TCS wins Chennai regional round

Aniruddha Dutta and Jayakanthan R from Tata Consultancy Services emerged as the winners at the Chennai regional round of 'Tata Crucible Corporate Quiz 2017’

Aniruddha Dutta and Jayakanthan R will compete with winning teams from the 6 cities in the Zonal Finals

Gopal Kidao and N Sankar from Madras Mettalurgicals Ltd. were declared as the runners-up

 :  Tata Consultancy Services emerged as the winner of the Chennai regional round of Tata Crucible Corporate Quiz 2017. The quiz, which will traverse 25 cities in India, is giving quizzing enthusiasts within corporate India a chance to lift the coveted trophy. Around 100 teams from prominent corporates across Chennai participated in the event.


Mr. Suresh Raman, Head – Chennai Operations, Tata Consultancy Services Limited, Chennai felicitated the winners, who were awarded Rs 75,000/*, while the runners-up took home a prize money of Rs 35,000/*. In addition to the winners and runners-up, the other four teams that qualified in the top six were Prashanth Sampath and Sridharan K from Ford, Karthik Ramalingam and Prabhu Natarajan from Tata Consultancy Services, Leo Thomas and Apoorv Gawande from Global Analytics and Senthil Kumar and Sanandan from Infosys.


The Tata Crucible Corporate Quiz 2017 format is based on the concept of ‘Real Time Strategy’ with an aim to create a simulation of the fast-paced environment, we all operate in. The format will revolve around contemporary gaming concepts and an invigorating set of rounds with decision making and strategy being the key to win the coveted title. As always, the renowned quizmaster Mr. Giri Balasubramaniam, popularly known as ‘Pickbrain’ hosted the competition in his unique and quirky style of quizzing. (Watch what happens when Tata Crucible enthusiasts catch the Quizmaster: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3W_3Ky2MKp4)

Speaking on the occasion, Mr. Suresh Raman, Head – Chennai Operations, Tata Consultancy Services Limited said, “The preparedness and agility of the participants and particularly the winners saw them through this quiz. Retrieving of database from their minds is truly amazing”.

The city regional rounds will be followed by zonal finals, which will be organized in New Delhi (Zone 1), Kolkata (Zone 2), Mumbai (Zone 3) and Hyderabad (Zone 4). The top two teams from each zone will face each other to clinch the Tata Crucible Corporate Quiz 2017 title at the National Finals to be held in Mumbai in October.

The National winners will receive a prize money of Rs 5 lakhs* along with the Tata Crucible Trophy. The prizes for this year’s quiz are supported by Tata Motors and the Jaago Re campaign by Tata Global Beverages.

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Sep 18, 2017
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