University Challenge 1999–2000

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Series 29 of University Challenge began on 13 September 1999, with the final on 9 May 2000.[1]

Results[edit]

  • Winning teams are highlighted in bold.
  • Teams with green scores (winners) returned in the next round, while those with red scores (losers) were eliminated.
  • Teams with orange scores have lost, but survived as the first round losers with the highest losing scores.
  • A score in italics indicates a match decided on a tie-breaker question.

First round[edit]

Team 1 Score Team 2 Broadcast Date
University of Newcastle 195 185 University of Warwick 13 September 1999
Imperial Medical School 135 165 New Hall, Cambridge 20 September 1999
Fitzwilliam College, Cambridge 205 245 University of Sheffield 27 September 1999
Cranfield University 110 280 University of Nottingham 4 October 1999
University of Salford 250 145 Royal Academy of Music 11 October 1999
Trinity College, Cambridge 150 165 Keble College, Oxford 18 October 1999
University of Wales, Aberystwyth 230 140 University of Glasgow 25 October 1999
St Catharine's College, Cambridge 90 250 Oriel College, Oxford 1 November 1999
Royal Veterinary College 135 150 Jesus College, Cambridge 8 November 1999
University of Edinburgh 125 185 Peterhouse, Cambridge 15 November 1999
King's College London School of Medicine 205 110 St Hilda's College, Oxford 22 November 1999
Christ Church, Oxford 255 150 University of Leeds 29 November 1999
University of Manchester Institute of Science and Technology 190 165 University College London 6 December 1999
University of North London 205 175 Durham University 13 December 1999

Highest Scoring Losers Playoffs[edit]

Team 1 Score Team 2 Broadcast Date
Fitzwilliam College, Cambridge 215 230 Durham University 17 January 2000
University of Warwick 115 245 University College London 24 January 2000

Second round[edit]

Team 1 Score Team 2 Broadcast Date
University of Nottingham 215 155 University of North London 31 January 2000
Oriel College, Oxford 225 170 Peterhouse, Cambridge 7 February 2000
University of Newcastle 180 150 Jesus College, Cambridge 14 February 2000
University of Sheffield 90 245 Keble College, Oxford 21 February 2000
New Hall, Cambridge 155 200 University of Wales, Aberystwyth 28 February 2000
King's College London School of Medicine 125 360 Durham University 6 March 2000
University of Salford 135 245 University of Manchester Institute of Science and Technology 13 March 2000
Christ Church, Oxford 200 170 University College London 20 March 2000

Quarterfinals[edit]

Team 1 Score Team 2 Broadcast Date
University of Nottingham 175 200 Oriel College, Oxford 27 March 2000
University of Newcastle 120 210 Keble College, Oxford 4 April 2000
University of Wales, Aberystwyth 160 340 Durham University 11 April 2000
University of Manchester Institute of Science and Technology 205 190 Christ Church, Oxford 18 April 2000

Semifinals[edit]

Team 1 Score Team 2 Broadcast Date
Oriel College, Oxford 220 120 Keble College, Oxford 25 April 2000
Durham University 250 180 University of Manchester Institute of Science and Technology 2 May 2000

Final[edit]

Team 1 Score Team 2 Broadcast Date
Oriel College, Oxford 135 325 Durham University 9 May 2000
  • The trophy and title were awarded to the Durham team comprising John Stewart, Nick Allan, Nick Ledger and Colin Telfer.
  • The trophy was presented by Jeremy Paxman.

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