Chennai – Teams TCS and KPMG win Chennai round

Teams take home a winning cash prize of Rs. 60,000 each along with other exciting prizes and now head towards the National Finals in Mumbai

Chennai, August 12, 2007: The teams of Ramakrishna and Dharmendra from KPMG and Jayakantan and Venkatesh from TCS have won the Chennai Finals of Tata Crucible-The Business Quiz 2007 held at the Chinmaya Heritage Centre, Chennai on August 11, 2007. Over 175 teams took part in the Chennai round. TCS won the quiz in the internal track, which is for Tata companies while KMPG won the competition among non-Tata companies (external track).

KPMG had to play its cards well to beat Wipro who emerged as the runner up. The other teams in the final were Citi Bank, Cognizant and Irevna Research (2 teams)

In a grueling finale of this intellectually stimulating quiz, the teams with their lightening speed retorts and great quizzing rose above their competitors to emerge victorious. Ms. Hemu Ramaiah, CEO, Landmark was the Chief Guest for the event and distributed the prizes to the winning teams. The audience also participated enthusiastically winning prizes like flash drives, fast track sunglasses and books.

This year Tata Crucible’s special feature, the new and creative ‘Pyramid quizzing’ enhanced the totality of business quizzing. This format has proved to be a challenging approach towards judging the knowledge, capability, promptness and skills of the contestants during the intense quizzing sessions. The one and only famous Quizmaster Mr. Giri Balasubramaniam a.k.a Pickbrain enthusiastically engaged the teams in a gripping crusade with his interactive style of quizzing, enchanting both the participants and audience alike.

Having achieved the first milestone, TCS and KPMG will now battle it out at the National Finals of Tata Crucible – the Business Quiz 2007 towards the end of September in Mumbai.

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