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Damien Doughty

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Damien Doughty
Octochamp Statistics
Final positionQuarter-finalist
Seeding7
Points total758
Conundrums solved4
Damien Doughty in Series 82.

Damien Doughty was a octochamp in Series 82. At time of recording, he was a Creative Director on paternity leave living in Bristol, but was originally from Boston in Lincolnshire. He became an Apterite between filming his second and third games.


Doughty first appeared on 26 October 2020 against Scott Vickers, winning with 84 points to Vickers' 75. He followed this with 7 more impressive victories including a personal best of 111 points. In his eighth game, a spot of the nine letter word FACTIONED helped to finish his octorun with a score of 758 points. Doughty became the 200th octochamp of the 15 round era.

Doughty returned on 11 December 2020 to take on number 2 seed Sam Cappleman-Lynes in the second quarter final. Although Sam took points in the first two letter rounds, Doughty beat him in the first numbers round. However, Sam fought back and prevailed with 121 to Doughty's 71 points as Doughty took his first defeat, ultimately remaining true to the seeding. Doughty amassed an overall total of 829 points in his series run.

Episodes

# Date Type Contestant 1 Score Contestant 2 Guest Lex Max
7374 26/10/2020 P Scott Vickers 75 – 84 Damien Doughty Jay Rayner Susie Dent 123
7375 27/10/2020 P Damien Doughty 87 – 69 Chris Diggons Jay Rayner Susie Dent 146
7376 28/10/2020 P Damien Doughty 111 – 83 Jack McFadyen Colin Murray Susie Dent 137
7377 29/10/2020 P Damien Doughty 97 – 64 Andy Lyon Colin Murray Susie Dent 142
7378 30/10/2020 P Damien Doughty 90 – 45 Jim Filgate Colin Murray Susie Dent 125
7379 2/11/2020 P Damien Doughty 89 – 83 Paul Jacobs Colin Murray Susie Dent 144
7380 3/11/2020 P Damien Doughty 91 – 65 Debbie Taylor Colin Murray Susie Dent 122
7381 4/11/2020 P Damien Doughty 109 – 51 Peter Palmer Helen Fospero Susie Dent 132
7408 11/12/2020 QF Sam Cappleman-Lynes 121 – 71 Damien Doughty John Inverdale Susie Dent 133
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