Competitive Puzzling and the Jigsaw Renaissance
The isolated times of the COVID-19 crisis have seen somewhat of a renaissance of the humble jigsaw puzzle – with hours floating by through the simple task of matching pieces to pictures. Prime Minister Scott Morrison has even declared them an “Essential Item”. But what happens when this slow and relaxing past-time becomes competitive?
The Daily’s Sean Britten spoke with the founder of the Australian Jigsaw Puzzle Association and Australia’s only internationally ranked puzzler D’arne Healy to find out more about the world of competitive puzzling.