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I know two websites that offer some challening puzzles for programming, Project Euler (PE has something about math, but I feel it's more about programming) and Code-Golf.

Can you recommend me some sites that have the same purpose for maths? Until now I know only The Art of Problem Solving. You can recommend me these websites in any level.

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Project Euler has a good bunch of problem that are possible to do with only paper and pencil. The Project Euler forum has a thread about it : those problem are probably more what you are looking for if you want math only problem. – HoLyVieR Sep 17 '12 at 16:32
You can add to the list. – Hakim Apr 15 '14 at 10:14

Wanted to make this just as a comment but I do not have enough reputation yet.
Google code jam offers quite a number of programming challenges, but only a portion of them are focused on Mathematics.
Most of them are problems from Computer Science concerning algorithms, complexity etc. However, a number of them are purely Mathematical and may be what you are searching for.
For example, there is a question about subset sums and another on probability.

Similarly, you might want to consider visiting programming sites like Top coder and other similar ones to pick out the Mathematics programming questions, instead of the other way round. (Programming sites with only Maths problems)

Edit: Missed out one additional programming puzzle site by stackexchange itself

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Of course there are print sources of problems. For example The American Mathematical Monthly column of problems and solutions. And a dozen or so other similar publications. (I once had a list of those, I wonder where it is...)

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Problem no.5327 is nothing short of a classic. – user1729 Sep 18 '12 at 12:57
The list ... perhaps a bit out of date – GEdgar Sep 18 '12 at 14:46

Most of these links contain competition style problems. I'm not sure if that's what you're looking for or not? The links with the notes have a lot of problems done out. You might want to ignore the solutions in the ones where it's offered. If you just want a site that asks very simple questions, often with very intricate answers visit I don't think it's updated anymore, but there are 160 problems that offer a lot of fun. enjoy!

Somevery good notes from the American Olympiad Training programme:

Olympiad training notes from Australia: Many past years of IMO questions with solutions:

See also which has a lot of good resources including ideas on how to solve problems.

The New Zealand Maths Olympiad Committee Online has some fantastic notes, problems and solutions.

For example, if you click on the link there, you’ll then be able to click on “notes” by Arkadii Slinko which takes you to

At, click on the word “problems”

While some of the links at are not active, others are, and contain some fascinating material and problems

One final site is It isn't really competition problems at all. but has some very interesting real life applications of mathematics woven into its problems...

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Alexander Bogomolny's site Cut the Knot has (among other things) problems and puzzles.

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You might want to check out Math problem of the Month by Bilkent University.

I found that the questions are rather original and are challenging too.

Hope you enjoy it.

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My list:

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A good site with online competition is :i-olymp.

Best wishes !

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A List of Blogs (mostly high level Mathematics). Note that these will not be problem solving for fun kind of sites, rather focus on cutting-edge research problems or problems that involve a lot of dedicated theoretical background. I am posting this list because you have specifically mentioned "any level" in your question.

The List:

Note that because I am a new user, I can only post 2 links per post. So I'll add the rest in the comments. If my rep increases, I'll come back and edit it.

EDIT: Combined my other post with this one as I now have the rep to post in a single answer :)

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Considering the level of the AoPS site, I don't know what else are you looking for. :)

Anyway, I'm Italian and we have an "olympic" website: it's basically the same as AoPS, but with a bigger number of easy problems, so it is much better suited for beginners. Maybe you can look for something similar in your language!

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Yep, that's why I said: You can recommend me these websites in any level. You also didn't provide the link to it. – Voyska Sep 17 '12 at 12:33
Did this deserve a downvote?! Sorry if I haven't been clear enough, mine was mainly a joke: I just wanted to point out that I find AoPS a very rich source of problems and the fact that it is a forum makes it even more useful for non expert solvers. About the italian site, its address is this. – Andrea Orta Sep 17 '12 at 14:02
Now you gave me an answer. I can revert the downvote (to an upvote) if the question is edited. – Voyska Sep 17 '12 at 14:20
I can't revert the vote. Can you try to edit it? – Voyska Sep 17 '12 at 14:47
Don't worry, it's ok. I just think it would have been appropriate to ask for clarification before downvoting. :) – Andrea Orta Sep 17 '12 at 16:43

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