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MQL Forum

A new feature: have your say on anything to do with Macclesfield Quiz League

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Welcome to maccql.com

This is the website of Macclesfield Quiz League – 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. Here 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 four years or so (with answers, obviously).

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

More information on the League is available on Nick's Quiz site, which has been a favourite with MQL participants (and a good many non–participants) for many years. Although it concentrates on the fortunes of one particular team, Nick's blog provides a forum for anyone who feels inclined to comment on matters related to MQL. It also holds the questions from several seasons up to and including 2016–17.

Latest News

The results, News & Views, etc. for Weeks 1 and 2 are now available from the Latest Updates menu on the left hand side of this page. We apologise for the delay in getting these posted, which was the result of other calls on the time of one of the people involved.

MQL Forum (New on 23 November 2021)

Several people have asked for this ... and at last I've managed to create one. Please have a go, and let me know what you think!

You should find a link in the menu on the left hand side of this page.

Please bear with us if there are any teething troubles with this new feature, and don't be afraid to let me know about any problems you may have.


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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