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Friday, December 17, 2010

Indian Puzzle Championship 2011

Indian Puzzle Championship 2011
Indian Puzzle Championship 2011

 Indian Puzzle Championship 2011

Most people would have heard of Sudoku, but have not been introduced to a host of other logic puzzles. These puzzles have been very popular in countries like Japan, the USA and eastern Europe. The first World Puzzle Championship (WPC) was held in 1992 in New York, USA. The 20th WPC in 2011 will be held in Hungary. Logic Masters India in association with various reputed colleges across the country would like to invite you to test your logical skills in the Indian Puzzle Championship and get an opportunity to represent India at the WPC. All resident Indian nationals, irrespective of age, can participate in Indian Puzzle Championship. The puzzle-solving skills of contestants will be tested through different puzzle variations which appear in the WPCs. Top rankers at the Indian Puzzle Championship will be eligible to represent India at the 20th World Puzzle Championship to be held in Hungary.

Rules and Regulations

The Indian Puzzle Championship will consist of 13 regional rounds held in the months of January to March 2011. The top 3 from each of these regional rounds will be invited for the national finals in May 2011. The team which will represent India at the World Puzzle Championship will be selected on the basis of the performance in the Indian Puzzle Championship National Final.
There are several ways in which you could qualify for a position in the National Finals.

  • You could be amongst the top 3 at one of the regional rounds.
  • You could be amongst the top 10 from the National Online Preliminary round which will be held on date.

  • Regional Rounds
    The 13 regional rounds will be held as a part of the college festivals in reputed colleges in different colleges across the country. The regional rounds will be held in the cities of Mumbai, Kharagpur, Rourkela, Goa, Guwahati, Bangalore, Kanpur, Hyderabad, Ranchi, Bhopal, Delhi, Roorkee and Pilani in the months from January to March. The regional round finals will be held between the top 60 participants from the region. The 60 finalists will be selected from Regional Prelims which will be open to all participants. For more details regarding the venue and dates of the regional round nearest to you please have a look at the schedule.

    National Online Preliminary Round

    The online round will consist of a two hour test where the puzzle solving skills of participants will be tested by several puzzles. The instructions for these will be announced in advance. The dates and other details will be announced soon.

    National Finals

    The winners of regional rounds and National Online Preliminary Round will be invited for National Finals. The National Finals will consist of multiple rounds of puzzle solving to select the best participants to represent India at WPC 2011, Hungary. The puzzle instructions will be given to the finalists a week in advance of the national finals.

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