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Welcome to maccql.com

Macclesfield Quiz League is an annual General Knowledge competition held throughout the winter months in and around the market town of Macclesfield, in the English county of Cheshire, since at least 1982. On this website you can find all the latest results and League tables, a historical archive of past results and tables, and all the questions that we've set to challenge each other in the past few years (with answers, obviously).

This website replaced the Macclesfield Quiz League blog in 2017. The blog had been operational since 2007.

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On 28 March we played League Week 15. The questions are available from the Latest Updates menu on the left hand side of this page; the results, News & Views, etc. will follow as soon as possible. In the meantime, full details from Week 14, and for the Cup Semi-Finals (played last week), are still available from the Latest Updates menu.

Next Tuesday (4 April) is League Week 16.

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If you have any comments on the content of this website, please contact haydn@maccql.com.

If you have any questions, or anything to say, about Macclesfield Quiz League – particularly if you'd like to take part! – please contact markw@maccql.com

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The Academicals didn't play this week, and as I type we're still waiting for our first comment ...

There is a thread on the Forum about a suggestion for match scores to be confirmed after every round, which will be discussed at the AGM in the autumn. Please have a look. After logging in, click on Post Here (even if you don't want to post anything), and then open the thread called 'Checking the scores'.


The Archive section of the website is now as complete as it's ever likely to be, in that all the historical material we have is there. If you can fill in any gaps, please get in touch!

Essentially, we have a complete record from 1999 onwards (thanks to the diligent record–keeping of Mark Watson). We have a good coverage of fixtures and results from the early 90s, but there are some gaps in the latter years of that decade. We have tables (League and Individual) as far back as the mid–80s, and Question Setters' Trophy details from 1992–3.

We have very little material concerning the first four or five years of the League's history, and sadly it now seems unlikely that any more will come to light from that era – unless you know different!

For details of what we have and what we don't have, please refer to the Archive Summary.

Haydn Thompson

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