IQA Wereldkampioenschap Quizzen 2006


Kevin Ashman renews world championship crown, but Pat Gibson closes in.

The third WCQ was again much bigger than the 2nd, with locations in England (Silverstone); Oslo, Helsinki, Geneva, Tallinn, Vilnius, Liberia, Madras, Bangalore, Calcutta, Pune, Kuala Lumur and many others. Apart from that there were also people from Croatia, Hungary, Roumenia, the USA, Australië... participating.

 

The top-25 are shown below. The complete results can be downloaded here:  International 

Name

Country

Culture

Enter

Sports

Scie

Life

Media

Hist

World

Total

1

Kevin Ashman

United Kingdom

26

24

21

23

17

25

24

23

166

2

Pat Gibson

Ireland

23

21

20

25

24

22

23

25

163

3

Nico Pattyn

Belgium

28

22

20

15

20

18

24

23

155

4

Marc Van Springel

Belgium

23

19

14

20

19

20

23

22

146

5

Olav Bjortomt

United Kingdom

21

22

18

17

18

25

21

14

142

6

Ronny Swiggers

Belgium

23

14

20

20

17

20

21

19

140

7

Dorjana Sirola

Croatia

21

20

10

19

14

25

23

18

140

8

Mark Bytheway

United Kingdom

19

22

18

24

18

18

15

17

136

9

Erik Derycke

Belgium

21

17

11

19

17

21

21

20

136

10

Ian Bayley

United Kingdom

21

17

11

22

19

14

21

19

133

11

Jussi Suvanto

Finland

21

24

16

6

12

25

19

16

133

12

David Stainer

United Kingdom

21

21

13

20

18

18

19

15

132

13

Jo Vandenbroucke

Belgium

18

19

16

23

19

16

13

20

131

14

Marnix Baes

Belgium

24

17

15

15

11

21

19

20

131

15

Barry Simmons

United Kingdom

25

11

11

20

19

17

21

17

130

16

Paul Arts

Belgium

18

11

21

12

16

20

19

24

130

17

Ove Põder

Estonia

17

17

22

14

15

17

21

20

129

18

Arul Mani

India

21

19

17

19

18

13

21

12

128

19

Chris Quinn

United Kingdom

21

15

9

22

18

18

15

18

127

20

Nick Mills

United Kingdom

21

15

14

18

19

17

17

18

125

21

David Beck

Belgium

16

18

16

12

17

20

19

18

124

22

Marc Craen

Belgium

18

10

22

18

16

17

16

16

123

23

Bernard Kreps

Belgium

20

15

18

16

14

18

19

16

122

24

Tom Trogh

Belgium

14

14

23

21

19

13

13

16

120

25

Lieven Van den Brande

Belgium

20

14

16

11

11

17

24

18

120

 

 

Worldwide champions per category:

Category International Champions Pts
Culture Nico Pattyn (B) 28
Sports Igor Habal (Est) 26
Sciences Pat Gibson (Ire) 25
Entertainment Kevin Asham (UK)
Jussi Suvantu (SF)
24
Lifestyle Pat Gibson (Ire) 24
Media Kevin Ashman (UK)
Olav Bjortomt (UK)
Dorjana Sirola (Cro)
Jussi Suvantu (SF)
25
World Pat Gibson (ire) 25
History Kevin Ashman (UK)
Nico Pattyn (B)
Lieven Van den Brande (B)
24

 

 

Download some sample questions here.

 

More information on the 2006 WQC can be found on the Quizzing Site.

 

More information on the previous World Quizzing Championships, among others full results, sample questions, gossup, can be found be following the links below:

 

WQC 2004 WQC 2005 WQC 2006 WQC 2007 (June 2.)