The Winners of the coveted Caithness Glass Bowl and the title MASTERMIND Champions
The second 10
1982 to 1992
Due to a change in broadcast schedules, Mastermind has no 1982 champion. A Champion of Champions tourney was held between the first 10 champions. Sir David Hunt was the winner of the title
Chris worked as a train driver and railway worker. He was the winner of the International Mastermind trophy in 1983 and Brain of Britain in 2005. He is one of only five people ever to have won both Mastermind and Brain of Britain.
Chris is now a regular team member on the BBC quiz show Eggheads.
His 1983 Specialists subjects were
British Steam Locomotives 1900-1963
The Flashman Novels
then British Steam Locomotives 1900-1963 Again
A deputy head teacher from Southmpton, Margaret was another repechage champion. Her final score of 38 was the highest until 1986.
Her 1984 Specialised subjects were
Cecil Rhodes The Postal history of South Africa then
Cecil Rhodes again
Ian Meadows was dubbed 'a drop out' when he became Mastermind Champion. even though working as a hospital driver in his native Leicester, he had taken a degree in History at Cambridge. He was the first champion to kiss the Caithness glass bowl, an action critisised by some, but they did not know how much winning Mastermind meant to him.
His 1985 Specialist subjects were
The English Civil War 1642-47
The History of Astronomy/ Cosmology upto 1700
then The English Civil War 1642-47 again