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2019-20 HSQB Player Poll Results

The following article was a contribution by the entire Groger Ranks staff and many members of the HSQB community who helped out with this poll. Thank you. Over the last few weeks, we at Groger Ranks have been running our annual player poll of the national high school quizbowl circuit. This poll was made up … Continue reading 2019-20 HSQB Player Poll Results

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2019-20 HSQB Postseason Poll Results

The following article was a contribution by the entire Groger Ranks staff and many members of the HSQB community who helped out with this poll. Thank you. Over the last few weeks, we at Groger Ranks have been running our first postseason poll of the national high school quizbowl circuit. The ongoing coronavirus pandemic led … Continue reading 2019-20 HSQB Postseason Poll Results

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A Statement Regarding Online Tournaments

It is our belief at Groger Ranks that online tournaments are a valued part of the quizbowl circuit. Not only have many of our members played online tournaments in the past, but we have hosted three online tournaments ourselves, including the 24-team online mirror of BLAST held this past Saturday. It is fun on our … Continue reading A Statement Regarding Online Tournaments

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Interview Thursdays Ep. 6 – Stevenson A

In this episode of Interview Thursdays, Groger Ranks member Dean Ah Now interviews Govind Prabhakar and Arjun Nageswaran from Adlai E. Stevenson High School in Lincolnshire, Illinois. We discussed their specialties, their NHBB expectations, and their overall tournament plan for the season. The following episode, like all Interview Thursdays episodes, was brought to you by … Continue reading Interview Thursdays Ep. 6 – Stevenson A

2020 DC Metro Writeup: An Analysis

The following article was a guest contribution by Abhinav Karthikeyan, Gus Carvell, Justin Chen, Prat Jai, and Alex Moon. GDS A (9): GDS’ performance at HFT was exceptional. Matt Siff is one of the country’s best generalists and overall players. However, the key to GDS’ recent success is the flourishing of the other three players … Continue reading 2020 DC Metro Writeup: An Analysis

Revisiting the Southern California Circuit: An Analysis

The following article was a guest contribution by Nicholas Dai. Recently, on February 15th, 18 teams competed in one of the largest Quizbowl tournaments in Southern California, the SoCal State Championships. Originally, I was going to only discuss the most recent tournament, but the past few weeks have seen 4 tournaments take place, and 2 … Continue reading Revisiting the Southern California Circuit: An Analysis

Interview Thursdays Ep. 5 – RM A

In this episode of Interview Thursdays, Shawn from Groger Ranks interviews Abhinav Karthikeyan, Justin Posner, Derek Chu, Kyle Liao, and Danesh Sivakumar from Richard Montgomery High School in Rockville, Maryland. We discuss rebounding from the graduation of seniors, their thoughts about their chances at NHBB this year, the relative youth of the A team, and … Continue reading Interview Thursdays Ep. 5 – RM A

2019-20 HSQB Midseason Poll Results

The following article was a contribution by the entire Groger Ranks staff and many members of the HSQB community who helped out with this poll. Thank you. Over the last few weeks, we at Groger Ranks have been running our second midseason poll of the national high school quizbowl circuit. Now, we are pleased to … Continue reading 2019-20 HSQB Midseason Poll Results

Interview Thursdays Ep. 4 – GDS A

In this episode of Interview Thursdays, Shawn from Groger Ranks interviews Matthew Siff, Nathaniel Rosenberg, Arthur Delot-Vilain, and Alex Moon from Georgetown Day School in Washington DC. We discuss their aggressive buzzing strategy, the status of the very competitive DC circuit, their tournament plans, and more. https://soundcloud.com/groger-ranks/interview-thursdays-episode-4-gds