A QUIZ league has crowned its new champion.

John Hall was the winner of the Bolton Open Quiz League Mastermind Tournament held at Dunscar Conservative Club on Tuesday July 30.

The competition was the culmination of the league’s summer season. John Hall of the Hen & Chickens A team scored 18/20 on his specialist subject and 19/20 in the general knowledge round for an outstanding total of 37/40.

Other finalists were Darren Martin and Jeff Taylor, the Black Dog team and Jim Yates of the Sweet Green.

The trophies for the season were also presented with the winners being:

n League Champions - Black Bull

n Cup Winners - Black Dog

n Plate Winners - Hen & Chickens A

The league is now searching for new teams to join.

Matches are played on Tuesday evenings and the league is run on a handicap basis to enable teams with a range of abilities to compete equally together.

The new season will commence in September.

Any pub or club wishing to enter a new team will be welcome. Please contact Carl Abbott on 07787 170539 for more details.