Microsoft Puzzle Day

Contact Name: 
Jenna Whitney
Nov 11, 2006 10:00am - 10:00pm

Twelve Hours
Hundreds of Teams

One Mysterious Island

S.O.L.V.E. command is looki

ng for small research groups to explore island and retrieve the device whic

h caused the initial research team to evacuate

REDMOND Washington -
Researchers are needed to identify and recover an unknown and potentially

dangerous device on a remote island. An initial research team explored the

island but was unable to recover the device and was forced to evacuate afte

r 48 hours.

S.O.L.V.E. command is looking for small research groups

to explore the island and retrieve the device which caused the initial team
to evacuate. Reports from the initial team indicate that the device causes
confusion and impairs concentration after 12 hours of exposure.


re may be multiple teams on the island attempting recovery. S.O.L.V.E. will
compensate with prizes the team members from the top teams who recover t

he device.

Research candidates should:
- Be prepared to solve c

hallenging and fun problems
- Be available 11-November-2006 for 12 hou

- Assemble and register a 4-person team

The challenge begins

Saturday November 11 2006
* 11:00 am - Check-in grab some food a

nd a t-shirt
* 11:25 am - Deadline for checking in. Waitlisted students

will have the opportunity to take the spots of no-show teams.
* 11:30 am
- Opening presentation puzzle examples website demo Q/A
* 12:00 pm -
Puzzles are handed out.

Space is limited and we only have a few spo

ts remaining so register now! For more information and to register please