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Qualifying Schedule for upcoming Championships

The UKPA uses open qualifying tournaments to select players for WPC and WSC. These tournaments are open to everyone, not just members. The puzzles used are representative of the quality and range of puzzle to be expected in the world championships. All the relevant practice material you could require is available via the forum, with more on the puzzles page. The Championships schedule is:

ChampionshipDateVenueUK Team Qualifying Competition
WPC = World Puzzle Championship. WSC = World Sudoku Championship
28th WPC & 14th WSC29 Sep-6 Oct 2019Kirchheim, GermanySummary below. Full Details here
27th WPC & 13th WSC4-8 Nov 2018Prague, Czech RepublicCompleted
26th WPC & 12th WSC17-22 Oct 2017Bangalore, IndiaCompleted
25th WPC & 11th WSC16-23 Oct 2016Senec, SlovakiaCompleted
24th WPC & 10th WSC11-18 Oct 2015Sofia, BulgariaCompleted
23rd WPC & 9th WSC10-17 Aug 2014London, UKCompleted
22nd WPC & 8th WSC12-19 Oct 2013Beijing, ChinaCompleted
21st WPC & 7th WSC1-7 Oct 2012Kraljevica, CroatiaCompleted
6th WSC & 20th WPC6-13 Nov 2011Eger, HungaryCompleted
19th WPC24-29 Oct 2010Paprotnia, PolandCompleted
5th WSCApr 2010Philadelphia, USACompleted

For 2019, there are two ways to qualify for each of the UK WSC and WPC teams.

2019 UK WPC (World Puzzle Championship) Team

The following events will be used to determine this year's UK team:

  1. The 2018 World Puzzle Championship
  2. The 2019 UK Open Puzzle Tournament (on-site)
  3. The 2019 UK Puzzle Championship (on-line)

2019 UK WSC (World Sudoku Championship) Team

The following events will be used to determine this year's UK team:

  1. The 2018 World Sudoku Championship
  2. The 2019 UK Open Sudoku Tournament (on-site)
  3. The 2019 UK Sudoku Championship (on-line)

Both championships comprise an individual as well as a team contest. Could you be the next World Champion?
There's only one way to find out! Full details are available here.

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