World sudoku championship explained

What is World Sudoku Championship

The World Sudoku Championship (WSC) is yearly international puzzle contest which is held by the World Puzzle Federation.National teams compete in country ranking as well as individual score for players. The very first chamiponship goes back to the year 2006. The event was held at Lucca (Italy)

Who is Sudoku world championship 2022 winner?

Tiit Vunk from Estonia, won Sudoku world championship 2022 in Krakow, poland. Best Team is a national score is team Czech Republic. Tiit Vunk from Suure-Jaani, who currently lives in Elva, won the gold medal at the 17th World Sudoku Solving Championship held in Krakow, Poland until October. He became the world champion for the second time, his previous title dates back to 2016, previously he has won three more silvers and two bronzes.

In the team event, the Estonian A-team consisted of Tiit Vunk, Anna-Brigita Topkin, Tauri Purk, Tiit Hendrik Piibeleht and captain Jaanus Laidna won the bronze medal. 197 sudoku experts from 32 countries participated in the World Championship.

How can you take part in sudoku world championship?

Local events are held in various countries, and events recognized by World Puzzle Federation qualify as entry to take part in the main global events. Currently there are only 30 countries officially present, but you can apply individually even if your country is not represented by a national team.

What types of sudoku are played

Over 100 puzzles are normally played during the competition in timed rounds. The puzzles include classic sudoku, sudoku variations, and other puzzle types that are played in rounds such as Relay Round, World Record.

Relay Round - in this mode players of the team solve the sequence of puzzles in turns while at the given moment if time only one puzzle is being solved.

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