Friday, November 15, 2019

QbL Match Day 2 - 10/Nov/2019 - results

Match 1
QMs: J Krishnamurthi and Srijit Kumar

Aces High (Ajey Patil, Aman Agarwal, Anant Prabhu, Aniruddha Sen Gupta, Anjali Sen Gupta, Arvind Sivakumaran) bt Mughals (Mahesh Prabhu, Mayur Shett, Nathan Moniz, Nitish Wagle, Paul Gatward, Parind Phadte, Rajiv D'Silva, Ramakrishna M, Rohan Fernandes) 115-105

Match 2
QMs: Rajiv D'Silva and Annie Sen Gupta

Tower of London (Chandrashekhar Rao, Gowri Yale, Harsh Bhatkuly, J Krishnamurthi, Kalpa Govekar, Kanwaljeet Sudan, Kanchan Gatward, Kaustubh Chakraborty) bt Sultans of Zanzibar (Sanjay Parab, Shwetambari Parab, Srijit Kumar, Sunil Sardessai, Suraj Kamat, Tanmay Pereira Naik, Vidyadhar Gadgil, Viola Rodrigues) 95-80

Match 3
QMs: Annie Sen Gupta and J Krishnamurthi

Mughals (Mahesh Prabhu, Mayur Shett, Nathan Moniz, Nitish Wagle, Paul Gatward, Parind Phadte, Rajiv D'Silva, Ramakrishna M, Rohan Fernandes) bt Sultans of Zanzibar (Sanjay Parab, Shwetambari Parab, Srijit Kumar, Sunil Sardessai, Suraj Kamat, Tanmay Pereira Naik, Vidyadhar Gadgil, Viola Rodrigues) 140-50

Match 4
QMs: Srijit Kumar and Rajiv D'Silva

Aces High (Aman Agarwal, Anant Prabhu, Aniruddha Sen Gupta, Anjali Sen Gupta, Arvind Sivakumaran, Ashwin Mascarenhas) bt Tower of London (Chandrashekhar Rao, Gowri Yale, Harsh Bhatkuly, J Krishnamurthi, Kalpa Govekar, Kanwaljeet Sudan, Kanchan Gatward, Kaustubh Chakraborty) 145-70

At the end of Match Day 2, here are the standings:


Mughals and Aces High have qualified for the Finals, to be played on December 15.

Monday, November 4, 2019

QbL Match Day 2


The remaining League Matches in SEQC's long-format competition for Oct-Dec 2019, Quizzing by Letters, will be held this Sunday.

The four matches to be held are:
* Team Aces vs Team ToL (QMs: Gadgil and Rajiv)
* Team Aces vs Team Mughals (QMs: JK and Gadgil) 
* Team ToL vs Team Sultans (QMs: Rajiv and Annie) 
* Team Mughals vs Team Sultans (QMs: Annie and JK)
The order of the matches will be decided by the draw of lots.

All those who show up will be slotted into teams based on the initial letter of their first names (subject to a few conditions) as per the following break-up:
Team Aces (Captain: Annie) -- A only
Team Tower of London (Captain: JK) -- B to K
Team Mughals (Captain: Rajiv) -- L to R 
Team Sultans (Captain: Gadgil) -- S to Z

Date:
Sunday, November 10th, 2019
Time: 4pm
Venue: International Centre Goa, Dona Paula
QMs: Annie Sen Gupta, J. Krishnamurthi, Rajiv D'Silva, and Vidyadhar Gadgil
Flavour: General
Participation: Open to all

Announcing ‘Rite of Passage’ Inter-College Quiz


The Sunday Evening Quiz Club (SEQC) will be hosting Rite of Passage: the SEQC Inter-College Quiz, on Saturday, November 9, starting 2pm, at the ICG in Dona Paula.

The quiz is for 3-member college teams (for UG/PG students, all members on one team have to be from the same college, and at least one must be female). Two-member all-male teams will also be allowed. The quiz is being put together by a team from SEQC, and will be conducted by Nitish Wagle.

A written elimination round will see six teams through to the finals. There is no restriction on the number of teams from a single institution, either in the prelims or the finals. Entry is free, and no pre-registration is required.

Panjim Monthly - 03/Nov/2019 - Results

QM : J Krishnamurthi

1st Place : Team II (Annie Sen Gupta, C N Prabhakar, Kalpa Govekar, Gowri Yale, Ramakrishna M) - 230 Points

2nd Place : Team I (Nitish Wagle, Ashwin Mascharenhas, Shalini Raju, Aman Agarwal, Vasun Jalan) - 205 Points

3rd Place : Team V (Chandrashekhar Rao, Anjali Sen Gupta, Nathan Moniz, Anudnya Pai Vernekar, Suraj Kamat) - 166 Points

4th Place : Team IV (Ira Prem, Sachin Chate, Vishwanath Rajan, Anant Prabhu, Leroy Veloso, Paul Gatward) - 130 Points

5th Place : Team III (Vidyadhar Gadgil, Mayur Shett, Vrindha P, Ajay Poonia, Kanchan Desai) - 128 Points

Tuesday, October 29, 2019

Margao Monthly - 27/Oct/2019 - Results

QM : Paul Gatward

1st Place : Team III (Nitish Wagle, Suraj Kamat, Lynn Baretto Miranda, Nathan Moniz) - 155 Points

2nd Place : Team IV (Rajiv D'silva, Ira Almeida, Sanjay Parab, Anuradha Lobo, Sharmila D'silva, Noah D'silva) - 145 Points

3rd Place : Team I (Harsh Hegde, Sahil H R, Viola Rodrigues, Vishwanath Rajan) - 115 Points

4th Place : Team II (J Krishnamurthi, Ajey Patil, Altamash Panjwany, Shawn Sony, Rupi Mody) - 85 Points

Monday, October 28, 2019

QF1 League - Season 3, Episode 9

Date: Sunday, November 3rd, 2019
Time: 3pm
Venue: International Centre Goa, Dona Paula
Set by: Quiz Foundation of India, Chennai
Flavour: General
Format: Written. 30 questions to be answered off a projected set.
Participation: Solo, open to all. Please bring your own pen(s) and backing board(s).

Panjim November Quiz

Date: Sunday, November 3rd, 2019
Time: 5.00 pm
Venue: International Centre Goa, Dona Paula
QM: J. Krishnamurthi
Flavour: General
Participation: Open to all.

Monday, October 21, 2019

Margao October Quiz

Date: Sunday, October 27th 2019
Time: 5.00 pm
Venue: Urban Health Centre, opp. Hospicio, Margao
QM: Paul Gatward
Flavour: General, with a hint of Sports.
Participation: Open to all

QF1 League - Season 3, Episode 8

Date: Sunday, October 27th, 2019
Time: 3pm
Venue: Urban Health Centre, opp Hospicio Hospital, Margao
Set by: Quiz Foundation of India, Chennai
Flavour: General
Format: Written. 30 questions to be answered off a projected set.
Participation: Solo, open to all. Please bring your own pen(s) and backing board(s).

Monday, October 14, 2019

QbL Match Day 1 - 13/Oct/2019 - results

Match 1 
QMs: Annie Sen Gupta and Srijit Kumar

Mughals (Mahesh Prabhu, Mayur Shett, Nitish Wagle, Paul Gatward, Parind Phadte, Rajiv D'Silva) bt Tower of London (CN Prabhakar, Gowri Yale, J Krishnamurthi, Kaivalya Karkare, Kalpa Govekar, Kanchan Gatward, Kanchan Desai) 115-90

Match 2 
QMs: Rajiv D'Silva and J Krishnamurthi

Sultans of Zanzibar (Sanjay Parab, Shalini Raju, Shwetambari Parab, Srijit Kumar, Sunil Sardessai, Suraj Kamat, Vidyadhar Gadgil) bt Aces High (Aman Agarwal, Anant Prabhu, Aniruddha Sen Gupta, Anjali Sen Gupta, Anudnya Vernekar, Ashok Rao, Ashwin Mascarenhas, Ayush Rao) 140-65

At the end of Match Day 1, here are the standings:


QbL Match Day 1 - 13/Oct/2019 - content

Match 1 (A to M)
QM: Annie Sen Gupta (Team Aces)



Match 1 (N to Z)
QM: Srijit Kumar (Team Sultans)



Match 2 (A to M)
QM: Rajiv D'Silva (Team Mughals)



Match 2 (N to Z)
QM: J Krishnamurthi (Team Tower of London)

Monday, October 7, 2019

QbL Match Day 1


The first round of League Matches in SEQC's long-format competition for Oct-Dec 2019 will be held this Sunday.

Date: Sunday, October 13th, 2019
Time: 3.45 pm
NOTE: The teams will be made up on the spot based on whoever lands up by 3.45. Once the first quiz starts, at 4pm, teams cannot be modified, so would-be participants MUST be at the venue by 3.45pm.
Venue: International Centre Goa, Dona Paula
QMs: Annie Sen Gupta, J. Krishnamurthi, Rajiv D'Silva, and Vidyadhar Gadgil
Flavour: General
Participation: Open to all

Panjim Monthly - 06/Oct/2019 - Results

QM: Arvind Sivakumaran & Srijit Kumar

1st Place : Team IV (Annie Sen Gupta, Anjali Sen Gupta, Nathan Moniz, Amrita George, Mridula George, Gaurav Ghosh, Sushila) - 295 Points

2nd Place : Team V (Paul Gatward, Abhijeet Virginkar, Shaunak Sardessai, Viola Rodrigues, Sadika Buddaseth, Shakuntala Buddaseth) - 275 points

3rd Place : Team III (Harsh Hegde, Chandrashekhar Rao, Anudnya Vernekar, George Varghese) - 250 Points

4th Place : Team I (Nitish Wagle, Kanchan Gatward, Ashwini Joglekar, Sunil Sardessai, Mahima Samant, Sachin Chatte) - 235 Points

5th Place : Team II (Mayur Shett, Aman Agarwal, Raghav Agarwal, Kanchan Desai, Amey Parsekar, Anant Prabhu, Adish Talwadker, C N Prabhakar) - 205 Points

Friday, October 4, 2019

Announcing Quizzing by Letters


SEQC's long-format competition for Oct-Dec 2019 is Quizzing by Letters (QbL), a new concept that will involve teams largely selected by the initial letters of participants' names. Four teams will be formed, as follows:
* Team As (Annie, captain)
* Team B to K (JK, captain)
* Team L to R (Rajiv, captain)
* Team S to Z (Gadgil, captain)

These teams will compete in quizzes over four Match Days:
1. October 13, ICG
2. November 10, ICG
3. November 24, UHC Margao
4. December 15, ICG

There will be two Matches on each of the Match Days, so the Matches will start at 4pm.

People wishing to participate can land up directly at the relevant venue at 4pm on the respective dates, and be slotted into a team.

Monday, September 30, 2019

Panjim October Quiz

Date: Sunday, October 6th, 2019
Time: 5.00 pm
Venue: International Centre Goa, Dona Paula
QM: Arvind Sivakumaran & Srijit Kumar
Flavour: General
Participation: Open to all.

QF1 League - Season 3, Episode 7

Date: Sunday, October 6th, 2019
Time: 3pm
Venue: International Centre Goa (ICG), Dona Paula
Set by: Quiz Foundation of India, Chennai
Flavour: General
Format: Written. 30 questions to be answered off a projected set.
Participation: Solo, open to all. Please bring your own pen(s) and backing board(s).

Silk Roots - 29/Sep/2019 - Content

QM: Annie Sen Gupta


Silk Roots Quiz - 29/Oct/2019 - Results

QM: Annie Sen Gupta

1st Place : Team I (Anjali Sengupta, Chandrashekhar Rao, Ashwin Mascarenhas, Kanchan Gatward, Dinesh Swamy) & Team II (Rajiv D'Silva, Nathan Moniz, C N Prabhakar, Paul Gatward, Pritha Sardessai) - 240 Points.

3rd Place : Team VI (Ira Prem, Mayur Shett, Arvind Sivakumaran, Amey Parsekar, Ashwini Kamat) - 200 Points.

4th Place : Team III (Srijit Kumar, Sunil Sardessai, Suraj Kamat, Mahima Samant) & Team IV (Vilas Pavithran, Sanjay Parab, Anant Prabhu, Viola Rodrigues, Kanchan Desai) - 140 Points.

6th Place : Team V (Nitish Wagle, Abhijeet Virginkar, Eeshan Vernekar, Anudnya Vernekar, Mahesh Prabhu) - 120 Points

Monday, September 23, 2019

Goa History Quiz 2019 - Qualifiers

The following teams have qualified for the Semi-Finals and Finals to be held on the 27th of September:

North Goa:
1. Holy Family High School, Porvorim (Madhusuan Hasbe, Aloma Saldanha, Neel DeSouza) - 27
2. Holy Family High School, Porvorim (Delgio Lourenco, Chicane Fernandes, Bethany Fernandes) - 21
3. St. John of the Cross High School, Sanquelim (Vaishnavi Dhume, Smital Gaonkar, Om Bandekar) - 21
4. St. Mary’s Convent High School, Mapusa (Zanaida Braganza, Renee Dias, Ashwi Porob) - 18
5. G. S. Amonkar Vidya Mandir, Mapusa (Heramb Tople, Ved Rankale, Sushubh Pereira) - 18
6. St. John of the Cross High School, Sanquelim (Anish Barreto, Aastha Datye, Hansika Prabhu) - 18
7. People’s High School, Panjim (Svetlana Gomes, Manuela Fernandes, Anirudh Iyer) - 18
8. St. Mary’s Convent High School, Mapusa (Bhoomi Gaonkar, Dia Ann Saji, Anavee Palyekar) - 16.5

South Goa:
1. Loyola High School, Margao (Jarvis Faleiro, Nereus D’Silva, Reeve Rodrigues) - 21
2. Vidya Vikas Academy, Margao (Joseph Fernandes, Nihaal Virgincar, Ojaswi Phal Dessai) - 20
3. Bhatiker Model High School, Margao (Alex Pereira, Rudra Pai Dukle, Shlok Salunke) - 19.5
4. Shri Nirakar Vidyalaya, Canacona (Arya Prabhugaonkar, Atharv Prabhudesai, Aman Painginkar) - 19
5. Loyola High School, Margao (Ethan Coutinho, Filbert Gomindes, Sohail Chamanshaikh) - 19
6. Fatima Convent High School, Margao (Chloe Fernandes, Aachal Lotlikar, Shefali Madkaiker) - 18
7. Holy Cross Institute, Quepem (Jyotiraditya Fal Desai, Sanchali Kunkolienkar, Shivam Kunkolikar) - 18
8. Dr. K. B. Hedgewar Vidhyalaya, Ponda (Tanmay Sankolli, Spruha Nagarcenkar, Kirti Shanbag) - 16

Silk Roots Quiz


A year ago, a small band of intrepid SEQC explorers undertook a memorable journey to Uzbekistan. In commemoration of that trip, the Silk Roots quiz game will traverse the historic route from Guangzhou to Byzantium this Sunday, September 29. Come be a part of the expedition!

Date: Sunday, September 29th, 2019
Time: 5.00 pm
Venue: International Centre Goa, Dona Paula
QM: Aniruddha Sen Gupta
Flavour: General
Participation: Open to all.

QF1 League - Season 3, Episode 6

Date: Sunday, Sep 29th, 2019
Time: 3pm
Venue: International Centre Goa (ICG), Dona Paula
Set by: Quiz Foundation of India, Chennai
Flavour: General
Format: Written. 30 questions to be answered off a projected set.
Participation: Solo, open to all. Please bring your own pen(s) and backing board(s).

Tuesday, September 17, 2019

Goa History Quiz 2019


Dates: Prelims - 20th September 2019, Finals - 27th September 2019
Venues: South Goa Prelims - Loyola High School, Margao
North Goa Prelims & Finals - XCHR, Porvorim
Time: 9.30 am
QM: Rajiv D'Silva
Flavour: Goa's history
Format: The top 16 teams in the prelims held on 20th September, 8 each from North & South Goa, will participate in 2 Semi-Finals of 8 teams each, on 27th September. The top 4 from each Semi-Final will meet in the Final, to be held on the same day.
Participation: Open to students of Std. X and below, teams of three members each. Max two teams per school.
For details: Call 0832-2417772 or 8880943988, or visit www.xchr.in.

Monday, September 16, 2019

Lights! Camera! Question! - 15/Sep/2019 - Results

QM : Annie Sen Gupta

1st Place : Team II (Parind Phadte, Sadhana Karnad, Shaunak Sardessai) - 235 Points

2nd Place : Team IV (Chandrashekhar Rao, Lucano Alvares, Suraj Kamat), Team V (Anant Sridhar Prabhu, Rajiv D'Silva, Sanjay Parab) & Team VI (Nitish Wagle, Mayur Shett, Sameera Sheth) - 215 Points

5th Place : Team III (Harsh Hegde, J Krishnamurthi, Srijit Kumar) - 165 Points

6th Place : Team I (Arvind Sivakumaran, Rohit Karandadi, Sunil Sardessai) - 100 Points

Note: As the quiz is media heavy, it wont be uploaded on the blog

The Winners!

Thursday, September 12, 2019

Lights! Camera! Question! - Movie Quiz

Date: Sunday, September 15th, 2019
Time: 3.00 pm (please report by 2.45pm)
Venue: Maquinez Palace, Panjim
QM: Aniruddha Sen Gupta
Flavour: Movies of all varieties
Participation: Open to all. Prelims to be taken solo, teams for finals to be formed on the spot as per prelims scores
Pre-registration: Email seqcgoa@gmail.com before midnight on Friday, September 13

Thursday, September 5, 2019

Announcing the Movie Quiz 2019


The Sunday Evening Quiz Club (SEQC), in association with the Entertainment Society of Goa (ESG), will be hosting 'Lights, Camera, Question', a quiz on the magic of movies, on Sunday September 15 at Maquinez Palace, Panjim.

The quiz will be replete with visual, audio and video content, and will cover all aspects of cinema, Indian and international. It will be conducted by Aniruddha Sen Gupta.

The quiz will commence with a written preliminary round at 3pm, followed by onstage finals. The Prelims will be taken individually, and the top 18 put together in teams of 3. The quiz is open to all, and entry is free.

To pre-register, e-mail seqcgoa@gmail.com, with 'Movie Quiz 2019 registration' in the subject line, and your name and contact number or e-mail ID, in the body of the mail. Mails for pre-registration must be received by midnight on Friday September 13. Individuals who show up at the venue without pre-registering will be accommodated subject to availability of seating and answer sheets.

Tuesday, August 27, 2019

Panjim September Quiz

Date: Sunday, September 1st, 2019
Time: 5.00 pm
Venue: International Centre Goa, Dona Paula
QM: Aniruddha Sen Gupta
Flavour: General
Participation: Open to all.

QF1 League - Season 3, Episode 4

Date: Sunday, Sep 1st, 2019
Time: 3pm
Venue: International Centre Goa (ICG), Dona Paula
Set by: Quiz Foundation of India, Chennai
Flavour: General
Format: Written. 30 questions to be answered off a projected set.
Participation: Solo, open to all. Please bring your own pen(s) and backing board(s).

Thursday, August 22, 2019

IIQ 2019 - School Edition - Results

QM : Rajiv D'silva

1st Place : Team III - Mushtifund Aryans HSS (Gaurav Awasthi and Antash Misra) - 135 Points.

2nd Place : Team IV - Sharada Mandir School (Shaunak Samant and Kabir Naik) - 100 Points.

3rd Place : Team V - Holy Family High School (Madhusudan Hasbe and Neel Desouza) - 85 Points.

4th Place : Team VI - Sharada Mandir School (Yuri Naidu and Sharath Shanbhag) - 85 Points.

5th Place : Team II - Mushtifund Aryans HSS (Kalyan Salkar and Kavish Priolkar) - 75 Points. 

6th Place : Team I - Sharada Mandir School (Adnan Syed and Nikhilesh Rana) - 35 Points.

Saturday, August 17, 2019

IIQ 2019 - Open Edition - Results

QM: Annie Sen Gupta

1st Place : Team I ( Rajiv D'silva, Sunil Sardessai, Pritha Sardessai) - 175 Points

2nd Place : Team VI ( Sanjay Parab, Vidyadhar Gadgil, Sadhika Buddaseth) - 155 Points

3rd Place : Team III ( J. Krishnamurthi, Vilas Pavithran, Dinesh B.) - 120 Points

4th Place : Team II (Nitish Wagle, Ajay Poonia, Sudhir Rao) - 100 Points

5th Place : Team IV (Harsh Hegde, Harshvardhan Bhatkuly, Anjali Sengupta) - 80 Points

6th Place : Team V (Srijit Kumar, Anant Prabhu, Saud Sayed) - 50 Points

Monday, August 12, 2019

QF1 League - Season 3, Episode 3

Date: Thursday, Aug 15th, 2019
Time: 3.30 pm
Venue: International Centre Goa (ICG), Dona Paula
Set by: Quiz Foundation of India, Chennai
Flavour: General
Format: Written. 30 questions to be answered off a projected set.
Participation: Solo, open to all. Please bring your own pen(s) and backing board(s).

Sunday, August 11, 2019

Incredible India Quizzes 2019

Date: Thursday, August 15th, 2019
Venue: International Centre Goa (ICG), Dona Paula
Flavour: India-specific

Schools edition 
Time: 2.00 pm (reporting time: 1.30pm)
QM: Rajiv D'Silva
Participation: Open to school students (up to Std XII), in teams of two. No entry fee.
Registration: Pre-registration open till midnight on Tuesday, August 13th (register via email to seqcgoa@gmail.com specifying school and participant names). Spot entries will be accepted subject to availability of seating.

Open edition 
Time: 5.00 pm
QM: Aniruddha Sen Gupta
Participation: Open to all, no entry fee. Prelims to be taken solo; teams will be formed on the spot based on prelims scores.
Registration: No registration required.

Saturday, August 10, 2019

The BiG Q 2019 - Scores

Here are the scores of those who took BiG Q at the two centres in Goa:
Ranking
Name
Centre
Score

1
Vilas PavithranMargao
62
BiG Q
2
Ira PremMargao
59
City Winner
3
Kunal NaikPanjim
54
City Winner
4
Vidyadhar GadgilPanjim
52

4
Nitish WaglePanjim
52

6
Ajey PatilPanjim
47

6
Dinesh SwamyMargao
47

8
GouthamiPanjim
41

9
Chandrashekhar RaoPanjim
36

10
Mayur ShettPanjim
34

11
Viola RodriguesPanjim
32

12
Arvind SivakumaranPanjim
28

13
Anjali Dar SenguptaPanjim
27

14
Paul GatwardPanjim
25

15
Assis SequeiraMargao
22

15
Terrence D’CostaMargao
22

17
Ira AlmeidaMargao
19

18
Anuradha LoboMargao
18

19
Melchior TellesMargao
15

20
Anant PrabhuPanjim
13

21
Kanchan DesaiPanjim
10

21
Aaron AndradeMargao
10

23
Suhani PrabhuPanjim
4


In addition, some quizzers in other locations took the quiz non-competitively:
Ranking
Name
Location
Score
1
Aniruddha Sen GuptaOlaulim
75
2
J. KrishnamurthiHyderabad
72
3
G. KrishnamurthiDubai
64
4
Nikhil SonejaSharjah
63
5
Sandeepan ChoudharyDubai
61
6
Harsh HegdeMargao
54
7
Alok MohanDubai
52
7
Sagar SinhaHyderabad
52
9
Murali K.Dubai
49
9
Krishan ShettyHyderabad
49
11
Prasann PotdarAbu Dhabi
48
12
Syed Shakeel ImadHyderabad
40
13
Chandrashekhar MuralidharanHyderabad
33
13
Somak RoyHyderabad
33
15
Vinuth ShankarHyderabad
32
15
Ajay PooniaPanjim
32
17
Harsh KarthinkDubai
30
18
Harsha VattemHyderabad
26
19
Srijan KumarHyderabad
13
20
SwatiHyderabad
11
The question and answer sheets can be found here.