The Chasers are finally defeated and it was by a group of children

Hannah Lovejoy
·2-min read
Photo credit: Boundless Productions/ITV
Photo credit: Boundless Productions/ITV

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The Chasers Road Trip: Trains, Brains and Automobiles aired its second episode tonight (January 28), following Anne Hegerty, Mark Labbett and Shaun Wallace as they continued to search for ways to expand their knowledge.

The Chasers faced individual challenges and each went head-to-head with a child, but the quizzing trio were left puzzled when they all lost their respective games against the young geniuses.

"We are champion quizzers and we will beat the children. We are quite happy to knock over small children to get to something we want. I would fancy our chances, we will not go easy on the kids," Anne warned ahead of her challenge.

Photo credit: Boundless Productions/ITV
Photo credit: Boundless Productions/ITV

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But when Anne played Scrabble against 11-year-old Reuben, the European Junior Scrabble Champion, by the end of the game she lost by over 200 points.

Elsewhere, Shaun took part in a quiz about the brain against 13-year-old Akshita. She got the highest score of 162 on the Mensa IQ test, and the final result was 14 (Akshita) to 1 (Shaun).

Photo credit: Boundless Productions/ITV
Photo credit: Boundless Productions/ITV

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Speaking about his knowledge, Shaun said: "When I compare myself to Akshita, I was no way gifted like she was. I think the common link we had was a passion to learn."

And ahead of facing one of the children, Mark declared: "I don't care who you are, I wouldn't even let my beloved niece win at Snap when she was 4 years old, I just want to win."

Photo credit: Boundless Productions/ITV
Photo credit: Boundless Productions/ITV

But when Mark faced 10-year-old Shreyas in a game of chess, although they had a good game, Mark still ended up losing.

After their defeat, the Chasers were feeling somewhat offended and Mark concluded: "I wasn't impressed with the kids because all they were doing were what they were trained to do."

That's it, Mark. Accept the defeat gracefully.

The Chasers Road Trip: Trains, Brains and Automobiles continues Thursday (February 4) at 9pm on ITV.

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