HARI (Hari's Academic Regular(-Minus) Invitational)

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HARI (Hari's Academic Regular(-Minus) Invitational)

Post by Bhagwan Shammbhagwan »

Dear All,

We invite you to play HARI (Hari’s Academic Regular(-minus) Invitational), a college set planned for Fall 2021. The set will have a difficulty in accordance with “two dots” on Ophir’s difficulty scale.

Our current writing cast includes Hari Parameswaran (Georgia Tech), Arjun Nageswaran (Harvard), Anson Berns (Brown), Michael Li (Brown), Jason Hong (Brown), Walter Zhang (Brown), Natan Holtzman (Stanford), Ethan Strombeck (Stanford), Geoffrey Chen (Cornell), Vishwa Shanmugam (Maryland), Shahar Schwartz (Berkeley), Steven Liu (MIT), Katherine Lei (MIT), Ariel Faeder (Pitt), Keaton Martin (Kentucky), Dean Ah Now (Pomona), Chris Tong (MIT), and Mazin Omer (Harvard)

Our current distribution is:
4/4 Literature (split into Long Fiction, Poetry, Drama, and Short Fiction/Other)
4/4 Science (split into Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Math, Other)
4/4 History (split into American, European/British, World, Ancient/Other)
3/3 Fine Arts (split into Visual, Auditory, and Other)
2/2 Philosophy/Social Science (split evenly)
1.5/1.5 Religion/Mythology (split evenly)
1.5/1.5 Geography/CE/Other (split evenly)

Our current editors are:
- Head: Natan Holtzman
- Literature: Anson Berns
- Science: Geoffrey Chen (Biology, Physics, Earth Science, and Other), Chris Tong (Chemistry), and Walter Zhang (Math and CS)
- History: Hari Parameswaran
- Fine Arts: Ethan Strombeck (Visual and Other) and Michael Li (Auditory and Other)
- Religion/Mythology: Vishwa Shanmugam
- Philosophy/Social Science: Geoffrey Chen
- Geography/CE/Other: Walter Zhang

The set is about 50% done. We plan on having a total of 14 packets.
Last edited by Bhagwan Shammbhagwan on Fri Aug 20, 2021 11:31 am, edited 3 times in total.
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Re: HARI (Hari's Academic Regionals(-Minus) Invitational)

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14 packets? Sounds like enough for two tournaments! Looks exciting.
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Re: HARI (Hari's Academic Regionals(-Minus) Invitational)

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buffaloz1331 wrote: Sat Mar 13, 2021 12:55 am 14 packets? Sounds like enough for two tournaments! Looks exciting.
I think you could run 14 tournaments on this if teams are willing to make some sacrifices on finals scenarios and such.
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Post by Bhagwan Shammbhagwan »

As the set nears completion, we are now soliciting hosts for our set. We are setting the mirror fee to be $45 per team.

We prefer that hosts be mirroring our set at in-person tournaments, but if circumstances demand it, then this set should be hosted online.
In conjunction with CDC guidelines, we expect that hosts enforce proper masking guidelines and encourage all participants to be fully vaccinated.

Here is a current list of hosts. This will be updated periodically:
Playtest: Online, 10/2
New England: Brown, 11/20
Southeast: Georgia Tech, 10/30
Mid-Atlantic:
Midwest: UIUC, 12/4
West: Stanford, TBA
Central:
Northwest:
Rockies:
Canada:
UK: Manchester, 10/30
Last edited by Bhagwan Shammbhagwan on Sun Oct 17, 2021 9:58 pm, edited 7 times in total.
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Re: HARI (Hari's Academic Regular(-Minus) Invitational)

Post by Gene Harrogate »

Are the editors of this tournament looking for hosts in Canada and the UK?
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Re: HARI (Hari's Academic Regular(-Minus) Invitational)

Post by Bhagwan Shammbhagwan »

Gene Harrogate wrote: Sun Aug 15, 2021 9:07 pm Are the editors of this tournament looking for hosts in Canada and the UK?
Apologies - we are looking for hosts in Canada and the UK. The OP has been edited to reflect this.
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