• Quidditch The Captain of a Quidditch team is the member tasked with being its leader. Captains fulfil many of the duties, such as coming up with strategies, coaching other players, and managing practice schedules, that might be done by a coach in another sport. A player from any position can be the captain. It… Read More
• Quidditch Catcher is an archaic term term from an early version of the game of Quidditch, probably describing the player equivalent to a modern Chaser (QA3). The term was used in Goodwin Kneen’s twelfth century letter to his Norwegian cousin Olaf. In his letter Goodwin says that his wife Gunhilda… Read More
• Quidditch The Chaser is the Quidditch player who passes the Quaffle, trying to throw it through the goal hoops; there are three on a Quidditch team. Each goal scored by a Chaser is worth ten points (PS10). The ancient title of the Chaser was “Catcher” (QA3). Chaser… Read More
• Quidditch Cobbing is a Quidditch foul for “excessive use of elbows” (GF8, QA6). History All known fouls, including cobbing, were committed during the very first Quidditch World Cup of 1473 (QA6). The Bulgarian team’s Keeper, Zograf, fouled Irish Chaser Mullet with his elbows during the 1994 Quidditch World… Read More
• Quidditch Cuaditch is an old term for the game of Quidditch. Writing in a letter to her sister Prudence in 1269, Modesty Rabnott describes her rescue of a Golden Snidget during a game of Cuaditch. She refers to it specifically as the “noble game of Cuaditch” and… Read More