John Beresford

John Beresford sign up how?

Andy SC

Andy SC By a scrappy handwritten letter.

Fiona T

Fiona T Tis awaiting approval. Not much I can do in the meantime.

Dan Byrom

Dan Byrom YORKSHIRE!

Andy SC

Andy SC Can I have a one person referendum to create a Highlands and Islands region for this?

Fiona T

Fiona T Hmm, starting to look like I might need a Plan B to get this going!

Andy Platt

Andy Platt Can you cancel it and let someone with an Owl Licence create it? Charlie might be too busy to look at it. Also, I ran a regional tournament a few years ago, I can send you my excel documents if you like

Fiona T

Fiona T tx Andy - can't see a way to cancel, but will sort something else out - either a live tourney in an atp gap, or will speak to an owly person. Excel stuff sounds useful - will grab you on messenger at some point :)

Fiona T

Fiona T This is back on folks! Signups now open till 2nd Jan :)

John Beresford

John Beresford north west for me please.

Fiona T

Fiona T Spreadsheet at [link] - if you 've signed up, but haven't told me your region, please do so, or I'll make a probably wrong guess!

Gerry Sullivan

Gerry Sullivan Ireland

Anthony Endsor

Anthony Endsor North West please :)

Jason Turner

Jason Turner Yorkshire n Humber

Andy Platt

Andy Platt Stevenage for me - or if that's not an option, I'll take North West.

Sam Shepherd

Sam Shepherd south east

Mich H

Mich H No Guernsey:(

Fiona T

Fiona T I'll put you down as Rest of World, Mich, unless we get a flood of channel island entries!

James Hurrell

James Hurrell South West!!

Brendan Whitehurst

Brendan Whitehurst East Midlands. :)

John Beresford

John Beresford I little South of Sanity.

Fiona T

Fiona T Rest of world/own little world. I've still to decide where I think I belong.

James Robinson

James Robinson Yorkshire/Humber

James Robinson

James Robinson Also, why is North West on the list twice...??

Fiona T

Fiona T Because there's no edit :)

Fiona T

Fiona T A few days left to sign up! Applicants not from Yorkshire or the North West especially encouraged! [link]

Fiona T

Fiona T If you have signed up but haven't got a region on the spreadsheet, please let me know, or you might be assigned one randomly!
(Also let me know if I've got you wrong)

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John Beresford

John Beresford Can i represent Outer Mongolia please? I feel they're marginalised and not given enough credit. Thanks
Oh and also, i'd like it to be known that i'm a Vegan lesbian waiting for an operation. And i vote Lib Dem.

Fiona T

Fiona T One of my TV opponents was from Kazakhstan, which is next door. I have updated you. :)

Joseph H

Joseph H East Midlands :)

Fiona T

Fiona T Signups close tomorrow - last call!

Fiona T

Fiona T Right folks, due to the mismatch in regional representations, I've done some jiggery pokery to ensure we've ended up with a slightly better balance.

Please see [link]

Your original region is recorded for posterity.

Alex - as I hadn't heard from you, I've stuck you in with the waifs and strays.
John - you've been moved back to the North West from where you can play for Outer Mongolia

Games are best of 3. To get an even number of players, I've dropped out.

*This is a team game*

For the first round, you will play someone from a different region. Your team's score will be calculated as #wins/#players. At the end of the round, we'll say goodbye to the two lowest scoring regions, which will leave 4 regions for the semi-finals.

Draw will be in aptochat when I get my act together and find a suitably glamorous assistant.

Tourney round: Battle of the Regions!: Sign ups

<< Finals

Notes from the organizer: Battle of the Regions!

Play to represent your region* and we'll find out where the best Countdown players come from.

Please let me know via aptomail which of the following regions you are representing -

South West
South East
London
East of England
West Midlands
East Midlands
North West
Yorkshire and the Humber
North West
North East
Scotland
Northern Ireland
Wales
Ireland
Rest of World

If you're not sure, there's a map of the English regions here [link]

Format will be best of 3 standard 15 rounders with the winner advancing through to round 2.

Two weeks for sign up, then I will do the draw in apto chat. Any questions, fire away!

*Choose your home, birthplace or whatever you feel you belong - I won't be demanding proof!

Thanks to Marcus for permission to borrow his idea :)

Ran from: 18 December – 2 January 2020. Format: 15 Rounder. Matches: Best-of-3. Approved.

Organizers: Fiona T.

Fixtures: 0. Completed: 0.

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