Round 1 ended with some surprisingly tight contests as well as some runaway victories, e.g., Marie Curie easily defeated Averroes and in a somewhat surprising result, Hermes Trismegistus handily beat Galen. Tycho Brahe barely beat Rosalind Franklin. The closest match up was between Pliny and Boyle, who exchanged leads a number of times before Pliny just edged him out at the bell.
Here is how Round 2 shapes up. Voting begins later today: