The city of Hyderabad turned out in large numbers for their edition of the quiz. With close to 400 teams, it would have tempted the quizmaster to do multiple prelims. However, thanks to the sprawling ballroom of the Taj, it was still possible to get past it in one go. The final six who made it were:
Apollo Inst. of Medical Sciences :Shashank and Umain Abdullah
Nalsar University of Law :KVS Lokesh and Balaji Subramanian
Osmania Medical College :Dr. Mustafa Hasmi and Dr. Murtuza Hasmi
Bhavans Vivekananda College:Parth Merchant and Ms. Varsha.S
IPE :Ms. Shalini and Ms. Kakoli Das
Bhavans Vivekananda College :Manideep and Sreekar
Champions, Osmania Medical College - Dr. Mustafa Hasmi and Dr. Murtuza Hasmi
The final started with Apollo Inst. off to a quick start but soon it was Osmania University which quickly, literally, started raging away with one good strike following another. They kept at it right through the quiz to get to 600 'crubits' and a comfortable win at that.
The battle for the second spot was tight with most teams in the fray, however it was some intelligent tactics from Bhavans that helped them clinch the runner-up title. The guest of honour, Mr. Rajanna, Head TCS Hyderabad gave away the prizes to the top teams.
Runner Up, Bhavans Vivekananda College - Manideep and Sreekar
WINNER : Osmania Medical College - Dr. Mustafa Hasmi and Dr. Murtuza Hasmi
RUNNER UP : Bhavans Vivekananda College - Manideep and Sreekar