The first Countdown in Manchester was hopefully the first of many…

Given that it’s generally regarded as England’s second city and that Countdown films next door in Salford, it’s a bit weird that this was only the first Countdown in Manchester tournament. But somehow it was – and what a success it was, getting a stonking 33 people in, including 6 first-time players! After three rounds, there…

Want to play Countdown online? Try Apterous.org!

Love Channel 4’s Countdown? Want one of their legendary teapots? Always wanted to apply for the show, but didn’t feel confident enough to do so? Sign up to Apterous.org! Since it was launched in 2008, every Countdown series winner (that’s 17 of them) has had an Apterous account and improved dramatically as a result of it. You’ll get 30 free trial…

New event confirmed: the return of Countdown in King’s Lynn on May 27th!

If you’re in East Anglia and were wondering when our 2017 events bonanza would reach you, wonder no more – Countdown in King’s Lynn returns for its third year, held as ever on the May Bank Holiday weekend! If you’re not acquainted with the Norfolk market town, the organiser and long-time community legend Mike Brown has…

Missed CoBris? Read our event report here!

Couldn’t make CoBris yesterday? You can read all about it thanks to Jeff Clayton’s comprehensive report… “28 people signed up for Mark Murray’s third annual FOCAL tournament at the Sportsmans Social Club in central Bristol. Along with a handful of new contenders this year, the event was well represented by regulars from the southwest as well as…

New events: BOURNEMOUTH, MILTON KEYNES and GLASGOW tournaments announced!

Scots, Midlanders and those of you on the South Coast – tired of seeing events you can’t get to? You’re going to enjoy this post, because that’s about to change! Happily, we can confirm details for 3 more events – including a BRAND NEW one! Click on the links below to read all about these forthcoming events……

FOCAL 2017 is underway, following a fantastic Countdown in Lincoln…

Countdown in Lincoln was only our first event of the year, but we broke a record! An astonishing 52 people turned up to North Hykeham last Saturday to play Countdown, breaking the attendance record by 2 people and seeing the return of George Ford (one of the few Countdown contestants to have his own Facebook fan…

ONE WEEK LEFT until Countdown in Lincoln 2017!

Next sign-up makes COLIN 2017 the biggest Countdown event EVER! The 50 sign-ups so far for next Saturday matches the record set by Milton Keynes in 2015, but wouldn’t it be cool to start 2017 with a bang? (Bigger is better, after all. 🍆  ) You can also sign up for the Lincoln Hangover event, which is next Sunday. All…

Countdown in Lincoln 2017 is going to be the biggest COLIN of all…

13 is unlucky for some – but not for organiser Ben Wilson, whose 13th Countdown in Lincoln (COLIN) tournament is set to be the biggest one yet! So far, 49 players have signed up to play on the Saturday, breaking 2014‘s record of 47. The Hangover – a smaller, shorter event played on the Sunday – has…