Thursday, 20 March 2014

History of the Quidditch World Cup, Part Two to be released tomorrow

As we announced last week, the second part of J.K. Rowling’s exclusive writing on the history of the Quidditch World Cup is being released on Pottermore.com tomorrow, Friday March 21. Keep an eye on the Insider tomorrow for more information!

We’re sure many of you are eagerly awaiting the second part of this entry, which reveals new and exciting information about the Quidditch World Cup tournaments from 1990-2014, so we thought we’d give you a hint about what kind of things you can expect to discover.

As well as announcing where this year’s tournament will take place, and which 16 teams will compete for victory, J.K. Rowling reveals that one very famous player has come out of retirement to play in the 2014 Quidditch World Cup.

Who do you think this Quidditch player is? Vote in the poll below!


To remind yourself of who some of these players are, or to brush up on your Quidditch knowledge, you might want to consult your Harry Potter books or, better still, your copy of Quidditch Through the Ages, written by the renowned Quidditch expert Kennilworthy Whisp.

[Poll results as of midday March 21, 2014]