No one organizer would be successful without his helping hands behind the scenes.
Here I'd like to show you our great WPD Team.

Our Team

Max Morzus, Italy

Max Morzus, Italy

Position Translator > Italian

Our friend is... Max is our good soul helping all Italian puzzle friends. Every information on this website and in the WPD group in Italian, you can read thanks to our friend Max.

My hobbies are... Collecting World Map Puzzles.

Claudia Czapski, Brazil

Claudia Czapski, Brazil

Position Translator > Portuguese

Our friend is... Claudia is our angel from beautiful Brazil, who makes it possible that all our brazilian friends may feel at home, reading the most important pages also in their language.

My hobbies are... Doing sports, going out with friends, movies, Netflix, my dog and PUZZLES.

Fabien Reuter, France

Fabien Reuter, France

Position Translator > French

Our friend is... Fabien is a great puzzler and has one wish: To make France a big puzzler nation in the World Puzzle Days. And for this goal he spends his spare-time translating on this site.

My hobbies are... Listening good music, going to concerts, playing drums, going to cinema, visiting friends and playing jigsaw puzzles

Olgay Siyahoğlu, Turkey

Olgay Siyahoğlu, Turkey

Position Translator > Turkish

Our friend is... Olgay is a pretty new member of the World Puzzle Days. He is very enthusiastic and has spent a lot of his spare-time to offer the most important subpages for his countrymen also in Turkish language.

My hobbies are... Basketball, Cooking, Salt Water Aquariums, Puzzles

Maria Antonenkova, Russia

Maria Antonenkova, Russia

Position Translator > Russian

Our friend is... Maria is a really passionate puzzle player, and almost every year in the "24 hours of Belgium". An event where puzzle players have to assemble during 24 hours as much as possible. A heroe and very natural!

My hobbies are... Puzzles, travelling and meeting with friends.

Natalia Vanina Marchak, Argentina

Natalia Vanina Marchak, Argentina

Position Controller

Our friend is... Naty is the helping treasure who's checking thousands of photos if player's show the Secret Symbol.

My hobbies are... Traveling, knowing other cultures, photography, listening good music, riding my bicycle, walking, jigsaw puzzles

Jana Ohnesorg, Czech Republic

Jana Ohnesorg, Czech Republic

Position Finished Puzzles

Our friend is... Jana is a treasure. Every WPD we have ~4000 puzzles to write down into a long list of finished puzzles. Sometimes data of players and puzzles are incomplete and we have to contact the players. Tiring extra-work. Jana helps to write every day down all finished puzzles, so that players have always relatively current tables.

My hobbies are... First of all my kids and family. Then I am leader of the Czech Agatha Christie Society and translate some books into Czech language. Travelling, musicals and of course Puzzles. :)

Nurhan Yarcı

Nurhan Yarcı

Position Trustworthy Cashier > Turkey

Beschreibung Nurhan is the angel who makes it possible that Turkish players can participate and enjoy the WPD, although paypal is blocked in Turkey. Please do never transfer money to somebody else who is not declared here as our "trustworthy cashier"!

My hobbies are...

Anabell Pérez Muñoz

Anabell Pérez Muñoz

Position Trustworthy Cashier > Mexico

Our friend is... Our friend Anabell helps all Mexican players who would like to participate in Mexico, but have no paypal. Transfer your small entry fee to Anabell and she forwards it later to the account of the WPD. Please do never transfer money to somebody else who is not declared here as our "trustworthy cashier"!

My hobbies are... Puzzles, puzzles, puzzles, connecting latinamerican puzzle players to meet in Mexico for playing puzzles and collecting foreign coins and postage stamps.

Julie Smith

Julie Smith

Position Animateur

Our friend is... Julie encourages dozens of US-American players to enjoy the WPD with her group "Puzzling together" and the fact that Cobble Hill Puzzles is sponsoring the WPD is alone HER achievement.

My hobbies are... Traveling, reading, genealogy research, playing Hand and Foot (a card game), board games, photography, going to the Theater, and being a beach bum.

Lubov Prilezhaeva

Lubov Prilezhaeva

Position Animateur

Our friend is... Lubov is the animateur and right hand in Russia. She encourages on VK dozens of countrymen to participate for Russia on a high level, and she acts as a link between all Russian players and the organizer.

My hobbies are...

Mariela

Mariela

Position Upload of Finished Puzzles

Our friend is... Mariela is a tireless helper who uploads your finished puzzles to the MID albums and prepares the photos by a way that you get always notifications by fb, when somebody comments on your puzzle.

My hobbies are... Dances of the Middle Ages and Renaissance, dancing Salsa and Tango, and of course Puzzles.

Günther Simetsberger, Austria

Günther Simetsberger, Austria

Position Founder

About me: Hi! It's me. The guilty one who had the idea for the WPD in 2012 and I try every year my best to make another unforgettable experience for you. Without any help it's no longer possible. And these helpers, sent by God, I've presented you above. I'm responsable for Rules, Facebook WPD Groups, Personal Albums, Online Spreadsheets and Google.docs, Players Support, All around and during the Event (Explanations, etc.), Weekly Stats, Rankings and Puzzle Parade Videos, the Raffle, this WPD Website and Sponsors. Well, I think that's all.

My hobbies are... My dog, nature, excel, languages and of course jigsaw puzzles