Venue: Nehru Memorial Hall, Pune
Conducted by: Dr. Navin Jayakumar
Turnout: ~280 teams
1st: Travelling Pillsburies (Rajiv Rai, Sumant Srivathsan, Vibhendu Tiwari) 62 pts
2nd: QED (Samanth Subramanian, G. Swaminathan, Ramana) 58 pts
3rd: 3 Paajis in a Shaniwar Wada Pav (Meghashyam Shirodkar, Amit Garde, Anand Sivashankar) 50 pts
4th: Inglorious Kaminey (Rajen Prabhu, Gopal Kidao, Ravi Mundoli) 40 pts
5th: 3 Mistakes of our parents' lives (Pradeep Ramarathnam, Vikram Joshi, Mukund) 33 pts
6th: No Enthu Da (Aadisht Khanna, Aishwarya, Aswath) 25 pts
7th: Grouchy Marxists (Deviprasad Viswanathan, TK Balaji, Vikram Rajan) 19 pts
8th: GDS System of Measurement (Govind Grewal, Dhananjay Shettigar, Sauvik) 15 pts
Best Corporate Team: ZS Associates
Best College Team: SCMHRD
Best School Teams: 1st: Army Public School; 2nd: Abhinava Vidyalaya
40 Question Prelims
Cutoff was 26 with some stars
Finals - Two rounds of IR - 15 each. 10 points for each question.
9 Questions on the buzzer which revealed part of a larger image(the theme) on screen. Points ranged from +20 to +4 for cracking the theme.
One more buzzer round at the end.
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