The Chase quizzer Mark Labbett

The Chase quizzer Mark Labbett praises ‘super team’ after staggering cash-builder rounds

"Easily in the top one per cent"

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The Chase star Mark Labbett, who has been with the quiz show since 2009, shared his praise for a team that he says are in the ‘top one percent’ of contestants on the ITV show.

The Chase can prove tricky for some teams to master, and not many can beat the knowledge of The Chaser. However, one set of contestants have been praised as a “super duper team” after their impressive cash-builder rounds.

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The Chase quizzer Mark Labbett praised the team calling them “super duper” (Credit: The Chase/ ITV)

Taking to his Twitter, Chaser Mark Labbett wrote: “This team scored 30 in their cashbuilders, easily in the top one per cent. This wasn’t a super team, it was a super duper team facing a super duper chaser.”

He added: “Really really wished we played more teams like this”.

Three members of the team played against Paul Sinha for £24k in the final chase and won.

Mark goes by the name of The Beast on The Chase (Credit: Brett D. Cove /

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Easily in the top one per cent

Fans have been quick to praise the team too. One wrote: “I was on the edge of my seat Mark!”

Another shared: “They were great.”

One fan called the contestants “geniuses” when he wrote: “Today’s episode of #TheChase had by far the best contestants of all time. All [bleep] geniuses.”

Some fans even rushed to see the episode on plus one so they didn’t miss out on the action.

The praise kept rolling in for the team too.

Chaser Mark Labbett is set to find love in dating show

It’s been an eventful few months for Chaser Mark Labbett as he prepares to find the woman of his dreams on Channel 4’s Celebs Go Dating.

The Chase star, 55, reportedly split from his wife, Katie, 28, this August.

The source told The Sun: “Mark has been very open about the fact he’s not especially romantic. Flirting doesn’t come easily to him but he’s open to finding love again.

“He’s a big lovable giant with a heart of gold but his dating adventures will be something to behold.”

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