Kenken International Championship 2018

Kenken is a world famous mathematical puzzle, and is featured in top publications like The New York Times, The Times, Spiegel, Gakken etc.

Students participating in this championship will go through three rounds: School Level, Emirates Level, and National Level. The top winners at the National Level will get an all-expense paid trip to New York, representing UAE for the International title.

BIS Abu Dhabi students from Year 4 to Year 13 can enter the competition. The school level exam will take place at school on Sunday 22nd April. If you would like your child to enter this competition you can either Register online at or see Mr. Zindilis, Year 4 Leader for an entry form.

If you would like any more information please feel free to email. Closing date to enter is the 22nd March 2018

In 2017, around 8000 students took part in the UAE, with BIS students David and Narain in the top 20 of their respective categories!

The exam had 6 puzzles of varying difficulty to be completed in 30 minutes. The top 20 did this in approximately 5 minutes and the top 10 in approximately 3 minutes.

The overall winner in a higher category completed it in 1 min 32 seconds!