World Sudoku Championship 2008

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World Sudoku Championship 2008   The 3rd World Sudoku Championship took place 14-17 April 2008, in Goa, India. It was organized by the World Puzzle Federation's member in India, Novax Media.

132 contestants from 30 countries have been competing in Goa. Each country could be represented officially by four players. A country could send more players, but they were then obliged to compete as individuals. Turkey had nine players, China and Slovakia - eight, while Belarus - one.

The Sudoku puzzles were of classic versions with several variants. The Classic Trophy was awarded to the player with the best score in the classic puzzles.

Thomas Snyder from the USA defended his champion title from the previous year. Thus, the top individual and team results are:

Overall
1. Thomas Snyder (USA)
2. Yuhei Kusui (Japan)
3. Jakub Ondrousek (Czech Republic)
4. Jakub Hrazdira (Czech Republic)

Classic
1. Thomas Snyder (USA)
2. David McNeill (UK)
3. Michael Ley (Germany)
4. Jakub Ondrousek (Czech Republic)

Team Results
1. Czech Republic
2. Japan
3. Germany
4. USA


More detailed information about the event can be found at the WSC 2008
official website. Also, please read The TimesOnline UK article or take a look at the WPF site.
Sources: WSC 2008  |  WPF  |  TimesOnline UK  |  Jalaj
Posted: May 27, 2008
World Sudoku Championship 2008

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