IMT Ghaziabad (Satyanarayan and Sriharsha) emerged victorious after a pitched battle at the national finale of the Tata Crucible Campus Quiz 2010 holding off stiff competition from IIM-Lucknow team of Vipin and Nirad (who finished runners up) as well as defending champions IIM-Calcutta (Shobit and Ramshankar).
For the first time the national final had two former national champions on stage with IIM-C the defending champions and ICAI who had won the national title a few years back adding to the intensity of the finale.
The final was marked by an extremely high quality of quizzing displayed by all the eight teams who qualified from the semi finals of the 20 city regional champions (that was held earlier).The champions walked away with a cash prize of Rs.4 lakhs while all the finalists received huge hampers of goodies from the world of Tatas. The winners and runner up will now face off against the champions of the quiz from Singapore and Great Britain.
WINNER: IMT Ghaziabad – Satyanarayan & Sriharsha
RUNNER UP: IIM Lucknow – Vipin & Nirad