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Fall 2010 Intramural Trivia Tournament

Saturday, October 16, 2010

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The Stanford Quiz Bowl Club hosted its 2010 Fall Intramural Tournament on Saturday, October 16 in Old Union. Twelve teams participated, competing in two brackets of six teams each. After a five-game round robin, ten teams chose to stay and played in a single-elimination playoff stage.

Congratulations to the Imaginary Rabid Squirrels, composed of Stacey, Genevieve, Nick, and Steven, who defeated runners-up Alondra's Journey Into Night, led by Matt Olson and rounded out with Ava, Connie, Kurt, and Samra, in a very close final match. The Imaginary Rabid Squirrels were undefeated through five rounds of preliminaries in the B Bracket, whereas Alondra's Journey Into Night led the A Bracket, also at 5-0. Both teams won gift certificates.

The Avengers, consisting of Tony, Elizabeth, Adam, and Zach, defeated Schadams MMX, consisting of Gavin, Sumat, Burjis, and Chris, in the 3rd place match. Both were 4-1 in their respective brackets.

Quick results:

1. Imaginary Rabid Squirrels
2. Alondra's Journey Into NIght
3. The Avengers
4. Schadams MMX
5t. Oterodactyls
5t. Most Strongly Supported
5t. Atlas Hugged
8t. Burbrainiacs
8t. Strong Guys or Something
8t. Power Twaingers
11t. Phi Psi Pajama Party
11t. Gobias Industries

Congratulations to everyone who participated!

Preliminary standings and statistics

The Stanford Quiz Bowl Club runs and competes in many tournaments throughout the year, including special events for new players. Join our club email list by clicking here. People interested only in occasional intramural play should join our low-traffic IM list instead. Click here to sign up.

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