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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.

Latest News

On 14 March we played League Week 14. The questions are now 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 of Week 13 are still available from the Latest Updates menu.

Next Tuesday (21 March) it's the semi-finals of the Cup competition. We return to League action on the 28th, with Week 15.

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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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Most people seem to have been quite happy with this week's questions. But what do you think?


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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