From 23 November until 11 December 2020, it’s your turn to strike back against the coronavirus. It’s easy and fun: just join our online multiplayer quiz game on COVID-19, available in English, French and Arabic. Build up valuable corona knowledge and compete with others. You can participate as an individual, as part of a team or together with your entire organization. But it’s not just gaming and knowledge acquisition, you can also win great prizes and join exciting topic-related online events.
The Contest Against Corona will kickoff with an online event, which will be broadcast live on 23 November at 10:00 GMT. Do not miss it! We will explain how to play the quiz game and let you know how you can compete most effectively, either by yourself or as part of your group! Moreover, we invited a round of experts, who will introduce to you the topics of the contest. At the end of the event, we will count down together and gaming will start! Watch here or via the atingi youTube channel.
You can start gaming on 23 November, 11:00 GMT and keep playing until 11 December, 14:00 GMT. The quiz game consists of multiple-choice questions on four different topics.
Play as many rounds as you can to collect points, climb up the high score and increase your chances of winning. Make sure to add your name and e-mail address to your profile, otherwise you won’t be able to win any prizes. Check out how it works below. Also, remember to check out the learning tips at the end of each round to keep improving your game and thereby, of course, your corona knowledge.
In week one we will play starter level questions and release more advanced questions on 30 November. For more information on how to play, please check the following section. Also, follow us on facebook to receive regular updates on the contest.
Are you up for a challenge? Today, you receive double points for every round you play — all day long! Next to quickly climbing up the high score, you also have the chance to become winner of the day. The winners of Challenge day I will be announced on 27 November via the quiz game dashboard.
The winners of week one will be announced on 30 November at 13:00 GMT via the quiz game dashboard.
Are you up for a challenge? Today, you receive double points for every round you play — all day long! Next to quickly climbing up the high score, you also have the chance to become winner of the day. The winners of Challenge day II will be announced on 4 December via the quiz game dashboard.
The winners of week two will be announced on 7 December at 13:00 GMT via the quiz game dashboard.
Are you up for a challenge? Today, you receive double points for every round you play — all day long! Next to quickly climbing up the high score, you also have the chance to become winner of the day. The winners of Challenge day III will be announced on 10 December via the quiz game dashboard.
The Contest Against Corona will close with an online event, which will be broadcast live on 11 December at 14:00 GMT. Tune in and find out whether you are among the winners of the Contest! We also have some more experts and other guests coming in, and we'll hear about our gamers’ experiences. More details will be published soon.
The quiz game is played in rounds, which consist of six multiple-choice questions each. The goal is to collect as many points as possible by quickly providing the correct answers (one correct answer per question).
Each question has a time setting according to its difficulty. Hurry up when you submit your answer, because you will receive the remaining seconds as points.
If you enter a group game, the fastest player will get double points.
All points that are lost in the game are collected in the jackpot. If you click on the jackpot, you bet all your points against the jackpot. Hurry up again, because only the first player to click the jackpot and to respond correctly, will get those points.
The points you collect in each round will be added to your personal high score. If you play as part of a team, the points you collect will also be added to your team high score.
If you play as part of a team, the points you collect will be added to your individual and to your team high score. Working together in teams is recommended as helping each other to solve even the most difficult questions results in fast growing team high scores. At the same time, you improve your chances to win as an individual player! Please note, that you can only compete as part of a team if your organization has registered with us. Check out how this works here.
The quiz game is playable on any digital device with a current standard browser (Chrome, Edge, Firefox, Safari). So-called “light browsers” are not suitable.
40x M ($30)
36x L ($50)
3x XL ($100)
The best team of week 1 & the best team of week 2 each receive
“project management in times of crisis” or
“COVID-19 training for health professionals”
The team that reaches the first place in the overall ranking receives
The team that reaches the second place in the overall ranking receives
From the two winning teams (overall 1st & 2nd place), one interested participant is selected for
*Selection on the basis of CV & motivation letter
You may play anonymously throughout the contest. If you want to accumulate gaming points and win a prize, however, you need to create an account and register with your name and e-mail address. You can do so by following the steps below:
Now you can log in again next time via www.atingi.games with your nickname or e-mail address and password and resume your game!
Important notice: Eligible to participate and receive a prize are all persons who are at least 16 years of age and have their permanent residence in an African country.
All winners are announced via the quiz game dashboard, including the winners of the challenge days and the weekly winners. Final winners of the contest will also be announced during the Award Ceremony, which will be broadcasted live on the 11th December at 14:00 GMT via the atingi YouTube channel.
All winners will receive a certificate of successful participation in the Contest Against Corona, issued by atingi, the e-learning platform of the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH.
ZLTO is a digital youth currency which is used in the ecosystem of our partner Yoma, a digital marketplace for youth across the world. Yoma enables young people to build their future by actively engaging in social impact tasks and learning & earning opportunities. You can spend the ZLTOs in the Yoma marketplace (on data, airtime and more), which you can access by registering with the Yoma App. All you need to do is present your winner certificate. If you are among the winners, you will receive more detailed information via e-mail.
If you want to be considered for one of our prizes, you must create an account. Click on your profile icon and follow the steps.