Tournament format: 32 contestants will be chosen through a written preliminary and organized into a tennis-style draw. The championships will feature 16 first round matches, 8 second round matches, 4 quarter finals, 2 semis and the grand finale that will throw up the champion.
Match format: Each shoot-out will be a one-on-one affair, with twenty questions being asked, all on the buzzer. Winners progress to the next round, losers exit the competition.
Key dates: Written preliminaries - 7th November 2010
First round matches (Top half of the draw) - 14th November 2010
First round matches (Bottom half of the draw) - 19th December 2010
Second round matches - 16th January 2011
Quarters, semis and final - 20th February 2011
Venue: The written preliminary will be held at the CCP Hall, just before the November Monthly. All other rounds will be held at the ICG.
QM: Rajiv D'Silva.
Participation: Open. To register, send an email to rajivdsilva[at]gmail.com. Spot entries will be accepted provided there are spare answer sheets.