16th World Puzzle Championship - Results

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16th World Puzzle Championship   The 16th World Puzzle Championship which took place October 611, 2007 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, has brought to US Puzzle Team its 10th team title! The second place went to Japan and the third - to Belgium.

Teams from 23 countries participated in the Championship which for the first time had been hosted by South America. From almost a hundred individual contestants ten of them have made it to the traditional Play-Off round. As a result of the Play-Off Pal Madarassy from Hungary became this year Champion. Second was Thomas Snyder (USA) and third Ulrich Voigt (Germany).

The annual WPF General Assembly had been held in conjunction with WPC. At the Assembly it was decided that the World Sudoku Championship 2009 (WSC 2009) would take place in Slovakia. The World Puzzle Championship 2009 (WPC 2009) is yet to be announced at the beginning of 2008.

The 17th World Puzzle Championship will be held in Vilnius, Lithuania (Fall, 2008).

More detailed information about the WPC 2007 results can be found at the World Puzzle Federation website. The WPC 2007 photo collection can be found here.
Sources: WPC 2007  |  World Puzzle Federation  |  US Puzzle Team
 
Posted: November 27, 2007
16th WPC - Results

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