University Challenge 2010–11

Series 40 of University Challenge began on 5 July 2010[1] and aired on BBC Two. Below is a list of the matches played with their scores and outcomes.

ResultsEdit

  • Winning teams are highlighted in bold.
  • Teams with green scores (winners) returned in the next round, while those with red scores (losers) were eliminated.
  • Teams with orange scores must win one more match to return in the next round (current highest scoring losers, teams that won their first quarter final match, teams that won their second quarter final match having lost their first, or teams that won their first quarter final match and lost their second).
  • Teams with yellow scores indicate that two further matches must be played and won (teams that lost their first quarter final match).
  • A score in italics indicates a match decided on a tie-breaker question.

First roundEdit

Team 1 Score Team 2 Total Broadcast Date
University of St Andrews 185 190 University of Bristol 375 5 July 2010
Cardiff University 210 220 Oxford Brookes University 430 12 July 2010
Balliol College, Oxford 155 190 Queens' College, Cambridge 345 19 July 2010
Peterhouse, Cambridge 265 165 University of Exeter 430 26 July 2010
University of York 245 105 Royal College of Music 350 2 August 2010
Newnham College, Cambridge 135 115 University of Southampton 250 9 August 2010
Christ's College, Cambridge 290 60 University of Liverpool 350 16 August 2010
Downing College, Cambridge 160 95 St Edmund Hall, Oxford 255 23 August 2010
University of Newcastle 70 315 University of Sheffield 385 30 August 2010
University College London 155 125 Hertford College, Oxford 280 6 September 2010
Durham University 120 340 Magdalen College, Oxford 460 13 September 2010
University of Edinburgh 335 35 Jesus College, Oxford 370 20 September 2010
University of the Arts London 215 95 Imperial College London 310 27 September 2010
Merton College, Oxford 180 175 St John's College, Cambridge 355 11 October 2010

Highest Scoring Losers Play-OffsEdit

Team 1 Score Team 2 Total Broadcast Date
Cardiff University 140 225 University of Exeter 365 18 October 2010
University of St Andrews 165 225 St John's College, Cambridge 390 25 October 2010

Second roundEdit

Team 1 Score Team 2 Total Broadcast Date
Christ's College, Cambridge 220 160 University of Edinburgh 380 1 November 2010
Oxford Brookes University 320 100 University of the Arts London 420 8 November 2010
University of Exeter 140 195 University of York 335 15 November 2010
Peterhouse, Cambridge 215 205 St John's College, Cambridge 420 22 November 2010
University College London 230 250 University of Sheffield 480 29 November 2010
Downing College, Cambridge 125 190 Magdalen College, Oxford 315 6 December 2010
Merton College, Oxford 120 175 Queens' College, Cambridge 295 13 December 2010
Newnham College, Cambridge 70 275 University of Bristol 345 20 December 2010

Quarter-finalsEdit

Team 1 Score Team 2 Total Broadcast Date
Christ's College, Cambridge 160 185 Oxford Brookes University 345 10 January 2011
University of York 120 205 Peterhouse, Cambridge 325 17 January 2011
University of Sheffield 230 225 Magdalen College, Oxford 455 24 January 2011
Queens' College, Cambridge 190 160 University of Bristol 350 31 January 2011
Oxford Brookes University 135 265 University of Sheffield 400 7 February 2011
Christ's College, Cambridge 120 330 Magdalen College, Oxford 450 14 February 2011
Peterhouse, Cambridge 215 160 Queens' College, Cambridge 375 21 February 2011
University of York 280 140 University of Bristol 420 28 February 2011
Magdalen College, Oxford 245 195 Queens' College, Cambridge 440 7 March 2011
Oxford Brookes University 190 195 University of York 385 14 March 2011

Semi-finalsEdit

Team 1 Score Team 2 Total Broadcast Date
University of Sheffield 155 250 University of York 405 21 March 2011
Peterhouse, Cambridge 130 260 Magdalen College, Oxford 390 28 March 2011

FinalEdit

Team 1 Score Team 2 Total Broadcast Date
University of York 85 290 Magdalen College, Oxford 375 4 April 2011[2]
  • The trophy and title were awarded to the Magdalen team comprising James McComish, Kyle Haddad-Fonda, Matthew Chan and Will Cudmore.
  • The trophy was presented by Antony Beevor.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "BBC University Challenge, 2010/2011, Episode 1". BBC. Retrieved 5 July 2010.
  2. ^ "Programme Listings for BBC Two London, 4 April 2011". UK TV Guide. Retrieved 28 March 2011.

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