Quidditch - Game inspired by a Book

Are you a Potterhead? Have you ever watched Harry Potter? If yes then you are familiar with Quidditch- The dangerous fictional sports played by witches and wizards riding a flying broomstick in the Harry Potter movie series. Even if you have no idea what Quidditch is then it will be very interesting for you to know about this sport. Quidditch is a sport of two teams of seven players each mounted on a broomstick and is played on a hockey rink-sized pitch. The sport was created in 2005 at Middlebury College in Vermont. This game is sometimes referred to as "muggle quidditch" to distinguish it from the books-based fictional game that involves magical elements such as flying broomsticks and enchanted balls. In December 2021, it was reported that the main leagues involved in the sport, US Quidditch and Major League Quidditch, were planning to change the name of the sport they engage in. The positions are; Chasers, who control the ‘Quaffle’, (ball), and try and get it through a hoop. Sound easy enough? It would be, except that there are usually three chasers on the team, and all of them are trying to do the same thing. There are also Beaters, who are also the only players on the team that uses bats. During the game, their task is to keep the Bludgers away from their team, aiming them towards the other team instead. Then there’s the keeper, with usually only one on each team. It’s their job to guard the goalposts to stop the other team’s Chasers from scoring. So this vacation, try this game with your friends.

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