Alan retains his quiz league crown

ALAN Gibbs of Cornholme Club retained his Todmorden Quiz League Brain of Todmorden title at the Queen Hotel, Todmorden.

Contestants were Phil Wood, Allan Lord, Dave Thomas, Graeme Berry, Simon Dearden, Richard Lees, Margaret Andersen, Alan Gibbs, Sally Hannam, Peter Read, Darrell Sunderland, Mike Paul, Ron McInulty and Geoff Hill.

At the end of round three, Phil was just ahead on six followed by six others on four. At halfway after round six Phil was joint leader with Graeme, Alan, Peter and Geoff all on eight.

After round nine Phil and Alan were joint leaders on 14 followed by Graeme and Peter on 12.

Going into the last round Phil and Alan were level on 18 each. Phil failed to score, Alan answered correctly and thus retained the crown which he won last season.

Final scores were Alan 20, Phil 18, Graeme, Margaret, Peter and Geoff all on 16, Darrell 12, Allan and Simon on 10 and Dave, Richard, Sally, Mike and Ron on eight.