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Andrew Macleod

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Andrew Macleod
Octochamp Statistics
Final positionRunner-up
Points total809
Conundrums solved4
Andrew Macleod

Andrew Macleod was an octochamp in and the runner-up of Series 75, and a participant in Championship of Champions XV.


Appearances on the programme

Heat games

Macleod scored 124 in his final heat game to confirm membership of the 800 club and become number 3 seed for the finals.


Macleod was in top form throughout his quarter- and semi-final, scoring centuries in both games and achieving victories by more than 50 points in both games. Macleod's run ended in the final with a narrow defeat to Martin Hurst.

Macleod is one of a few, if not the first person, to have beaten two members of the same family on Countdown, having defeated Samantha Dorrough during the heats and then her father, Stephen Fuller, in the semi-final.

Championship of Champions XV

Macleod returned to Countdown in January 2019 as a contestant in Championship of Champions XV. He faced Bradley Horrocks in the seventh preliminary of the first round, putting in a creditable effort (including the niner OVERLINED) but ultimately falling 128 – 104 to the Series 77 runner-up.

Preceded by
Ann Dibben
Series runner-up
Series 75
Followed by
Moose Rosser


# Date Type Contestant 1 Score Contestant 2 Guest Lex Max
6443 11/10/2016 P Jamie Smith 76 – 77 Andrew Macleod Kate Williams Susie Dent 119
6444 12/10/2016 P Andrew Macleod 82 – 57 Charlie Walker Kate Williams Susie Dent 124
6445 13/10/2016 P Andrew Macleod 95 – 63 Sam Gunning Kate Williams Susie Dent 121
6446 14/10/2016 P Andrew Macleod 122 – 49 Adam Bevan Brendan Cole Susie Dent 134
6447 17/10/2016 P Andrew Macleod 106 – 51 Ruaraidh Macdonald Brendan Cole Susie Dent 138
6448 18/10/2016 P Andrew Macleod 109 – 28 Samantha Dorrough Brendan Cole Susie Dent 158
6449 19/10/2016 P Andrew Macleod 94 – 69 David Stirling Brendan Cole Susie Dent 140
6450 20/10/2016 P Andrew Macleod 124 – 83 Peter Andrews Brendan Cole Susie Dent 165
6489 19/12/2016 QF Andrew Macleod 114 – 56 Rik Anstee Carol Kirkwood Susie Dent 121
6492 22/12/2016 SF Andrew Macleod 111 – 60 Stephen Fuller Carol Kirkwood Susie Dent 129
6493 23/12/2016 GF Martin Hurst 96 – 85 Andrew Macleod Carol Kirkwood Susie Dent 134
6986 10/01/2019 CP Bradley Horrocks 128 – 104 Andrew Macleod Dr Linda Papadopoulos Susie Dent 133

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