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

NAQT-Only Midseason Rankings

Merry Christmas and happy holidays to everyone! Along with our overall midseason rankings, here we are releasing rankings that only consider performances by teams on NAQT sets. Due to only consisting of NAQT sets, the adjustments will be slightly different from the normal overall adjustments, which may contribute to the difference in scores (along with … Continue reading NAQT-Only Midseason Rankings

mACF-Only Midseason Rankings

Merry Christmas and happy holidays to everyone! Along with our overall midseason rankings, here we are releasing rankings that only consider performances by teams on mACF sets. Due to only consisting of mACF sets, the adjustments will be slightly different from the normal overall adjustments, which may contribute to the difference in scores (along with … Continue reading mACF-Only Midseason Rankings

Overall Midseason Rankings: Top 250

Merry Christmas and happy holidays to everyone! We are finally ready to release our midseason rankings, our final posting of the calendar year. These new rankings have a bit of a shakeup in the top with University Lab A from Illinois reclaiming the #1 spot from Miami Valley A of Ohio, but still include some … Continue reading Overall Midseason Rankings: Top 250

Houston Holiday Hoedown XI Writeup

The following article was a guest contribution by Robert Condron. On December 14, eighteen teams competed on IS-188 in Division I of Houston Holiday Hoedown XI at Strake Jesuit in Houston. In this write-up, I will be discussing the performances of the top teams at this tournament and share some insights into Southern Texas quiz … Continue reading Houston Holiday Hoedown XI Writeup

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