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by FOCAL Countdown
Sun Dec 08, 2019 7:58 pm
Forum: Countdown - Events
Topic: FOCAL Finals -- Molineux Stadium, Wolverhampton, 23 November 2019
Replies: 33
Views: 10326

Re: FOCAL Finals -- Molineux Stadium, Wolverhampton, 23 November 2019

Highlights of the Grand Final now available in this round-by-round video (12-13 mins):
https://youtu.be/e2IZz2llBTY
by FOCAL Countdown
Thu Nov 14, 2019 5:56 am
Forum: Countdown - Events
Topic: FOCAL Finals -- Molineux Stadium, Wolverhampton, 23 November 2019
Replies: 33
Views: 10326

Re: FOCAL Finals -- Molineux Stadium, Wolverhampton, 23 November 2019

And last year's champion, Jonathan Wynn, will be joining us, so there will be a handover of the trophy.
by FOCAL Countdown
Wed Nov 13, 2019 7:22 pm
Forum: Countdown - Events
Topic: FOCAL Finals -- Molineux Stadium, Wolverhampton, 23 November 2019
Replies: 33
Views: 10326

Re: FOCAL Finals -- Molineux Stadium, Wolverhampton, 23 November 2019

Thanks Conor.

One and all can now consult the full and abridged versions on www.focalcountdown.co.uk/blog.

All of our Top 8 took up our invitation to take part; grateful that everyone involved is able to take time out to come and contest our fourth Finals event.
by FOCAL Countdown
Wed Nov 13, 2019 7:56 am
Forum: Countdown - Events
Topic: FOCAL Finals -- Molineux Stadium, Wolverhampton, 23 November 2019
Replies: 33
Views: 10326

Re: FOCAL Finals -- Molineux Stadium, Wolverhampton, 23 November 2019

Conor - What data would be of most interest in a bitesize table?
by FOCAL Countdown
Tue Nov 12, 2019 10:29 am
Forum: Countdown - Events
Topic: FOCAL Finals -- Molineux Stadium, Wolverhampton, 23 November 2019
Replies: 33
Views: 10326

Re: FOCAL Finals -- Molineux Stadium, Wolverhampton, 23 November 2019

All of the Top 8 have accepted our invitation to take part in the Finals, and confirmed that they will be joining us.

Admissions motoring along nicely in the last few days, and we still have more places available.
by FOCAL Countdown
Sun Nov 10, 2019 7:40 am
Forum: Countdown - Events
Topic: FOCAL Finals -- Molineux Stadium, Wolverhampton, 23 November 2019
Replies: 33
Views: 10326

Re: FOCAL Finals -- Molineux Stadium, Wolverhampton, 23 November 2019

20 now confirmed, signed up for Wolverhampton in a couple of weeks. Places still available!
by FOCAL Countdown
Wed Nov 06, 2019 7:16 pm
Forum: Countdown - Events
Topic: FOCAL Finals -- Molineux Stadium, Wolverhampton, 23 November 2019
Replies: 33
Views: 10326

Re: FOCAL Finals -- Molineux Stadium, Wolverhampton, 23 November 2019

For those staying around after the event (close down by 6pm), George has made a booking at the nearby Rosso E Nero Restaurant for 20 people at 7pm. If you're interested, please consult the à la carte menu... https://www.rossoenero.org/a-la-carte ...then email jeff@focalcountdown.co.uk to book your s...
by FOCAL Countdown
Thu Oct 31, 2019 7:30 am
Forum: Countdown - Events
Topic: CoBra (Essex) -- Saturday 2 November 2019
Replies: 49
Views: 16061

Re: CoBra (Essex) -- Saturday 2 November 2019

The White Hart have advised they will open early for us to watch the rugby final, but breakfast will be served as normal in their restaurant for guests only. Would anybody like to arrive for 9am?
by FOCAL Countdown
Sun Oct 27, 2019 8:17 pm
Forum: Countdown - Events
Topic: FOCAL Finals -- Molineux Stadium, Wolverhampton, 23 November 2019
Replies: 33
Views: 10326

Re: FOCAL Finals -- Molineux Stadium, Wolverhampton, 23 November 2019

Just a few weeks away from our Finals now. We will also be able to announce the Top 8 straight after the end of this Saturday's tournament in Braintree (www.focalcountdown.co.uk/braintree2019, places still available). Molineux provides a central location, free parking on-site, short distance from Wo...
by FOCAL Countdown
Sat Oct 26, 2019 2:24 pm
Forum: Countdown - Events
Topic: CoBra (Essex) -- Saturday 2 November 2019
Replies: 49
Views: 16061

Re: CoBra (Essex) -- Saturday 2 November 2019

Let's have a debate, what do you think the asterisk is?

Original post updated with curry list.
by FOCAL Countdown
Sun Oct 20, 2019 7:06 pm
Forum: Countdown - Events
Topic: CoBra (Essex) -- Saturday 2 November 2019
Replies: 49
Views: 16061

Re: CoBra (Essex) -- Saturday 2 November 2019

Sure can do, Ronan. Name goes on the list once payment is received.
by FOCAL Countdown
Sat Oct 19, 2019 1:14 pm
Forum: Countdown - Events
Topic: CoBra (Essex) -- Saturday 2 November 2019
Replies: 49
Views: 16061

Re: CoBra (Essex) -- Saturday 2 November 2019

Cheers Gev. I'll add you both to the list.

And yes, feel free to say on here if you want in on curry night.
by FOCAL Countdown
Sun Oct 13, 2019 2:24 pm
Forum: Countdown - Events
Topic: CoBra (Essex) -- Saturday 2 November 2019
Replies: 49
Views: 16061

Re: CoBra (Essex) -- Saturday 2 November 2019

@Toby - And it's absolutely fine, thank you for doing that.

@Fiona - Thank you for your admission monies, entry list now updated.
by FOCAL Countdown
Sun Oct 13, 2019 8:08 am
Forum: Countdown - Events
Topic: COBLA Co-Blackpool 2019 Saturday October 12th
Replies: 14
Views: 16026

Re: COBLA Co-Blackpool 2019 Saturday October 12th

Well done Mark, Tracey & co on a successful event. The karaoke in the evening looked a blast! If anyone would like to write a recap of the gig for the FOCAL blog then please get in touch.
by FOCAL Countdown
Sat Oct 12, 2019 2:26 pm
Forum: Countdown - Events
Topic: FOCAL scoring system
Replies: 48
Views: 14372

Re: FOCAL scoring system

That is how it works, sum of the points in up to eight events. Highest finishing position at a single event would then be used in the event of a tie (this appears as a column on the league table).
by FOCAL Countdown
Sat Oct 12, 2019 12:04 pm
Forum: Countdown - Events
Topic: FOCAL scoring system
Replies: 48
Views: 14372

Re: FOCAL scoring system

Thanks for the input. We'll make the switch after the Wolvo Finals so the two Lincolns in January 2020 will be the first to use the new method. As per Gev's point, the top end of the scoring range for an event will be 1000, out of preference for integers. And to answer Tim's point, a player's best r...
by FOCAL Countdown
Sat Oct 05, 2019 3:30 pm
Forum: Countdown - Events
Topic: FOCAL Finals -- Molineux Stadium, Wolverhampton, 23 November 2019
Replies: 33
Views: 10326

Re: FOCAL Finals -- Molineux Stadium, Wolverhampton, 23 November 2019

Facebook page is now live -- search "FOCAL Countdown 2019 Finals & Molineux Open".
by FOCAL Countdown
Wed Oct 02, 2019 8:10 am
Forum: Countdown - Events
Topic: CoBra (Essex) -- Saturday 2 November 2019
Replies: 49
Views: 16061

Re: CoBra (Essex) -- Saturday 2 November 2019

One month to go now! £12pp or two for £20.
PayPal: jeff@focalcountdown.co.uk .
by FOCAL Countdown
Wed Oct 02, 2019 8:06 am
Forum: Countdown - Events
Topic: FOCAL scoring system
Replies: 48
Views: 14372

Re: FOCAL scoring system

So without resorting to a poll -- rather, to keep this well rounded conversation going -- how do we feel about introducing Gev's points system in January 2020?
by FOCAL Countdown
Sat Sep 14, 2019 9:09 pm
Forum: Countdown - Events
Topic: FOCAL is looking for volunteers!
Replies: 0
Views: 997

FOCAL is looking for volunteers!

FOCAL is the unofficial circuit for Countdown tournaments across the UK and Ireland. It is run by volunteers who book venues and organise different themed events which are generating repeat interest and growing in popularity. We run tournaments in community halls, churches, hotel conference suites…...
by FOCAL Countdown
Tue Aug 20, 2019 7:36 pm
Forum: Countdown - Events
Topic: FOCAL Finals -- Molineux Stadium, Wolverhampton, 23 November 2019
Replies: 33
Views: 10326

FOCAL Finals -- Molineux Stadium, Wolverhampton, 23 November 2019

Two tournaments, another showstopping end-of-year Finals Day… Date: Saturday 23rd November 2019 Venue: Molineux Stadium, Waterloo Road, Wolverhampton WV1 4QR. Admission: £10 (preferably by PayPal, please; other means on request). Doors open: 10am, for 11am start Presented by: Jeff Clayton and Ben W...
by FOCAL Countdown
Sun Aug 04, 2019 10:05 am
Forum: Countdown - Events
Topic: CoBra (Essex) -- Saturday 2 November 2019
Replies: 49
Views: 16061

Re: CoBra (Essex) -- Saturday 2 November 2019

Original post now updated to include confirmed sign-ups so far.
by FOCAL Countdown
Thu Jul 11, 2019 7:51 pm
Forum: Countdown - Events
Topic: CoBra (Essex) -- Saturday 2 November 2019
Replies: 49
Views: 16061

CoBra (Essex) -- Saturday 2 November 2019

FOCAL comes to the market town of Braintree in Essex this November — and this will be the last event on the 2019 circuit before the FOCAL Finals three weeks later. Date: Saturday 2 November 2019 Venue: White Hart Hotel, Braintree, Essex CM7 9AB [ see on map ]; [ website ]; B&B accommodation availab...
by FOCAL Countdown
Wed Nov 07, 2018 3:26 pm
Forum: Countdown - Events
Topic: Birmingham Open & FOCAL Finals - Saturday 24th November 2018
Replies: 8
Views: 9368

Re: Birmingham Open & FOCAL Finals - Saturday 24th November 2018

Our Top 8 are confirmed as:

1. James Robinson
2. Bradley Horrocks
3. Tracey Mills
4. Zarte Siempre
5. Tim Down
6. Jonathan Wynn
7. Graeme Cole
8. Tom Cappleman

Full details on how to sign up are available on the FOCAL website.

Thanks

Jeff
by FOCAL Countdown
Thu Nov 01, 2018 4:33 pm
Forum: Countdown - Events
Topic: Birmingham Open & FOCAL Finals - Saturday 24th November 2018
Replies: 8
Views: 9368

Re: Birmingham Open & FOCAL Finals - Saturday 24th November 2018

Just a reminder -- there is no lunchtime buffet at this year's event, but there is a big Morrisons a short walk along the Hagley Road . Additionally, there is a Pizza Hut, Costa and Starbucks all within walking distance. You are welcome to bring your own food from home, to consume in our venue room ...
by FOCAL Countdown
Sun Sep 23, 2018 11:33 am
Forum: Countdown - Events
Topic: Birmingham Open & FOCAL Finals - Saturday 24th November 2018
Replies: 8
Views: 9368

Re: Birmingham Open & FOCAL Finals - Saturday 24th November 2018

Confirmed entrants (36) James Robinson* Mark Mills Tracey Mills* George Armstrong Bradley Horrocks* Nathan Pace Tom Cappleman* Jonathan de Souza Ramesh Patel Tim Down* Callum Todd Stewart Gordon Sarah Bladon Martin Thomas Graeme Cole* Mark Murray Richard Priest Jen Steadman Steven Anderson Tim Hard...
by FOCAL Countdown
Wed Sep 12, 2018 10:03 pm
Forum: Countdown - Events
Topic: Birmingham Open & FOCAL Finals - Saturday 24th November 2018
Replies: 8
Views: 9368

Birmingham Open & FOCAL Finals - Saturday 24th November 2018

Two tournaments, one showstopping end-of-year Finals Day… Date: Saturday 24th November 2018 Venue: The Plough & Harrow (Best Western), 135 Hagley Road, Edgbaston, Birmingham B16 8LS Admission: £10 -- preferably by PayPal, please; other means on request Doors open: 10am, for 11am start Presented by:...