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Quiz Question

Age 11 to 14 Short Challenge Level:

There are 81 players taking part in a knock-out quiz tournament.

Each match in the tournament involves three players, and only the winner remains in the tournament.

How many matches are required until there is anĀ overall winner?

This problem is taken from the UKMT Mathematical Challenges.
You can find more short problems, arranged by curriculum topic, in our short problems collection.