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Xicount is an unofficial name given to someone who won all 8 of their heat games, hence becoming an octochamp, then went on to win the series. This means they won 11 out of a possible 11 games. The name is based on XI (the Roman numeral for 11), in the same way that Viscount is from VI (6). To become a grand slam winner, one must become a Xicount and then additionally win a Championship of Champions. The first ever Xicount was Darryl Francis, appearing in Series 6.

In Series 69, Dylan Taylor scored a total of 1319 points, higher than any xicount in any format at the time, but lost in the grand final to Callum Todd so did not become a xicount himself. A similar situation occurred more than five years later in Series 80 when Elliott Mellor scored a total of 1373 points but lost to Dinos Sfyris in the grand final.

Players are ranked by total points scored, not including any Championship of Champions or special episode appearances.

New 15-round xicounts

Rank Name Score
1 Zarte Siempre 1331
2 James Haughton 1328
3 Dan McColm 1291
4 Giles Hutchings 1276
5 Paul Erdunast 1273
6 Tom Cappleman 1259
7 Jonathan Wynn 1244
8 Dinos Sfyris 1242
9 Tom Chafer-Cook 1235
10 Stephen Read 1230
11 Mark Murray 1191
12 Martin Hurst 1128
13 Mike Daysley 1069

Old 15-round xicounts

Rank Name Score
1 Julian Fell 1307
2 Jack Hurst 1276
3 Kirk Bevins 1240
4 Craig Beevers 1236
5 Edward McCullagh 1230
6 Conor Travers 1219
6 Chris Davies 1219
8 Chris Wills 1213
9 Chris Cummins 1184
10 Stewart Holden 1177
11 David O'Donnell 1158
12 Oliver Garner 1137
13 Mark Tournoff 1127
14 Graeme Cole* 1117
15 Richard Brittain 1102
16 Junaid Mubeen 1098
16 Paul James 1098
18 John Mayhew* 1076
19 John Davies 1066
20 Jack Worsley 1064
21 Nick Wainwright 1026

*Does not include 10 points from an extra conundrum in the final

9-round xicounts

Rank Name Score
1 Harvey Freeman 760
2 Scott Mearns 718
3 Don Reid 698
4 Dick Green 688
5 David Acton 686
6 Graham Nash 684
7 Chris Waddington 680
8 Nic Brown 677
9 Michael Calder 653
10 Gareth Williams 639
11 Darryl Francis 633
12 Lawrence Pearse 619
13 Kate Ogilvie 613
14 Ray McPhie 612
15 David Trace 604
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