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Top quizzers in the world

A staggering 2,878 gamers from 45 nations around the globe took half within the 2017 World Quizzing Championships, with 13 nations represented within the Prime 50. The behemoth of quiz, England’s Kevin Ashman, took the crown with a rating of 169 out of a attainable 210. Scoring 80% on such a difficult quiz actually is excellent.

Introducing Kevin Ashman, the World Quizzing Champion.

IQA winner KevinAshman
Kevin Ashman, IQA World Quizzing Champion 2017

Kevin has taken the World Quizzing Championship (“WQC”) title six occasions now (2004, 2005, 2006, 2009, 2016 and 2017), the European Quizzing Championahip crown six occasions, and is a five-time British Quizzing Champion. In 1995 he received Mastermind, scoring 41 factors with no passes in his warmth, which stays a report to at the present time. He has been member of the BBC’s ‘Eggheads’ crew since 2003.

Kevin’s win on this yr’s WQC tremendously will increase his possibilities of retaining his World Quiz Rankings Hot100 crown additionally. He was champion in 2016 and at the moment leads this season’s standings after 4 occasions. Along with your finest eight of 12 outcomes counting, one actually can’t do higher than having an occasion win or two below your belt!

Kevin is a good ambassador for our sport. In addition to having essentially the most unimaginable basic data, he’s additionally a extremely beautiful man. Blissful to learn questions for fellow quizzers on the WQC occasion he was attending, Kevin is certainly the person to aspire to.

IQA winner KevinAshman
Kevin Internet hosting A Enjoyable Quiz For His Fellow Quizzers

International Prime 50 Placings

International PosNameRegionCountryTotal ScoreMedHistSciEntCulLifeSptWld 1Kevin AshmanEuropeEngland1692726231525232421 2Didier BruyereEuropeFrance1632524231917262422 3Pat GibsonEuropeEngland1602021272023262320 4Tom TroghEuropeBelgium1592118261923262420 5Ronny SwiggersEuropeBelgium1562219222124262218 6Tim PolleyNorth AmericaUSA1552222221918252322 7Tero KalliolevoEuropeFinland1552324231921222318 8Ian BayleyEuropeEngland1542225231723231521 9Ove PõderEuropeEstonia1532324211821222418 10Mark GrantEuropeWales1532523212020251119 11Igor HabalEuropeEstonia1522121221923212513 12Holger WaldenbergerEuropeGermany1492721201720212218 13Olav BjortomtEuropeEngland1492820192320241514 14Steven PerryNorth AmericaUSA1482121231920251219 15Thomas KolåsæterEuropeNorway1462120221921202317 16Raj DhuwaliaNorth AmericaUSA1432022222016241718 17Mark RyderNorth AmericaUSA1432519231620221118 18Dorjana SirolaEuropeCroatia1432220181822251118 19Jakob MyersNorth AmericaUSA1422023221821201318 20Mark HenryEuropeIreland1411619181819232123 21Yogesh RautNorth AmericaUSA1412719161817241320 22Lars HegglandEuropeNorway1401623211821201819 23Geir H. KristiansenEuropeNorway1402220211620211620 24Paul SinhaEuropeEngland1381919201720232017 25Nico PattynEuropeBelgium1381621191521201823 26Tore Heliks Van DahlEuropeNorway1371921211016232017 27Shane WhitlockNorth AmericaUSA1361917211519221919 28David StainerEuropeEngland1362217211720241415 29Evan LynchEuropeEngland1352119201622181718 30Andrew UllspergerNorth AmericaUSA1352120231616251414 31Chris JamesEuropeEngland135181918199241819 32Ivan VlahekEuropeCroatia135192320132219719 33Scott DawsonEuropeEngland1342017181819212018 34Ole Martin HalckEuropeNorway1332118181917211619 35Kaarel SilmatoEuropeEstonia1332621151519211516 36Movin MirandaSE AsiaMalaysia133182123122021918 37Patrick FrielNorth AmericaUSA1322314201619221418 38Victoria GroceNorth AmericaUSA1322020192112231316 39Gary GrantEuropeEngland1321720221217211023 40Oliver LevyEuropeEngland132231821181522915 41Stig SannerEuropeNorway1311619231217201818 42Nick MillsEuropeEngland131162222716221320 43Krešimir ŠtimacEuropeCroatia1302317191519172014 44Neven MilijićEuropeCroatia1301820171820191418 45Perica ŽivanovićEuropeCroatia1301817191317172220 46Alexander LiberEuropeRussia130172120102417521 47Marnix BaesEuropeBelgium1291819191322201318 48Jack BennettEuropeEngland1291820142019211713 49Espen KibsgårdEuropeNorway1291217171825181519 50Illar TõnissonEuropeEstonia1291819121522161920

Style Winners

The next tables present the highest 20 highest positioned gamers within the area. As a result of ties in style positions aren’t cut up, typically there can be greater than 20 names listed.

Prime 20 – Media (International)

International Pos (Style)NameRegionCountryMediaTotal WQC ScoreGlobal Pos (Total) 1Olav BjortomtEuropeEngland2814913 2Holger WaldenbergerEuropeGermany2714912 2Yogesh RautNorth AmericaUSA2714121 2Kevin AshmanEuropeEngland271691 5Kaarel SilmatoEuropeEstonia2613335 5Jussi SuvantoEuropeFinland2612567 7Mark GrantEuropeWales2515310 7Didier BruyereEuropeFrance251632 7Varun RajivAsiaIndia25104211 7Mark RyderNorth AmericaUSA2514317 11Natalia KomarEuropeRussia2412855 11John HarrisonEuropeEngland2411899 11Arild TørumEuropeNorway24109166 11Joshua KreitzerNorth AmericaUSA2412663 15Krešimir ŠtimacEuropeCroatia2313043 15Viktor SukovatiyEuropeRussia23113130 15R JayakanthanAsiaIndia23109163 15Thejaswi UdupaAsiaIndia23106186 15Tero KalliolevoEuropeFinland231557 15Patrick FrielNorth AmericaUSA2313237 15Peter MorrisNorth AmericaUSA2312087 15Oliver LevyEuropeEngland2313240 15Ove PõderEuropeEstonia231539

Prime 20 – Historical past (International)

International Pos (Style)NameRegionCountryHistoryTotal WQC ScoreGlobal Pos (Total) 1Andrew FrazerEuropeScotland2612276 1Kevin AshmanEuropeEngland261691 3Brian ChesneyEuropeEngland25117110 3Ian BayleyEuropeEngland251548 3Sameer RaiNorth AmericaUSA25108171 6Didier BruyereEuropeFrance241632 6Ove PõderEuropeEstonia241539 6Tero KalliolevoEuropeFinland241557 9Lars HegglandEuropeNorway2314022 9Mark GrantEuropeWales2315310 9Jakob MyersNorth AmericaUSA2314219 9Ivan VlahekEuropeCroatia2313532 9Dmitry BartashevEuropeRussia2398285 9Andrei BaburinEuropeRussia23112138 15Plamen MladenovEuropeBulgaria22113136 15Raj DhuwaliaNorth AmericaUSA2214316 15Nick MillsEuropeEngland2213142 15Tim PolleyNorth AmericaUSA221556 19Movin MirandaSE AsiaMalaysia2113336 19Kaarel SilmatoEuropeEstonia2113335 19Pat GibsonEuropeEngland211603 19Stanley WangEuropeScotland2112374 19Euan SmithEuropeScotland21116112 19Richard GrimesNorth AmericaUSA2112275 19Alexander LiberEuropeRussia2113046 19Ross EvansPacificAustralia21118104 19Nikola LazićEuropeCroatia21106193 19Maxim FeoktistovEuropeRussia21110156 19Tore Heliks Van DahlEuropeNorway2113726 19Ian ClarkEuropeEngland21115120 19Steven PerryNorth AmericaUSA2114814 19Vijay SiddharthSE AsiaSingapore2187510 19David BeckEuropeBelgium2112371 19Vladimir PecherogaEuropeUkraine21107178 19Brian WilkinsEuropeEngland21106196 19Barry SimmonsEuropeScotland21118103 19Eric SmithNorth AmericaCanada2112853 19Holger WaldenbergerEuropeGermany2114912 19Nico PattynEuropeBelgium2113825 19Jonathan TranNorth AmericaUSA2192400 19Igor HabalEuropeEstonia2115211

Prime 20 – Sciences (International)

NameRegionCountrySciencesTotal WQC ScoreGlobal Place (Total) 1Pat GibsonEuropeEngland271603 2Maksim RussoEuropeRussia26112140 2Tom TroghEuropeBelgium261594 4Rob HannahEuropeScotland2512758 4Krešimir Sučević-MeđeralEuropeCroatia2512469 6Sven OidjärvEuropeEstonia24110158 6Chris QuinnEuropeEngland24105205 8Movin MirandaSE AsiaMalaysia2313336 8Stanley WangEuropeScotland2312374 8Mark BraderNorth AmericaCanada2397316 8Kevin AshmanEuropeEngland231691 8Max Fitz-JamesEuropeScotland23107182 8Stig SannerEuropeNorway2313141 8Didier BruyereEuropeFrance231632 8Andrew UllspergerNorth AmericaUSA2313530 8Tero KalliolevoEuropeFinland231557 8Manuel HobigerEuropeGermany2312664 8Ian BayleyEuropeEngland231548 8Steven PerryNorth AmericaUSA2314814 8Sid ShankerNorth AmericaUSA23114127 8Chris GrubbNorth AmericaUSA2312952 8Mark RyderNorth AmericaUSA2314317

Prime 20 – Leisure (International)

International Place (Style)NameRegionCountryEntertainmentTotal WQC ScoreGlobal Place (Total) 1Olav BjortomtEuropeEngland2314913 2Jussi SuvantoEuropeFinland2112567 2Ronny SwiggersEuropeBelgium211565 2Victoria GroceNorth AmericaUSA2113238 5Raj DhuwaliaNorth AmericaUSA2014316 5Pat GibsonEuropeEngland201603 5Eric BellNorth AmericaUSA2011991 5Susannah BrooksNorth AmericaUSA2011896 5Jack BennettEuropeEngland2012948 5Mark GrantEuropeWales2015310 5Joshua KreitzerNorth AmericaUSA2012663 5Nitish KhadiyaNorth AmericaUSA20104214 13Thomas KolåsæterEuropeNorway1914615 13Didier BruyereEuropeFrance191632 13Tim PolleyNorth AmericaUSA191556 13Ole Martin HalckEuropeNorway1913334 13Tero KalliolevoEuropeFinland191557 13Steven PerryNorth AmericaUSA1914814 13Chris JamesEuropeEngland1913531 13Tom TroghEuropeBelgium191594 13Jonathan HessNorth AmericaUSA1912759 13Adam VillaniNorth AmericaUSA1912373 13Igor HabalEuropeEstonia1915211 13Lars Van MoerEuropeBelgium19116113

Prime 20 – Tradition (International)

International Place (Style)NameRegionCountryCultureTotal WQC ScoreGlobal Place (Total) 1Espen KibsgårdEuropeNorway2512949 1Kevin AshmanEuropeEngland251691 3Ronny SwiggersEuropeBelgium241565 3Alexander LiberEuropeRussia2413046 5Pat GibsonEuropeEngland231603 5Tom TroghEuropeBelgium231594 5Igor HabalEuropeEstonia2315211 5Ian BayleyEuropeEngland231548 9Ivan VlahekEuropeCroatia2213532 9Andrew FrazerEuropeScotland2212276 9Dorjana SirolaEuropeCroatia2214318 9Bernard KrepsEuropeBelgium2212951 9Marnix BaesEuropeBelgium2212947 9Illar TõnissonEuropeEstonia2212950 9Evan LynchEuropeEngland2213529 16Jerome VeredNorth AmericaUSA2112178 16Tero KalliolevoEuropeFinland211557 16Thomas KolåsæterEuropeNorway2114615 16Greg PetersonNorth AmericaUSA2112085 16Anton MartynenkoEuropeUkraine21118102 16Nico PattynEuropeBelgium2113825 16Guy JordanNorth AmericaUSA2112179 16Lars HegglandEuropeNorway2114022 16Jakob MyersNorth AmericaUSA2114219 16Ove PõderEuropeEstonia211539 16Derk De GraafEuropeNetherlands2112856 16Dmitriy OzhigovEuropeRussia2199278 16Gerben SmitEuropeBelgium2112857 16Kris Van Der CoeldenEuropeBelgium2112566

Prime 20 – Life-style (International)

International Place (Style)NameRegionCountryLifestyleTotal WQC ScoreGlobal Place (Total) 1Tom TroghEuropeBelgium261594 1Pat GibsonEuropeEngland261603 1Didier BruyereEuropeFrance261632 1Susannah BrooksNorth AmericaUSA2611896 1Ronny SwiggersEuropeBelgium261565 1Steve CookeEuropeScotland2612854 7Steven PerryNorth AmericaUSA2514814 7Mark GrantEuropeWales2515310 7Dorjana SirolaEuropeCroatia2514318 7Tim PolleyNorth AmericaUSA251556 7Andrew UllspergerNorth AmericaUSA2513530 12Todd GrossNorth AmericaUSA24102237 12Yogesh RautNorth AmericaUSA2414121 12Olav BjortomtEuropeEngland2414913 12David StainerEuropeEngland2413628 12Paul UijenEuropeNetherlands2485544 12Chris JamesEuropeEngland2413531 12Raj DhuwaliaNorth AmericaUSA2414316 19Samanth SubramanianAsiaIndia23116114 19Jussi SuvantoEuropeFinland2312567 19Tore Heliks Van DahlEuropeNorway2313726 19Ian BayleyEuropeEngland231548 19David HespEuropeEngland2312662 19Mark HenryEuropeIreland2314120 19Paul SinhaEuropeEngland2313824 19Jonathan HessNorth AmericaUSA2312759 19Chris GrubbNorth AmericaUSA2312952 19Suraj MenonAsiaIndia2395342 19Victoria GroceNorth AmericaUSA2313238 19Adam VillaniNorth AmericaUSA2312373 19Matthew SherenNorth AmericaUSA23115119 19Kevin AshmanEuropeEngland231691

Prime 20 – Sport and Video games (International)

International Place (Style)NameRegionCountrySport & GamesTotal WQC ScoreGlobal Place (Total) 1Igor HabalEuropeEstonia2515211 2Jon Inge KoldenEuropeNorway24104212 2Didier BruyereEuropeFrance241632 2Ove PõderEuropeEstonia241539 2Kevin AshmanEuropeEngland241691 2Tom TroghEuropeBelgium241594 7Thomas KolåsæterEuropeNorway2314615 7Tim PolleyNorth AmericaUSA231556 7Mark PrestonEuropeEngland2399277 7Timo ToivonenEuropeFinland23112143 7Tero KalliolevoEuropeFinland231557 7Pat GibsonEuropeEngland231603 13Chris CumminsEuropeScotland2212177 13Ronny SwiggersEuropeBelgium221565 13Tuomas TumiEuropeFinland22107183 13Bruno De LaetEuropeBelgium22591296 13Shubhankar GokhaleAsiaIndia22101250 13Lorcan DuffEuropeIreland2212660 13Jarle KvåleEuropeNorway2298297 13Karlo PlazinaEuropeCroatia22109160 13Holger WaldenbergerEuropeGermany2214912 13Perica ŽivanovićEuropeCroatia2213045 13Tom Van BeirendonckEuropeBelgium2285540

Prime 20 – World (International)

International Place (Style)NameRegionCountryWorldTotal WQC ScoreGlobal Place (Total) 1Mark HenryEuropeIreland2314120 1Gary GrantEuropeEngland2313239 1Nico PattynEuropeBelgium2313825 4Sergey NikolaevEuropeRussia2211993 4Paul ArtsEuropeBelgium2212661 4Manuel HobigerEuropeGermany2212664 4Jon Inge KoldenEuropeNorway22104212 4Didier BruyereEuropeFrance221632 4Tim PolleyNorth AmericaUSA221556 10Ian BayleyEuropeEngland211548 10Kevin AshmanEuropeEngland211691 10Martin GraebnerEuropeGermany2111992 10Alexander LiberEuropeRussia2113046 14Illar TõnissonEuropeEstonia2012950 14Geir H. KristiansenEuropeNorway2014023 14Kelvin LangePacificNew Zealand20115121 14Yogesh RautNorth AmericaUSA2014121 14Nick MillsEuropeEngland2013142 14Pat GibsonEuropeEngland201603 14Perica ŽivanovićEuropeCroatia2013045 14Vladimir PecherogaEuropeUkraine20107178 14Ian OrrissEuropeWales20109165 14Balázs GreffEuropeHungary2011897 14Tom TroghEuropeBelgium201594 14Gerben SmitEuropeBelgium2012857

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