As KenKen sweeps across the globe, the reviews come pouring in! From the most prestigious newspapers to the most adept puzzle solvers, everyone agrees that KenKen is fantastic, both for fun and learning!
On Sunday, May 31st, Pace University hosted the first-ever international KenKen tournament. Students from Westchester country, as well as visiting students from India, faced off against each other to crown a champion. The five Indian visitors were granted the opportunity to come to the United States for the competition after defeating over 35,000 competitors in their home country. After four rounds, including a championship round between the top competitors, 10 year-old Gaurav Pandey from India was declared the winner of the event, beating out students many years his senior.
The tournament was hosted by the Westchester Youth Bureau, and sponsored by IBM, the Westchester County executive's office, and Acorda Therapeutics. The goal of the tournament was to promote education in the fields of science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM).
Are you ready for the International KenKen Tournament For Students?Date:
Sunday, May 31, 2015Venue:
861 Bedford Road
Pleasantville, NY 10570
KenKen is sponsoring its first-ever International KenKen Tournament for Students. National student champions from throughout India will be traveling here from across the globe to compete. Stay tuned, or contact us, for more information. We hope to see you there!
The first ever national KenKen tournament is now underway in India!
Students from all over India are competing to win a chance to go to New York to compete against other worldwide KenKen players. Originally planned for Japan but moved to New York, the competition will bring skilled players together to compete head-to-head against each other. Good luck!
KenKen Puzzle LLC is ready to present the 2012-2013 KenKen Classroom Program. Don't miss out on signing up for the upcoming academic school year!
Survey Says: KenKen is Turning Math Learning Upside DownJune 29, 2012
A game that students love and teachers are using to teach--is this logical?
Springhurst Elementary School Hosts KenKen ChallengeJune 14, 2012
The KenKen spirit continues to spread; Springhurst Elementary School hosted its first KenKen Challenge this past week in Dobbs Ferry, NY.
The Zen of Ken - Yoga for the MindMay 25, 2012
Experience the state of Zen-Ken, visit http://kenken.com and achieve good spirit, harmony and positive energy with the all NEW pre-selected daily puzzle selections. KenKen® Puzzle isn’t just a wildly popular and addictive hobby for millions of people worldwide. It’s learning-based and revolutionary. You could say that KenKen is turning logic skill on its head.
What has reached a landmark 100 million served? KENKEN! Whoops, 100 million one, 100 million two, 100 million three....May 11, 2012
Even the number lovers at KenKen® Puzzle don’t usually enjoy counting to 100 million. But when that’s the number of puzzles played on their website, http://www.kenkenpuzzle.com, it’s a different story!
National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM)April 4, 2012
National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM) Partners with Nextoy, llc. Daily Interactive KenKen Puzzles Now Appearing on Illuminations Website
The NCTM, the world's largest organization dedicated to math education, and the popular math game and logic puzzle KenKen are partnering in the goal of making math learning fun.
Mathematiquement votreMarch 5, 2012
Nous vous l’avions présenté en mai 2011, puis le mois dernier, ce fut un coup de coeur pour les élèves de 1èreS du LFC* qui ont signé une pétition (je vous assure !!!) pour avoir une page de KenKen tous les mois. J’ai donc contacté Tetsuya Miyamoto, l’inventeur du KenKen, pour lui demander s’il voulait être un de nos sponsors tous les mois, en nous donnant quelques KenKen. Pour notre plus grand plaisir, il a accepté de nous en donner deux par mois, un niveau medium et un plus difficile.
PC World.com - KenKen logic puzzle - competition at the public libraryFebruary 11, 2012
You don't often hear a lot of cheering at public libraries, but in the library theater at theChappaqua Public Library, in Chappaqua, New York, cheering is quite acceptable – especially during the library's annual KenKen logic puzzle tournament. Friends and family of the contestants sit in bleacher-style seats rooting the contestants on at the end of every round of puzzles. The finals of this tournament take place on the stage in the library theater, with all the suspense and fanfare of an international chess tournament.
Brain Games: Can KenKen Puzzles Make You Smarter?January 3, 2012
Robert Fuhrer, 56, of Westchester County, New York is a long-time toy and game industry executive but he is probably best known as the unofficial godfather of the brain training puzzle called KenKen®.
As president and founder of thirty-year-old Nextoy, LLC, Fuhrer often traveled abroad to spot new ideas and products ripe for export. During one of his frequent trips to Japan, he was intrigued by a popular puzzle called Kashikoku Naru (translated loosely as, the puzzle that makes you smarter) that was invented by a math teacher.
Scholastic DynaMath: Can you KenKen?January 6, 2011
Congratulations—you’re about to get superpowers! It’s true: You’re about to be given the ability to solve KenKen puzzles!
The puzzles look like sudoku, but in KenKen, math is part of the fun. Read on to build your puzzle powers. Soon you’ll be telling the world your new superhero saying: “I can KenKen!”
Scholastic Math: Can you KenKen?January 6, 2011
So, you're already a Sudoku superstar? Think you haven’t found a grid game yet that can get the best of you? Well, it’s time to try a new puzzle to bend your brain and put your logic and math skills to the test!
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