Thursday, February 24, 2011

Sarat Rao

Sarat Rao returns to the BQC to host the last quiz before the BQC Open next week.

The Details:
Quizmaster: Sarat Rao
When: 3 PM, Sunday, 27th February, 2011 (Please be there by 2:45 PM for team assignments)
Where: Pinstorm, Ground Floor, Swati House (Next to Kotak Bank on Linking Road), North Avenue, Santa Cruz (W).
Directions:From the south: If you come north on Linking Road from Bandra to SantaCruz, you'll find a large Benetton Store on the right. At the end of that block is a Kotak Bank at the corner. Take a right and it's the next building, take the first gate and tell the sentry you've come for the quiz.From the north: If you get on to Linking Road at the airplane park end, you'll cross a HDFC Bank. A block later, you'll see a Kotak Bank on the corner - do not cross it. Take a left at that point and it's the building next to Kotak Bank.

Sunday, February 13, 2011

2011 BQC Open

The inaugural Bombay Open series of quizzes is being brought to you by the Bombay Quiz Club and IIT Bombay. The event is happening on Sunday, March 6th at IIT Powai (Lecture Hall Complex, opposite KReSIT) and comprises 4 quizzes:

Gen Quiz for Colleges (mixed college teams allowed, school teams are also welcome)
Timings: 10 am to 12:30 pm
Quiz Masters: Vikram Joshi and Pradeep Ramarathnam supported by the IIT research team of Rushabh Shah & Eeshan Malhotra
Cash prizes: 1st prize - Rs. 6K, 2nd prize - Rs. 4K, 3rd prize Rs. 2.5K, 4th, 5th, 6th places - Rs. 1K each, 7th and 8th places Rs 750 each.

College Sci-Tech Quiz (mixed college teams allowed, school teams are also welcome)
Timings: 12:30 pm onwards
Quiz Masters: Mukund Madhav, Eeshan Malhotra
Prizes: worth Rs 5K+

Open Sports Quiz
Timings: 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Quiz Masters: Anand Sivashankar, Anannya Deb and Atul Mathew supported by the IIT research team of Rahul Gaur & Ishan Shrivastava
Cash Prizes: 1st prize - Rs 9K, 2nd prize - Rs 4.5K, 3rd prize - Rs 2.5K, 4th - 8th places - Rs 1000 each.

Open General Quiz
Timings: 4:15 pm to 7:45 pm
Quiz Masters: Sumant Srivathsan, Vibhendu Tewari and Rajiv Rai supported by the IIT research team of Ashwin Krishnan, Antariksh Bothale, Nidhi Shanbhag.
Cash Prizes: 1st prize - Rs 12K, 2nd prize - Rs 8K, 3rd prize - Rs 4K, 4th - 8th places - Rs 1000 each.

Prize for the best college team based on prelims scores.
Audience prizes through the day (worth Rs 5K).

Please note the following rules and regulations:
1) All participants are required to get a valid photo ID. In case of college students this should be a valid college ID card.
2) All quizzes for teams of 3.
3) Entry fee for open quizzes - Rs 150 per team. There is no registration fee payable by students. Spot registration.
4) No accommodation arrangement in IIT. The quiz timings do allow participants to come in by the first flight and leave by the last flight to most major cities in India.

You can contact Mukund Madhav (9930735131) from IITB for any clarifications.

Top flight quiz masters, top notch prize money (over Rs 70K in cash) and the scenic IIT Powai for setting. Can we ask for more? Yes, we need your enthusiastic participation to complement the event and make it an annual fixture.

Friday, February 11, 2011

Kala Ghoda Literature Quiz

Quizmaster(s): Sumant Srivathsan, Vibhendu Tewari,Anannya Deb
When: Sunday, February 13 · 5:00pm - 8:00pm
Where: BNHS auditorium,Kala Ghoda,Bombay, India
Teams of 2