Wei-Hwa Huang ( 黃煒華, born August 4, 1975) is an award-winning American puzzler and member of the US Team for the World Puzzle Championship. [1 ]
Huang was a member of the United States
International Math Olympiad team in 1992 and 1993, where he was awarded a Silver Medal both years. He was a Putnam Fellow in 1993. Huang has won the annual World Puzzle Championship on four occasions: 1995 and 1997–1999. [2 ] He also won the 2008 [3 ] Sudoku National Championship. [4 ]
Huang graduated from
Montgomery Blair High School and the [5 ] California Institute of Technology and was an employee at [6 ] Google until July 2008. One of his most famous projects was the [7 ] Da Vinci Code Quest on Google, which was a set of 24 puzzles launched on April 17, 2006 in cooperation with Columbia Pictures. [8 ]
Huang submitted a crossword puzzle to the
newspaper which was published on Tuesday, September 10, 2002. New York Times In 2012, Hwang co-authored a book with [9 ] Will Shortz, the editor of the New York Times crossword puzzle. [10 ]
References [ edit ]
^ Grossman, Lev (Mar 11, 2013). "The Answer Men". TIME Magazine.
^ "World Puzzle Championship - WPC History". wpc.puzzles.com.
^ Spice, Byron (1999-10-25). "Prince of Puzzles". : A6. Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
^ Shapiro, Howard (2009). "2009 Inquirer Sudoku National Championship: Third time's the charm for L.A. woman". Philadelphia Inquirer . Retrieved . 30 September 2014
^ "Montgomery Has 3 In Westinghouse's Top 10 Finalists". : B7. 1993-03-09. The Washington Post
^ "Puzzlement". : Section 6; Page 14. 1995-11-12. The New York Times
^ Yi-Wyn Yen and Michal Lev-Ram (January 22, 2008). "10 fascinating Googlers". Fortune.
^ "The Da Vinci Code Quest Launches On Google". www.movieweb.com.
^ Shortz, Will (June 16, 2005). The New York Times Will Shortz's Greatest Hits: 150 Crossword Puzzles Personally Picked by the Puzzlemaster. The New York Times. p. 64. ISBN 031234242X.
^ Will Shortz and Wei-Hwa Huang (September 18, 2012). Will Shortz's Puzzle Master Workout. Seven Footer Press. ISBN 1934734527.
External links [ edit ]
Individual World Puzzle Champions
1992 David Samuel,
Canada 1993 Robert Babilon,
Czech Republic 1994 Ron Osher,
Wei-Hwa Huang, USA 1996 Robert Babilon,
Czech Republic 1997
Wei-Hwa Huang, USA 1998
Wei-Hwa Huang, USA 1999
Wei-Hwa Huang, USA 2000 Ulrich Voigt,
Germany 2001 Ulrich Voigt,
Germany 2002 Niels Roest,
Netherlands 2003 Ulrich Voigt,
Germany 2004 Niels Roest,
Netherlands 2005 Ulrich Voigt,
Germany 2006 Ulrich Voigt,
Germany 2007 Pal Madarassy,
Hungary 2008 Ulrich Voigt,
Germany 2009 Ulrich Voigt,
Germany 2010 Taro Arimatsu,
Japan 2011 Palmer Mebane,
USA 2012 Ulrich Voigt,
Germany 2013 Ulrich Voigt,
Individual World Sudoku Champions
Team World Puzzle Champions
Team World Sudoku Champions