TSol presented the Second Edition of Mind Over Matter - Hong Kong Corporate Quiz on 21st January, 2016 at KPMG Hysan Place, Causeway Bay.
The event was a success because of the enthusiastic involvement of the teams, engaging Quiz Masters and a thrilling, competitive environment.This enabled us to create a memorable experience for everyone.
We had 22 teams and 110 participants who enthusiastically participated as a team competing with other corporates.
Participating companies included KPMG, Citibank, HSBC, Credit Suisse, ABN Amro Private Banking, Standard Chartered, State Bank of India, Bank of America Merrill Lynch, Mind Group, Pacific Basin, ASIFMA, Belden, Crown Worldwide, Infosys Consulting, Thomson Reuters, BNP Paribas, Macquarie and Walgreens Boots Alliance.
An engrossing preliminary session consisted of Rounds on Hong Kong, Movies & TV, Food & Drink, On/Off the Sea, Business, Literature, Quiz Word, Connections with teams vying for a place in the finals!
It also saw the top five teams - Dukes of Quizzard - HSBC, Black Oscar Nominee - ASIFMA, The dork side awakens - Bank Of America Merrill Lynch, Crown Jewels - Crown Worldwide and Keeping Standards Up - Standard Chartered Bank making it to the finals.
A high-stakes finals with Science, Travel, Mixed Bag, Sports and Flashback 2015 rounds saw Dukes of Quizzard (HSBC) walk away with top honours and the bragging rights to be called the Best Corporate Minds. Along with the Trophy, they also won a 6 hour Junk trip on Crown Jewel, sponsored by Crown Relocations.
Crown Jewels (Team Crown Worldwide) were the First Runner up and they won a trophy and Customised Blazers from Sam's Tailor.
Keeping Standard Up, the team from Standard Chartered, followed closely to be the Second Runner up and won a trophy and Magnum bottles from ASC Wines.
Other prizes won in the evening were:
- Headphones from Philips.
- Skullcandy Sports headphones from Thakral Group.
- Fitness Coupons from Everlast.
- Wine hamper from Montrose wines.
- Hampers from Edible Arrangements.
- Dining vouchers from Mamasan, Bread Street and Frites.
- IAFT Vouchers.
- Organic Hamper from Pranayum and Spice Box.
- Free ride from Uber.
- Voucher from Klook.
We would like to thank our Founding Sponsors - The Indian Chamber of Commerce, Hong Kong, Venue Sponsor - KPMG, Wine Sponsor - ASC Wines, Hospitality sponsors - Air India, Transportation Partner - Uber, Radio Partners - Teacup Productions, all our Prize sponsors, the teams, Quiz Masters - Laura Dodwell-Groves & Vikram Achanta and our friends.
We thoroughly enjoyed putting this event together and look forward to more such events in the future.