Good year for mjunction Quiz team
The year 2015-16 saw the mjunction quiz team consisting of Debashish Mukherjee and Abhishek Kar, proving their mettle in the quizzing circuit, both as quizzers as well as quiz masters.
The team won the Eastern Regional Finals of the Tata Crucible Business Quiz 2015 in October 2015 at the Taj Gateway in Kolkata. Hosted by veteran quizmaster Giri “Pickbrain” Balasubramanium, the event witnessed a very tough prelims round, along with a nail biting finish as mjunction zoomed past Lafarge on the penultimate question.
The team once again proved it at the Advertising Club Calcutta Brain Train Corporate Quiz 2015, in December at the Calcutta Rowing Club. The corporate quiz was hosted by eminent quizmasters Charanpreet Singh & Tathagata Chatterjee. The final was a closely fought event among mjunction, TCS, Capgemini, HSBC, Lintas & Inner Circle, and mjunction won on the last question.
The Rotary Club of Belur organized a quiz in November 2015 at the Park Prime, Kolkata. It saw participation from leading corporate teams from in and around Kolkata, and here the mjunction team emerged as a finalist.
The team was also invited to be the quizmasters of the prestigious CMA Money Quiz 2015, jointly organized by the Calcutta Management Association, Calcutta Stock Exchange and The Telegraph. The event witnessed more than 20 corporate and student teams turning up for the event. The prelims, two semis as well as the final saw a close fight between the teams. The event was covered by 91.9 Friends FM and had both the quiz masters going live on air after the event. Both the quiz masters were felicitated by the Calcutta Management Association.
In January 2016, the team secured the 2nd Runners Up position at the Kolkata Quiz Festival 2016. The event witnessed the participation of more than 30 teams from across India, as well as participants from Malaysia and Hong Kong. Eight teams made it to the finals, which in turn was a hard fought one. Apart from the same, the team also conducted an online quiz on Indian mythology in the same festival.
The Kolkata edition of the IQuation Corporate Quiz 2016 was held in March 2016 at the Lalit Great Eastern. Nearly 20 corporates participated in the event, and team mjunction secured the 2nd Runners- Up position in a keenly fought event.