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by PuzzleScot
Thu 07 Jun, 2018 9:51 pm
Forum: Puzzle Competitions
Topic: UK Sudoku Championship 2018 / WSC Qualification
Replies: 11
Views: 873

Re: UK Sudoku Championship 2018 / WSC Qualification

15 correct answers will earn the partial bonus.
by PuzzleScot
Sun 03 Jun, 2018 11:54 pm
Forum: Puzzle Competitions
Topic: UKPA Hall of Fame
Replies: 11
Views: 4233

Re: UKPA Hall of Fame

UllaE wrote:
Sun 03 Jun, 2018 12:10 pm
Can you find similar document for Sudoku competitions?
I think the full results of all WSC championships (along with all WPCs since 2010) are in the WPF newsletters on the WPF site.
by PuzzleScot
Fri 01 Jun, 2018 10:28 am
Forum: Welcome!
Topic: First time
Replies: 1
Views: 240

Re: First time

A warm welcome Dave :)

I hope you find something of interest here.

See you again soon
Alan
by PuzzleScot
Mon 28 May, 2018 1:15 am
Forum: Welcome!
Topic: Hello from a long-time enthusiast!
Replies: 4
Views: 270

Re: Hello from a long-time enthusiast!

is there a handy list of places to look We do try to list competitions as they are happening, but there are so many, and lots are regular events... Better to bookmark the regular hosts - Germany ( LMD ), India ( LMI ), WPF ( Grands Prix ) and many others, and schedule your own rota. Look in the 'Pu...
by PuzzleScot
Fri 25 May, 2018 9:36 am
Forum: Welcome!
Topic: Hello from a long-time enthusiast!
Replies: 4
Views: 270

Re: Hello from a long-time enthusiast!

Sam, A very warm welcome to you :) Nice to see a lurker step out of the shadows. I'm sure there are more there, that will hopefully follow your 'brave' step. There are a huge number of sudoku (and logic puzzle) competitions running all the time, for you to enjoy and, if you wish, hone your competiti...
by PuzzleScot
Wed 16 May, 2018 4:58 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: UK Puzzle & Sudoku National Championships 2018
Replies: 5
Views: 954

UK Puzzle & Sudoku National Championships 2018

The 2018 UK Sudoku Championship will take place over the weekend of 9-10th June 2018 (12:00 8th June to 23:59 11th June) The 2018 UK Puzzle Championship will be held 2 weeks later, over the weekend of 23-24 June 2018 (12:00 22nd June to 23:59 25th June) The championships will take place online, on ...
by PuzzleScot
Thu 22 Mar, 2018 1:18 am
Forum: Puzzle Competitions
Topic: 2018 Sudoku GP
Replies: 5
Views: 1299

Re: 2018 Sudoku GP

Round 3 (Denmark) this weekend...
by PuzzleScot
Fri 16 Mar, 2018 5:25 pm
Forum: Puzzle Links
Topic: uk2014.org website
Replies: 1
Views: 725

uk2014.org website

I've decided not to renew the domain, so it has now expired.

However, the site is still available at http://ukpuzzles.org/uk2014.org/ ... and will remain there "for ever" :)
by PuzzleScot
Sun 11 Feb, 2018 1:35 am
Forum: General Puzzle Discussions
Topic: How to reach a lot of university maths society people at once
Replies: 1
Views: 827

Re: How to reach a lot of university maths society people at once

Yeah, that sounds like a good target market for garnering interest, thanks Chris.

!remindme 9 months
by PuzzleScot
Fri 09 Feb, 2018 1:57 am
Forum: Puzzle Competitions
Topic: 2018 24 Hour Puzzle Championship
Replies: 5
Views: 1567

Re: 2018 24 Hour Puzzle Championship

Dang. I was fully intending coming this year.

However, it's right in the middle of exam season.

Hopefully next year...
by PuzzleScot
Fri 09 Feb, 2018 1:50 am
Forum: Puzzle Competitions
Topic: 2018 Puzzle GP
Replies: 9
Views: 1743

Re: 2018 Puzzle GP

Yay. I see it's a single paper this year. cool.

So I have the IB now, but just remembered my printer is knackered. (the drum needs replacing). groan...
by PuzzleScot
Sun 04 Feb, 2018 1:29 pm
Forum: Puzzle Competitions
Topic: 2018 Puzzle GP
Replies: 9
Views: 1743

Re: 2018 Puzzle GP

I was disappointed to miss it. An email a day or two before the event would have been a nice reminder.
by PuzzleScot
Thu 11 Jan, 2018 11:50 am
Forum: Puzzle Links
Topic: nikoli.com to close?
Replies: 1
Views: 1217

Re: nikoli.com to close?

From here : "... due to technical and administrative issues it is becoming increasingly impossible to be able to continue operating nikoli.com" "For the future, and already in the works, Nikoli is developing a new puzzle site to replace nikoli.com. We will release information about the new site here...
by PuzzleScot
Fri 24 Nov, 2017 9:45 am
Forum: Puzzle Competitions
Topic: Armchair Treasure Hunt
Replies: 4
Views: 1657

Re: Armchair Treasure Hunt

Count me in!
by PuzzleScot
Sat 18 Nov, 2017 12:01 am
Forum: General Puzzle Discussions
Topic: BBC Radio 4 - Puzzles for Today
Replies: 12
Views: 3335

Re: BBC Radio 4 - Puzzles for Today

detuned wrote:
Fri 17 Nov, 2017 1:52 pm
Thanks for the explanation Fred, that makes sense
Yeah, that makes more sense! At the end of the 4th day, the bee is already dead, but we were all counting it anyway.
by PuzzleScot
Fri 17 Nov, 2017 12:42 pm
Forum: General Puzzle Discussions
Topic: BBC Radio 4 - Puzzles for Today
Replies: 12
Views: 3335

Re: BBC Radio 4 - Puzzles for Today

If anyone reads this far, spoilers really needn't be necessary. OK, I can see where the 200 comes from. If: 1) No bees die! 2) and his counting is out. At the end of the 19th day, there are 179 bees <=4 days, and 21 > 4 days. I suppose technically he says "how many bees" rather than "how many live b...
by PuzzleScot
Tue 07 Nov, 2017 9:37 pm
Forum: Puzzle (incl. Sudoku) Rules & Tips
Topic: Clouds
Replies: 5
Views: 4073

Re: Clouds

I have an app called 'logic games' on my phone (logo is 2 grey cogs). "Free on iOS, Android and WP" by Andrea Sabbatini. There are dozens of familiar puzzle types you can practice, including Clouds... Ooh, what a good recommendation! Dozens and dozens of puzzle formats to practice there. Thank you ...
by PuzzleScot
Mon 30 Oct, 2017 10:45 pm
Forum: Puzzle Competitions
Topic: World Championships 2017- Updates
Replies: 12
Views: 2396

Re: World Championships 2017- Updates

You want videos? Here is a time-lapse combination of the whole double championship: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL_rLIKiJVM2blNj4fOgG_PuKgG721pslL and some other videos: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLb87WVuOyiSZ8XqweywWFQzUIdBrpL3er (All but the first one are of the cultural show)
by PuzzleScot
Sun 22 Oct, 2017 11:56 am
Forum: Puzzle Competitions
Topic: World Championships 2017- Updates
Replies: 12
Views: 2396

Re: World Championships 2017- Updates

Thanks for doing these vlogs Neil - much appreciated.
by PuzzleScot
Sat 21 Oct, 2017 10:24 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: Record results for UK teams at the World Championships
Replies: 6
Views: 2696

Re: Record results for UK teams at the World Championships

berni wrote:
Sat 21 Oct, 2017 8:47 pm
You mean Chech, don't you?!? Or has there been a change?
Yes of course. Fixed.
by PuzzleScot
Sat 21 Oct, 2017 7:24 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: Record results for UK teams at the World Championships
Replies: 6
Views: 2696

Record results for UK teams at the World Championships

In the World Sudoku Championship (WSC), the UK team finished in 6th place, tying for their best ever performance. Team: David McNeill, Tom Collyer, Mark Goodliffe and Heather Golding. Further congratulations to David and Mark who were the top two competitors respectively in the 'over 50' category. I...
by PuzzleScot
Wed 18 Oct, 2017 1:14 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: Best wishes for the World Championships
Replies: 5
Views: 2896

Re: Best wishes for the World Championships

Very creditable performance from UK A and B teams. Well done all! The A team finished 6th, and the B team finished with a higher score than many other A teams, not to mention ending up ahead of USA-B. We don't leave empty handed though. David and Mark claimed 1st and 2nd place respectively in the ov...
by PuzzleScot
Tue 17 Oct, 2017 8:50 pm
Forum: Puzzle Competitions
Topic: World Championships 2017- Updates
Replies: 12
Views: 2396

Re: World Championships 2017- Updates

Thanks for the update(s)!

Enjoy your day trip, and best of luck to you all with the main event!
by PuzzleScot
Tue 17 Oct, 2017 12:28 pm
Forum: Puzzle Competitions
Topic: World Championships 2017- Updates
Replies: 12
Views: 2396

Re: World Championships 2017- Updates

Thanks Berni.

So, the UK is in 6th place (of 23) after WSC day 1. David and Tom are in the top 30, with Mark and Heather (and Neil, from the B team) not too far behind...
by PuzzleScot
Mon 16 Oct, 2017 9:53 pm
Forum: Puzzle Competitions
Topic: World Championships 2017- Updates
Replies: 12
Views: 2396

Re: World Championships 2017- Updates

Thank-you Neil.

I'd forgotten how little information flows out during the tournaments.
There's no partial results posted on the official site yet... http://wspc2017.logicmastersindia.com/?g=WSC2017