Episode 2300

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Episode 2300 was broadcast on 8 July 1998, as part of Series 39.

Jackie Anderson played William Goram, with Jackie Anderson winning 50 – 37. The Dictionary Corner guest was Martin Jarvis, and the lexicographer was Mark Nyman.

This game and the seven games that followed it, ending with Episode 2307, had an aggregate maximum score of 677 points. This is the highest potential octochamp total ever recorded to have been available in the 9-round era, corresponding to an average max of 84.6 points per game.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Jackie Anderson Score William Goram Others Max.
1 DSGIEARTN STEADING 8 – 0 disaster ☓ GRADIENTS 18
2 RILETAPOC PLATER 8 – 8 PARTICLE PRECOITAL* 36
3 WTYNEUICX WINCE 13 – 13 TWINE NICETY, WINCEY* 42
4 50 7 8 1 4 1 → 194 194
50 × 4 − (7 − 1)
23 – 23 194
50 × 4 − (7 − 1)


52
5 EPAROLIRV OVERLAP 30 – 30 OVERLAP PROVIRAL* 60
6 TGEEOLNIR LONGER 36 – 30 leeting ☓ GENITOR*, GENTILE*, GENTLER*, INTEGER*, LEERING*, LENTIGO*, REELING, RETINOL*, RINGLET*, TELOGEN*, TREEING*, TRIGONE* 67
7 SEGAOFDTE DEFEATS 43 – 37 FEASTED DEAFEST*, GOATEES* 74
8 75 10 7 10 3 4 → 729 730
(75 − 3) × 10 + 10
50 – 37 730 ☓

CV: 729 = 75 × 10 − 3 × 7

84
9 OSSIBONES 50 – 37 bossiness ☓
(2.25 seconds)
OBSESSION 94
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