Bristol Quiz League

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The start of the Bristol Quiz League Season 2020-2021 will be delayed. The League will be guided by government guidance when determining when to restart. This position will be reviewed in November. It seems unlikely the league will start until January.


Dolphins Fly The Dolphins trimphed in March quiz. And Press Gang squeeked into second place giving them a two point cushion going in the April Quiz.


February Result 2019-2020 A fantastic evenings quizzing in the superb facilities afforded by the newly refurbished upstairs function room in the historic harbourside Nova Scotia pub. This was the first quiz after the 47 year interlude in the Common Market. The Quidnuncs were champion in 1971-2 and again in 1972-3. However these were the last two of their titles following their first win in 1967-8. Sheepworrying’s win means they now have a chance to add to their 16 titles, one shared with Gnomons, all won whist Bristol was part of the Common Market/EU. This result means that whatever happens in March the title will be up for grabs on the last day of the season in April. Best Questions Porpoises are setting the standard here and look hard to beat. Once again no team failed to score 4 or more points on their question’s. Sheepworrying drop into last place.


Press Gang Lose Press Gang’s 100% start to the season came to an end at the Nova Scotia on 8 January 2020. All the teams had their full complement of players in what was a tremendous night of quizzing in one of Bristol’s great historic pubs. Gnomons won the prize from the Landlord during the interval. Porpoises appear to be running away with the best questions competition. None of their sets have so for caused any team to score fewer than 4 points.


Result October 2018 The First quiz of the season was held at the Nova Scotia pub on Wednesday 10 October. The new format for best questions was introduced, so that marks were generally higher.  Only Gnomons and Dolphins set questions where a team failed to score 4 or more points.    


Sheepworrying came third in the rearranged quiz on April 25.  This was enough for them to become Bristol Quiz League champions. Final Scores in April Dolphins 52 earning 10 league points so totalling 48 Gnomons 44 earning  5 league points so totalling 39 Porpoises 52 earning 10 league points  so totalling 49 Sheepworrying 50 earning 6 league points so totalling 54 Winners   By a large margin Porpoises where best question setters. Question Setting Final Scores Dolphins 4 points Gnomons 6 points Sheepworrying 6 points Porpoises 12 points  Winners    


The Quiz on April 4 has had to be postponed.  It is planned that it should take place on 25 April.


Result March 2018 Click to view scoresheet

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