Crossword aficionados _ young, old and in between _ should brace for a challenge as the ultimate tournament of wits and the world-famous classic word games will be back this weekend for its fourth year.
Applications for the ‘4th F&N Crossword Puzzles International Challenge and Kumkom Championship 2013’ should be made by tomorrow.
Presented by Thailand Crossword Game, A-Math, Kumkom and Sudoku Association (TCA) in collaboration with F&N Dairies, the "4th F&N Crossword Puzzles International Challenge and Kumkom Championship 2013" has two divisions _ Open (open to people of all ages, genders, nationalities and levels) and Student (primary, lower secondary and upper secondary levels).
The total cash prize pool of this English crossword puzzles competition is worth more than 200,000 baht. The champion of the open division will receive 30,000 baht, plus a trophy.
Winners of the student divisions will receive scholarships and trophies. Exclusively for the champion of the upper secondary level (Mathayom 4-6), he or she will be awarded a round-trip air ticket to Singapore.
The tournament is expected to draw a combined number of 2,000 contestants. Register online at www.thaicrossword.com or call 02-681-9971_3. The registration deadline is tomorrow.
The 4thF&NCrossword Puzzles International Challenge and KumkomChampionship2013 will take place at the Event Hall, ground floor of The Mall Bang Kapi on Saturday and Sunday from9amto 5.30pm. Members of the public are invited to witness the tournament on both days free of charge.