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David Law
Octochamp Statistics
Final positionQuarter-finalist
Points total700
Conundrums solved3
David Law in Series 81.

David Law was an octochamp in Series 81. He is a Retired Bank Official from Moreton in The Wirral, but is originally from Oxfordshire.

He first appeared on August 19 2019 against Stephen Mellor, and won with 89 points to Mellor's 80. He then put in seven more good performances in his next seven games and ultimately rounded off his heat run with 700 points to become the fourth octochamp of the series.

He returned for the series finals on December 12 2019, as the number 8th seed, playing in the first quarterfinal against number one seed James Haughton. However Haughton overpowered Law very early on in the game by spotting two nines and maxing the first numbers round to obtain 46 points. Law however fought back, and even defeated Haughton in one letters round, but it wasn't enough and he took his first defeat. Law garnered a total of 760 points in his run.


# Date Type Contestant 1 Score Contestant 2 Guest Lex Max
7142 19/08/2019 P Stephen Mellor 80 – 89 David Law Dr Linda Papadopoulos Susie Dent 123
7143 20/08/2019 P David Law 95 – 77 Nina Gunton Dr Linda Papadopoulos Susie Dent 133
7144 21/08/2019 P David Law 85 – 12 Robin Tomlinson Dr Linda Papadopoulos Susie Dent 124
7145 22/08/2019 P David Law 84 – 79 Martin Garrett Raj Bisram Susie Dent 156
7146 23/08/2019 P David Law 96 – 35 Max McCabe Raj Bisram Susie Dent 149
7147 26/08/2019 P David Law 97 – 29 Steven Sutton Raj Bisram Susie Dent 148
7148 27/08/2019 P David Law 70 – 13 Anne Luxon Raj Bisram Susie Dent 134
7149 28/08/2019 P David Law 84 – 59 Roy Anderson Raj Bisram Susie Dent 125
7225 12/12/2019 QF James Haughton 147 – 60 David Law Jon Culshaw Susie Dent 166
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