Puzzlers come out in droves

Antarish Rautella, 6, works on Sudoku puzzle with his father

The fifth annual Silicon Valley Puzzle Fest held last weekend
was a resounding success, according to organizers. More than 90
people competed in the sudoku and crossword puzzle
competitions.
The fifth annual Silicon Valley Puzzle Fest held last weekend was a resounding success, according to organizers. More than 90 people competed in the sudoku and crossword puzzle competitions.

Sudoku tournament winners:

1st: James Wilson, San Francisco, CA

2nd: Eric Maddy, Huntington Beach, CA

3rd: Derek Kisman, Sunnyvale, CA

Crossword tournament winners:

1st: Eric Maddy, Huntington Beach, CA

2nd: Andrew Laurence, Alameda, CA

3rd: Brian Kulman, Los Gatos, CA

Attendance:

44 people participated in the sudoku tournament

49 people participated in the crossword tournament

65 people attended Saturday’s free workshops led by puzzle experts

60 people volunteered during the event

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