Archive for May 16th, 2019

A new Brain of Derbyshire


The Brain of Derbyshire 2019 is Chris Jones, who quizzes for the (Burton) Bridge U.

Left to right: Diana Whitmill, Iwan Thomas, Chris Jones and Mike Crowe


After close results in the initial knock-out round, and the two semi-finals, Chris Jones powered ahead in the final.

Those going into the semi-finals (with their score: potentially 50) were:-

1              Iwan Thomas                     Royal Oak                            34

2              Les Hurst                            Dewdrop A                         31

3              Chris Jones                         Bridge U                              27

4              Stuart Field                         Unattached                        26

5              Chris Willis                          Dewdrop A                         26

6              Gordon Taylor                   Royal Oak                            25

7              Mike Crowe                       Dewdrop A                         25

8              Diana Whitmill                   Bradley House                   24

The questions were set by the 2018 Brain of Derbyshire, David Edwards, and the half-time game of Last Man Standing was won by Chris Grandison.

Our venue was the Royal Oak, Ockbrook, whom we thank for their hospitality and catering.

And we were pleased to welcome our patron, Geoff Mumford of the Burton Bridge Brewery, who presented the end of season awards.




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