Wednesday, October 17, 2018

The BiG Q 2018

Date: Sunday, 21st October 2018
Time: 5.00 pm
Venue: International Centre Goa, Dona Paula & Urban Health Centre, Margao
Set by: Rajiv D'Silva
Format: Written, solo. 120 questions to be answered in 90 minutes.
Participation: Open to all. To register, send an email to, mentioning which centre - Panjim or Margao - you are participating from. Registration closes on the 19th of October.

Game Set Match Team composition and competition format update

Based on the Matches played on October 14, here are updated Team compositions:

Group A

* Fans of Sheera-Poha
Team captain: Nitish
Team members: Ashwini, Mahesh, Shivani Jain

* Put Fight Club
Team captain: JK
Team members: Gowri, Mayur, Samir

* Three Boys, A Girl, and No Pizza
Team captain: Harsh Bhatkuly
Team members: Amey Parsekar, Arvind, Kanchan


Group B

* eggs, beans and trumpets
Team captain: Ira Prem
Team members: Abhijeet, Nathan, Vilas

* Qayamat Se Kamat Tak
Team captain: Srijit
Team members: Anjali, Harsh Hegde, Neha Kamat

* Team With No Name
Team captain: Rajiv
Team members: Gouthami, Pamela, Sahil


Group C

* Annie Get Your Pun
Team captain: Doc Shekhar
Team members: Anant, Sunil, Viola

* Wild Card 2
Team captain: Gadgil
Team members: Sanjay, Venita Coelho

* Wild Card 3
Team captain: Ajey
Team members: Delson, Nehara Pandey, Paul


The schedule of Matches remains as previously announced. All three Group B Matches will be held in Margao on Sunday October 28, while the three Group C Matches plus the remaining Group A Match (FoSP vs TBAGANP) will take place in Panjim on November 11.

Teams will be allowed one substitution in these line-ups; teams that currently consist of 3 Players (WC2) will be allowed one additional Player.

The top-placed Team in each Group will qualify directly for the Semis. The fourth Semi-final place will go to the best second-placed Team -- that is, the one with the best Game Difference at the end of their two Matches (Games won minus Games lost).

Game Set Match round 1 / 14th Oct 2018 / results

Game Set Match got off to a rousing start on Sunday October 14, with two hard-fought Group A Matches full of drama, heartbreak, and redemption.

QM: Annie Sen Gupta


Match A1. Put Fight Club (JK, Gowri, Mayur, Samir) bt Fans of Sheera-Poha (Nitish, Ashwini, Mahesh, Shivani) 3-2 (6-2, 6-8, 7-8, 6-3)*

Match A2. Put Fight Club (JK, Gowri, Mayur, Samir) bt Three Boys, A Girl, and No Pizza (Harsh, Amey, Arvind, Kanchan) 4-1 (7-5, 6-7, 6-2, 7-5)*

* The fourth Team Sets count for double

Put Fight Club has qualified for the Semi-finals of the competition.

Tuesday, October 16, 2018

QFI League edition 4 - 14/Oct/2018 - scores

Annie Sen Gupta
J Krishnamurthi
Rajiv D'Silva
Chandrashekhar Rao
Paul Gatward
Ajey Patil
Samir Nazareth
Viola Rodrigues
Srijit Kumar
Anjali Dar SenGupta
Mayur Shett
Gowri Yale

Saturday, October 13, 2018

Game Set Match teams and competition format

Six Teams and 9 Wild Cards registered for the Game Set Match competition. The latter have been divided into three Teams, making nine Teams in total. These Teams have been slotted into three Groups. The opening round will consist of round-robin matches involving these Groups, scheduled as below. The winners of the three Groups, and one best second-placed team (based on the number of Games won) will qualify for the Semi-finals, to be played on December 16. The Finals will also be played the same day.

Panjim (Oct 14th): Group A

* Fans of Sheera-Poha
Team captain: Nitish Wagle
Team members: Ashwini, Shivani Jain

* Put Fight Club
Team captain: JK
Team members: Gowri, Mayur, Samir

* Wild Card 1
Team captain: Harsh Bhatkuly
Team members: Arvind, Kanchan

Matches: PFC vs WC1, PFC vs FoSP


Margao (Oct 28th): Group B

* eggs, beans and trumpets
Team captain: Ira Prem
Team members: Abhijeet, Nathan, Vilas

* Qayamat Se Kamat Tak
Team captain: Srijit Kumar
Team members: Anjali Sengupta, Harsh Hegde, Neha Kamat

* Team With No Name
Team captain: Rajiv D'Silva
Team members: Gouthami, Pamela, Sahil

Matches: All 3


Panjim (Nov 11th): Group C

* Annie Get Your Pun
Team captain: Chandrashekhar Rao
Team members: Anant Prabhu, Sunil Sardessai, Viola Rodrigues

* Wild Card 2
Team captain: Gadgil
Team members: Sanjay, female Player (to be named)

* Wild Card 3
Team captain: Ajey
Team members: Paul, Delson, Shwetambari

Matches: All 3, plus WC1 vs FoSP (Group A)