Rishi Puri's SudokuMania (12-13 Mar 2011)

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Re: Rishi Puri's SudokuMania (12-13 Mar 2011)

Post by motris » Sat 12 Mar, 2011 8:25 pm

Don't usually seek out extra weekend sudoku tournaments but thought I'd give this a try since I liked Rishi's last test on LMI. Overall, ~3 stellar puzzles, 8 good puzzles, and 1 really bad choice. I'm trying to erase the memory of that bad puzzle, but it sort of spoiled this test compared to the Double Delight for me. Still, thanks for the other 11.

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Re: Rishi Puri's SudokuMania (12-13 Mar 2011)

Post by fiver » Sat 12 Mar, 2011 11:30 pm

Argh :(
For the chess puzzle, I thought (Q=queen, K=knight, C=king) for some reason and it was the other way around.
Is it possible to count all the answers in which C and K are swapped as correct? It is very confusing for non native English speakers like me (in my language knight also starts with K, while king starts with TS - I think that's part of my confusion) :(

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Re: Rishi Puri's SudokuMania (12-13 Mar 2011)

Post by purifire » Sun 13 Mar, 2011 3:14 am

Fred76 wrote:Nice grids, Rishi ;)

little typo in one of my code :evil: (moreover, it is a grid on which I spent a lot of time because I restarted it after a mistake :evil: ).

Fred
Thanks Fred... :)

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Re: Rishi Puri's SudokuMania (12-13 Mar 2011)

Post by afcwarren » Sun 13 Mar, 2011 9:15 pm

Thanks Rishi. I enjoyed the contest, despite making two silly errors on the two highest scoring puzzles which would have nearly doubled my score. Oh well!

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Re: Rishi Puri's SudokuMania (12-13 Mar 2011)

Post by detuned » Mon 14 Mar, 2011 1:58 am

Just finished. A pity my pencil broke halfway through and I had to tread gingerly on with a biro. The Irregular and the killer were absolutely top notch!

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Re: Rishi Puri's SudokuMania (12-13 Mar 2011)

Post by purifire » Mon 14 Mar, 2011 2:12 am

detuned wrote:Just finished. A pity my pencil broke halfway through and I had to tread gingerly on with a biro. The Irregular and the killer were absolutely top notch!
Thanks Tom... :)

Rishi

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Re: Rishi Puri's SudokuMania (12-13 Mar 2011)

Post by PuzzleScot » Mon 14 Mar, 2011 3:22 am

...and the winner is...

Nikola Zivanovic (Serbia)

Final results table is available. http://www.ukpuzzles.org/final-results.php?contestid=3

Due to the lack of clear answer key instructions for ChessDoku, I have manually given the points to all answers where it is clear that the puzzle was solved correctly. Any other request for leniancy, please contact Rishi (purifire), and he will make the decision.

Pleased to see no technical problems, and that most people enjoyed the contest :)
Thank-you to all who participated!

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Re: Rishi Puri's SudokuMania (12-13 Mar 2011)

Post by purifire » Mon 14 Mar, 2011 3:33 am

PuzzleScot wrote:...and the winner is...

Nikola Zivanovic (Serbia)

Final results table is available. http://www.ukpuzzles.org/final-results.php?contestid=3

Due to the lack of clear answer key instructions for ChessDoku, I have manually given the points to all answers where it is clear that the puzzle was solved correctly. Any other request for leniancy, please contact Rishi (purifire), and he will make the decision.

Pleased to see no technical problems, and that most people enjoyed the contest :)
Thank-you to all who participated!
Congratulations Nikola.... Very Well Done... Thomas Snyder was a close second... congrats to Branko and Ulrich for completing all puzzles in time and taking the joint 3rd spot...

Thanks Alan for hosting the competition.

Rishi

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Re: Rishi Puri's SudokuMania (12-13 Mar 2011)

Post by NikolaZ » Mon 14 Mar, 2011 8:39 am

Congratulations Nikola.... Very Well Done... Thomas Snyder was a close second... congrats to Branko and Ulrich for completing all puzzles in time and taking the joint 3rd spot...

Thanks Alan for hosting the competition.

Rishi
Thanks! It's a pleasure to take the Sudoku Maniac title :D .

Nikola

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Re: Rishi Puri's SudokuMania (12-13 Mar 2011)

Post by mikecolloby » Mon 14 Mar, 2011 12:28 pm

Really enjoyed the puzzles. Thank you very much Rishi.

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Re: Rishi Puri's SudokuMania (12-13 Mar 2011)

Post by purifire » Mon 14 Mar, 2011 1:42 pm

mikecolloby wrote:Really enjoyed the puzzles. Thank you very much Rishi.
Thanks Mike.... It was a pleasure creating the puzzles for UKPA....

Rishi

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Re: Rishi Puri's SudokuMania (12-13 Mar 2011)

Post by purifire » Mon 14 Mar, 2011 1:43 pm

NikolaZ wrote: Thanks! It's a pleasure to take the Sudoku Maniac title :D .

Nikola
I dont mind calling you a Maniac, but only in a nice way :D

Rishi

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Re: Rishi Puri's SudokuMania (12-13 Mar 2011)

Post by puzzlemad » Fri 18 Mar, 2011 10:00 pm

Hopefully I'll get chance to print these off and have a go this next week. I've just been up to my eyes with it and the horse events started again last weekend.

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