Thursday, June 21, 2018

Margao June Quiz

Date: Sunday, June 24th 2018
Time: 5.00 pm
Venue: Urban Health Centre, opp. Hospicio, Margao
QM: Aniruddha Sen Gupta
Flavour: General
Participation: Open to all

One Flew Over Lukaku's Nest - The Sports and Entertainment Quiz - Results & Content

QMs: Arvind Sivakumaran & Nitish Wagle

Nitish and Arvind have a (colour)-coordinated moment



1st Place: Team III (Gaurav Mahambre, Nathan Moniz, Rajiv D’Silva, Shaunak Sardessai) & Team V (Ajey Patil, Annie Sen Gupta, Austin Dias, Mahesh Prabhu) - 180 points
3rd Place: Team II (Anant Prabhu, Nihal Chico, Sanjay Parab, Shawn D'Mello) - 165 points 
4th Place: Team I (Harsh Hegde, Parth Gaonkar, Samir Nazareth, Sunil Sardessai) - 160 points 
5th Place: Team VI (Anjali Dar Sengupta, C.N. Prabhakar, Sahil Ramchandani, Srijit Kumar) - 75 points 
6th Place: Team IV (Kaivalya Karkare, Kanchan Gatward, Mayur Shett, Pallavi Dhakne) - 25 points

Prelims


Finals

Wednesday, June 13, 2018

One Flew Over Lukaku's Nest - The Sports and Entertainment Quiz


Date: Sunday, 17th June 2018
Time: 4.00 pm
Venue: International Centre Goa, Dona Paula
QMs: Arvind Sivakumaran & Nitish Wagle
Participation: Open to all. Participants will answer the written preliminary as individuals and be sorted into teams of three members each on the basis of their preliminary scores.

Monday, June 4, 2018

Panjim Monthly - 03/June/2018 - Results

QM: Rajiv D'Silva

1st Place: Team I -  (Ari Pereira, Gowri Yale, Ira Almeida, J.Krishnamurthi, Maria Imelda De Souza, Viola Rodrigues) - 280 points

2nd Place: Team V -  (Anant Prabhu, Mayur Shett, Molu Garg, Nitish Wagle, Samir Nazareth, Terrence D'Costa) - 260 points 

3rd Place: Team VI -  (Annie Sen Gupta, Abhijeet Virginkar, Isha Dalvi, Kanchan Gatward, Nathan Moniz, Sunil Sardessai, Ved Dalvi) - 250 points 

4th Place: Team III - (C.N. Prabhakar, Delson Roche, Julian D'Costa, Monica Dalvi, Parth Gaonkar,  Parind Phadte, Sanjeev Dalvi, Srijit Kumar) - 240 points

5th Place: Team II - (Anjali Sengupta, Arvind Sivaraman, Harshwardhan Bhatkuly, Mahesh Prabhu, Pallavi Dhakne, Shaunak Sardessai, Shalini Raju) - 235 points

6th Place: Team IV - (Adish Talwadker, Chantal D'Costa, Chandrashekhar Rao, Natascha Meunier, Sahil.H.Ramchandani) - 195 points


WQC 2018 - Goa scores

We had the usual suspects turn up for the World Quizzing Championship on Saturday June 2. Held on the first weekend of June every year, this international competition tends to get our June-May SEQC year started. The quiz is conducted by the International Quizzing Association, and was proctored here in Goa by Nathan Moniz. Here are the scores:

Annie Sen Gupta - 100
J. Krishnamurthi - 84
Julian D'Costa - 83
Rajiv D'Silva - 73
Vidyadhar Gadgil - 67
Delson Roche - 59
Nitish Wagle - 55
Viola Rodrigues - 54
Sahil Ramchandani - 52
Mayur Shett - 44
Sunil Sardessai - 40
Harshvardan Bhatkuly - 36
Anjali Sen Gupta - 34
Samir Nazareth - 31
Tejas Kochkar - 29
Bonny Furtado - 25
Nevin D'Silva -9
Atreya Kamat - 8
Joiman D'Souza - 7
Chatura Kochkar - 7
C.N. Prabhakar - 6  

Monday, May 28, 2018

Margao May monthly - content

QM: Harsh Hegde

Margao Monthly - 27/May/2018 - Results

QM: Harsh Hegde

1st Place: Team I -  (Altamash Panjwany, Annie Sen Gupta, Nevin D'Silva, Sanjay Parab, Sharad Naik, Shishir Naik) - 295 points

2nd Place: Team II -  (Anjali SenGupta, Chantal D'Costa, Ira Almeida, J. Krishnamurthi, Samir Nazareth, Tejan Karmali) - 265 points 

3rd Place: Team III - (Abhijeet Virginkar, Aproop Prabhudessai, Gowri Yale, Nathan Moniz, Nitish Wagle) - 250 points

4th Place: Team IV - (José Lourenço, Julian D'Costa, Sahil Ramchandani, Shalini Raju, Srijit Kumar, Terrence D'Costa) - 200 points

Panjim June Quiz

Date: Sunday, June 3rd 2018
Time: 5.00 pm
Venue: International Centre Goa, Dona Paula
QM: Rajiv D'Silva
Flavour: General
Participation: Open to all.

World Quizzing Championships 2018

Date: 2nd June 2018
Time: 4.00 pm. Please be seated by 3.45 pm at the latest.
Format: The quiz will consist of 8 written question papers of 30 questions each, to be answered in two 1-hour sessions with a 10-minute break in between. For an idea of what the quiz will be like, head to the IQA site.
Venue: Zuari Hall, International Centre Goa, Dona Paula - Panaji.
Proctor: Nathan Moniz
Participation: Open to all. This is a solo event. Participants must register beforehand by sending an email to seqcgoa@gmail.com. Last date for receiving registrations is 31st May. Spot entries will be accommodated depending on availability of question papers and seating space.

Wednesday, May 23, 2018

Margao May Quiz

Date: Sunday, May 27th 2018
Time: 5.00 pm
Venue: Urban Health Centre, opp. Hospicio, Margao
QM: Harsh Hegde
Flavour: General
Participation: Open to all

Monday, May 21, 2018

Brain of SEQC - Semi-Finals and Final - results

The Brain of SEQC competition came to a vehement climax on Sunday, May 20, with JK clinching the title. In a battle that was decided on the last question, Nitish beat Annie to take runner-up spot. Srijit was the fourth finalist.

QM: Rajiv D'Silva

SF1
1st: J. Krishnamurthi - 155 points
2nd: Srijit Kumar - 65
3rd: Anjali Sen Gupta - 50
4th: Vidyadhar Gadgil - 25

SF2
1st: Annie Sen Gupta - 165 points
2nd: Nitish Wagle - 110
3rd: Mayur Shett - 30
4th: Ajey Patil - 15

The top two in each Semi-Final went into the Final, which was held immediately afterward.

Final
1st: J. Krishnamurthi - 140 points
2nd: Nitish Wagle - 120
3rd: Annie Sen Gupta - 115
4th: Srijit Kumar - 65

Day of Quizzing 2018 -- results and content

QMs: Chandrashekhar Rao (proctored by Srijit Kumar), Gowri Yale, Harsh Hegde + Nitish Wagle, Kunal Naik, Paul Gatward, Rahul Kakodkar (proctored by Annie Sen Gupta), Sahil Ramchandani, and Suraj Kamat

1st:  Team 3 (Nitish Wagle, Sahil Ramchandani, Shaunak Sardessai, Shwetambari Parab) - 400 points

2nd:  Team 4 (Annie Sen Gupta, Kanchan Gatward, Samir Nazareth) - 370

3rd: Team 2 (Aproop Prabhudessai, J Krishnamurthi, Kartika Pai Vernekar, Sunil Sardessai) - 355

4th: Team 6 (Anjali Sen Gupta, Gowri Yale, Kunal Naik, Paul Gatward) - 335

5th: Team 1 (Ajey Patil, Maria Imelda D'Souza, Mayur Shett, Sanjay Parab, Vidyadhar Gadgil) and Team 5 (Amey Parsekar, Rajiv D'Silva, Srijit Kumar, Suraj Kamat, Viola Rodrigues) - 255

CONTENT

QM: Chandrashekhar Rao (proctored by Srijit Kumar)

QM: Gowri Yale


QM: Harsh Hegde + Nitish Wagle


QM: Kunal Naik


QM: Paul Gatward


QM: Rahul Kakodkar (proctored by Annie Sen Gupta)


QM: Suraj Kamat

Wednesday, May 16, 2018

MegaWhats - 13/May/2018 - Goa Scores

Proctor: Kanchan Gatward

1. Feni Vidi Vici - Annie Sen Gupta, Nitish Wagle, Rajiv D’Silva, Vidyadhar Gadgil = 57
2. Young Guys (& their Seaman) - Delson Roche, Mayur Shett, Sahil Ramchandani, Viola Rodrigues = 41
3. Movers and Chandrashekar - Chandrashekhar Rao, Harsh Hegde, Rahul Kakodar, Srijit Kumar = 35
4. What-Men - Ajey Patil, Mahesh Prabhu, Nathan Moniz, Paul Gatward = 29
5. Curd rice cartel plus Gujju - Balajee, Nishanth, Raghav, Srisreyas = 23
6. Betta call Kaul - Baibhav, Lucky Kaul, Roshan Dattatri, Suhas Prasanna = 20

Mindsweep - 13/May/2018 - Goa Scores

Proctor: Kanchan Gatward

No.Name
Total
1
Annie Sen Gupta
94
2
Rajiv D’Silva
52
3
Chandrashekhar Rao
45
4
Paul Gatward
39
5
Vidyadhar Gadgil
36
5
Ajey Patil
36
5
Nitish Wagle
36
8
Delson Roche
30
9
Rahul Kakodkar
27
9
Sahil Ramchandani
27
11
Viola Rodrigues
26
12
Roshan Dattatri
22
13
Harsh Hegde
21
14
Suhas Prasanna
20
15
Mayur Shett
17
16
Nathan Moniz
14
17
Pratik Bhandare
1
18
C N Prabhakar
0

Brain of SEQC - Semis & Finals

Date: Sunday, May 20th 2018
Time: 5.00 pm
Venue: International Centre Goa, Dona Paula
QM: Rajiv D'Silva
Semi 1: Anjali Sengupta, Vidyadhar Gadgil, J. KrishnamurthiSrijit Kumar
Semi 2: Mayur ShettAjey PatilNitish Wagle, Aniruddha Sen Gupta

Day of Quizzing

Date: Sunday, May 20th 2018
Time: 10.00 am - 4.30 pm (With a lunch break from 1.00-2.00 pm)
Venue: International Centre Goa, Dona Paula
QMs: Chandrashekhar Rao, Devadas Krishnan, Gowri Yale, Harsh Hegde, Kanchan Gatward, Kunal Naik, Paul Gatward, Rahul Kakodkar, Sahil Ramchandani, Srijit Kumar
Format: Each QM will do a set of 12 questions
Participation: Open to all.

Tuesday, May 8, 2018

Panjim Monthly - 6/May/2018 - Results

QM: Annie Sen Gupta

1st: Team 5 - Gowri Yale, Kanchan Gatward, Parind Phadte, Rahul Kakodkar, Rajiv D'Silva - 330 points

2nd: Team 4 - Amey Parsekar, Gouthami, Harsh Hegde, Vidyadhar Gadgil - 285 points

3rd: Team 1 - Chandrashekhar Rao, Sahil Ramchandani, Sunil Sardessai, Viola Rodrigues - 255 points

4th: Team 3 - Ajey Patil, C N Prabhakar, Harsh Bhatkuly, Kunal Naik, Nathan Moniz, Paul Gatward - 250 points

5th: Team 2 - Delson Roche, Mayur Shett, Nitish Wagle, Pamela D'mello, Shaunak Sardessai - 245 points

6th: Team 6 - Adish Talwadkar, Anjali SenGupta, Evan D'Souza, Leroy Veloso, Marietta Rodrigues, Srijit Kumar, Tanmay Pereira Naik - 185 points

MindSweep and Mega-Whats 2018

The Karnataka Quizzing Association will conduct two of their major-domo national / international quizzes on Sunday May 13. We (SEQC) will be organising both quizzes here in Goa, at the International Centre Goa (ICG) in Dona Paula. Here are the details.

MindSweep 2018
International solo championship. Written quiz with 200 questions to be answered in two segments of 75 minutes each.
Date: Sunday, May 13th 2018
Time: 10.30am - 1.30pm (please be seated by 10.15am)
Venue: International Centre Goa, Dona Paula
Proctor: Kanchan Gatward
Flavour: General
Participation: Open to all, entry free. Please bring your own pen(s) and backing board.
To register and for more information, visit http://kqaquizzes.org/mindsweep/

Mega-Whats 2018
National team championship, for teams of four or less. Written quiz with projected questions.
Date: Sunday, May 13th 2018
Time: 3.30pm - 7.30pm (please be seated by 3.15pm)
Venue: International Centre Goa, Dona Paula
Proctor: Kanchan Gatward
Flavour: General
Participation: Open to all in pre-formed teams of four or less, entry free. Please bring your own pen(s) and backing board.
To register and for more information, visit http://kqaquizzes.org/megawhats/

Monday, May 7, 2018

Panjim May monthly - content

QM: Annie Sen Gupta

Mini-May - 6/May/2018 - results and content

QM: Annie Sen Gupta

1st: Team 6 (Anjali SenGupta, Srijit Kumar, Tanmay Pereira Naik) - 130 points

2nd: Team 2 (Nitish Wagle, Delson Roche) - 110

3rd: Team 5 (Rajiv D’Silva, Kanchan Gatward) - 100

4th: Team 1 (Chandrashekhar Rao,  Sahil Ramchandani) - 90

5th: Team 3 (Ajey Patil, Paul Gatward) and Team 4 (Amey Parsekar, Harsh Hegde, Mayur Shett, Vidyadhar Gadgil) - 75

Thursday, May 3, 2018

Mini-May: The quiz before the quiz

Verne Troyer may have gone to meet his mini-maker, but we bash on regardless, commemorating and celebrating all things big and small. On Sunday, May 6, I will be hosting a quiz before The Quiz (the May monthly), starting 3pm at the International Centre Goa (ICG) in Dona Paula. As with all SEQC quizzes, it will be free and open to all. Anyone who's willing to forgo their Sunday siesta is welcome to attend. 

Wednesday, May 2, 2018

Panjim May Quiz

Date: Sunday, May 6th 2018
Time: 5.00 pm
Venue: International Centre Goa, Dona Paula
QM: Aniruddha Sen Gupta
Flavour: General
Participation: Open to all.

Tuesday, May 1, 2018

Brain of SEQC - Quarter-Finals - results

QM: Rajiv D'Silva

QF1
1st: Anjali Sen Gupta - 85 points
2nd: Chandrashekhar Rao - 80
3rd: Mayur Shett - 65
4th: Neha Kamat - 10

QF2
1st: Ajey Patil - 70 points
2nd: Vidyadhar Gadgil - 65
3rd: Nitish Wagle - 50
4th: Sunil Sardessai - 45

QF3
1st: J. Krishnamurthi - 135 points
2nd: Ira Prem - 110
3rd: Rahul Kakodkar - 55
4th: Sanjay Parab - 20

QF4
1st: Annie Sen Gupta - 160 points
2nd: Srijit Kumar - 40
3rd: Lucky Kaul - 30
4th: Paul Gatward - 25

The top two in each Quarter-Final move on to the Semis, to be held on May 20.

Friday, April 27, 2018

Brain of SEQC - Quarter Finals

Date: Sunday, April 29th 2018
Time: 5.00 pm
Venue: International Centre Goa, Dona Paula
QM: Rajiv D'Silva
Format: Four Quarter Final matches, each consisting for four players. The two top finishers in each match will progress to the Semi Finals.

Thursday, April 12, 2018

Brain of SEQC Round 1 - 8/Apr/2018 - Results

QM: Rajiv D'Silva

Those whose names have been highlighted will go into the Quarter Finals to be held on 29/Apr/2018.


Rank
Name
Points
Match 1
1
J Krishnamurti
150
2
Paul Gatward
30
3
Nathan Moniz
10
4
Rahul Kakodkar
0

Rank
Name
Points
Match 2
1
Lucky Kaul
80
2
Harsh Hegde
65
3
Aditya Mallya
50
4
Sanjay Parab
40

Rank
Name
Points
Match 3
1
Sahil Ramchandani
50
2
Ira Prem
45
3
Srijit Kumar
30
4
Sanket Naik
10

Rank
Name
Points
Match 4
1
Annie Sen Gupta
175
2
Devadas Krishnan
95
3
Viola Rodrigues
20
4
George Verghese
10

Friday, April 6, 2018

Brain of SEQC Round One matches (Margao)


Date: Sunday, April 8th 2018
Time: 5.00 pm
Venue: Urban Health Centre, opp Hospicio, Margao
QM: Rajiv D'Silva
Format: First Round matches, each consisting for four players. The two top finishers in each match will progress to the Quarter Finals. 
Participation: For pre-registered participants. There is one slot open, and may be more if some participants are no-shows. Those slots will be open to anyone who wishes to participate. 

Thursday, April 5, 2018

Panjim Monthly - 1/Apr/2018 - Results

QM: Vidyadhar Gadgil

1st: Team 3 - Amey Parsekar, Annie Sen Gupta, Ashwini Kamat, Gouthami, Tejan Karmali - 322.5 points

2nd: Team 5 - Anant Prabhu, Natascha Meunier, Nathan Moniz, Rajiv D’Silva, Viola Rodrigues - 290 points

3rd: Team 4 - Anjali SenGupta, Chandrashekhar Rao, Parth, Srijit Kumar, Supriya Vohra - 280 points

4th: Team 6 - Devadas Krishnan, Harsh Bhatkuly, Mayur Shett, Paul Gatward, Urmi Basu - 165 points

5th: Team 2 - Aditi Mascarenhas, Ajey Patil, Ashwin Mascarenhas, Nitish Wagle, Sahil Ramchandani, Vinay Kumu - 145 points

6th: Team 1 - Arvind Sivakumaran, Harsh Hegde, Kanchan Gatward, Pallavi Dhakne, Rahul Kakodkar - 130 points

SEQC BizQuiz 2018 - 31/Mar/2018 - Results

QM: Rajiv D’Silva

1st: Team 4 - Annie Sen Gupta, Julian Fernandes, Srijit Kumar - 17 points

2nd: Team 1 - Abhijeet Virginkar, Nitish Wagle, Vidyadhar Gadgil - 16 points

2nd: Team 6 - Akash Kulkarni, Harsh Hegde, Sahil Ramchandani - 16 points

4th: Team 2 - Amey Parsekar, Devdas Krishnan, Gouthami - 14 points

5th: Team 5 - Harsh Bhatkuly, Mayur Shett, Parind Phadte - 13 points

6th: Team 3 - Devansh Cholera, Jayant Karn, Nishadh Amonkar - 6 points

The format of the quiz used playing cards to pick questions as well as to keep score. Our regular scorekeeper Anjali SenGupta found herself forced to literally twiddle her thumbs and focus on the quiz. Since the quiz was in a new and interesting format, she didn’t find that too difficult. 

Panjim April quiz - content

QM: Vidyadhar Gadgil

Wednesday, March 28, 2018

Panjim April Quiz

Date: Sunday, April 1st 2018
Time: 5.00 pm
Venue: International Centre Goa, Dona Paula
QM: Vidyadhar Gadgil
Flavour: General
Participation: Open to all.

SEQC BizQuiz 2018

Update: Please note the change in venue.
Date: Saturday, March 31st 2018
Time: 5.00 pm
Venue: Panjim Convention Centre, Neuginagar, Mala - Panjim.
QM: Rajiv D'Silva
Flavour: Business
Participation: Open to all. Participants will answer the written preliminary as individuals and be sorted into teams of three members each on the basis of their preliminary scores.

Tuesday, March 27, 2018

Margao Monthly - 25/Mar/2018 - Results

QM: Annie Sen Gupta

1st: Team 5 - Abhijit Virginkar, Aproop Prabhudessai, Ira Prem, Sunil Sardessai, Viola Rodrigues - 265 points

2nd: Team 2 - Natascha Meunier, Nathan Moniz, Rajiv D’Silva, Sharad Naik, Shaunak Sardessai, Shishir Naik, Varsha Kamat - 260 points

3rd: Team 1 - Anjali SenGupta, Mayur Shett, Paul Gatward, Tanmay Pereira Naik, Vini Desai - 205 points

4th: Team 6 - Ira Almeida, Kanchan Gatward, Sahil Ramchandani, Shalini Raju, Srijit Kumar, Vimi Desai - 190 points

5th: Team 4 - Ameya Mardolkar, Gouthami, Harsh Hegde, John Alvares, Lynn Barreto Miranda, Manu Bhatt, Terrence D’Costa - 170 points

6th: Team 3 - Jeremiah Pacheco, Neha Kamat, Nikhil Makwana, Rahul Kakodkar, Sanjay Parab, Vidhi Desai, Vikrant Desai - 125 points