Sudoku Grandmaster

The 4th Philippine Sudoku Super Challenge finals was held at the end of last month. The winner of the Grandmaster category was Sarah Jane Cua, a 15-year-old high school student at

the Pangasinan Universal Institute. The first prize was 60,000 pesos, which converts to about 1,285 USD.

Sarah have been competing in many other sudoku events and have also won the 2008 Brand’s Asia-Pacific Sudoku Championships in Singapore.

That´s a good start of the sudoku year for her. Congrats and god luck in future events!

Sudoku master

2009 Sudoku Nationals Results

We can announce that the winner of the U.S Sudoku Championship was Tammy McLeod of Los Angeles, California. Mc Leod solved the advanced puzzle in a time of 7 mintues and 41 seconds and took home the cash prize of $10,000. As the winner of the tournament she also earned a spot in the U.S World Sudoku Team.

Winner in the beginner divsion was Natan Tsyrulnik of Shelton, Connecticut, and took home $1,000. Davis Borucki of Columbia, South Carolina, took the first spot in the intermediate division was also a happy winner to the $3,000 awarded.

See the video from the event:

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2009 Sudoku National Championship

Philadelphia_skylineIt is time again for the 2009 Sudoku National Championships. It will take place Oct. 24 at the Pennsylvania Convention Center in Philadelphia. This is the largest Sudoku competition in the U.S. Hosting the event for the third time is the Philadelphia Inquirer.

$25,000 in cash prizes will be awarded, as well as the opportunity to represent the United States at the 2010 World Sudoku Championship in Philadelphia.

Cash prizes are broken down accordingly:

Top winner of each level will receive an iPod Touch, courtesy of Hudson Entertainment!


  • First place – $10,000
  • Second place – $4,000
  • Third place – $3,000


  • First place – $3,000
  • Second place – $2,000
  • Third place – $1,500


  • First place – $1,000
  • Second place – $500
  • Third place – $300

We wish good luck to everyone participating in the event.