ChoKoLAATe Mind Fizz – unlocking genius

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Mind Fizz was organized by the teen magazine ChoKoLAATe Magazine was an island-wide, interschool virtual quiz competition, aimed to produce a platform in order to help the youth to engage and explore their extra-curricular side during lockdown. 

A total of 45 teams from multiple national and international schools registered for this competition with the total participant count amounting to 135 students.

Every team had a face-off with another with three rounds, namely formal Q&A where each member had to answer a question each, the pictorial round and the rapid fire round.

Two preliminary rounds were held on 12 June via Zoom after which 10 teams moved forward to the quarter finals which were held on 13 June. All teams showcased immense spirit of healthy competition and strived to unlock their genius with Chokolaate Mind Fizz.

Upon the conclusion of the quarter final round, five teams advanced to the qualifiers round which was held on 19 June before the semi-finals where they competed in a heated rapid fire round. The top four teams that progressed to the semi-finals were Team B of Hejaaz International School, Team A of Bishops College, Team A of S. Thomas College and Devi Balika Vidyalaya.

The teams that made their way towards the final showdown, after some intense competition, were Devi Balika Vidyalaya and S. Thomas College, Mount Lavinia out of which Devi Balika Vidalaya emerged champions, attaining victory at the ChoKoLAATe Mind Fizz.

An awards ceremony will be held for the semi-finalists and finalists once the health situation in the country improves, where the winners will be officially recognised and awarded.

ChoKoLAATe would like to extend its heartiest gratification to all schools and teams who participated in the Mind Fizz. 

Additionally, it would also like to thank its financial benefactors, namely title sponsor Dalhousie at UCL and supporting partner CIMA. It would also like to extend its heartfelt gratitude to its gift sponsors Thyaga, Pothkade, Red Panda, Isso, Moo Premium Milk and The Eclair Factory for contributing towards the success of the event. 

“It was indeed a pleasure to have organised an event during these testing times and we would like to congratulate Devi Balika Vidalaya on their victory,” said ChoKoLAATe.