Karan Gurazada

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Karan Gurazada
Noted subjects Science, Music, Generalist
Current college None
Past colleges None
High school Leigh (2017-2018), Stanford Online (2018-2021)
Middle school BASIS Silicon Valley (2016-2017)
Stats HDWhite • NAQT

Karan Gurazada was the captain and club president of Team Stanford Online. He led the team to a t-49 finish at the 2019 HSNCT and a t-12 finish at the 2021 HSNCT.

He played for BASIS Silicon Valley MS in the 2016-17 season, where he led them to a t-5 finish at the 2017 MSNCT. He played for Leigh in the 2017-18 season. He represented California at NASAT in 2018, 2019, and 2021.

In 2021, Karan was the co-recipient (with Em Gunter) of the Robert Grierson Friend of Scholastic Bowl Award given by the IHSSBCA. The award was earned for "making widespread online quizbowl possible by automating crucial steps of the tournament creation process" and "developing another Discord bot, Tournament Bot, to generate game rooms on command." It marked only the third time the award was given to someone who primarily worked outside of Illinois.