• Character Joshua Sankara played Seeker for Burkina Faso’s National Team at the 2006 Quidditch World Cup. His team having won the 2006 final match, Sankara was so popular that he was elected as Burkina Faso’s Minister for Magic. After a few days he resigned the post, in favour of continuing with his… Read More
• Event Gryffindor had won the Quidditch Cup the previous year (1984). During his first year, Harry says to himself that “The idea of overtaking Slytherin in the house championship was wonderful, no one had done it for seven years” (PS13). The 1983-84 school year is seven school years before that… Read More
• Event Harry Potter is told during his first year by Nearly Headless Nick that Slytherin House has won the House Cup for several years: “Gryffindor have never gone so long without winning. Slytherin have got the cup six years in a row!” (PS7) Later he thinks: “If they won their… Read More
• Event “Gryffindor have never gone so long without winning. Slytherin have got the cup six years in a row!” — Nearly Headless Nick to new Gryffindors (PS7) “If they won their next match, against Hufflepuff, they would overtake Slytherin in the House Championship for the first time in seven… Read More
• Event New Gryffindors are told about the House Cup by Nearly Headless Nick “Gryffindor have never gone so long without winning. Slytherin have got the cup six years in a row!” (PS7) Harry speculates after a hard Quidditch practice session “If they won their next match, against Hufflepuff, they would… Read More
• Event The famous painting Gunther der Gewalttätig ist der Gewinner (“Gunther the Violent is the Winner”) is drawn, depicting a game of Stichstock (QA2). Read More
• Character Stoyanka Grozda was a Chaser on the Bulgarian National Team at the 2014 Quidditch World Cup. Read More