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Ryan Styles

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Ryan Styles
Octochamp Statistics
Final positionQuarter-finalist
Seeding5
Points total820
Conundrums solved4
Ryan Styles in Series 82.

Ryan Styles was an octochamp in Series 82. He's an Exams Officer from Mitcham, Surrey.

Styles made his début in the 35th episode of the series, where he comfortably unseated one-time winner Steve Collins with a century. The next day, Styles amassed 120 points, with flawless numbers rounds and a spot of his first nine-letter word ROADSTERS. Despite flagging with 74 points out of a possible 162 in his fourth victory, Styles bounced back and climbed to a personal best of 128 points in his seventh game against previous Series 61 contestant Paul Varlaam. On his eighth appearance, Styles scored his fifth century and became the third octochamp of the series with a cumulative score of 820 points, six below Ian Volante's 826.

Following a 14-week hiatus due to the COVID-19 pandemic, number 5-ranked Styles returned in December 2020 to play his quarter-final match against number 4-ranked Volante. Although Styles managed to force a crucial conundrum by winning the very difficult final numbers round, he never took the lead throughout. He buzzed in on the last second of the match, but didn't answer and was ultimately ousted by the higher seed in his first defeat. His final series total is 896 points.

Episodes

# Date Type Contestant 1 Score Contestant 2 Guest Lex Max
7266 19/02/2020 P Steve Collins 57 – 104 Ryan Styles Janet Street-Porter Susie Dent 124
7267 20/02/2020 P Ryan Styles 120 – 57 Barbara Danks Janet Street-Porter Susie Dent 139
7268 21/02/2020 P Ryan Styles 98 – 44 Charlie Delaney Janet Street-Porter Susie Dent 126
7269 24/02/2020 P Ryan Styles 74 – 42 Julian Hawthorne Dr Linda Papadopoulos Susie Dent 162
7270 25/02/2020 P Ryan Styles 100 – 36 Andy Hey Dr Linda Papadopoulos Susie Dent 144
7271 26/02/2020 P Ryan Styles 96 – 77 John Robinson Dr Linda Papadopoulos Susie Dent 132
7272 27/02/2020 P Ryan Styles 128 – 76 Paul Varlaam Dr Linda Papadopoulos Susie Dent 146
7273 28/02/2020 P Ryan Styles 100 – 56 Trish Lodge Dr Linda Papadopoulos Susie Dent 124
7410 15/12/2020 QF Ian Volante 82 – 76 Ryan Styles John Inverdale Susie Dent 119
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