Monday, April 15, 2013

Varsh nava, Harsh nava, Quizzing utkarsh nava.

The Spandan Foundation of Mumbai, will be organising a book fair to mark the Bengali new year (Pohela Boishakh) and they have planned a School quiz and an Open General Quiz as one of the marquee events of the fair. Both of these quizzes will be conducted by the Bombay Quiz club.The School quiz is aimed towards giving school children a taste of open competitive quizzing. The questions have been set by experienced Quizmasters and promises to be an enriching experience to all those who attend.
The Open General quiz  is open to everyone and while it will be a treat for those who have quizzed before, it is an ideal platform for the uninitiated to come and experience what quizzing is all about.

Both Quizzes will have a Prelims + Finals format. Teams of 2 for both quizzes.

Quizmaster: Bombay Quiz Club

  When: School Quiz -  4 PM, Friday, 19th April, 2013.
              Corporate quiz, 4PM, Saturday, 20th April, 2013.
              Please be there by 3.45 for registrations

 Where: Hiranandani Foundation School, Hiranandani Gardens, Powai, Mumbai

 Location on Google Maps. -

Tuesday, April 02, 2013

Norwegian Open

Like every year, the pilot quiz of BQC season 8 will be the Norwegian open quiz, organised by the guys at Norges Quizforbund and hosted by the BQC in Mumbai. The first points for the BQC championship (also known as "the race for second place") will be up for grabs this Saturday. Oslo, this quiz is  held almost simultaneously all around the globe so you get to pit your wits against people worldwide. The timing couldn't be better, the Europeans wont venture out in knee deep snow for a quiz, so make sure you don't miss it.

Since it is a written quiz, we will need to know the number of attendees beforehand in order to print answer sheets. Please register here. Only registered participants, and maybe a handful others, will be allowed to attempt the quiz. But don't risk it, register, its free.

Please bring a pen/pencil along.  

Quizmaster: Norges Quizforbund (Mumbai proctor Sumant Srivathsan)

When: 3 PM, Saturday, 6th April, 2013 (Please be there by 2:45 pm.

Where: Pinstorm, Ground Floor, Swati House (Next to Kotak Bank on Linking Road), North Avenue, Santa Cruz (W).