Welcome to Churchill's Quiz Bowl Page
2020-2021 Quiz Bowl Information
Top of the World
- Semi-Final (so close) and Final Matches
3 Teams to Nationals
Aatreyo Bhattacharyya 8th A Tanay Bodducherla 8th A Siya Mishra 8th A Lavanya Gnanakumar 8th A Anish Borole 8th B Siv Vivekanandhan 7th B Daniel Chen 8th B Advik Patel 8th B Arnav Mahendra 8th C Julius Alva 8th C Vinh Phan 8th C Saheb Gulati 8th C
Many New Faces in a COVID - Zoom Year
Hosted a Jeopardy Winner
Initial meeting: August 31st at 3PM on Zoom.
You need a device with sound.
Second 6th grade practice Tuesday, September 8 from 3PM to 4:15PM. Future 6th practices are on Tuesdays.
First 7th/8th grade practice is Monday, September 14 from 3PM - ~~ 4:15PM. Future 7/8 practices are on Mondays.
Zoom Link for initial meeting and first practice:
There are no tournaments scheduled at this time. Plans are in the works for an online middle school tournament in the fall.
If you want to form teams of 4, please email me the names of team members.
2020 Quiz Bowl
Churchill's A-C teams have qualified for a trip to Chicago - May 2020.
2020 Quiz Bowl Nationals Cancelled. :( :(
Most quiz bowl teams from one school in a single tournament ---- EVER!! - even our Q team rocked
A-Team scored 9th most points per game tournament average for the country ---- EVER!!
2019 Quiz Bowl
We went to Nationals again (x4)!
May 9-12, 2019
3 teams qualified! 12 Churchill students off to windy city!!
A Team - 2nd in Nation!
13 definitely is Churchill's lucky quiz bowl number! B Team finishes 13th!
Churchill B Team for 2019
Shohom Chakraborty 8th A Team Aditya Sivakumar 8th A Team Elyas Nuh 7th A Team Soumya Bukkapatnam (Captain) 8th A Team Arjun Gonuguntla 8th B Team Ananya Bukkapatnam (Captain) 8th B Team Nipun Dour 8th B Team Tanay Bodducherla 6th B Team Aatreyo Bhattacharyya 6th C Team Nithin Danday 8th C Team Samhita Kumar (Captain) 8th C Team Aditya Anantaraman 7th C Team
___________________________________________________May 10-13, 2018Chicago, ILCongrats to Churchill's 2017-2018 national teams.Govind Gnanakumar (Captain)Tarun VenkatShohom ChakabortyAditya SivakumarAkul Kudari (Captain)Skanda VasishtaPeter NelsonElyas NuhFor the first time ever both Churchill teams advanced to Sunday's finals! It was also the largest NAQT middle school tournament with 192 teams competing. Both teams finishing in the top 60 in the country!The B team lost close matches on Sunday and were eliminated in the morning. The A team played strong matches and advanced to the round of 13. The team played super and came within a question of at least a top 8 finish. 13 seems to be Churchill's lucky quiz bowl number! There are now national quiz bowl rankings and this team was consistently listed in the 10 teams in the country.JV Champs at Leonardo Da Vinci school.____________________________________________________Extremely competitive tournament in Dallas, TX. We beat the Number 1 team and went to overtime with the runner-up. Team did a super job and finished 13th in the nation out of 160 teams. This year's team also competed in UC Berkeley's Cal Cup series. We competed in the high school JV division and finished in 2nd place for all 4 tournaments.
Congrats to Churchill's 2016-2017 A team.Syrus AslamGovind GnanakumarAchyuta RameshRohan Shelke (Captain)Tarun VenkatChurchill hosted two regional tournaments in the 2016-2017 school year and its top teams attended multiple day long tournaments in the Bay Area. 7 teams participated in the Churchill Fall Tournament. Teams have 4 to 5 students with up to 4 competing at one time.We compete in Norcal Quiz Bowl Alliance and NAQT tournaments throughout the school year. Top teams often practice on weekends off campus.____________________________________________________Our top 2 teams qualified for the National Quiz Bowl Tournament in 2016. Quiz Bowl team members are extremely competitive. We won a High School JV tournament and traveled to Danville in the Bay Area the next day finishing 2nd and 8th in a tournament including the top teams in CA.
Team A (Finished 13th in nation! Fantastic!! - 2016)Aditya RajaveluAchyuta RameshShreenithi Madan (Captain)Vrishank KrishnamurthyRohan Shelke
Team B (Finished 62 in nation! Super!!)Joseph DalessiHarish Vasanti (Captain)Govind GnanakumarAkul Kudari