Who invented the puzzle? This question is tricky because researching events that occurred far in the past proves to be difficult. Contemporary witnesses are no longer with us and photos were still a long time coming. Only documents bring light into the dark - it was John Spilsbury!
There are puzzles with five pieces for children or giant puzzles with well over 10,000 pieces for advanced users. The degree of difficulty can be increased even further by the number of parts and the special color of the motif, such as large areas with low color gradations or completely monochrome motifs.More than 10,000 puzzle fans set a new world record on Sunday, September 28, 2008 in Ravensburg at the third German Puzzle Day.