised with mounted certificates for runners-up and winners in each Division, according to the final Results tables.

League President, Geoff Mumford, of the Burton Bridge Brewery was at hand to greet team representatives and congratulate them on their combined efforts.

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