Andrew Jackson (Series 79)

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Andrew Jackson in Series 79.

Andrew Jackson was an octochamp in Series 79. He is a Maths Student at Keele University, but is from Blackpool.

Jackson made his debut on November 20 2018 against Paul Copeland and won with 80 points ahead of Copeland on 64. He then played a further 7 games with decent wins and showing adequate skills in the numbers round. Jackson rounded off his Series 79 run with 764 points to become the 8th octochamp of the series and will return to Countdown in December 2018 for the finals as number 3 seed.

He returned as number 3 seed in December 2018. He played against fellow unbeaten player and Apterite Alan Duval, who was number 6 seed. Duval took the lead in the first half before Jackson eventually picked up speed during the second half. However, the game went to a crucial conundrum which was solved by Duval who took the win by 2 points and Jackson bowed out in his first defeat.

Episodes

# Date Type Contestant 1 Score Contestant 2 Guest Lex Max
6956 20/11/2018 P Paul Copeland 64 – 80 Andrew Jackson Dr Phil Hammond Susie Dent 135
6957 21/11/2018 P Andrew Jackson 98 – 50 Chris Harlow Dr Phil Hammond Susie Dent 124
6958 22/11/2018 P Andrew Jackson 82 – 49 Sam Warren Dr Phil Hammond Susie Dent 131
6959 24/11/2018 P Andrew Jackson 103 – 42 Sue Booton Dr Phil Hammond Susie Dent 124
6960 26/11/2018 P Andrew Jackson 116 – 10 Lewis Edgeley Jenny Eclair Susie Dent 123
6961 27/11/2018 P Andrew Jackson 97 – 33 Abby Whatley Jenny Eclair Susie Dent 125
6962 28/11/2018 P Andrew Jackson 78 – 65 Steve Rose Jenny Eclair Susie Dent 119
6963 29/11/2018 P Andrew Jackson 110 – 82 Archie Crane Jenny Eclair Susie Dent 141
6975 17/12/2018 QF Andrew Jackson 60 – 62 Alan Duval Phill Jupitus Susie Dent 131
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