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Stephen Briggs

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Stephen Briggs
Octochamp Statistics
Final positionSemi-finalist
Seeding3
Points total883
Conundrums solved5
Stephen Briggs in Series 73.

Stephen Briggs was a contestant in Series 43 and an octochamp in Series 73.

Having won three games (and only losing the fourth on a tie-break conundrum) in his original run, Briggs returned in 2015 with a victory over fellow series finalist Liam Moloney. Seven more wins, including six centuries, followed to which was enough for Briggs to qualify for the finals as 3rd seed. He defeated Judy Bursford in the quarter-final but was unable to overcome eventual series champion Jonathan Wynn in the semi-final, losing in a high scoring encounter.

With 883 points, Briggs has the highest octotal for a non-apterite in the Apterous era.

Episodes

# Date Type Contestant 1 Score Contestant 2 Presenters Guest Lex Max
2899 7/12/2000 P Sid Sears 41 - 51 Stephen Briggs Richard Whiteley Carol Vorderman Fern Britton Catherine Clarke 75
2900 8/12/2000 P Stephen Briggs 66 - 36 Elsie Metcalfe Richard Whiteley Carol Vorderman Fern Britton Catherine Clarke 73
2901 11/12/2000 P Stephen Briggs 69 - 45 Donald Lyons Richard Whiteley Carol Vorderman Anya Sitaram Richard Samson 73
2902 12/12/2000 P Stephen Briggs 45 - 55* James Aukett Richard Whiteley Carol Vorderman Anya Sitaram Richard Samson 73
6179 23/07/2015 P Liam Moloney 77 - 98 Stephen Briggs Nick Hewer Rachel Riley Michael Buerk Susie Dent 124
6180 24/07/2015 P Stephen Briggs 103 - 44 Sam Fuller Nick Hewer Rachel Riley Michael Buerk Susie Dent 131
6181 27/07/2015 P Stephen Briggs 127 - 51 Tom Pitt-Brooke Nick Hewer Rachel Riley Michael Buerk Susie Dent 144
6182 3/08/2015 P Stephen Briggs 98 - 67 Chris Wreaves Nick Hewer Rachel Riley Gethin Jones Susie Dent 132
6183 4/08/2015 P Stephen Briggs 116 - 55 Euan Crabb Nick Hewer Rachel Riley Gethin Jones Susie Dent 134
6184 5/08/2015 P Stephen Briggs 106 - 51 Kadi Batra Nick Hewer Rachel Riley Gethin Jones Susie Dent 122
6185 6/08/2015 P Stephen Briggs 110 - 48 Grant Weaver Nick Hewer Rachel Riley Gethin Jones Susie Dent 119
6186 7/08/2015 P Stephen Briggs 125 - 56 Nigel Bridge Nick Hewer Rachel Riley Gethin Jones Susie Dent 129
6273 17/12/2015 QF Stephen Briggs 110 - 48 Judy Bursford Nick Hewer Rachel Riley Tim Rice Susie Dent 122
6276 22/12/2015 SF Jonathan Wynn 134 - 100 Stephen Briggs Nick Hewer Rachel Riley Tim Rice Susie Dent 157
* includes 10 points from a tie-break conundrum