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Puzzle No.321

Puzzle: Hitori
Source: Indian Puzzle Championship 2010

PUZZLE NO.321: HITORI



SOLUTION:

Puzzle No.320

Puzzle: Easy As ABC
Source: Indian Puzzle Championship 2010

PUZZLE NO.320: EASY AS ABC (A~D)


SOLUTION:

Rules of 'Area Division'

Divide the grid into several sub-grids such that each sub-grid has letters/numbers of the given range.

EXAMPLE: (A~D)


UNIQUE SOLUTION:

Rules of 'Anglers'

The grid represents a lake and the numbers on the periphery represent anglers (fishermen). The fishes shown in the lake are such that every angler gets exactly one fish. The numbers indicate the length of the fishlines which are composed of horizontal and vertical line segments. Draw the fishlines starting from grid border such that no two of them cross or overlap each other.

EXAMPLE:



UNIQUE SOLUTION:

Indian Puzzle Championship - October 2010 Monthly Test

Logic Masters India announces October Puzzle Test #2 — 20/10 Puzzle Decathlon. It was held on 16th-17th October.
The author of the puzzles are Thomas Snyder.

Contest Page

Download Instruction Booklet
Download Puzzle Booklet
Password is readyseTENjoy

The list of puzzles that appeared in the test are:

1. Battleships
2. Simple Loop
3. Masyu
4. ABC Connect
5. Number Skeleton
6. Minesweeper
7. Tents
8. Skyscraper
9. TomTom
10. Nurikabe

Results

1. Hideaki Jo (Japan) - 1300
2. Ulrich Voigt (Germany) - 1270
3. Florian Kirch (Germany) - 1260
4. Roland Voigt (Germany) - 1251
5. Nikola Zivanovic (Serbia) - 1234
6. Peter Hudak (Slovakia) - 1197
7. Sebastian Matschke (Germany) - 1188
8. Michael Ley (Germany) - 1188
9. Shinichi Aoki (Japan) - 1106
10. Phillip WeiƟ (Germany) - 1098

Complete Results

There were totally 189 participants.
Congrats to everyone!

Rules of 'Loop'

Draw a single closed loop that visits all white cells of the grid exactly once. The loop is made up of horizontal and vertical line segments and cannot intersect/overlap itself.

EXAMPLE:


SOLUTION:

Puzzle No.319

Puzzle: No Four In A Row
Author: Rohan Rao

PUZZLE NO.319: NO FOUR IN A ROW


SOLUTION:

Rules of 'No Four In A Row'

Fill in the grid with 'X' or 'O' such that four consecutive 'X's and 'O's do not appear horizontally, vertically or diagonally.

EXAMPLE:


UNIQUE SOLUTION:

Rules of 'Futoshiki'

Place numbers of the given range in the grid such that every row and column contains each number exactly once. Inequality constraints must be satisfied. The open end of the sign denotes the greater number.

EXAMPLE: (1~4)


UNIQUE SOLUTION:

Rules of 'Fillomino'

Divide the grid into polyminoes such that each given number 'N' is part of an N-polymino. No two polyminoes of the same size are orthogonally adjacent.

EXAMPLE:


UNIQUE SOLUTION:

Indian Puzzle Championship - October 2010 Monthly Test

Logic Masters India announces the October 2010 Puzzle Test 'Nikoli Selection'. It was held on 9th-10th October.
The author of the puzzles are Tom Collyer (detuned).

Contest Page

Download Instruction Booklet
Download Puzzle Booklet 1
Password is New_nIkOliiSbeST
Download Puzzle Booklet 2
Password is nIkOliiSbeST

The list of puzzles that appeared in the test are:

1. Akari
2. Fillomino
3. Hashi
4. Heyawake
5. Hitori
6. Kakuro
7. Lits
8. Masyu
9. Numberlink
10. Nurikabe
11. Shikaku
12. Slitherlink
13. Sudoku
14. Surarumo
15. Yajilin

View Results here

There were totally 151 participants.
Congrats to everyone!

Rules of 'Light It Up'

Place light bulbs in some white cells in the grid so that every white cell in the grid is lit. A cell is illuminated by a light bulb if they are in the same row or column, and if there are no black cells between them. No light bulb may illuminate another light bulb. A number in a black cell indicates the number of light bulbs sharing an edge with that cell.

EXAMPLE:


UNIQUE SOLUTION: