Grand slam winner

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A grand slam winner is a player who wins all his or her possible games of Countdown unbeaten. To become a grand slam winner, one must go undefeated in the heats, then win his or her series (becoming a xicount), and finally become the Champion of Champions.

To date, there have been five grand slam winners:

An arguable case can be made that Conor Travers also qualifies as a grand slam winner, given that, in addition to becoming an octochamp and the champion of Series 54, he won the 30th Birthday Championship, which was held during a time when Championships of Champions were on hiatus. However, he had also participated, and been defeated, in CoC XII beforehand.

A grand slam winner is typically the #1 seed for his or her series. The only exception is Graham Nash, who was #2 seed behind David Williams.

See also

List of Countdown terminology

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