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Peter Davies (Series 58)

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Peter Davies relishes a moment to watch someone else shine.

Peter Davies was a finalist in Series 58.

He beat Allannah Steadman with an impressive score of 98 and scored his first century in the next game. After this, his scores steadily dropped (96, 93, 89, 81) until he lost his 7th game against Don Gill. The game was close and hinged on Davies declaring eight when his word DENOTING wasn't valid because there was only one N in the selection. This allowed Gill to take a seven-point lead into the conundrum, which neither player could solve. Davies returned for the series finals in June and made an impact straight away, beating octochamp Michael Macdonald-Cooper with words like POIGNANT and RAVAGES. In the semi-final he faced Richard Priest and Priest was on form, and led 100 – 60 before the conundrum. Davies got the conundrum GLYCERINE but it wasn't enough and he lost 100 – 70.

Davies returned for the Championship of Champions XIII in 2009, but was knocked out in the first round by eventual runner-up Charlie Reams. Of note is that his conundrum spot of FETTUCINI in that game, is in fact a word that's not in the current Oxford English Dictionary.


# Date Type Contestant 1 Score Contestant 2 Guest Lex Max
4591 1/05/2008 P Allannah Steadman 71 – 98 Peter Davies Keith Barron Susie Dent 120
4592 2/05/2008 P Peter Davies 103 – 37 Andy Fawcett Keith Barron Susie Dent 132
4593 5/05/2008 P Peter Davies 96 – 49 Mike Nelson Jennie Bond Susie Dent 143
4594 6/05/2008 P Peter Davies 93 – 67 Stephen Rooney Jennie Bond Susie Dent 116
4595 7/05/2008 P Peter Davies 89 – 54 Sue Stevenson Jennie Bond Susie Dent 149
4596 8/05/2008 P Peter Davies 81 – 55 David Dunnington Jennie Bond Susie Dent 120
4597 9/05/2008 P Peter Davies 82 – 89 Don Gill Jennie Bond Susie Dent 116
4622 13/06/2008 QF Peter Davies 83 – 77 Michael Macdonald-Cooper Alastair Stewart Susie Dent 123
4626 19/06/2008 SF Richard Priest 100 – 70 Peter Davies Dr Phil Hammond Susie Dent 124
4739 20/01/2009 CP Peter Davies 66 – 85 Charlie Reams Alastair Stewart Susie Dent 117
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