QFI Mailing List

We will be circulating notifications on upcoming meetings through the QFI mailing list. Membership to this group is free and open to all. Please add yourself at http://games.groups.yahoo.com/group/qfi/ or by sending an email to qfi-subscribe@yahoogroups.com and following the instructions. You will receive notifications on meetings and details of other upcoming quizzes on the mailing list. Upcoming meeting notifications may be shared on our Facebook page and this blog, but to avoid missing out any meetings, you are requested to subscribe to the mailing list as it is easier for us to post the details on the mailing list and the mailing list will always be up to date. 

Apart from the meeting announcements, if you’d like to receive the questions from the meetings, please subscribe to the members only mailing list which is separate from the QFI announcements mailing list. Please send an email to qfichennai@gmail.com for details. Membership can be obtained by paying a nominal annual membership fee. Membership is not restricted to residents of Chennai and is open to all, irrespective of their city of residence. Membership fee can be paid by online transfer, or other means. Memberships operate on an annual basis. This means that any subscription will expire at the end of the calendar year (irrespective of when you obtain your subscription) and you can renew your membership at the beginning of the new year when required. (Please note that this membership fee is only for receiving the questions by email and to attend our fortnightly meetings you are not required to pay anything.)

QFI Quizzes in July and August, 2015

Hi,

Here are the tentative details of the quizzes QFI plans to organize in July and August.

QFIesta
Dates: Saturday and Sunday, July 18-19, 2015
Teams for all quizzes: Up to three members per team

Day 1: Saturday, July 18, 2015
9 AM: General Quiz (by Rohit Suresh, Sudarshan, Pranav)
2 PM: History, Geography, Travel and Culture Quiz (by Ashwin, Goach)

Day 2: Sunday, July 19, 2015
9 AM: Sports Quiz (by Ramesh, Rohit, Niranjan)
2 PM: QFI Open Quiz (by Samanth, Swami, Jayakanthan)

Apart from the weekend of quizzes in July, we will have 2 quizzes on August 16, 2015 to go with the Landmark Quiz on August 15 in Chennai

Sunday, August 16, 2015
9 AM: Music Quiz (by Shiv, Ramkey and Udupa)
2 PM: General Quiz (by Srinath and Siddharth)

The quizzes will end at 8:30 PM on each day.
Please block your calendars and book your tickets!

Quizzes this weekend – May 16, 17 2015 – Please note the venue

Hi,

We will have 4 quizzes this weekend.

On Saturday, at 10 AM we will have a quiz by Jayadev and Swaroop.You can take part with your Mega-Whats team or you can form a team at the venue.
At 2 PM we will have the annual QFI Grandmaster quiz, to be conducted by Jayakanthan. This quiz is for solo participants.

On Sunday, at 10 AM we will have the Chennai edition of the annual KQA Mindsweep quiz and at 3:30 PM we will have KQA Mega-Whats. The KQA quizzes have to start exactly on time across cities, so please be there 10-15 minutes in advance.

Details about the KQA quizzes can be found at
http://kqaquizzes.org/megawhats/
http://kqaquizzes.org/mindsweep/

The venue for all quizzes is CRC 102 at IIT Madras. The CRC is on the road which goes to the right at Gajendra Circle (if the one going straight goes to CLT.) The CRC (Class Room Complex) is on the left after the MSB (Mechanical Sciences Building.)

Thanks to Ananth, Vishal and Rushabh of the IITM Quiz Club for helping us with the venue.

QFI Meeting on April 19, 2015

Hi,

We have a QFI meeting on Sunday, April 19, 2015 at 10 AM. Venue will be the ePagemaker office in Tiruvanmiyur, as our usual venue PS School is unavailable. Directions to the venue given below.

The quiz will be conducted by Ravi Mundoli and PS Rajagopal who will be asking questions from quizzes they have conducted recently. They have done some great quizzes for us in the past, so be there!

Time: 10 AM on Sunday, April 19.
The venue is: ePagemaker (Meeting will be on the terrace)
Address: ePagemaker, 48, Avvai Nagar Rd, Bharathi Nagar, Thiruvanmiyur – Chennai 600041.
Map here:
http://www.epagemaker.com/our-offices.asp

Way to Get there: (Landmarks – Thiruvanmiyur Post Office, Lattice bridge)
Coming from Adyar to Thiruvanmiyur –> Proceed straight at Thiruvanmiyur Signal –> after about half a km, to the left, there is “Thiruvanmiyur Post Office”, then instead of taking a right (Lattice bridge which proceeds to OMR) – go straight just before Lattice Bridge –> then after about 50 m take a left after (it is a very small lane). Second or third building to the right.

SUBSCRIPTION DETAILS:

With the new year, you can renew your QFI subscription for 2015. If you’re coming for Sunday’s meeting you can meet one of the QFI organizers to hand over your subscription fee of Rs 500 for the new year. If you are not able to hand over the fee in person, you can pay through post, bank deposit or online transfer as before. If you had paid the subscription fee for 2014 by online transfer, the account details remain the same and you can transfer the subscription fee for 2015 to the same account. If you need the account details please email us at qfichennai@gmail.com.

For the information of newcomers, QFI offers annual subscriptions on a calendar year basis and paying subscribers receive all our quizzes by email. Those of you who are interested in taking up a new QFI membership / renewing one, can do so at our meetings in person. Our annual membership fee is Rs. 500. Members get access to an exclusive mailing list on which quizzes from our meetings are circulated.

Memberships are open to everyone, irrespective of location. If you cannot pay your membership fee in person, it can also be paid online, by bank deposit, or by post, so don’t miss out on our quizzes! Subscribers joining at any time of the year can access all of the year’s quizzes from the archives. Please email us for details. QFI relies on your patronage and your subscription would be a great way to support us. Please ensure you are subscribed to enjoy all the quizzes from our fortnightly meetings.

If you were not a subscriber of QFI earlier and would like to access the quizzes of the year 2013 and 2014, you can subscribe to the corresponding year by transferring Rs. 500 per year of membership. We will add you to the archive mailing list containing the year’s quizzes and you can access them there. A Gmail address or a Google Groups membership is necessary to access these archives.

QFI Meeting on March 22, 2015, Note: New Venue

We have a QFI meeting on Sunday, March 22, 2015 at 10 AM. Venue will be the ePagemaker office in Tiruvanmiyur, as our usual venue PS School is unavailable until April 20th. Directions to the venue given below.
We will have the Chennai edition of the BAQC Open 2015, an annual quiz for teams conducted by the Bay Area Quiz Club. The quiz is set by Govind Krishnamurthi and Balaji Srinivasan and will be conducted by Jayakanthan.

The quiz is for teams of two and will have a prelim followed by a final. It is open to all with a participation fee of Rs 50 per participant, with the proceeds going to charity. You can come in with a team or form a team on the spot at the venue.

With the new year, you can renew your QFI subscription for 2015. If you’re coming for Sunday’s meeting you can meet one of the QFI organizers to hand over your subscription fee of Rs 500 for the new year. If you are not able to hand over the fee in person, you can pay through post, bank deposit or online transfer as before. If you had paid the subscription fee for 2014 by online transfer, the account details remain the same and you can transfer the subscription fee for 2014 to the same account. If you need the account details please email us at qfichennai@gmail.com.

For the information of newcomers, QFI offers annual subscriptions on a calendar year basis and paying subscribers receive all our quizzes by email. Those of you who are interested in taking up a new QFI membership / renewing one, can do so at our meetings in person. Our annual membership fee is Rs. 500. Members get access to an exclusive mailing list on which quizzes from our meetings are circulated.

Memberships are open to everyone, irrespective of location. If you cannot pay your membership fee in person, it can also be paid online, by bank deposit, or by post, so don’t miss out on our quizzes! Subscribers joining at any time of the year can access all of the year’s quizzes from the archives. Please email us for details. QFI relies on your patronage and your subscription would be a great way to support us. Please ensure you are subscribed to enjoy all the quizzes from our fortnightly meetings.

Time: 10 AM on Sunday, March 22.
The venue is: ePagemaker (Meeting will be on the terrace)
Address: ePagemaker, 48, Avvai Nagar Rd, Bharathi Nagar, Thiruvanmiyur – Chennai 600041.
Map here:
http://www.epagemaker.com/our-offices.asp
Way to Get there: (Landmarks – Thiruvanmiyur Post Office, Lattice bridge)
Coming from Adyar to Thiruvanmiyur –> Proceed straight at Thiruvanmiyur Signal –> after about half a km, to the left, there is “Thiruvanmiyur Post Office”, then instead of taking a right (Lattice bridge which proceeds to OMR) – go straight just before Lattice Bridge –> then after about 50 m take a left after (it is a very small lane). Second or third building to the right.

QFI Meeting on March 8, 2015

We have a QFI meeting on Sunday, March 8, 2015 at 10 AM. Venue will be our usual venue PS School.

We will have the Chennai edition of WOW (World Of Women) Quiz, which is happening all over India on Sunday 8th of March 2015 in celebration of the 40th anniversary of Women’s day. The quiz is a written quiz of 100 questions, which has to be answered in 75 minutes. The questions have been prepared by Jayashree Jayakar Mohanka. Please register at the below URL if you wish to participate. A nominal entry fee will be applicable to cover the cost of the printed question paper. This event is open to all, irrespective of gender. Thanks to Keshav Athreya for proctoring the event and to Kinshuk and Jayashree for helping us organize a Chennai edition. Please register at the link below before Friday March 6, 5 PM. If you were not able to register on time, please inform the proctor directly and do turn up.
Details:
Keshav Athreya
E-mail: Keshav.athreya@gmail.com
Phone: 98849 92281

http://goo.gl/uNbEZ2

Followed by this event, we will also have a topical quiz by Keshav Athreya and Arun Ramanathan also on women.

With the new year, you can renew your QFI subscription for 2015. If you’re coming for Sunday’s meeting you can meet one of the QFI organizers to hand over your subscription fee of Rs 500 for the new year. If you are not able to hand over the fee in person, you can pay through post, bank deposit or online transfer as before. If you had paid the subscription fee for 2014 by online transfer, the account details remain the same and you can transfer the subscription fee for 2014 to the same account. If you need the account details please email us at qfichennai@gmail.com.

For the information of newcomers, QFI offers annual subscriptions on a calendar year basis and paying subscribers receive all our quizzes by email. Those of you who are interested in taking up a new QFI membership / renewing one, can do so at our meetings in person. Our annual membership fee is Rs. 500. Members get access to an exclusive mailing list on which quizzes from our meetings are circulated.

Memberships are open to everyone, irrespective of location. If you cannot pay your membership fee in person, it can also be paid online, by bank deposit, or by post, so don’t miss out on our quizzes! Subscribers joining at any time of the year can access all of the year’s quizzes from the archives. Please email us for details. QFI relies on your patronage and your subscription would be a great way to support us. Please ensure you are subscribed to enjoy all the quizzes from our fortnightly meetings.

Venue – PS Senior Secondary School, #33, Alarmelmangapuram, Mylapore, Chennai 600004

Time – 10 AM

QFI Meeting on Feb 22, 2015

We have a QFI meeting on Sunday, February 22, 2015 at 10 AM. Venue will be our usual venue PS School.

We will have quizzes by Gururag and Shreyas. Gururag conducted a well received quiz for us last year and Shreyas will be making his debut with a quiz on cars. Be there for some great quizzing!

With the new year, you can renew your QFI subscription for 2015. If you’re coming for Sunday’s meeting you can meet one of the QFI organizers to hand over your subscription fee of Rs 500 for the new year. If you are not able to hand over the fee in person, you can pay through post, bank deposit or online transfer as before. If you had paid the subscription fee for 2014 by online transfer, the account details remain the same and you can transfer the subscription fee for 2014 to the same account. If you need the account details please email us at qfichennai@gmail.com.

For the information of newcomers, QFI offers annual subscriptions on a calendar year basis and paying subscribers receive all our quizzes by email. Those of you who are interested in taking up a new QFI membership / renewing one, can do so at our meetings in person. Our annual membership fee is Rs. 500. Members get access to an exclusive mailing list on which quizzes from our meetings are circulated.

Memberships are open to everyone, irrespective of location. If you cannot pay your membership fee in person, it can also be paid online, by bank deposit, or by post, so don’t miss out on our quizzes! Subscribers joining at any time of the year can access all of the year’s quizzes from the archives. Please email us for details. QFI relies on your patronage and your subscription would be a great way to support us. Please ensure you are subscribed to enjoy all the quizzes from our fortnightly meetings.

Venue – PS Senior Secondary School, #33, Alarmelmangapuram, Mylapore, Chennai 600004

Time – 10 AM

QFI Subscription Reminder

We’ve started posting the year’s quizzes on the QFI 2015 subscribers’ mailing list.

If you have not received the quiz from the first meeting of the year, held on January 4, 2015, you are not part of the 2015 mailing list. Please renew your subscription!

For the information of newcomers, QFI offers annual subscriptions on a calendar year basis and paying subscribers receive all our quizzes by email. Those of you who are interested in taking up a new QFI membership / renewing one, can do so at our meetings in person. Our annual membership fee is Rs. 500. Members get access to an exclusive mailing list on which quizzes from our meetings are circulated.

Memberships are open to everyone, irrespective of location. If you cannot pay your membership fee in person, it can also be paid online, by bank deposit, or by post, so don’t miss out on our quizzes! Subscribers joining at any time of the year can access all of the year’s quizzes from the archives. Please email us for details. QFI relies on your patronage and your subscription would be a great way to support us. Please ensure you are subscribed to enjoy all the quizzes from our fortnightly meetings.

QFI Session on Feb 15, 2015 – Cancelled!

Hi

The QFI meeting on Feb 15, 2015 stands cancelled on account of the India-Pakistan Cricket match. We will have the planned quizzes in the next meeting.

We have a QFI meeting on Sunday, February 15, 2015 at 10 AM. Venue will be our usual venue PS School.

We will have a quiz by Ravi Mundoli. He will be running the SciTech quiz by him and Raju which was conducted at IIM Bangalore recently. Time permitting we will also have the cars quiz by Shreyas.

With the new year, you can renew your QFI subscription for 2015. If you’re coming for Sunday’s meeting you can meet one of the QFI organizers to hand over your subscription fee of Rs 500 for the new year. If you are not able to hand over the fee in person, you can pay through post, bank deposit or online transfer as before. If you had paid the subscription fee for 2014 by online transfer, the account details remain the same and you can transfer the subscription fee for 2014 to the same account. If you need the account details please email us at qfichennai@gmail.com.

For the information of newcomers, QFI offers annual subscriptions on a calendar year basis and paying subscribers receive all our quizzes by email. Those of you who are interested in taking up a new QFI membership / renewing one, can do so at our meetings in person. Our annual membership fee is Rs. 500. Members get access to an exclusive mailing list on which quizzes from our meetings are circulated.

Memberships are open to everyone, irrespective of location. If you cannot pay your membership fee in person, it can also be paid online, by bank deposit, or by post, so don’t miss out on our quizzes! Subscribers joining at any time of the year can access all of the year’s quizzes from the archives. Please email us for details. QFI relies on your patronage and your subscription would be a great way to support us. Please ensure you are subscribed to enjoy all the quizzes from our fortnightly meetings.

Venue – PS Senior Secondary School, #33, Alarmelmangapuram, Mylapore, Chennai 600004

Time – 10 AM

QFI Meeting on February 1, 2015

We have a QFI meeting on Sunday, February 1, 2015 at 10 AM. Venue will be our usual venue PS School.

We will have the Chennai edition of the Quiz Dubai Brainbuster written quiz followed by a quiz by Shreyas. Thanks to DP for proctoring Brainbuster.

Brainbuster is a WQC/Mahaquizzer style written quiz. Please register at http://goo.gl/forms/mdN9fvlQEs to participate. Please register again even if you had registered earlier before the event was postponed. (It had been scheduled to be held on January 18 and had been postponed.)

With the new year, you can renew your QFI subscription for 2015. If you’re coming for Sunday’s meeting you can meet one of the QFI organizers to hand over your subscription fee of Rs 500 for the new year. If you are not able to hand over the fee in person, you can pay through post, bank deposit or online transfer as before. If you had paid the subscription fee for 2014 by online transfer, the account details remain the same and you can transfer the subscription fee for 2014 to the same account. If you need the account details please email us at qfichennai@gmail.com.

For the information of newcomers, QFI offers annual subscriptions on a calendar year basis and paying subscribers receive all our quizzes by email. Those of you who are interested in taking up a new QFI membership / renewing one, can do so at our meetings in person. Our annual membership fee is Rs. 500. Members get access to an exclusive mailing list on which quizzes from our meetings are circulated.

Memberships are open to everyone, irrespective of location. If you cannot pay your membership fee in person, it can also be paid online, by bank deposit, or by post, so don’t miss out on our quizzes! Subscribers joining at any time of the year can access all of the year’s quizzes from the archives. Please email us for details. QFI relies on your patronage and your subscription would be a great way to support us. Please ensure you are subscribed to enjoy all the quizzes from our fortnightly meetings.

Venue – PS Senior Secondary School, #33, Alarmelmangapuram, Mylapore, Chennai 600004

Time – 10 AM

Murugappa QFIve Quiz Festival

The Murugappa QFIve Quiz Festival

Presented by QFI Chennai and IIT Madras Quiz Club

Sponsors: Murugappa Group (Title sponsor)
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Venue for all quizzes: Central Lecture Theatre (CLT) of IIT, Madras

January 24th, 2015 (Saturday)
Quiz I
College Quiz:
Time: 9:00 AM
Quizmasters: Siddarth Pai, Sudarshan Kartik V, Pranav Ramanathan,
Omkar Kamalapur and Rohit Suresh
Details: Teams of 3, open only to school and college students.
Cross School/College teams allowed.
Prelims followed by finals for top 8 qualifiers.
Prizes: Prizes in cash and kind for all teams

Quiz II
MELA Quiz:
Date: January 24th, 2015 (Saturday)
Time: 2.00 PM
Quizmasters: T K Balaji, Vijay Sarathy and Ashwin
Details: Open to all. Teams of 3. Prelims followed by finals for top 8 qualifiers
Prizes: Prizes in cash and kind for all teams

January 25th, 2015 (Sunday)
Quiz I
The Avial Pursuit General Quiz:
Time: 9:00 AM
Quizmasters: Arun Ramanthan, Yagnyeshwaran, Venkatesh Ananthasubramanian
Details: Open to all. Teams of 3. Prelims followed by finals for top 8 qualifiers
Prizes: Prizes in cash and kind for all teams

Quiz II
The Major’s General Quiz:
Date: January 25th, 2015 (Sunday)
Time: 2:00 PM
Quizmaster: Major Chandrakant Nair
Details: Open to all. Teams of 3. Prelims followed by finals for top 8 qualifiers
Prizes: Prizes in cash and kind for all teams

Date: January 26th, 2015 (Monday)
Quiz I
Starmark Book Quiz:
Time: 9:00 AM
Quizmasters: Samanth Subramanian, Sankhya
Details: Open to all. Teams of 3. Prelims followed by finals for top 8 qualifiers
Prizes: Starmark Book Coupons for all teams