Monday, December 5, 2016

KQA Mahaquizzer and AsiaSweep 2016

Date: 11th December 2016
Time: 10.00 am (reporting time). The quiz will begin at 10.30 am sharp.
Venue: Room A10, Faculty Block ‘A’, Goa University, Bambolim.
Set by: Alagar Samy, Lakshana Kripash, Movin MirandaAnustup DattaHrishikesh Varma
Proctor: Kanchan Gatward
Flavour: General
Format: Written. 150 questions to be answered in 90 minutes.
Participation: Open to all, entry free. For individual participants.

Date: 11th December 2016
Time: 2.30 pm (reporting time). The quiz will begin at 3.00 pm.
Venue: Room A10, Faculty Block ‘A’, Goa University, Bambolim.

Set by: Dibyendu Das and Arul Mani
Proctor: Kanchan Gatward
Flavour: Asia-specific
Format: Written, 75 questions
Participation: Open to all, entry free. For teams of two (solo participants are also allowed).

To register for both quizzes and for more details, visit

Panjim Dec monthly – results

QM: Shubham Tiwari
1st: Annie Sen Gupta, Asha Rane, Ashwin Mascarenhas, Mohnish Sardessai, Paul Gatward – 360 points
2nd: Aditya Mallya, Anuradha Goyal, Chinmay Naik, Nayana Naik, Parth Gaonkar, Saish Borkar – 285
3rd: Anant Sridhar Prabhu, Kaivalya Karkare, Kanwalpreet Singh, Madhura Chakaborty, Soham Kamat – 252
4th: Baljit Singh, Harshvardhan Bhatkuly, Nathan Moniz, Pallavi Dhakne, Parind Phadte – 237
5th: Amey Parsekar, Chaintanya Naik, C.N. Prabhakar, R. Samyak, R. Satya, Srijit Kumar – 220
6th: Aditya Naik, Anand P.S., Anjali Sen Gupta, Kanchan Gatward, Nehara Pandey – 192

Wednesday, November 30, 2016

Announcing QuizStock 2017

QuizStock 2017 will be held on the weekend of January 14-15, 2017. The programme for the event is given below. All quizzes are open, and entry is free. All quizzes, except the non-competitive ones, are for pre-fixed teams of three members or fewer. In the non-comp quizzes, all those who turn up will be sorted into teams, and participate non-competitively.


Saturday January 14
10.30am-1.30pm: Social Media quiz (Nitish Wagle, non-comp)
2.30pm-4.30pm: Crime quiz (Vidyadhar Gadgil, written)
5pm-8.30pm: Goa Open (Rajiv D'Silva, prelims and finals)

Sunday January 15
9.30am-1pm: Arts & Lit quiz (Annie Sen Gupta, prelims and finals)
2pm-4pm: Punishment quiz (Annie Sen Gupta, written)
-- 4.30pm-6pm: Master, Mind It! Finals --
6.30pm-8.30pm: Endings quiz (Rajiv D'Silva, non-comp)

Master, Mind It! Semis line-up

The line-up for the Master, Mind It! Semis have been drawn up based on the rankings of the 12 Semi-finalists, as per their Round 1 scores. The winners of each of the four Semis will qualify for the Finals, to be held as part of QuizStock on January 14-15, 2017.

1. Chirag - 13 (1)
2. Sanjay – 12 (0)
3. Srijit - 12 (0)
4. Harsh B - 12 (1)
5. Ameya - 12 (1)
6. Gouthami – 11 (0)
7. Gadgil – 11 (1)
8. Tejan – 11 (3)
9. Ajey - 11 (6)
10. Rajiv - 10 (0)
11. Delson – 10 (2)
12. Sahil – 10 (3)

Semi-final matches
(subject to confirmations)

Match 1
1. Chirag
2. Tejan
3. Ajey

Match 2
1. Sanjay
2. Gadgil
3. Rajiv

Match 3
1. Srijit
2. Gouthami
3. Delson

Match 4
1. Harsh B
2. Ameya
3. Sahil

SEQC Panjim December

Date: Sunday December 4th
Venue: International Centre Goa (ICG), Dona Paula
Time: 5 pm onwards
QM: Shubham Tiwari
Flavour: General
Participation: Open to all, entry free.