Results — Doris Championship, 2015

  • The finalists
  • Selected semi-final designs
  • Press coverage

  • For its fifth year, the International Festival of Mind and Doris Championship, a competition of creativity featuring our Doris puzzle, took place in 22 high schools in 10 European countries: Austria, Bulgaria, Croatia, Hungary, Italy, Romania, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia and Czech Republic.

    Beginning in October 2014 and organized by Zdravko Zivkovic, the creator of Doris, the 5th annual competitions ran for nine months, with the finalists selected by an international jury of 12 judges, among them Dr. Andy Liu from Canada, Toby Gottfried and Kate Jones from U.S.A., and Teja Krasek, an artist from Slovenia.

    Grand Final awards were presented on Sunday, May 17, 2015, in the Parliament of Vojvodina, Serbia. The top three winners were:

  • First place: Aleksandar Buljevic, Novi Sad, Serbia: "Chinese Gate"

  • Second place: Toth Livia, Backa Topola, Serbia: "Heart"

  • Third place: Valentina Bizoki, Ruma, Serbia: "Windmill"

    There were a huge number of beautiful and original.figures again this year, making choosing the best among 70 semifinalists very difficult. Here are their designs:

  • You can also watch them in greater detail as a slideshow on YouTube.

    Press coverage


    Our congratulations to all, and to the dedicated organizers who brought such mind-stretching challenges to students in 10 countries. Kadon is proud to support these championships and to make beautiful sets of Doris for the whole world and as awards to the top winners.

    The sponsor of the Festival of Mind, the government of Vojvodina, has produced 1000 sets of Doris in a nice cardboard version, dedicated only for use in the competitions, not for commercial distribution. You can see their sets in some of the competition photos. Here's the handsome box design:

    Of course, you can order your own beautiful Doris set from us anytime, in your preferred colors. Just click any of the links below.

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