Ash Haji

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Ash Haji

Ash Haji was the champion of Series 2.

He was a computer programmer from Wanstead, London. He won two heats of the show before losing to Russell Byers, against whom he would prevail in the grand final, winning by 71 points to 70.

Haji returned for Championship of Champions I, but was defeated in the semi-finals by ultimate winner Mark Nyman.

Haji played in the Supreme Championship, but was beaten by Julian Hough in his first game.

Haji is also a top Scrabble player.

Preceded by
Joyce Cansfield
Series winner
Series 2
Followed by
Andrew Guy


Episodes

# Date Type Contestant 1 Score Contestant 2 Guest Lex Max
42 29/04/1983 P Ash Haji 45 – 37 Norma Nicholson Kenneth Williams 68
43 3/05/1983 P Ash Haji 58 – 18 Gray Robertson Kenneth Williams 71
44 4/05/1983 P Ash Haji 30 – 59 Russell Byers Kenneth Williams 69
72 22/06/1983 QP Ash Haji 49 – 26 Bobbie Bennett Gyles Brandreth 68
77 29/06/1983 QF Ash Haji 68 – 39 Philip Nelkon Gyles Brandreth Lesley Burnett 83
79 1/07/1983 SF Ash Haji 41 – 35 Maurice Packman Gyles Brandreth Lesley Burnett 72
80 2/07/1983 GF Ash Haji 71 – 70 Russell Byers Kenneth Williams,
Gyles Brandreth
Lesley Burnett 114
188 18/10/1984 CQF Ash Haji 49 – 35 Brian Hudson Nigel Rees Yvonne Warburton 72
189 19/10/1984 CSF Ash Haji 34 – 61 Mark Nyman Ned Sherrin Yvonne Warburton 67
M36 4/12/89-8/12/89 Masters 1 Ash Haji 54 – 102 Peter Evans N/A Freda Thornton 158
1890 27/11/1996 fQF Ash Haji 58 – 65 Julian Hough Tom O'Connor Catherine Stokes 94
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