Quiztallographers

The quiztallographers are a fluxional pub quiz team consisting mainly of crystallography researchers and one ex-University challenge contestant (they lost).

Formed in 2011, and intermittently competing at the Royal Blenheim quiz on Wednesday evenings, their accomplishments are:

  • Three times winners at the Royal Blenheim (often when the regular teams are away, ill or running the quiz).
  • Winners at the Bookbinders in November 2011.
  • Twice winners of the Blenheim ‘Cheese Raffle’.
  • Twice winners of the Royal Blenheim ‘Play Your Cards Right’ jackpot.

For more information, please contact the Quiztallographers Social Secretary (QSS): Karim Sutton.

Jun 172014
 
Croquet-llography 2014

Congratulations to Karim Sutton, Jerome Wicker and Rajiv Gogna from Chem Cryst, together with some guy from engineering, for making it to the finals of the 2014 University inter-college croquet tournament. This is a truly ridiculous feat and we wish them the best of luck next year!

Rajiv lines up for a hoop

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Oct 292012
 
Fame at Last...

This report of Karim’s and Will’s Quizmastery last Wednesday was written by the Royal Blenheim Barman and posted on their website:

The quiz last Wednesday was written Karim & Will, with a little help from Will’s dad (they say tutor, but I’m going with dad). It was their first time setting the Blenheim Read the rest

Sep 272012
 

The Quiztallographers scraped to victory at the Royal Blenheim Quiz night on Wednesday,  scoring an equal first place 41/75 and winning on a tie break. Present for questions were RIC, NR, JW, LV, GP, WB, and KJS; OS left before the start of the questions, but claims that helped. Man of the match goes to … Read the rest

Jul 192012
 

The Quiztallographers cleaned up at the Royal Blenheim Quiz night on Wednesday 20th June 2012, scoring an unprecedented 57/75 and beating the nearest contenders by four clear points. Present for the 100%-scoring early rounds were EJM, KJS, M(UC)C, RIC, NF, and joining us later to take the glory, JP, CY and ALG.
Sadly, the cheese … Read the rest