SBOA, Chennai crowned TCS IT Wiz National Champions 2011
- Aditthya and Gokul from SBOA School and Junior College win the 2011 edition of TCS IT Wiz
- Prateek I and Arul Prakash from St Paul’s English School, Bangalore are runners up in a closely fought 12-team final
Chennai, December 10, 2011: It was a battle of nerves, with intensely fought rounds as 12 teams battled hard against the clock and each other at a 100-minute long action-packed national final of TCS IT Wiz, India’s biggest inter-school quiz, held at Taj Coromandel, Chennai.
The final comprised 12 teams that won the regional rounds held in Ahmedabad, Bangalore, Bhubaneshwar, Chennai, Coimbatore, Delhi, Hyderabad, Kochi, Kolkata, Lucknow, Mumbai and Pune. It concluded a journey, which began with over 14,700 high-school students competing for the regional titles across 12 cities during 2011. The top winning teams from each city qualified for the final.
The winners and runners-up received their prizes from N Chandrasekaran, CEO & MD, TCS.
Speaking after an action-packed final, N Chandrasekaran said, “All the young winners of TCS IT Wiz 2011 are the emerging generation who can propel India’s future growth and prosperity. Events like quizzing are important to create well-rounded global individuals who can collaborate under pressure as well as compete under the spotlight. The national quest for science and technology knowledge displayed by students across India has been remarkable throughout the competition and validates our belief that India’s talent pipeline in this area is only growing. I would like to congratulate the winners and all participants of the IT Wiz National Finals. You have made all of us very proud with your performances.”
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