Triumphal Todd takes title in Tyneside

FOCAL finally returned to the North East last weekend, this time in the beautiful seaside town of Whitley Bay. Fresh from presenting our Manchester event earlier this year, hosts James and Mark teamed up again to welcome 36 players to Tyneside. The weekend began on Friday night with a trip to a local Indian restaurant,…

Rob storms into the top 8 with a dominant win in London

Last weekend, FOCAL finally returned to London for the first time since 2019 as George Armstrong and Fiona Titcombe teamed up to put on an event for us, with 52 players coming along to take part. In the end, none of them could provide an answer to the unstoppable force of Rob Foster, who comfortably…

Jack’s back with The Masterplan to win in Manchester

Two years on from our last Manchester event, hosts James and Mark brought FOCAL back to the UK’s second city and forty players turned up to take part. There’s A Reason Why so many made the trip; it was a great day. Before the event begun, five of those players took part in the nearby…

Conor wins the double as COLIN returns to kick off the FOCAL 2022 calendar

After a two year wait, our beloved COLIN event finally returned last weekend to kick FOCAL’s 2022 off in style. The double-header event began, as is traditional, at the Fox and Hounds pub on Friday night where Series 80 champion Dinos tackled the burger challenge before the darts tournament was dominated by Team Yorkshire. The…

Two huge FOCAL events confirmed for 2022!

Get your 2022 calendar out and start writing in some dates because FOCAL events are coming thick and fast! After a successful return with events in Waterford and Blackpool in 2021, we’re now looking ahead to next year where we hope to get back to some sort of normality with a nice full calendar of…

Bradley rocks Blackpool to claim first FOCAL event win

After years of being one of FOCAL’s most consistently strong players, Bradley Horrocks finally claimed his first co:event title with a day-long masterclass in Blackpool. Host Mark welcomed 55 eager anagrammers to his hometown and Blackpool proved to be a great host town for the eventgoers with plenty of entertainment on hand. On the eve…

Back-to-back Waterford wins take Eddy top of the table!

It’s been a long wait for a co:event since our last tilt in August 2020 but 11 months on we finally got there – and it turns out you didn’t have to look far to see where we would go next after our last event! Waterford played host to the second FOCAL event running and…

FOCAL is back for 2021!

It’s been a turbulent year and a half for us all and FOCAL has been no exception. Since the interruption to our event calendar after our Manchester event in February 2020 there has been only one FOCAL event: Eoin Jackson’s Waterford in August 2020. But we’re pleased to announce that the FOCAL ball is rolling…

Worsley Walloped as Carey takes the crown in Manchester

  Fresh from our first events of the year in Lincoln, 33 keen anagrammers showed up to the stylish Alston Bar & Beef in Manchester’s Corn Exchange in mid February for an event hosted by Innis Carson. A wide range of FOCAL eventgoers were present including 2020 League Table kingpin Jack Worsley, former Countdown wunderkind…