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Indian Sudoku Championship 2009

Indian Sudoku Championship 2009

All resident Indian nationals, irrespective of age, can participate in Indian Sudoku Championship. The championship is open to participants across the globe. Participants from other countries are most welcomed to participate in the ISC. The Championship was an online test on March 14-15, 2009. The sudoku-solving skills of contestants was tested using different sudoku variations which appear in the World Sudoku Championships. Top rankers at the Indian Sudoku Championship will be eligible to represent India at the 4th World Sudoku Championship to be held in Zilina, Slovakia in April 2009.

Rules and Regulations
The Indian Sudoku Championship consisted of 3 parts each of 45 minutes. All three parts of the test was held twice on 14th and 15th March 2009 to account for network problems for the participants. The best of two scores for each part across both days will be counted in the final score for each participant. The schedule:

Day1 - 14th March
Classic Sudoku (14:00 - 14:45 IST)
Basic variants relay (15:00 - 15:45 IST)
New variants (16:00 - 16:45 IST)

Day2 - 15th March
Classic Sudoku (10:00 - 10:45 IST)
Basic variants relay (11:00 - 11:45 IST)
New variants (12:00 - 12:45 IST)

Download Instruction Booklet

Download Puzzle Booklet 1 (Day 1)
Password is D1R1weD7JewgRD
Download Puzzle Booklet 2 (Day 1)
Password is D1R2PDFisUpdated
Download Puzzle Booklet 3 (Day 1)
Password is D1R3Ot6OsRajeA

Download Puzzle Booklet 1 (Day 2)
Password is D2R1uPp9pHyswA
Download Puzzle Booklet 2 (Day 2)
Password is D2R2bE7pYskYsl
Download Puzzle Booklet 3 (Day 2)
Password is D2R3fO3ooChiCd
Download Solution Booklet

The list of sudokus that appeared in the championship are:

Round 1: Classic Sudoku (45mins)
1. Classic Sudoku

Round 2: Basic Variants Relay (45mins)
1. Odd-Even Sudoku
2. XV Sudoku
3. Daigonal Sudoku
4. Extra Region Sudoku
5. Consecutive Sudoku
6. Irregular Sudoku
7. Frame Sudoku

Round 3: New Variants (45mins)
1. Blackout Sudoku
2. Dan Sudoku
3. Odd-Even Neighbours Sudoku
4. Odd-Even Skyscrapers Sudoku
5. Repeated Neighbours Sudoku
6. Toroidal Sudoku
7. Sum 16 Sudoku

Results

1. Ritesh Gupta - 1330
2. Gaurav Korde - 1190
3. Himanshu Mittal - 1045
4. Rohan Rao - 1040
5. Rajesh Kumar - 905
6. Lovely Krishna - 890
7. Tejal Phatak - 880
8. Jaipal Reddy - 870
9. Sumit Bothra - 785
10. Himani Shah - 745

Foreign participants

1. Chen Cen (China) - 1265
2. Jakub Hrazdira (Czech Republic) - 1180
3. Marie Benediktova (Czech Republic) - 1105
4. Bastien Vial-Jaime (France) - 1095
5. Branko Ceranic (Serbia) - 1055
6. Rubben (Romania) - 955
7. Jakub Ondrousek (Czech Republic) - 915
8. Ours Blanc (France) - 855
9. Jan Mrozowski (Poland) - 785
10. Nikola Zivanovic (Serbia) - 780

There were totally 76 Indian participants and 19 foreign participants.
Congrats to everyone!

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6 comments:

Jason said...

Will this be open to people from other countries, or is it just open to Indian citizens?

puneet said...

How many people are they going to select.......

Rohan said...

Yes, it is open to people from other countries :)

Rohan said...

The IB is out...

Rohan said...

Great set of puzzles...

Thanks to Amit, Deb and Rishi!

Tejal Phatak said...

It was a very well organized competition. Puzzles were very good. Especially, the new variants.