Championship of Champions IV
Championship of Champions IV ran from 2 to 10 January 1989, and was won by Nic Brown. With his victory here, Brown became the second grand slam winner in Countdown history. Brown would go on to retire from Countdown after this tournament, also making him one of only two grand slam winners to have never been defeated, along with Graham Nash.
|Dick Green (15) vs Tony Vick (16)||Tony Vick vs Steve Williams|| Tony Vick |
|Hilary Hopper (13) vs Steve Williams (16)|
|Stephen Deakin (14) vs Nic Brown (14)||Nic Brown vs Nita Marr|
|Allan Saldanha (15) vs Nita Marr (13)|
The numbers refer to the series in which each contestant originally played in the finals.
|#||Date||Type||Contestant 1||Score||Contestant 2||Guest||Lex||Max|
|813||2/01/1989||CQF||Dick Green||43 – 51||Tony Vick||Tim Rice||Catherine Clarke||71|
|814||3/01/1989||CQF||Stephen Deakin||32 – 46||Nic Brown||Tim Rice||Catherine Clarke||72|
|815||4/01/1989||CQF||Allan Saldanha||45 – 53||Nita Marr||Tim Rice||Catherine Clarke||84|
|816||5/01/1989||CQF||Hilary Hopper||41 – 56||Steve Williams||Tim Rice||Catherine Clarke||68|
|817||6/01/1989||CSF||Tony Vick||80* – 70||Steve Williams||Tim Rice||Catherine Clarke||81|
|818||9/01/1989||CSF||Nita Marr||51 – 58||Nic Brown||Tim Rice||Catherine Clarke||70|
|819||10/01/1989||CGF||Tony Vick||68 – 78||Nic Brown||Tim Rice||Catherine Clarke||113|