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'''Tom Chafer-Cook''' was an [[octochamp]] in [[Series 77]] who made his début in [[Series 76]]. He is also an [[Apterite]].
'''Tom Chafer-Cook''' was an [[octochamp]] in [[Series 77]] who made his début in [[Series 76]]. He is also an [[Apterite]].
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He first appeared in the penultimate heat game of Series 76, winning two games and amassing 243 points — giving him the highest average score of any contestant in the series — before stepping aside for the series finals. He maxed 14 rounds in his second game. He then returned for the opening heat of Series 77 — the first game to be played on the "new" blue set — on 3 July, showing no sign of slowing down as he spotted the nine-letter word {{word|MACROLIDE}}. In the sixth game of the series, Chafer-Cook rounded off his run with a total of 896 points, becoming the first octochamp and [[800 club]] member of Series 77. He will return for the series finals in December as #1 seed.
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He first appeared in the penultimate heat game of Series 76, winning two games and amassing 243 points — giving him the highest average score of any contestant in the series — before stepping aside for the series finals. He maxed 14 rounds in his second game. He then returned for the opening heat of Series 77 — the first game to be played on the "new" blue set — on 3 July, showing no sign of slowing down as he spotted the nine-letter word {{word|MACROLIDE}}. In the sixth game of the series, Chafer-Cook rounded off his run with a total of 896 points, becoming the first octochamp and [[800 club]] member of Series 77.
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He made his [[Countdown tournament|CO-event]] debut at [[CoNot 2011]].
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As a result of his success in the preliminaries, Chafer-Cook returned for the Series 77 finals in December as #1 seed. In the quarter-final stage, he maintained his edge, delivering a {{score|105|60}} defeat to fellow unbeaten player [[Graeme Staples]] with the help of such spots as {{word|POTLINES}} and {{word|TRAINEAU}}.
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Chafer-Cook made his [[Countdown tournament|CO-event]] debut at [[CoNot 2011]].
==Episodes==
==Episodes==
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{{ep | 6619 | 7/07/2017 | P |Tom Chafer-Cook| 91 - 73 |[[Martin Smith]]|Greg Rusedski|Susie Dent|123}}
{{ep | 6619 | 7/07/2017 | P |Tom Chafer-Cook| 91 - 73 |[[Martin Smith]]|Greg Rusedski|Susie Dent|123}}
{{ep | 6620 | 10/07/2017 | P |Tom Chafer-Cook| 98 - 17 |[[Barry Taylor]]|[[Suzannah Lipscomb]]|Susie Dent|130}}
{{ep | 6620 | 10/07/2017 | P |Tom Chafer-Cook| 98 - 17 |[[Barry Taylor]]|[[Suzannah Lipscomb]]|Susie Dent|130}}
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{{ep | 6730 | 14/12/2017 | QF |Tom Chafer-Cook| 105 - 60 |[[Graeme Staples]]|[[Paul Zenon]]|Susie Dent|121}}
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{{episode table end}}

Revision as of 15:22, 14 December 2017

Tom Chafer-Cook in Series 76...
and again in Series 77!

Tom Chafer-Cook was an octochamp in Series 77 who made his début in Series 76. He is also an Apterite.

He first appeared in the penultimate heat game of Series 76, winning two games and amassing 243 points — giving him the highest average score of any contestant in the series — before stepping aside for the series finals. He maxed 14 rounds in his second game. He then returned for the opening heat of Series 77 — the first game to be played on the "new" blue set — on 3 July, showing no sign of slowing down as he spotted the nine-letter word MACROLIDE. In the sixth game of the series, Chafer-Cook rounded off his run with a total of 896 points, becoming the first octochamp and 800 club member of Series 77.

As a result of his success in the preliminaries, Chafer-Cook returned for the Series 77 finals in December as #1 seed. In the quarter-final stage, he maintained his edge, delivering a 105 – 60 defeat to fellow unbeaten player Graeme Staples with the help of such spots as POTLINES and TRAINEAU.

Chafer-Cook made his CO-event debut at CoNot 2011.

Episodes

# Date Type Contestant 1 Score Contestant 2 Guest Lex Max
6606 19/06/2017 P John Trueman 38 – 117 Tom Chafer-Cook Suzi Perry Susie Dent 125
6607 20/06/2017 P Tom Chafer-Cook 126 – 52 Bobbi Ramsammy Suzi Perry Susie Dent 134
6615 3/07/2017 P Tom Chafer-Cook 118 – 37 Carmel O'Brien Greg Rusedski Susie Dent 134
6616 4/07/2017 P Tom Chafer-Cook 129 – 21 Nick Knight Greg Rusedski Susie Dent 134
6617 5/07/2017 P Tom Chafer-Cook 110 – 55 Rob Spereall Greg Rusedski Susie Dent 132
6618 6/07/2017 P Tom Chafer-Cook 107 – 51 Al Harris Greg Rusedski Susie Dent 132
6619 7/07/2017 P Tom Chafer-Cook 91 – 73 Martin Smith Greg Rusedski Susie Dent 123
6620 10/07/2017 P Tom Chafer-Cook 98 – 17 Barry Taylor Suzannah Lipscomb Susie Dent 130
6730 14/12/2017 QF Tom Chafer-Cook 105 – 60 Graeme Staples Paul Zenon Susie Dent 121
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