Spark Education Announces Global Online Sudoku Challenge: Open to all!
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SAN MATEO, Calif., Sept. 18, 2023 ~ Spark Education Group, one of the world's largest providers of small-group online classes for K-12 education, is announcing a new Global Sudoku Challenge. Open to all ages from 5-12, families, friends and Sudoku enthusiasts of all levels, the free-to-register event will take place October 22-29.

The challenge is designed to inspire interest in math, build problem-solving skills and connect with friends and family through a global online competition. Participants and winners can receive cash prizes of up to US $1,000 for winners with the option to donate winnings to a charity of their choice. Children who make it to the finals will have the chance to receive a coveted STEM certificate and all those who sign up will receive an electronic certificate of participation that they can later print out and frame if they wish.

Reece Min, VP of the Pedagogy Research Centre at Spark commented: "We are proud to host the Spark Sudoku Challenge. This is not only a global Sudoku competition but also an activity that fosters an interest in math and number sense and builds problem-solving skills in a fun way. It is open to everyone so all can participate and challenge themselves."

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The 2022 Spark Sudoku Challenge attracted thousands of participants worldwide including those from the "Super Brain" TV show, winners of the AMC (American Mathematics Contest) 12, and Spark Math students. All puzzles are designed by professionals including previous Sudoku Championship contestants, judges for various competitions, and Spark Math Sudoku coaches.

Spark Math students have done well in other international math competitions such as AMC8 with 26% of its students being named to the Honor Roll of Distinction - 26 times higher than the global average - demonstrating their ability to understand core concepts through gamified learning experiences that bring students in with engaging narratives and interactive technology.

Spark encourages anyone interested in participating in this wonderful opportunity can register for free at The company looks forward to seeing participation from communities all over the globe as they challenge themselves while experiencing the timeless fun of Sudoku.
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