CMS and Twitter top Lucknow


City Montessori School (CMS) : Ishaan Srivastava and Atul Patel


Army Public School : Siddhanth Singh and Pranay Mishra

With over 1000 students taking part, it was the expected buzz of a Lucknow edition of the quiz. As always teams from Kanpur, Varanasi and other nearby towns joined the Lucknow schools in the battle. Quizmaster Pickbrain rolled out a ‘fairly workable’ prelim, as one team described it. The six schools that made it were:

LPS Sector F : Avinash Chaurasia and Atul Singh
City Montessori School (CMS) : Ishaan Srivastava and Atul Patel
Seth M.R. Jaipuria : Kanishk Singh and Tathagat Bhatia
LPS Sector I : Aditya Pratap Singh and Saurabh Srivastava
Sunbeam School, Varanasi : Rohit Ojha and Aaditya Sahay
Army Public School : Siddhanth Singh and Pranay Mishra

The final saw all the teams start slowly and move together. It was in the second round that the duo from CMS established a lead over the others. The other teams were in a huddle scoring in tandem. The interesting attraction on the score display was the twitter counter that kept soaring skywards with students tweeting actively as the quiz unfolded.

With the onset of the buzzer rounds, CMS held their position, playing though with great caution. The other teams in their attempt to move forward gained and lost points. It all went down to the final round with the Sunbeam team from Varanasi and the defending champions from APS locking horns.

The latter held their own to finish runner up. CMS held out the challengers with sensible play to win their school a prestigious title.

The twitter board of Lucknow created a national record clocking 20K tweets in a matter of a few hours. The guest of honour, Mr. Sunil Kumar Sinha, Dy. Chief , Labour Commissioner, Central, UP and the chief guest Mr. Bhuvesh Kumar (IAS) Commissioner, Lucknow Division gave away the prizes.


City Montessori School (CMS)

Ishaan Srivastava and Atul Patel

Runner Up:

Army Public School:

Siddhanth Singh and Pranay Mishra