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Series 13

From Countdown

Series 13 ran from June to August 1987, and began with Championship of Champions III. The thirteenth of 53 series presented by Richard Whiteley, it was won by Hilary Hopper.

Seed table

Rank Name Wins Points
1 Nita Marr 7 401
2 Mike Whiteoak 5 303
3 Kevin Nelson 5 263
4 Hilary Hopper 4+1 254
5 John Clark 4 233
6 Mark Preston 3 201
7 Peter Tatlow 2 122
8 Cath Powell 1+1 103
Numbers after "+" signs in the Wins column represent drawn games.
Between Series 3 and Series 20, players were ranked by total number of points, including winning and drawing scores, but not losing ones.

Finals progress

Nita Marr (1) vs Cath Powell (8) Nita Marr (1) vs Hilary Hopper (4) Hilary Hopper (4)
vs
Kevin Nelson (3)
John Clark (5) vs Hilary Hopper (4)
Kevin Nelson (3) vs Mark Preston (6) Kevin Nelson (3) vs Mike Whiteoak (2)
Peter Tatlow (7) vs Mike Whiteoak (2)
The winner of each game is displayed in bold.

Episodes

# Date Type Contestant 1 Score Contestant 2 Presenters Guest Lex Max
22–30 June 1987: Championship of Champions III
602 01/07/1987 P Peter Medhurst 47 - 47 Cath Powell Richard Whiteley Carol Vorderman Cathy Hytner Gyles Brandreth Catherine Clarke 74
603 02/07/1987 P Peter Medhurst 28 - 56 Cath Powell Richard Whiteley Carol Vorderman Cathy Hytner Gyles Brandreth Catherine Clarke 85
604 03/07/1987 P Hilary Hopper 60 - 23 Cath Powell Richard Whiteley Carol Vorderman Cathy Hytner Gyles Brandreth Catherine Clarke 72
605 06/07/1987 P Hilary Hopper 43 - 22 Dennis Davies Richard Whiteley Carol Vorderman Cathy Hytner Gyles Brandreth Catherine Clarke 71
606 07/07/1987 P Hilary Hopper 54 - 41 Hilary Jones Richard Whiteley Carol Vorderman Cathy Hytner Russell Harty Catherine Clarke 85
607 08/07/1987 P Hilary Hopper 44 - 44 Boz Osberg Richard Whiteley Carol Vorderman Cathy Hytner Russell Harty Catherine Clarke 83
608 09/07/1987 P Hilary Hopper 53 - 43 Boz Osberg Richard Whiteley Carol Vorderman Cathy Hytner Russell Harty Catherine Clarke 71
609 10/07/1987 P Hilary Hopper 50 - 60 Robert Randall Richard Whiteley Carol Vorderman Cathy Hytner Russell Harty Catherine Clarke 72
610 13/07/1987 P Kevin Nelson 46 - 30 Robert Randall Richard Whiteley Carol Vorderman Cathy Hytner Russell Harty Catherine Clarke 74
611 14/07/1987 P Kevin Nelson 46 - 37 Doreen Nunn Richard Whiteley Carol Vorderman Cathy Hytner Russell Harty Catherine Clarke 74
612 15/07/1987 P Kevin Nelson 67 - 45 Tom Ellis Richard Whiteley Carol Vorderman Cathy Hytner Russell Harty Catherine Clarke 73
613 16/07/1987 P Kevin Nelson 55 - 39 Mike Reeve Richard Whiteley Carol Vorderman Cathy Hytner Bill Tidy Freda Thornton 75
614 17/07/1987 P Kevin Nelson 49 - 44 Alan Cannon Richard Whiteley Carol Vorderman Cathy Hytner Bill Tidy Freda Thornton 71
615 20/07/1987 P Kevin Nelson 37 - 46 Mick Elsdon Richard Whiteley Carol Vorderman Cathy Hytner Bill Tidy Freda Thornton 75
616 21/07/1987 P Audrey Marsden 35 - 34 Mick Elsdon Richard Whiteley Carol Vorderman Cathy Hytner Bill Tidy Freda Thornton 72
617 22/07/1987 P Audrey Marsden 47 - 58 John Clark Richard Whiteley Carol Vorderman Cathy Hytner Bill Tidy Freda Thornton 73
618 23/07/1987 P Pat Shakespeare 26 - 67 John Clark Richard Whiteley Carol Vorderman Cathy Hytner Bill Tidy Freda Thornton 76
619 24/07/1987 P Richard Gilmore 39 - 59 John Clark Richard Whiteley Carol Vorderman Cathy Hytner Lance Percival Freda Thornton 76
620 27/07/1987 P Phil John 34 - 49 John Clark Richard Whiteley Carol Vorderman Cathy Hytner Lance Percival Freda Thornton 69
621 28/07/1987 P Peter Tatlow 61 - 44 John Clark Richard Whiteley Carol Vorderman Cathy Hytner Lance Percival Freda Thornton 73
622 29/07/1987 P Peter Tatlow 51 - 50 Ann Lawn Richard Whiteley Carol Vorderman Cathy Hytner Lance Percival Freda Thornton 84
623 30/07/1987 P Peter Tatlow 59 - 79 Mike Whiteoak Richard Whiteley Carol Vorderman Cathy Hytner Lance Percival Freda Thornton 86
624 31/07/1987 P Dave Edgerley 25 - 43 Mike Whiteoak Richard Whiteley Carol Vorderman Cathy Hytner Lance Percival Freda Thornton 68
625 03/08/1987 P Vince O'Donnell 24 - 59 Mike Whiteoak Richard Whiteley Carol Vorderman Cathy Hytner Lance Percival Freda Thornton 71
626 04/08/1987 P George Orgill 37 - 42 Mike Whiteoak Richard Whiteley Carol Vorderman Cathy Hytner Diane Solomon Freda Thornton 82
627 05/08/1987 P Derek Edwards 52 - 80 Mike Whiteoak Richard Whiteley Carol Vorderman Cathy Hytner Diane Solomon Freda Thornton 83
628 06/08/1987 P Nita Marr 45 - 39 Mike Whiteoak Richard Whiteley Carol Vorderman Cathy Hytner Diane Solomon Freda Thornton 69
629 07/08/1987 P Nita Marr 72 - 27 Letsy Constable Richard Whiteley Carol Vorderman Cathy Hytner Diane Solomon Freda Thornton 77
630 10/08/1987 P Nita Marr 48 - 26 Peter Holden Richard Whiteley Carol Vorderman Cathy Hytner Diane Solomon Freda Thornton 71
631 11/08/1987 P Nita Marr 64 - 30 Yvonne Thomson Richard Whiteley Carol Vorderman Cathy Hytner Diane Solomon Freda Thornton 85
632 12/08/1987 P Nita Marr 65 - 41 Suzanne Anderson Richard Whiteley Carol Vorderman Cathy Hytner Gyles Brandreth Freda Thornton 74
633 13/08/1987 P Nita Marr 52 - 49 Walker Roberts Richard Whiteley Carol Vorderman Cathy Hytner Gyles Brandreth Freda Thornton 70
634 14/08/1987 P Nita Marr 55 - 36 Ruth Tonothy Richard Whiteley Carol Vorderman Cathy Hytner Gyles Brandreth Freda Thornton 74
635 17/08/1987 P Nita Marr 34 - 52 Mark Preston Richard Whiteley Carol Vorderman Cathy Hytner Gyles Brandreth Freda Thornton 73
636 18/08/1987 P Shirley Llewellyn 31 - 69 Mark Preston Richard Whiteley Carol Vorderman Cathy Hytner Gyles Brandreth Freda Thornton 84
637 19/08/1987 P John Brooks 0 - 80 Mark Preston Richard Whiteley Carol Vorderman Cathy Hytner Gyles Brandreth Freda Thornton 83
638 20/08/1987 QF Nita Marr 47 - 28 Cath Powell Richard Whiteley Carol Vorderman Cathy Hytner Derek Nimmo Catherine Clarke 73
639 21/08/1987 QF Peter Tatlow 69 - 74 Mike Whiteoak Richard Whiteley Carol Vorderman Cathy Hytner Derek Nimmo Catherine Clarke 83
640 24/08/1987 QF Mark Preston 32 - 40 Kevin Nelson Richard Whiteley Carol Vorderman Cathy Hytner Derek Nimmo Catherine Clarke 71
641 25/08/1987 QF Hilary Hopper 58 - 54 John Clark Richard Whiteley Carol Vorderman Cathy Hytner Derek Nimmo Catherine Clarke 75
642 26/08/1987 SF Nita Marr 34 - 54 Hilary Hopper Richard Whiteley Carol Vorderman Cathy Hytner Derek Nimmo Catherine Clarke 69
643 27/08/1987 SF Kevin Nelson 56 - 53 Mike Whiteoak Richard Whiteley Carol Vorderman Cathy Hytner Derek Nimmo Catherine Clarke 96
644 28/08/1987 GF Hilary Hopper 94 - 79 Kevin Nelson Richard Whiteley Carol Vorderman Cathy Hytner Gyles Brandreth, Derek Nimmo Catherine Clarke 118

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