Download the puzzles and solutions for selected sections by clicking on the section name. Each section is saved as a compressed ZIP file containing
two PDF files, the problem file and the solution file.
Please read the list of Puzzle Designers. These are
the individuals and companies whose creativity and generosity made this year's WPC a spectacular solving experience!
The time allocations are those used for the actual
competition. In some cases, the competition environment was supplemented, as
described in the Notes.
Note: The download files for the other sections
unavailable, but can all be found in Volume 3 of World-Class Puzzles from the
World Puzzle Championships.
|| Lunar Lockout (0.4Mb)
|| Each competitor was given a souvenir Lunar Lockout
game by Binary Arts to assist solving.
|| Multi-Level Block Maze (0.1Mb)
||Each team had a souvenir model of the maze to
|| Manipulative Puzzles (0.7Mb)
||Each competitor had four physical puzzles to solve.
Three of the four can be reproduced from the test booklet; for the fourth
puzzle, the specified Zome
pieces are required to solve problem 4.
|| Battleship Variations (0.5Mb)
||1 1/2 hours
|| Potato Appeal (1Mb)
||2 1/2 hours
|| A variety of physical items were given to each team.
This modified booklet allows you to solve all the puzzles without these
|| Optimization (0.5Mb)
|| Assorted Puzzles (1Mb)
||2 1/2 hours
Sample: #15 Triangle Trisection
|| Finals (1.3Mb)
|| The ten finalists were given puzzle instructions 1
hour prior to the test. The puzzle diagrams were presented only on stage; the
finalists did all their work in separate notebooks. The 10th place individual
had 30 minutes to solve the puzzles. The 1st through 9th place individuals had
proportionately more time, based on the point totals after the first eight