• Place Home of the Karasjok Kites, a Quidditch team that lost the 1956 European Cup (QA7), Karasjok is a town in the extreme northeastern tip of Norway. The cold weather there must give the Kites quite a home field advantage for Quidditch matches! Podcast:… Read More
• Sports teams A Quidditch team from Norway Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 4:29 — 5.0MB)Subscribe: Apple Podcasts |… Read More
• Character Karl and Kevin Broadmoor were Beaters for the Falmouth Falcons Quidditch team, who are known their misbehaviour on the pitch. During the eleven years that they played Quidditch for the Falcons (1958-1969), they received fourteen suspensions from the Department of Magical Games and Sports (QA7). Read More
• Character Karl Wang played Keeper for the Norwegian National Team at the Quidditch World Cup tournament in 2014 (Pm). Although a member of one of the teams predicted to win the 2014 tournament, his team did win against a weak Ivory Coast side in their first match but was… Read More
• Character Katie Bell is a Gryffindor girl a year older than Harry, one of the three Chasers on the Gryffindor Quidditch team during most of Harry’s years at Hogwarts. Oliver Wood considered her to be a superb Chaser (PA8), along with Angelina Johnson and Alicia Spinnet,… Read More
• Event Katie is in her second year, just twelve years old, when she joins the team as a Chaser (PS11). She is a great addition to the team, earning high praise from Oliver Wood at the beginning of her third year: “But we also know we’ve got the best-ruddy-team-in-the-school,” he… Read More
• Countries Although the 1877 Quidditch World Cup (The “Tournament that Nobody Remembers“) took place in the Ryn desert of Kazakhstan, the event is the subject of much mystery, speculation and conspiracy theory. (Pm) Podcast: Play in new window… Read More
• Quidditch The Keeper is the Quidditch player who guards the goal hoops and tries to prevent the opposing team’s Chasers from scoring by passing the Quaffle through one of the hoops. There is one Keeper per team. Historically, Keepers had quite a bit of freedom in their actions. Before the scoring… Read More
• Clothing Gloves worn by Keepers in Quidditch. Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 4:29 — 5.0MB)Subscribe: Apple Podcasts |… Read More
• Sports teams The Kenmare Kestrels are a Quidditch team based in Kenmare, County Kerry, Republic of Ireland. They were founded in 1291 (QA7). robes: emerald-green with two yellow Ks back to back on the front (QA7) home: Kenmare mascots (like those of Ireland’s National Team):… Read More
• Character Kennilworthy Whisp is the author of Quidditch Through the Ages, as well as a number of other Quidditch-related books, including The Wonder of Wigtown Wanderers, He Flew Like a Madman, and Beating the Bludgers. WhizzHard Books published the first edition of his famous book in… Read More
• Character Aidan Kiely played Seeker for the Kenmare Kestrels (c. 1993). As reported in the Daily Prophet article “Maddock Blamed for Kestrels’ Win“, Kiely won a game against the Montrose Magpies following a mis-directed kick of the Snitch by the controversial Magpies Chaser Alasdair Maddock (DP2). Podcast:… Read More
• Character Andrew Kirke was a Gryffindor in the mid 1990s and Gryffindor’s Quidditch Team Beater from 1995-6. Kirke was at least a second year during the 1995-1996 school year, and became a Beater on the Quidditch team after Fred and George were banned (OP21). Unfortunately he… Read More
• Spells This hex causes the target’s knee to become backwards. It seems to be a popular attack used when groups of wizards get into a fight, particularly when it comes to sporting competitions (Pm, BoS). Podcast: Play in new… Read More
• Character Quentin Kowalski was a Chaser on the United States National Team at the 2014 Quidditch World Cup. Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 4:29 — 5.0MB)Subscribe:… Read More
• Character Kquewanda Bailey played Keeper for Jamaica’s National Team at the Quidditch World Cup tournament in 2014. During their first fixture in the 2014 tournament, Bailey suddenly collapsed and toppled from her broom at a crucial point in Jamaica’s match against the USA, but was saved by the referee’s quick thinking use of… Read More
• Character Sigrid Kristofferson played Seeker for the Norwegian National Team at the 2014 Quidditch World Cup. Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 4:29 — 5.0MB)Subscribe:… Read More
• Character Mr. Krum was the father of Bulgarian Quidditch player Viktor Krum (GF31). Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 4:29 — 5.0MB)Subscribe:… Read More
• Character Mrs. Krum was the mother of Bulgarian Quidditch player Viktor Krum (GF31). Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 4:29 — 5.0MB)Subscribe:… Read More
• Character Viktor Krum is a Bulgarian wizard who was their national side’s Seeker at the Quidditch World Cup (1994, 2002, 2014) and also Durmstrang Institute‘s representative at the Triwizard Tournament held at Hogwarts in 1994. A famous international Quidditch player for the Bulgarian National Team while still… Read More
• Character Kimiko Kurosawa was a Chaser on the Japanese National Team at the Quidditch World Cup tournament in 2014. Along with fellow Chasers Ryuichi Yamaguchi and Yoshi Wakahisa, Kurosawa was part of the Japanese side at the 2014 tournament (Pm). Japan won their first match against… Read More
• Quidditch Early spelling of Quidditch in the 1100s letter by Goodwin Kneen (QA3). This was also the Muggle Prime Minister’s guess for the spelling of “Quidditch” at the time of the Dark Mark incident after the 1994 Quidditch World Cup (HBP1). Podcast:… Read More