Chennai edition of TCCQ 2018
Dynamic duo from Indian Institute of Technology Madras emerge as city champions of Tata Crucible Campus Quiz 2018
Chennai, March 26, 2018: Pranav Hari and Rahul Humayun from Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Madras decimated their opponents to win the Chennai edition of Tata Crucible Campus Quiz 2018.
Roopesh VS and F. M. Sharad Chandar from Coimbatore Institute of Technology and T. Franklin Britto and Mohamed Rizwin from Madurai Medical College were the top two teams at the Zone 4 of Tata Crucible Campus Quiz 2018, held in Chennai. They will now compete with the other four zones at the National finals to be held in in Mumbai.
A total of 625 teams battled it out in the city level finale for the top honours, held at Madras Music Academy. Pranav and Rahul took home a cash prize of Rs. 75,000* and will compete in the zonal round to qualify for the national finale. Giridhur S. and Varun Ananth Murthy from Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Madras were declared runners-up, winning a cash prize of Rs. 35,000*. Mr. S. Mahalingam, Former CFO & Executive Director, TCS, was the Chief Guest at the finale.
This year, the theme of the quiz revolves around 150 years of business to mark the 150th year of the Tata group. In keeping with tradition, renowned quizmaster ‘Pickbrain’ Giri Balasubramaniam hosted the quiz in his masterful, inimitable style of presenting clever questions with equal humour.
The fourteenth edition of India’s biggest campus quiz will run for a little over two months, traversing 38 cities, with five zonal rounds leading to the grand national finale in Mumbai. The winners of the National Finals will receive a Grand Prize of Rs. 5,00,000/-* along with the coveted Tata Crucible trophy.
Fastrack and Tata Motors are supporting the prizes for the competition.
All details of the quiz are available on www.tatacrucible.com