Kenken brings international maths competition to the UAEMay 15, 2016, 6:07 am GMT
Kenken International has launched one of the world's biggest international maths puzzle competitions.
The Kenken International Championship (KIC) will run in the UAE for this first time this year. Round one - to be held until August 2016 - will see students in each school compete to represent their schools in emirate level, to be held in mid-September. Winners of the emirate level will go on to compete in the national level in October in a bid to represent the UAE in the international championships in New York in December 2016.
Cash prizes worth AED 100,000 will be awarded to winners at different stages of the championship. The final 10 national winners will win an all-expense paid trip to the international championships in New York.
More than 2,300 students in the UAE have already signed up for the competition, and Kenken UAE expects more than 5,000 students to register by August.
Participating schools in Kings' Education's three schools, Gems Wellington International School, Deira International School, Ryan International School, and more.
Countries participating in the international championship include India, UAE, Japan, USA, and more.
Kenken is a grid-based numerical puzzle that uses basic maths operations - addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division - while also challenging a student's logic and problem-solving skills.
Visit https://www.kenkenuae.com to register your school for the competition.
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