International Academic Competitions is pleased to announce that the 2023 Online Fall History Bee and Bowl will be held on Friday, November 24 (History Bee) and Saturday, November 25 (History Bowl). This tournament will run on our Gamma Set of questions, and is open to all schools and students (regardless of the city or country of their location). Please note that this will be the only tournament in Europe, Africa, the Middle East, Central Asia, and the Caucasus to use the Gamma Set this school year – it is not being played in person! Registration is now open for this tournament on the registration page here and will run through Monday, November 20. For further questions, please contact the International History Bee and Bowl European Director, Mr. David Madden at
Thanks for your interest in our tournament, and we hope that you and your school will be able to join us!

Note: Online tournaments are held over two days, with the History Bee taking place on Friday evenings, and the History Bowl taking place on Saturdays. Online tournaments follow the following schedule. Note that all times listed are Central European Time (i.e. the time zone of Spain, France, Italy, Germany, Switzerland, Poland, Hungary, Sweden, and many other countries).

If you are in the UK, Ireland, Iceland, or Portugal, please subtract one hour.
If you are in Romania, or Cyprus, please add one hour.
If you are in Qatar, please add two hours.
If you are in the UAE or Azerbaijan, please add three hours.

History Bee Schedule on Friday, November 24

16.30 (4:30pm) History Bee Online Check-In Begins
16:50 Please Arrive in the Online Assembly Room By This Time!
17.00 History Bee – Opening Meeting
17.15 History Bee – Round 1
18.00 History Bee – Round 2
18.45 History Bee – Round 3
19.30 History Bee Finals
20.00 End

History Bowl Schedule on Saturday, November 25

10.00 Check-in Begins
10.30 Please Arrive in the Online Assembly Room By This Time!
10.40 History Bowl – Opening Meeting
11.00 History Bowl – Round 1
11.50 History Bowl – Round 2
12.40 History Bowl – Round 3
13.20 Lunch Break
14.00 History Bowl – Round 4
14.50 History Bowl – Round 5
15.40 History Bowl – Round 6 or Semifinals
16.30 History Bowl Finals
17.00 End

Teams Attending (* = Junior Varsity, # = Middle School)
1. Avenor College, Romania *
2. King’s College School, UK
3. Raha International School, UAE #
4. International School of Geneva, Grand Boissière, Switzerland
5. City of London School, UK A *
6. City of London School, UK B *
7. City of London School, UK C #
8. City of London School, UK D #
9. City of London School, UK E #
10. SIS Basel, Switzerland A
11. SIS Basel, Switzerland B *
12. SIS Basel, Switzerland C #
13. Ecole Jeannine Manuel, France