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Richard Campbell

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Richard Campbell
Octochamp Statistics
Final positionRunner-up
Seeding1
Points total500
Conundrums solved7
Richard Campbell

Richard Campbell was the runner-up of Series 27, and, with a total of 500 points, one of only six octochamps to score 500 points or more in the nine round era. As the clear #1 seed in the finals, he swept aside Pierre Sandrini and Robin Benoy in the quarter- and semi-finals respectively, but came unstuck in the final against David Elias, losing 68 – 55.

Campbell returned for Championship of Champions VII, beating Wayne Kelly in the first round before losing heavily to eventual winner Don Reid in the semi-final.

Campbell also played in the Supreme Championship, beating Liz Barber in the first round but losing to David Trace in the group semi-final.

Preceded by
Andrew Perry
Series runner-up
Series 27
Followed by
Wayne Kelly

Episodes

# Date Type Contestant 1 Score Contestant 2 Guest Lex Max
1497 25/02/1994 P Rachel White 45 - 67 Richard Campbell Jan Harvey Richard Samson 70
1498 28/02/1994 P Tony Sutton 32 - 62 Richard Campbell Jan Harvey Richard Samson 71
1499 1/03/1994 P Diane Pawson 37 - 69 Richard Campbell Jan Harvey Richard Samson 83
1500 2/03/1994 P John Richardson 29 - 55 Richard Campbell Jan Harvey Richard Samson 71
1501 3/03/1994 P Rita Gulliver 44 - 55 Richard Campbell Jenny Hanley Susie Dent 71
1502 4/03/1994 P Robert McCall 46 - 56 Richard Campbell Jenny Hanley Susie Dent 73
1503 7/03/1994 P Rosalie Fish 51 - 61 Richard Campbell Jenny Hanley Susie Dent 74
1504 8/03/1994 P Graeme Simister 58 - 75 Richard Campbell Jenny Hanley Susie Dent 77
1516 24/03/1994 QF Richard Campbell 62 - 40 Pierre Sandrini Martin Jarvis Richard Samson 72
1520 30/03/1994 SF Robin Benoy 32 - 52 Richard Campbell Martin Jarvis Richard Samson 71
1522 1/04/1994 GF David Elias 68 - 55 Richard Campbell Martin Jarvis, Rosalind Ayres Richard Samson 110
1591 5/01/1995 CQF Wayne Kelly 36 - 52 Richard Campbell Denis Norden Richard Samson 74
1593 9/01/1995 CSF Don Reid 65 - 17 Richard Campbell Denis Norden Richard Samson 72
1882 15/11/1996 eQF Liz Barber 37 - 59 Richard Campbell Barry Cryer Susie Dent 76
1885 20/11/1996 eSF David Trace 46 - 36 Richard Campbell Tom O'Connor Catherine Stokes 72