Quiz Liverpool

Home of the Liverpool Quiz League

Welcome to the website of the Liverpool Quiz League, part of the Merseyside Quiz Leagues, the world's longest running independent quiz league organisation.

The Merseyside Quiz Leagues, founded in 1959, are the largest independent quiz leagues in the world.

In the 2019/20 season there were 31 teams in the LQL and over 100 teams competing in the MQL. Teams take part in their own local leagues, so that travelling distances are kept to a minimum. There are, however, opportunities to enter Merseyside-wide competitions at either team or league representative levels.

In line with the MQL decision, the League was suspended in March 2020 due to the Coronavirus pandemic.  Some Liverpool teams took part in the MQLOnline quiz league.  The League recommenced face to face quizzing in October 2021 with 27 teams playing in 3 divisions.

RILEY CUP 2022

Semi Finals

Semi Finals will be played on Monday 30th May 2022, at Aigburth People’s Hall, L17 0DG.

Doors open at 7.30

The draw will take place at 7.50pm so that we can get a prompt 8pm start.

RILEY CUP 2022

Quarter Finals, games to be played on Monday 23rd May 2022
Game Home Team hcap score   score hcap Away Team
Quarter finals           Date 23 May 2022
27 Standard Bearers 25   v   7 Aigburth People
28 Monstrous Regiment 13   v   11 Wallaseyans
29 Oxton Cons 2   v   5 Bishop Eton
30 St Francis of Assisi 12   v   17 Duncan's Doughnuts

RILEY CUP 2022

Results after Round Two
Game Home Team hcap score   score hcap Away Team
Second Round           Date 09 May 2022
11 Leyfield Crown 14 49 v 51 25 Standard Bearers
12 Aigburth Swans 13 48 v 58 12 St Francis of Assisi
13 Bookworms 9 39 v 54 11 Wallaseyans
14 Monstrous Regiment 13 58 v 45 10 Soapsuds
15 CTK Wanderers 18 55 v 59 17 Duncans Doughnuts
16 Aigburth People 7 44 v 42 18 St Patrick's
17 Oxton Cons 2 49 v 46 22 Aigburth Cricket Club
18 Aardvarks 13 48 v 50 5 Bishop Eton

RILEY CUP 2022

Results after Round One
Game Home Team hcap score   score hcap Away Team
1st Round           Date 25 April 2022
1 CTK Cavaliers 12 56 v 59 25 Standard Bearers
2 Soapsuds 10 49 v 47 9 Plasterers Arms
3 St Patrick's 18 58 v 47 16 Taxes
4 Bishop Eton 5 59 v 57 18 J C and the Jets
5 Tramway 15 48 v 52 2 Oxton Cons
6 Wallaseyans 11 53 v 48 16 Exiles
7 Palmy Army 8 53 v 54 22 Aigburth Cricket Club
8 CTK Wanderers 18 63 v 50 16 Wandering Star
9 Monstrous Regiment 13 55 v 49 0 Kluggers
10 Aigburth Swans 13 64 v 50 22 Lever Club

Liverpool Mimir Heats

I would like to thank everyone who participated in the first round and semi-finals of the LQL Mimir competition at Aigburth People's Hall on Wednesday.

As usual, the event was held in the true spirit of the Quiz League, competitive but friendly, and our sincere thanks go to Paul Davitt and his team for once again organising such a successful and enjoyable event.

We now wish good luck to all of the LQL players who go forward to the Merseyside Quiz League Mimir competition starting next Wednesday.

Best wishes, Danny.

Frank McFarlane - Funeral Details

Frank's funeral will be at 1pm on Thursday 24 March at St Peter's Church, Church Rd, Woolton, Liverpool L25 5JF.

The burial is at 2.30pm in the Woodlands Section of Allerton Cemetery, Liverpool L19 5NF.

Frank's widow Julia and her family would like to invite all attending to a gathering afterwards at the Crown Inn, Leyfield Rd, Liverpool L12 7HX.

Website Problems - An Apology

I would like to apologise for the website being down for such a long time.  The hosting provider was upgrading their systems and it did not go as planned!  I have since migrated it to a new provider and hopefully things will get back to normal.

Thanks for your patience

Chris Quinn
Website Administrator

Top Shelf - Change of Venue

Please note that Top Shelf are now playing at a new venue.

The Cock and Bottle 
93 High Street 
Wavertree 
L15 8HF

Frank McFarlane

It is with great sadness that we must inform you that MQL Chairman, Frank McFarlane, passed away on Saturday 12 February at the Royal Hospital in Liverpool.  As you may have known, he was taken seriously ill just before Christmas and in spite of fighting hard, was unable to overcome the complications that arose from the emergency surgery.

Frank played for the Centre Club, Old Swan Conservatives and Leyfield Crown and never let his blindness prevent him from taking a full active part in team quizzing.  He was a Divisional Secretary in the LQL for over 20 years and organised the President's Shield competition for many of those.  At nearly 16 years Frank was the longest serving Chairman of the MQL and we will miss his calm and wise leadership.

We offer our sincere condolences to his wife Julia and the rest of the family and also to Karen and the team at Leyfield Crown.

 

Mastermind 2022

Mastermind

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