World-Class Puzzles from the World Puzzle Championships, Volume 5 by Will Shortz, Paperback | Barnes & Noble
World-Class Puzzles from the World Puzzle Championships, Volume 5

World-Class Puzzles from the World Puzzle Championships, Volume 5

by Will Shortz
     
 
Each year, at the World Puzzle Championship, teams representing countries from around the world compete to solve challenging language- and culture-neutral puzzles of every variety.
With this fascinating mix of logic, math and visual puzzles from the Tenth Annual World Puzzle Championship, held in Brno, Czech Republic, solvers can test their skills against those of

Overview

Each year, at the World Puzzle Championship, teams representing countries from around the world compete to solve challenging language- and culture-neutral puzzles of every variety.
With this fascinating mix of logic, math and visual puzzles from the Tenth Annual World Puzzle Championship, held in Brno, Czech Republic, solvers can test their skills against those of the world's best puzzlers. Also included in this volume is the 2001 U.S. qualifying test, which Team USA wannabes can use to hone their skills: open qualifiers are held online in June!

Author Biography: WILL SHORTZ, former captain of Team USA, is the chairman of the World Puzzle Federation and the director of WPC/USA. He is the crossword editor of The New York Times and the Puzzlemaster of National Public Radio's Weekend Edition Sunday. NICK BAXTER is captain of Team USA.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780812935868
Publisher:
Random House Information Group
Publication date:
04/13/2004
Series:
Other Series
Pages:
96
Product dimensions:
8.04(w) x 11.28(h) x 0.33(d)

Meet the Author

Will Shortz is the president of the World Puzzle Championships.

Nick Baxter is the captain of Team USA, the defending chmpions.

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