• Source In which the teams of the British and Irish Quidditch League are discussed in turn. Read More
• Source In which the history of Quidditch on various continents is discussed. Read More
• Character Quintia Qarase was a Beater on Fiji’s National Team at the 2014 Quidditch World Cup. Read More
• Character Samuel G. Quahog was President of the Magical Congress of the United States in 2014. Read More
• Character Quentin Kowalski was a Chaser on the United States National Team at the 2014 Quidditch World Cup. Read More
• Sports teams The Quiberon Quafflepunchers are a Quidditch team from France (QA8). The Quafflepunchers wear robes of ‘shocking pink’ and they are frequent winners of their league. In 1993, they lost a thrilling five-day game against the Sweetwater All-Stars team of the USA (QA8). Read More
• Quidditch This yearly competition is won by the Hogwarts House with the highest overall Quidditch score. Read More
• Headlines and advertisements Quidditch League Table & Match Information is a regular Quidditch feature appearing on the Sports page of the Daily Prophet (DP1, DP2, DP3, DP4). Quidditch League Table Heading up the Sports section of the Prophet, the League Table sets out the current standings for the British and… Read More
• Quidditch places • Wizarding places The oval-shaped pitch (US: field of play) where Quidditch matches are held. It is 500 feet long by 180 feet wide (QA6). Pitches are located inside Quidditch stadiums – there are several in England and one at Hogwarts. Read More
• Quidditch A Quidditch team is comprised of seven players: the Keeper, the Seeker, three Chasers and two Beaters. Keepers guard the goal hoops while Chasers try to throw the Quaffle through them. The Beaters use bats to drive Bludgers at the opposing players and disrupt play. Read More
• Quidditch Quidditch team mascots are a traditional part of the game of Quidditch. At Quidditch World Cup tournaments, team mascots put on a display prior to the final match (GF8, Pm). An attempt to have a display of mascots from all the participants at the 2014 Quidditch… Read More
• Quidditch • Sports teams The Quidditch Teams of Africa were formed after the broom game was introduced to Africa by European wizards. Most African countries field a national Quidditch side and several of these have featured in Quidditch World Cup tournaments. The tournament of African Quidditch-playing nations is called the “All-Africa Cup“. Ethiopia… Read More
• Quidditch • Sports teams The Quidditch Teams of the Americas have been steadily gaining in popularity in the region, although Quidditch didn’t really catch on when it was first introduced to what would become the United States early in the 1600s. This was partly because of the development of another broom game in… Read More
• Quidditch • Sports teams The Quidditch teams of Asia and Oceania are extremely skilled, and many of the region’s national teams have been participants in the Quidditch World Cup. The game of Quidditch was introduced to New Zealand in the seventeenth century and to Australia in the eighteenth century. In the… Read More
• Quidditch • Sports teams The Quidditch teams of Britain and Ireland come from the Republic of Ireland and the four countries of the United Kingdom – comprised of England, Scotland and Wales (collectively “Great Britain”), and Northern Ireland. The broom game of Quidditch, originating in England and written about in the eleventh century, is popular with Witches… Read More
• Quidditch • Sports teams The Quidditch Teams of Europe are well-established. The broom game of Quidditch quickly spread from its origins on Queerditch Marsh to Europe, with evidence of games played in Ireland and Norway in the late fourteenth century. The tournament of European Quidditch-playing nations is called the “European Cup“. The first … Read More
• Quidditch • Sports teams The Quidditch Teams of Hogwarts are popular and important. Each House fields a team, which includes the seven players and often one or two reserve players as well. The four houses of Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry compete to win the Quidditch Cup, a great honour. The team which… Read More
• Quidditch Also called “trials”, Quidditch tryouts take place near the start of the Hogwarts school year for places on the House team. Tryouts are organised by the team captain, with the rest of team present. When a new captain takes over, he or she is encouraged to trial existing members of the team in… Read More
• Event This Quidditch World Cup tournament was staged in 1878 as a replacement of the 1877 “Tournament that Nobody Remembers” (Pm). Read More
• Event The Australian National Team, along with their star Chaser, Royston Idlewind, won this Quidditch World Cup tournament (Pm). Read More
• Event The Canadian team beat the Scots in a very close final match. Scottish Seeker Hector Lamont blamed his failure to catch the Snitch on genetics (Pm). Read More
• Event The game is brutal and so fast-paced that Ludo Bagman’s commentary can barely keep up. The Bulgarian National Team’s young seeker, Viktor Krum, uses his excellent flying skills to catch the Snitch, doing so despite his team being down more than 150 in order to avoid further humiliation at the… Read More
• Event This Quidditch World Cup tournament was notable for: the heightened security measures put in place because of the chaos following the appearance of the Dark Mark at the 1994 Quidditch World Cup; being only the second all-Africa final (Senegal v Malawi); and the arrest of the Senegalese team mascots (… Read More
• Event The final match in the 2002 tournament was played between Egypt and Bulgaria. After the Seeker Rawya Zaghloul caught the Snitch (Egypt won by 450 points to Bulgaria’s 300), defeated Bulgarian Seeker Viktor Krum announced his retirement from international Quidditch (Pm). Read More
• Event The team from Burkina Faso won this Quidditch World Cup tournament against the side from France by 300 points to 220. After the excitement of winning died down, Seeker Joshua Sankara relinquished his new position as Burkina Faso’s Minister for Magic in favour of continuing his Quidditch career (Pm). Read More
• Event The final was an exciting three-day long match between the Chinese National side and a team from Moldova, and was eventually won by China (Pm). Read More
• Event The final match of the 2014 tournament took place between the national teams of Brazil and Bulgaria on 11 July 2014. This extremely exciting and emotional match ended when veteran Bulgarian Seeker Viktor Krum caught the Snitch, ensuring that Bulgaria won by 160 points to 70 (Pm). Read More
• Event This first match of the 2014 tournament was won by joint favourite Norway by 340 points to Ivory Coast’s 100. Fans still irate about the behaviour of the Norwegian Selma during the previous day’s Opening Ceremony tried to jinx Norwegian Chaser Lars Lundekvam. Although they lost the match, Chaser Elodie Dembélé (only… Read More
• Event Fijian Seeker Joseph Snuka’s controversial early capture of the Snitch gifted the Nigerian National Team the win in this first round of the tournament. The final score was: Nigeria 400 – Fiji 160 (Pm). Read More
• Event An illegal capture of the Snitch by Haitian Beater Jean-Baptiste Bloncourt meant disqualification from the tournament, giving Brazil the victory by a score of 100 points to Haiti’s 90 (accumulated before the match was stopped at the time of the foul) (Pm). Read More
• Event The Daily Prophet reported that an official investigation taking place before the result could be confirmed for the USA v Jamaica match, which had ended when US seeker Darius Smackhammer caught the Snitch. The ICWQC were looking into the possibility of a jinx from within the crowd after Jamaican Keeper Kquewanda… Read More
• Event The late edition of Evening Prophet reported that the ICWQC enquiry had determined that Jamaican Keeper Kquewanda Bailey was suffering from an infected Sasabonsam bite (which she had sustained during the Opening Ceremony riot). The USA was therefore deemed to have won the match by 240 points… Read More
• Event Liechtenstein’s Chaser Willi Wenzel was injured early on, but gamely continued playing during the first day’s 11-hour match against the national team from Chad. With the score standing at Chad with 140 points and Liechtenstein with 120 points, play was set to resume the next day after a short… Read More
• Event There was a second exhausting day of play for the teams from Chad and Liechtenstein, with one player literally falling asleep on his broom. The match was stopped for the night with the score at Liechtenstein 260 – Chad 250 (Pm). Read More
• Event Liechtenstein emerged victorious on the third day of this marathon match against Chad. The final score stood at Liechtenstein on 470 points and Chad on 330. The exhausted players from both teams embraced in tears after Liechtenstein Seeker Bruno Bruunhart caught the Snitch (Pm). Read More
• Event Referee Georgios Xenakis sent off New Zealand Chaser Dennis Moon after ruling that Moon’s crash into one of the Bulgarian Chasers, Bogomil Levski, was deliberate rather than accidental. Bulgaria won by the large margin of 410 points to 170 (Pm). Read More
• Event The lopsided score (Japan 350 – Poland 140) was not really a reflection of the skills of the Polish side, whose Seeker, Wladyslaw Wolfke, was said to be “one to watch” for the future. The Japanese Beaters, Shintaro Shingo and Masaki Hongo, controlled the match (Pm). Read More
• Event The ever-controversial manager of the Welsh National Team, Gwenog Jones, said she was “bloody delighted” to have won their match against Germany by a score of 330 points to 100, after hearing that the severely injured German Seeker, Thorsten Pfeffer was going to recover. He was lured by a… Read More
• Event In the article “Place Your Bets with Ludo Bagman“, former Wimbourne Wasps and English National Team Beater Ludo Bagman rated the four teams in the Semi-finals and gave odds on the likelihood of each team winning the tournament (Pm). Read More
• Event This consolation match between the Japanese and American teams was won by Japan with a score of 330 points to USA’s 120. Japanese Beaters Masaki Hongo and Shintaro Shingo showed off their defensive skills and the Japanese Chasers scored 18 goals, before their Seeker Noriko Sato caught… Read More
• Event Welsh team manager Gwenog Jones exacted her revenge on Brazil’s manager José Barboza in full view of a packed crowd of spectators after her team lost their quarter-final match to Brazil by 460 points to 300. The two managers have been feuding since Barboza had called her Chasers “talentless… Read More
• Event Viktor Krum‘s early capture of the Snitch secured an easy victory for Bulgaria over the tournament joint favourite Norway National Team by 170 points to 20. Many Norwegian fans blame the Selma and the Opening Ceremony disaster for Norway’s poor showing in the 2014 tournament (Pm). Read More
• Event Ecstatic fans were celebrating long into the evening after the United States National Team beat the Liechtenstein side in an exciting match. Although Liechtenstein Chaser Otmar Frick scored the most individual goals at 16, the American Chasers ensured that the US were never far behind. The game ended with… Read More
• Event A powerful Bludger hit by Japanese Beater Masaki Hongo smashed the tail from the Thunderbolt VII broom of Nigerian Seeker Samuel Equiano, causing him to spin out of control. While his distracted teammates flew to save him, the Snitch was caught and Japan won the… Read More
• Event The first day of the USA v Brazil semi-final featured errors on both sides due to nerves and pressure. American Chaser Mercy Wardwell dropped the Quaffle five times; two of the Brazilian Chasers –  Alejandra Alonso and Fernando Diaz – also dropped the Quaffle twice each; and… Read More
• Event In contrast to the previous day, the second day saw thrilling play during the Brazil v USA semi-final, with both teams seemingly re-energised following the sleep break. Brazilian Keeper Raul Almeida’s saves prevented the American Chasers from running away with the scoring. In the end, it came down to an exciting… Read More
• Event The ten-hour semi-final between the Bulgarian National Team and the Japanese National Team was a hugely enjoyable high scoring and thrilling match. The first three-quarters of the game were dominated by Japan, who at one point were 250 points ahead, but the Bulgarian team did not give up. After a brilliant diversionary… Read More
• Character Quigley was a Beater on Ireland’s National Team at the 1994 Quidditch World Cup. Read More