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WPF Sudoku GP : Round 3 (23-24 February 2013)

Posted: Thu 14 Feb, 2013 6:39 pm
by apollo1001
It looks like the details of the 3rd round of the Sudoku GP have now been released, hosted by Germany: Instruction Booklet.

Re: WPF Sudoku GP : Round 3 (23-24 February 2013)

Posted: Sun 17 Feb, 2013 4:54 pm
by Kodyn
Are you going to participate in 3rd tournament of WPF GP?
Try to practice on DSM WPF Sudoku Grand Prix!

In our Daily League we are preparing for you these sudoku variants:
18.02.2013 - Between 1 and 9 (practice on DSM WPF Sudoku GP)
19.02.2013 - Equal Sudoku (practice on DSM WPF Sudoku GP)
20.02.2013 - Search Nine Sudoku (practice on DSM WPF Sudoku GP)
21.02.2013 - Arrow Sudoku (practice on DSM WPF Sudoku GP)
22.02.2013 - X-Sums Sudoku (practice on DSM WPF Sudoku GP)
23.02.2013 - Little Killer Killer Sudoku (practice on DSM WPF Sudoku GP)
24.02.2013 - Skyscrapers (practice on DSM WPF Sudoku GP)

http://sudokucup.com/node/1901

Re: WPF Sudoku GP : Round 3 (23-24 February 2013)

Posted: Mon 25 Feb, 2013 12:51 am
by detuned
Preliminary results are up: http://www.logic-masters.de/DSM/q_tabelle.php?id=51 its currently showing those who scored 150+ points (50%)

I'm a little annoyed I couldn't squeeze out the 19 point classic at the end, it was very doable. Mark Goodliffe has a great result in 63rd, beating more than a few notably seasoned names there!

Re: WPF Sudoku GP : Round 3 (23-24 February 2013)

Posted: Mon 25 Feb, 2013 8:58 am
by david mcneill
How does one obtain the password?

Re: WPF Sudoku GP : Round 3 (23-24 February 2013)

Posted: Mon 25 Feb, 2013 4:52 pm
by berni
david mcneill wrote:How does one obtain the password?
See here: http://forum.logic-masters.de/showthrea ... 3#pid19573

Re: WPF Sudoku GP : Round 3 (23-24 February 2013)

Posted: Mon 25 Feb, 2013 5:00 pm
by david mcneill
Thanks Berni.

Re: WPF Sudoku GP : Round 3 (23-24 February 2013)

Posted: Tue 26 Feb, 2013 9:14 am
by Magoo
Thanks Tom. Brilliantly done yourself. 31st with only 3 puzzles not submitted and no mistakes is a great result, though I know you're accustomed to this level. For me as you say this was a good one, as I hoped it would be when I saw the format, with no real monster (40-pt etc) puzzles. And I was lucky to finish my last one and get it entered with 6 seconds to spare. Of the 6 I didn't complete there was only one that I wished I had prioritised in the time allowed, which unfortunately means that there were 5 that I just couldn't have done in a reasonable time. I'd be very interested to know David McN's score (and time) when he's had a chance, and similarly if Neil Z has a go.

Re: WPF Sudoku GP : Round 3 (23-24 February 2013)

Posted: Tue 26 Feb, 2013 5:07 pm
by david mcneill
265 for me, but with the usual caveats for non-competitive solving. Didn't complete puzzles 6 and 7. Lost most of my time on the irregular, the irregular non-consecutive, the arrows and the consecutive puzzles i.e. some of the standard variants. Loved the new mathematical ones.

Mark, are you coming to the UKPA championships on 16-17 March? Everybody needs to be there.

Re: WPF Sudoku GP : Round 3 (23-24 February 2013)

Posted: Tue 26 Feb, 2013 9:53 pm
by Magoo
Sadly not, David, owing to a prior engagement (Simon A's stag do for his second wedding, would you believe). A shame that I can never seem to get to this event, though I probably still can't take the time off to attend World tournaments even if I should ever qualify. Great score, by the way (caveats accepted).