What is the KenKen Championship?

Celebrating 2016’s KenKen Success in our MYP Assemblydsc_0588

It is with pleasure that we congratulated 12 of our students on their success at the most recent KenKen International Championship today in our Secondary Assembly. Our students represented Greenfield Community School at the Dubai and UAE National Level, competing against the best in the country.

The most outstanding result came from Risako Yasuda, one of our Diploma Program Higher Level Mathematics students who placed 2nd in Dubai and 3rd in the UAE for her age group.

Please join the Math Department in congratulating:

Karim Badr (4TF), Alexander Poesche (5JG), Pranav Agrawal (5JR), Krrish Agarwal (5JR), Luc Van Heerden (Grade 6), Waleed Yousif (Grade 7), Mehzabeen Islam (Grade 8), Mahrati Zakher (Grade 9), Sotaro Yasuda (Grade 9), Manav Agrawal (Grade 10), Sarah Mohamed (Grade 11), Risako Yasuda (Grade 11).

Looking Forward to the 2017 Championship

UAE’s biggest math puzzle championship opens its doors to GCS, again!

The KENKEN International Championship, is an annual international competition, being conducted in the UAE. It was launched for the first time in 2016, and has been very successful in peeking the interest of students towards competitive puzzling.


Throughout the Championship, students can expect to win, certificates, medals and trophies at every stage of the competition, along with cash prizes and goodies!

Seven students will also be selected for an all-expense paid trip, to represent UAE in New York, USA at the International Level.

Our school will be hosting the School Level Rounds for Kenken International Championships 2017, in the month of March. We request all parents to take up this opportunity and register their children for the championship.

You can register, by either submitting the ‘Registration Form’ with a fee of AED 100 to the class teacher or by directly visiting www.kenkenuae.com/register

Registration packs will be sent home via your child’s Math class. The last date of registration for GCS is the 26th of January.

For more information contact KENKEN UAE at info@kenkenuae.com or call at +971 524965711

Until then, you can try your hand at KENKEN puzzles, by downloading the apps here:

I-phone, Android Phone.

Contributed by: Michael Guttormson

Head Of Department Mathematics

Greenfield Community School


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