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John Osmond

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John Osmond
Octochamp Statistics
Final positionQuarter-finals
Seeding6
Points total711
Conundrums solved4
John Osmond in Series 81.

John Osmond was an octochamp in Series 81. He's a Retired Civil Servant from London.

Osmond first appeared on 21 October 2019 against Pierse Walsh and won with a tight 82 – 77 points. He followed this with several more close performance including two centuries. He wrapped his heat run with a total of 711 points to become an octochamp and returned for the finals in December 2019, as 6th seed to face number 3 seed Paul Nixon in the third quarter-final.

In his quarter-final against Nixon, Osmond fought hard, and at one point, maintained a two point lead. However, Nixon fought back and solved the conundrum, relegating Osmond to his first defeat. Osmond garnered an overall total of 813 points in his run.

Episodes

# Date Type Contestant 1 Score Contestant 2 Guest Lex Max
7187 21/10/2019 P Pierse Walsh 77 - 82 John Osmond Gloria Hunniford Susie Dent 148
7188 22/10/2019 P John Osmond 68 - 65 Vamsi Pratapa Gloria Hunniford Susie Dent 132
7189 23/10/2019 P John Osmond 77 - 53 Colin Mason Gloria Hunniford Susie Dent 146
7190 24/10/2019 P John Osmond 109 - 24 Ben Pooley Levi Roots Susie Dent 143
7191 25/10/2019 P John Osmond 119 - 22 Ann Wagstaff Levi Roots Susie Dent 135
7192 28/10/2019 P John Osmond 78 - 44 Catherine Oliver Levi Roots Susie Dent 125
7193 29/10/2019 P John Osmond 95 - 94 Mike Woodberry Levi Roots Susie Dent 164
7194 30/10/2019 P John Osmond 83 - 62 Toby Pleming Levi Roots Susie Dent 125
7227 16/12/2019 QF Paul Nixon 117 - 102 John Osmond Jon Culshaw Susie Dent 158