NIE Varun Gupta and GuruprasadView Image
ICAI Nipun and VarunView Image
Over a thousand people participated in a massive Mysore edition of Tata Crucible. Pickbrain was extremely quick with the prelim, that had several city-based questions. The teams that made it to the subsequent round were.
THE TOP SIX (FINALISTS)
The final witnessed all the teams doing extremely well in the early rounds. Both the ICAI teams got off to good starts and maintained momentum, while the team from NIE gained and lost and were back on zero after a while.
The ICAI teams kept doing well as the quiz progressed. Towards the mid-stages of the final, the NIE duo cracked consecutive questions to catch up with the ICAI teams. Riding on the momentum they had they got past these teams to establish a lead. The ICAI teams, however, came back quickly.
The tension continued into the final stages and on the very final question, NIE took a half chance and got the answer right to win a memorable finale. They now travel to Coimbatore for the zonal. The chief guest Dr. Shivakumar, Principal, GSSS Inst of Engineering for Women advised the teams to have a good reading habit for a bright future.