Indian Puzzle Championship 2015 - 9th August
@ 2015-06-27 6:15 AM (#18540) (#18540) Top

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Administrator posted @ 2015-06-27 6:15 AM

Indian Puzzle Championship - 2015


Dates : 9th August

Details will be posted at : http://logicmastersindia.com/2015/IPC/


If you are planning to participate for the first time, you can check previous years' puzzles as practice material ( 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014 )

@ 2015-06-27 6:19 AM (#18541 - in reply to #18540) (#18541) Top

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debmohanty posted @ 2015-06-27 6:19 AM

With a repeated strong performance at London WPC, Prasanna Seshadri receives a wild card for the Indian team. He will be joining the other top players from IPC 2015 at representing India in World Puzzle Championship 2015.

Also, like previous year, Prasanna will be organizing the IPC this year.
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prasanna16391 posted @ 2015-07-01 7:48 PM

Certificates & Prizes

As we had done last year, we'll be sending participation certificates to all the official participants on their registered email IDs, after the competition takes place. Also, as we had done last year, we are making the hard copies of the certificates, along with the organizer's sign, available at the price of Rs. 99. The account details will be sent in the mail with the participation certificate. Unlike last year, we have set a deadline for our convenience. All requests for hard copies, along with details of preferred name, and mailing address, need to be mailed in reply to the Participation certificate email by 31st August. We will then courier all of them together in the 1st week of September.

In addition to this, the top 10 official participants will receive a prize each. Details about the prize will be announced here at a later date, and the prizes will be sent along with certificates in the 1st week of September.

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rakesh_rai posted @ 2015-07-20 5:48 PM

When is the IB expected to be released?
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prasanna16391 posted @ 2015-07-21 8:59 AM

rakesh_rai - 2015-07-20 5:48 PM

When is the IB expected to be released?


Weekend.
@ 2015-07-26 7:32 AM (#18825 - in reply to #18540) (#18825) Top

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prasanna16391 posted @ 2015-07-26 7:32 AM

Indian Puzzle Championship - 2015 - Instructions Booklet published


Instructions booklet published. Points table will be published a week or so later.

Link : http://logicmastersindia.com/2015/IPC/

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swaroop2011 posted @ 2015-07-26 7:57 AM

Awesome

Edited by swaroop2011 2015-07-26 7:57 AM
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puneet87 posted @ 2015-07-26 8:25 AM

In the Unscramble puzzle, is it about pairs having same characters or similar pattern in placement of characters or could be anything ?
@ 2015-07-26 9:41 AM (#18828 - in reply to #18827) (#18828) Top

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puneet87 - 2015-07-26 8:25 AM

In the Unscramble puzzle, is it about pairs having same characters or similar pattern in placement of characters or could be anything ?


As far I interpret, as it has been mentioned pair the figures, so it could be anything.
@ 2015-07-26 10:36 AM (#18829 - in reply to #18828) (#18829) Top

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kishy72 posted @ 2015-07-26 10:36 AM

In B3-As easy as ABC(numbers), shouldn't the rules read "Enter the letters from the given range into the grid so that each row and column AND Irregular region contains each letter exactly once" because I see letters of the given range in each irregular region too.....
@ 2015-07-26 11:46 AM (#18830 - in reply to #18828) (#18830) Top

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vopani posted @ 2015-07-26 11:46 AM

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puneet87 - 2015-07-26 8:25 AM

In the Unscramble puzzle, is it about pairs having same characters or similar pattern in placement of characters or could be anything ?


As far I interpret, as it has been mentioned pair the figures, so it could be anything.

I don't think it can be 'anything'. How can you use 'placement' of characters after 'unscrambling' it? The placement gets lost, right?
This example is just about the same set of alphabets.

kishy72 - 2015-07-26 10:36 AM

In B3-As easy as ABC(numbers), shouldn't the rules read "Enter the letters from the given range into the grid so that each row and column AND Irregular region contains each letter exactly once" because I see letters of the given range in each irregular region too.....

Yes, you're right. And not just Irregular Regions, its also the set of shaded cells.

Fixed Rule:
Enter the letters from the given range into the grid so that each row, column, thick-outlined region and the set of shaded cells contains each letter exactly once.
@ 2015-07-26 1:04 PM (#18831 - in reply to #18830) (#18831) Top

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swaroop2011 posted @ 2015-07-26 1:04 PM

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puneet87 - 2015-07-26 8:25 AM

In the Unscramble puzzle, is it about pairs having same characters or similar pattern in placement of characters or could be anything ?


As far I interpret, as it has been mentioned pair the figures, so it could be anything.

I don't think it can be 'anything'. How can you use 'placement' of characters after 'unscrambling' it? The placement gets lost, right?
This example is just about the same set of alphabets.



Thanks for clarifying.
I should have mentioned it clear, actually what I meant was it's not necessary that actual puzzle would be set of alphabets it could be anything else like numbers or images or anything.
@ 2015-07-26 6:14 PM (#18832 - in reply to #18830) (#18832) Top

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prasanna16391 posted @ 2015-07-26 6:14 PM

Rohan Rao - 2015-07-26 11:46 AM

kishy72 - 2015-07-26 10:36 AM

In B3-As easy as ABC(numbers), shouldn't the rules read "Enter the letters from the given range into the grid so that each row and column AND Irregular region contains each letter exactly once" because I see letters of the given range in each irregular region too.....

Yes, you're right. And not just Irregular Regions, its also the set of shaded cells.

Fixed Rule:
Enter the letters from the given range into the grid so that each row, column, thick-outlined region and the set of shaded cells contains each letter exactly once.


Yup, this needs to be fixed. Will be soon.
@ 2015-07-26 7:39 PM (#18833 - in reply to #18540) (#18833) Top

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Administrator posted @ 2015-07-26 7:39 PM

B3 - Rule fixed in updated IB.

Swaroop's interpretation about A3 Unscramble is correct that 1) placement of symbols does not matter 2) the actual puzzle may not have letters.
@ 2015-07-26 10:48 PM (#18840 - in reply to #18540) (#18840) Top

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swaroop2011 posted @ 2015-07-26 10:48 PM

If possible can we have page numbers in the actual puzzle booklet either in bottom right or top right corner, it would be really helpful. Thanks.
@ 2015-07-26 11:56 PM (#18841 - in reply to #18540) (#18841) Top

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swaroop2011 posted @ 2015-07-26 11:56 PM

Just a typo correction needed: In J3- Loop The Loops (Apply rules of J1,J2 slitherlink instead of K1,K2 Slitherlink).
@ 2015-07-27 8:26 PM (#18846 - in reply to #18540) (#18846) Top

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mjaipal posted @ 2015-07-27 8:26 PM

Lots of new variants - to be expected from Prasanna :)
Didn't quite follow the Square count & unscramble.
In unscramble, r we just looking at the same letters occurring in both the options?

And in square count what are the number of squares belong to?
@ 2015-07-27 8:39 PM (#18847 - in reply to #18846) (#18847) Top

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debmohanty posted @ 2015-07-27 8:39 PM

mjaipal - 2015-07-27 8:26 PM

In unscramble, r we just looking at the same letters occurring in both the options?
Yes.

mjaipal - 2015-07-27 8:26 PM

And in square count what are the number of squares belong to?
The letter "A" belongs to 3 different squares. See image below.



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@ 2015-07-27 10:11 PM (#18850 - in reply to #18540) (#18850) Top

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chaotic_iak posted @ 2015-07-27 10:11 PM

In Statue Park it says:

Answer key: Enter the first three pentominos seen along the marked rows & columns. (– if not enough pentominos).

Since the bank is not necessarily the set of pentominoes, I suppose it should read "three shapes" (and "not enough shapes") instead?
@ 2015-07-27 10:23 PM (#18851 - in reply to #18846) (#18851) Top

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prasanna16391 posted @ 2015-07-27 10:23 PM

mjaipal - 2015-07-27 8:26 PM

Lots of new variants - to be expected from Prasanna :)


Out of the Classics, only Not Alone and Balance Loop haven't appeared in multiple LMI contests before (not counting Three-Point Snake since the additional rule from normal snake is minimal and actually can make things easier). Some of the variants are probably newish. Anyway, here are some practice links.

Outside LITS - http://www.gmpuzzles.com/blog/?s=Outside+LITS
Balance Loop - http://www.gmpuzzles.com/blog/?s=Balance+Loop
Not Alone - http://puzzleparasite.blogspot.in/search/label/Not%20Alone - Just one unless you have the enthusiasm to deduce which grid is the Not Alone from the Matchmaker, but that one has a really cool deduction as a break-in.
Statue Park, Gapped Kakuro & Loop The Loops have both appeared in past LMI Marathons, so solving those should get you more than enough practice on the two types. Other than that, some Loop The Loops will be on my blog, https://prasannaseshadri.wordpress.com/ and some Gapped Kakuros should be on GM Puzzles and Serkan's blog, https://yureklis.wordpress.com/ . Statue Park will be on GM Puzzles too. Full Tapa will be found in a past Tapa Variations Contest, and Fillomino [Stars] in Fillomino Fillia and on Palmer's blog, https://mellowmelon.wordpress.com/ .



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prasanna16391 posted @ 2015-07-27 10:24 PM

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prasanna16391 posted @ 2015-07-27 10:31 PM



Continuing with practice links, for Statue Park with unconventional banks, see the PDF in this post - https://mellowmelon.wordpress.com/2012/03/13/puzzle-pack-2/
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prasanna16391 posted @ 2015-07-27 10:31 PM

chaotic_iak - 2015-07-27 10:11 PM

In Statue Park it says:

Answer key: Enter the first three pentominos seen along the marked rows & columns. (– if not enough pentominos).

Since the bank is not necessarily the set of pentominoes, I suppose it should read "three shapes" (and "not enough shapes") instead?


Yes. Will be changed soon.
@ 2015-07-28 6:39 AM (#18855 - in reply to #18847) (#18855) Top

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devarajand posted @ 2015-07-28 6:39 AM

Square Count. A&D has 3 squares. B & E 2 each. But IB has AB, DE.
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swaroop2011 posted @ 2015-07-28 7:51 AM

Please count properly, it's all possible squares that can contain that alphabet.
A and B has 3 squares
D and E has 6 squares.
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prasanna16391 posted @ 2015-07-28 9:02 AM

devarajand - 2015-07-28 6:39 AM

Square Count. A&D has 3 squares. B & E 2 each. But IB has AB, DE.


Include 3x3/4x4/ and so on. With the image shown above for A, 3x3 and above isn't possible but it is for D, B and E (and C has many squares).


Just noting to anyone viewing this point of the forum - Practice links posted on page 1.
@ 2015-07-28 2:45 PM (#18858 - in reply to #18540) (#18858) Top

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devarajand posted @ 2015-07-28 2:45 PM

Ok. Thanks
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mjaipal posted @ 2015-07-29 8:25 AM

Thanks Deb
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mjaipal posted @ 2015-07-29 8:25 AM

Thanks Prasanna
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puneet87 posted @ 2015-07-29 9:51 AM

Thanks Prasanna for the links to puzzles. i loved the Not Alone puzzle, took few minutes to find a guaranteed entry point but it was very quick from thereon.
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lrani posted @ 2015-08-04 8:27 PM

When I open IPC 2014 for sample it is asking for password. Pls let me know.
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swaroop2011 posted @ 2015-08-04 9:45 PM

@Irani
Use this link to download. (You will find the Password too).
http://logicmastersindia.com/lmitests/downloads.asp
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Administrator posted @ 2015-08-05 1:53 PM

Points Table



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forcolin posted @ 2015-08-06 12:37 AM

in B3, As easy as ABC (numbers) judging from the solution after "Letters ’x’ and numbers ’n’ outside the grid indicate that ’x’ is the ’n’th letter in that row or column" you should specify "looking from that point of view" (or similar wording). otherwise it's ambiguous
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lrani posted @ 2015-08-06 2:43 PM

Any specific link which has more examples on gapped kakuro puzzles pls
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prasanna16391 posted @ 2015-08-06 6:10 PM

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chaotic_iak posted @ 2015-08-06 8:45 PM

"Players submitting all 35 puzzles correctly are eligible for bonus points."

How much are the bonus points?

"Answer key: Enter the first three shapes seen along the marked rows & columns. (– if not enough shapes). For the example the answer key is OL-, Z--, OT-, LSI"

Since the tetromino bank doesn't have any S, I suppose the S in the fourth answer should have been Z?
@ 2015-08-06 11:15 PM (#18934 - in reply to #18540) (#18934) Top

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lrani posted @ 2015-08-06 11:15 PM

Can you also share the link for more examples on full tapa pls.
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puneet87 posted @ 2015-08-07 7:19 AM

@forcolin
It is not ambiguous; if the letters and numbers are given on the left of grid, it is implied that it should be looked from left to right, same for numbers given at bottom, top and right of the grid.
@ 2015-08-07 6:26 PM (#18937 - in reply to #18935) (#18937) Top

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amitsowani posted @ 2015-08-07 6:26 PM

3 point snake and full tapa for practice



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@ 2015-08-07 7:06 PM (#18938 - in reply to #18851) (#18938) Top

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lrani posted @ 2015-08-07 7:06 PM

Can someone share the logic or the solution for the Not alone puzzle in the link provided by Prasanna pls.
http://puzzleparasite.blogspot.in/search/label/Not%20Alone

Edited by lrani 2015-08-07 7:08 PM
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swaroop2011 posted @ 2015-08-07 8:16 PM

@Irani for which puzzle you want. I mean that link has 2 of them: One single and one part of Matchmaker puzzle ?
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swaroop2011 posted @ 2015-08-07 8:35 PM

Thanks Prasanna for all practice links.
Thanks Amit for that puzzles. They have nice starts. Then it goes in flow :).
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lrani posted @ 2015-08-07 9:03 PM

Matchmaker one.
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prasanna16391 posted @ 2015-08-07 9:25 PM

chaotic_iak - 2015-08-06 8:45 PM

"Players submitting all 35 puzzles correctly are eligible for bonus points."

How much are the bonus points?

"Answer key: Enter the first three shapes seen along the marked rows & columns. (– if not enough shapes). For the example the answer key is OL-, Z--, OT-, LSI"

Since the tetromino bank doesn't have any S, I suppose the S in the fourth answer should have been Z?


Bonus = 7 points per minute. Will be updated tomorrow.

Yup, Z, not S. Will also be updated tomorrow.
@ 2015-08-08 7:49 AM (#18943 - in reply to #18940) (#18943) Top

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lrani posted @ 2015-08-08 7:49 AM

Thanks Swaroop I was able to work out the solution.
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lrani posted @ 2015-08-08 7:56 AM

Thanks Amit for the puzzles.
I have practiced tapas but I dont know what is a full tapa. Can someone please tell me what is the meaning of 1/2 in a tapa.
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swaroop2011 posted @ 2015-08-08 8:27 AM

I am glad you figured out Matchmaker one.

lrani - 2015-08-08 7:56 AM

Thanks Amit for the puzzles.
I have practiced tapas but I dont know what is a full tapa. Can someone please tell me what is the meaning of 1/2 in a tapa.


Hi, It's nothing but usual 1 and 2 clue in same cell, just for separation he used "/".
@ 2015-08-08 8:59 AM (#18946 - in reply to #18945) (#18946) Top

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lrani posted @ 2015-08-08 8:59 AM

Thanks Swaroop and another basic question may be..How do the letter act as clues or how do we fit the words in a full tapa ?
@ 2015-08-08 9:20 AM (#18947 - in reply to #18946) (#18947) Top

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lrani - 2015-08-08 8:59 AM

Thanks Swaroop and another basic question may be..How do the letter act as clues or how do we fit the words in a full tapa ?


Letters are not part of Tapa Clues. Letters even don't represent Tapa shading cells.
Words should not block the Tapa Connectivity.

Answering that general question is difficult, if you are having troubles in solving any particular puzzle or stuck at any particular step, then post that, We would be happy to help you .
@ 2015-08-08 11:07 AM (#18948 - in reply to #18947) (#18948) Top

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lrani posted @ 2015-08-08 11:07 AM

Thank you.
In the Instruction booklet there were 2 tapas mentioned. No questions on H1/H2.
In H3 - full tapa no doubt on shading the cells 1/3 or 3. Question is are we placing the number list or word list IB /2015/1000/5555 by trial and error.

Pls let me know.
@ 2015-08-08 11:38 AM (#18949 - in reply to #18948) (#18949) Top

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swaroop2011 posted @ 2015-08-08 11:38 AM

lrani - 2015-08-08 11:07 AM

Thank you.
In the Instruction booklet there were 2 tapas mentioned. No questions on H1/H2.
In H3 - full tapa no doubt on shading the cells 1/3 or 3. Question is are we placing the number list or word list IB /2015/1000/5555 by trial and error.

Pls let me know.


Remember that every puzzle could be solved logically (atleast I can guarantee that would be case with IPC).

Just few steps to approach H3:
1) r1c1,r2c1,r2c2 and r1c3 are shaded, r1c3 is unshaded. This also makes r1c4 shaded.
2) Now the "3" clue can be two ways -- (i) r3c1 r4c1 r5c1 or (ii) r3c2 r3c3 and r4c3.
3) There is letter 'B' already given, so from the list of choices only one word fits, which is "IB" , so 'I' at r1c5.
4) Immediately it follows, r2c4 r2c5 r2c6 will be shaded.
5) Now if the "3" clue follows (ii) , then there will be isolated blank cell at r2c3. (as there is no word or numeral of single size).
6) So now you get r3c2 r3c3 r4c3 r5c2 r5c3 as unshaded. So all these will contain some given characters/numerals.
7) It's easy now to fit three 4 digit numbers (as there is only one way).



@ 2015-08-08 12:55 PM (#18950 - in reply to #18949) (#18950) Top

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lrani posted @ 2015-08-08 12:55 PM

Thanks Swaroop. Explanation really helped.
@ 2015-08-08 4:29 PM (#18951 - in reply to #18540) (#18951) Top

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rajeshk posted @ 2015-08-08 4:29 PM

I have doubt regarding Hidden Pairs Puzzles. IB says as below
This Hidden Pairs puzzle will be based on one of the puzzle types that is elsewhere in the Puzzle Booklet. The type will also need to be deduced looking at the images.

My doubt is will only one puzzle type be used to match the hidden pairs or there will be multiple different puzzle types?
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debmohanty posted @ 2015-08-08 7:09 PM

rajeshk - 2015-08-08 4:29 PM

My doubt is will only one puzzle type be used to match the hidden pairs or there will be multiple different puzzle types?
Only one puzzle type.
@ 2015-08-08 7:17 PM (#18953 - in reply to #18540) (#18953) Top

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rajeshk posted @ 2015-08-08 7:17 PM

Thanks Deb!

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lrani posted @ 2015-08-08 7:17 PM

Can anyone pls share more examples on Fillomino stars.
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lrani posted @ 2015-08-08 7:26 PM

I have few questions regarding tomorrow's test.
1) Do I need to make any payment or is it free.
2) I start using Instant grading and at some point say after 2 puzzle submissions can I switch to the normal mode.
3) After I start the timer , I am logged out . Once I finish can I login again and submit the answers.

Pls let me know.
@ 2015-08-08 7:41 PM (#18956 - in reply to #18937) (#18956) Top

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lrani posted @ 2015-08-08 7:41 PM

Thanks Amit for the puzzles.

Can someone pls clarify what is the general rule in a 3 point snake : Can the snake touch itself diagonally or not?
@ 2015-08-08 10:46 PM (#18957 - in reply to #18955) (#18957) Top

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devarajand posted @ 2015-08-08 10:46 PM

A. It is free to all.
B. Instant grading means once you submit the Answer for a puzzle you will instantly know whether your ans is correct or not. If on first attempt your ans is correct you will get full points else on seconds submission 90%, third submission 70%, fourth submission 40% of the points. After that it is nil points only.
C. Yes one can log out and again re-log in. But the timer will start from the first log in.
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devarajand posted @ 2015-08-08 10:49 PM

Three points are given. One is start of the snake, second end of the snake and the third one exactly the mid point of the snake.

The IB says the snake does not touch even at point mean it must not touch diagonally.
@ 2015-08-09 6:56 AM (#18959 - in reply to #18958) (#18959) Top

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lrani posted @ 2015-08-09 6:56 AM

Can anyone who has practised share the solution for the 3-point snake puzzle provided by Amit.
@ 2015-08-09 7:16 AM (#18960 - in reply to #18540) (#18960) Top

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devarajand posted @ 2015-08-09 7:16 AM

Can anyone who has practised share the solution for the 3-point snake puzzle provided by Amit.

X for Snake and O for empty cells row by row
XXXXXXX00
XOOOOOXXO
XXXXXOOXX
OOOOX000X
OOOXXOXOX
XXXXOOXOO
XOOOOOXOO
XOXXXOXOO
XXXOXXXOO
@ 2015-08-09 7:20 AM (#18961 - in reply to #18540) (#18961) Top

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puneet87 posted @ 2015-08-09 7:20 AM

@devarajand
that is correct.
@ 2015-08-09 7:44 AM (#18962 - in reply to #18954) (#18962) Top

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lrani posted @ 2015-08-09 7:44 AM

Can anyone please share more examples on Fillomino stars.
@ 2015-08-09 7:53 AM (#18963 - in reply to #18962) (#18963) Top

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prasanna16391 posted @ 2015-08-09 7:53 AM

lrani - 2015-08-09 7:44 AM

Can anyone please share more examples on Fillomino stars.


http://logicmastersindia.com/lmitests/?test=M201106P

https://mellowmelon.wordpress.com/2011/06/03/puzzle-325/
@ 2015-08-09 8:01 AM (#18964 - in reply to #18540) (#18964) Top

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Administrator posted @ 2015-08-09 8:01 AM

Puzzle Booklet uploaded


Password protected Puzzle booklet pdf is uploaded. It has 15 pages.
Flash submission enabled too.

Link : http://logicmastersindia.com/2015/IPC/

@ 2015-08-09 11:07 AM (#18965 - in reply to #18963) (#18965) Top

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lrani posted @ 2015-08-09 11:07 AM

Can anyone please explain what is the meaning of no two stars may be in cells which share a corner or an edge in a Fillomino star.
@ 2015-08-09 11:39 AM (#18966 - in reply to #18965) (#18966) Top

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rakesh_rai posted @ 2015-08-09 11:39 AM

lrani - 2015-08-09 11:07 AM

Can anyone please explain what is the meaning of no two stars may be in cells which share a corner or an edge in a Fillomino star.
stars cannot touch even diagonally
@ 2015-08-09 11:50 AM (#18967 - in reply to #18540) (#18967) Top

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swaroop2011 posted @ 2015-08-09 11:50 AM

With Few hours left, All the best to everyone.
@ 2015-08-09 12:29 PM (#18968 - in reply to #18540) (#18968) Top

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mcmanj posted @ 2015-08-09 12:29 PM

All the best guys...
@ 2015-08-09 1:41 PM (#18969 - in reply to #18966) (#18969) Top

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lrani posted @ 2015-08-09 1:41 PM

Thanks Rakesh.

Edited by lrani 2015-08-09 1:41 PM
@ 2015-08-09 2:04 PM (#18970 - in reply to #18540) (#18970) Top

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rajibrborah posted @ 2015-08-09 2:04 PM

Is there some technical issue - cannot see the "Start IPC 2015" button anywhere?

Dependency on flash etc ?
@ 2015-08-09 2:08 PM (#18971 - in reply to #18970) (#18971) Top

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rajibrborah - 2015-08-09 2:04 PM

Is there some technical issue - cannot see the "Start IPC 2015" button anywhere?

Dependency on flash etc ?

Did you see a login box?

It runs on flash, which you can get from https://get.adobe.com/flashplayer/
@ 2015-08-09 2:14 PM (#18972 - in reply to #18540) (#18972) Top

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rajibrborah posted @ 2015-08-09 2:14 PM

Nope ...cannot see a login box anywhere
@ 2015-08-09 2:18 PM (#18973 - in reply to #18540) (#18973) Top

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Administrator posted @ 2015-08-09 2:18 PM

Please install flash first - link in previous post. May be try from different browser.

Are you by any chance working on a mobile or some handheld device?
@ 2015-08-09 2:40 PM (#18975 - in reply to #18540) (#18975) Top

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chaotic_iak posted @ 2015-08-09 2:40 PM

Remember that Firefox recently disabled Flash plugin, so use a different browser other than Firefox. I can confirm that it works in Chrome.

Edited by chaotic_iak 2015-08-09 2:41 PM
@ 2015-08-09 2:51 PM (#18976 - in reply to #18975) (#18976) Top

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prasanna16391 posted @ 2015-08-09 2:51 PM

chaotic_iak - 2015-08-09 2:40 PM

Remember that Firefox recently disabled Flash plugin, so use a different browser other than Firefox. I can confirm that it works in Chrome.


Also on Opera. It also works on firefox for me, would that be because I have an older version?
@ 2015-08-09 3:01 PM (#18977 - in reply to #18540) (#18977) Top

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chaotic_iak posted @ 2015-08-09 3:01 PM

Maybe. Doesn't work for Firefox 39.0.3+Adobe Flash 18. Works for Chrome, and works for Opera (after updating Flash and restarting browser).
@ 2015-08-09 4:49 PM (#18978 - in reply to #18540) (#18978) Top

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kiwijam posted @ 2015-08-09 4:49 PM

A great set of puzzles, my thanks and congratulations to the author (authors? Not stated anywhere I've found, although Prasanna undoubtedly had a major role).
@ 2015-08-09 4:51 PM (#18979 - in reply to #18978) (#18979) Top

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harmeet posted @ 2015-08-09 4:51 PM

Yeah... a beautiful set of puzzles... will solve the remaining ones at leisure.
Thanks!
@ 2015-08-09 4:55 PM (#18980 - in reply to #18540) (#18980) Top

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rajeshk posted @ 2015-08-09 4:55 PM

Great set of puzzles. Waiting for the results :)
@ 2015-08-09 5:01 PM (#18981 - in reply to #18540) (#18981) Top

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swaroop2011 posted @ 2015-08-09 5:01 PM

Awesome set of Puzzles. Waiting for Results Eagerly !! :) .
Thanks LMI and all authors for such a beautiful set.
Fingers Crossed ;)
@ 2015-08-09 5:15 PM (#18984 - in reply to #18976) (#18984) Top

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rajibrborah posted @ 2015-08-09 5:15 PM

Did not work on either Chrome or IE or Firefox at 3 different PCs in office - and I did check the flash installation on those boxes (I am still stupefied).

Was about to leave disheartened - when I logged to a fourth PC at office - and bingo I could see the login screen.

Luckily, because I have the administrator password for all pcs in office, I could login through multiple boxes and get one where it worked.

I would suggest putting a test page, where people could login and check their system technological compatibility (say a page for entering answers to puzzles in Instruction Booklet) before the test itself - rather than figuring this out after the test begins.



Edited by rajibrborah 2015-08-09 5:26 PM
@ 2015-08-09 5:39 PM (#18987 - in reply to #18978) (#18987) Top

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prasanna16391 posted @ 2015-08-09 5:39 PM

kiwijam - 2015-08-09 4:49 PM

A great set of puzzles, my thanks and congratulations to the author (authors? Not stated anywhere I've found, although Prasanna undoubtedly had a major role).


Section A - Deb
All other sections - me.
Testers - Bram (who helped with the submission page too), Bastien, Vladimir, Tiit. Thanks again to all of you.

Glad you enjoyed it. Thank you :)

@ 2015-08-09 5:42 PM (#18988 - in reply to #18540) (#18988) Top

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prasanna16391 posted @ 2015-08-09 5:42 PM

Results will be announced shortly - just settling some penalty issues.
@ 2015-08-09 5:50 PM (#18989 - in reply to #18540) (#18989) Top

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prasanna16391 posted @ 2015-08-09 5:50 PM

Results - Top 8


Congrats to the top 8 solvers from the official Indian Puzzle Championship results.
1. Rohan Rao
2. Amit Sowani
3. Swaroop Guggilam
4. Rajesh Kumar
5. Ashish Kumar
6. Rakesh Rai
7. Jayant Ameta
8. Jaipal Reddy


@ 2015-08-09 6:00 PM (#18990 - in reply to #18540) (#18990) Top

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prasanna16391 posted @ 2015-08-09 6:00 PM

Congrats Rohan - quite a strong performance. Good to see you back in form. This looks like a strong A-team.
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swaroop2011 posted @ 2015-08-09 6:00 PM

Congrats Rohan for Winning the title and Amit for Runner up and making it to team.
Congrats to all top 8.
I am glad that I was able to maintain my 3rd position.

Edited by swaroop2011 2015-08-09 6:00 PM
@ 2015-08-09 6:05 PM (#18992 - in reply to #18540) (#18992) Top

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prasanna16391 posted @ 2015-08-09 6:05 PM

Also, well done Ashish - really significant improvement from last year :)
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vopani posted @ 2015-08-09 6:15 PM

Thanks to Prasanna and Deb for organizing IPC. Wonderful puzzles as always.

I definitely felt better this year than last year and the dreadful year before last. Except for a couple of small minor stumbles, the test went fairly smoothly for me. Missed the 1000-score, probably needed another 10-minutes or so :-)
Congrats to Amit and Swaroop for 2nd and 3rd. This is the team I predicted and I hope we can achieve India's best rank at the WPC this year assuming we perform consistently and assist Prasanna's tremendous run at the WPCs recently.

Rajesh, seems to be having a year of just missing out. Missed TSC finals by a rank, and now missed the A-Team by a rank. But good to see you still up there.
Ashish... what a wonderful performance. I think we're definitely going to have some interesting competition in the near future. Keep it up.
Rakesh, Jayant, Jaipal... the usual suspects :-)
@ 2015-08-09 6:41 PM (#18994 - in reply to #18540) (#18994) Top

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witty posted @ 2015-08-09 6:41 PM

Great puzzles Prasanna.
Congrats to Rohan, Amit and Swaroop. Goodluck for WPC.
@ 2015-08-09 7:23 PM (#18995 - in reply to #18540) (#18995) Top

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rajeshk posted @ 2015-08-09 7:23 PM

Congrats Rohan, Amit and Swaroop! Best of luck for WPC!
@ 2015-08-09 7:48 PM (#18996 - in reply to #18540) (#18996) Top

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Swagatam posted @ 2015-08-09 7:48 PM

Congrats to the top contestants from India. Best of luck for WPC!

And thanks to the authors.
@ 2015-08-09 8:02 PM (#18997 - in reply to #18996) (#18997) Top

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Score page

Link to official score page - http://logicmastersindia.com/2015/IPC/score.asp
International players should be using the unofficial score page - http://logicmastersindia.com/2015/IPC/score.asp?mode=complete


@ 2015-08-09 8:25 PM (#18998 - in reply to #18540) (#18998) Top

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An LMI player posted @ 2015-08-09 8:25 PM

 How balanced do you think the puzzle types of this test were? Fairly balanced
 What was your opinion of the distribution of easy/hard puzzles? Too many hard puzzles
 What did you think about the puzzle quality of the test? Fairly Nice


@ 2015-08-09 8:55 PM (#18999 - in reply to #18540) (#18999) Top

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swaroop2011 posted @ 2015-08-09 8:55 PM

Now that score page is released, Rohan great come back with such whooping score. Rest all ranks were too close , and just a matter of 1 puzzle here and there. I can certainly say that the Gapped Kakuro submission submitted just before few seconds of time, rescued me to top 3 spots. Well done once again all of you. Congrats to all once again. Ashish really very well performed and significant improvement from last year.
Once again Thanks to Prasanna and Deb for such a wonderful test.
@ 2015-08-09 9:04 PM (#19000 - in reply to #18540) (#19000) Top

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Vishal posted @ 2015-08-09 9:04 PM

In the results section, a column named 'Claim' was there with the annotation 'Claim Point/No Penalty'; it was got clicked accidentally. What was that?
@ 2015-08-09 9:35 PM (#19001 - in reply to #18540) (#19001) Top

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durva posted @ 2015-08-09 9:35 PM

 Did the Instructions Booklet (IB) provide enough information about participating in IPC? Yes, mostly.
 Did you understand the puzzle rules, examples and answer keys from the IB? I understood most of them.
 Did you find enough easy puzzles to solve during the championship? Yes, there were many of them.
 After your experience in IPC, are you going to participate in future championshiops or contests at LMI? Most likely


@ 2015-08-09 9:46 PM (#19002 - in reply to #18540) (#19002) Top

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greenhorn posted @ 2015-08-09 9:46 PM

 How balanced do you think the puzzle types of this test were? Perfectly balanced
 What was your opinion of the distribution of easy/hard puzzles? Just right
 What did you think about the puzzle quality of the test? Very nice
 What was your opinion of the booklet formatting and printing? Just right


@ 2015-08-09 10:35 PM (#19003 - in reply to #18540) (#19003) Top

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An LMI player posted @ 2015-08-09 10:35 PM

 Did the Instructions Booklet (IB) provide enough information about participating in IPC? Yes, mostly.
 Did you understand the puzzle rules, examples and answer keys from the IB? I understood only a few of them.
 Did you find enough easy puzzles to solve during the championship? No, there were really few easy puzzles.
 After your experience in IPC, are you going to participate in future championshiops or contests at LMI? Most likely


@ 2015-08-09 11:01 PM (#19004 - in reply to #18540) (#19004) Top

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Jacoblance posted @ 2015-08-09 11:01 PM

Is this test going to affect ratings, or is it not going to be used because it is an official test?
@ 2015-08-09 11:19 PM (#19005 - in reply to #18540) (#19005) Top

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rajeshk posted @ 2015-08-09 11:19 PM

 How balanced do you think the puzzle types of this test were? Perfectly balanced
 What was your opinion of the distribution of easy/hard puzzles? Just right
 What did you think about the puzzle quality of the test? Very nice
 What was your opinion of the booklet formatting and printing? Just right


Great Test. I really enjoyed solving it.
@ 2015-08-10 12:30 AM (#19006 - in reply to #18540) (#19006) Top

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kousek-nebe posted @ 2015-08-10 12:30 AM

 How balanced do you think the puzzle types of this test were? Perfectly balanced
 What was your opinion of the distribution of easy/hard puzzles? Just right
 What did you think about the puzzle quality of the test? Fairly Nice
 What was your opinion of the booklet formatting and printing? Just right


@ 2015-08-10 3:49 AM (#19008 - in reply to #19004) (#19008) Top

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Jacoblance - 2015-08-09 11:01 PM

Is this test going to affect ratings, or is it not going to be used because it is an official test?
IPC and ISC start very late in the weekend for most international players, so some may not be able to participate. So we have never considered them for ratings.
@ 2015-08-10 6:44 AM (#19009 - in reply to #18540) (#19009) Top

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puneet87 posted @ 2015-08-10 6:44 AM

Great set of puzzles, loved solving them. Special thanks to Deb and Prasanna for creating such puzzles and conducting the event very smoothly. Congrats to all the winners and good luck for WPC.
Chak de India :)
@ 2015-08-10 10:49 AM (#19010 - in reply to #18540) (#19010) Top

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RameshLMI posted @ 2015-08-10 10:49 AM

 Did the Instructions Booklet (IB) provide enough information about participating in IPC? Yes, mostly.
 Did you understand the puzzle rules, examples and answer keys from the IB? I understood most of them.
 After your experience in IPC, are you going to participate in future championshiops or contests at LMI? Most likely


@ 2015-08-10 9:12 PM (#19012 - in reply to #18540) (#19012) Top

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chaotic_iak posted @ 2015-08-10 9:12 PM

 How balanced do you think the puzzle types of this test were? Perfectly balanced
 What was your opinion of the distribution of easy/hard puzzles? A bit easy
 What did you think about the puzzle quality of the test? Very nice
 What was your opinion of the booklet formatting and printing? Just right


35 puzzles in 150 minutes makes most of them to be easy, although there are certainly the harder puzzles. Naturally Kakuro wrecks my performance again; solved all 32 other puzzles in 115 minutes, solved C1 in 7 minutes, and got nothing for the rest two Kakuro in the remaining 28 minutes.

Excellent puzzles overall. Most are just okay symmetrical patterns with good solutions, although some are really nice surprise like the IPC and 2015 Statue Park, and the Outside LITS. I don't find Squares Count worthy of its 41-point status, perhaps because I managed to find a way to calculate the number of squares in a consistent manner. (Identical Pairs took more time. Did any of those solving on paper tried cutting the images and rotating them to make things much easier?)
@ 2015-08-11 12:55 PM (#19014 - in reply to #18540) (#19014) Top

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dahunor posted @ 2015-08-11 12:55 PM

 How balanced do you think the puzzle types of this test were? Fairly balanced
 What was your opinion of the distribution of easy/hard puzzles? Just right
 What did you think about the puzzle quality of the test? Very nice
 What was your opinion of the booklet formatting and printing? Just right


@ 2015-08-11 4:09 PM (#19016 - in reply to #18540) (#19016) Top

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rob posted @ 2015-08-11 4:09 PM

 How balanced do you think the puzzle types of this test were? Perfectly balanced
 What was your opinion of the distribution of easy/hard puzzles? Just right
 What did you think about the puzzle quality of the test? Very nice
 What was your opinion of the booklet formatting and printing? Just right


Thanks a lot, I really enjoyed this test. A comfortable level of difficulty, maybe except for the Kakuros.

The instant scoring had me maybe a little too careless on submission -- I'd tend to let the engine do the checking, not sure if that paid off. It did pay off to guess the last two "identical pairs" after staring for a while.

One minor thing: It would have been nice if the Gapped Kakuro page had repeated the 0-for-gap thingy (or did I miss it?).
@ 2015-08-11 6:14 PM (#19018 - in reply to #18540) (#19018) Top

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peluri posted @ 2015-08-11 6:14 PM

 How balanced do you think the puzzle types of this test were? Perfectly balanced
 What was your opinion of the distribution of easy/hard puzzles? Too many hard puzzles
 What did you think about the puzzle quality of the test? Very nice
 What was your opinion of the booklet formatting and printing? Just right


@ 2015-08-12 4:42 AM (#19022 - in reply to #18540) (#19022) Top

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achan1058 posted @ 2015-08-12 4:42 AM

 How balanced do you think the puzzle types of this test were? Perfectly balanced
 What was your opinion of the distribution of easy/hard puzzles? Just right
 What did you think about the puzzle quality of the test? Very nice


Somehow, the smaller puzzles are harder than the medium sized ones, sometimes by a significant margin. I am not sure whether that's a good thing.
@ 2015-08-12 11:57 AM (#19028 - in reply to #18540) (#19028) Top

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ghirsch posted @ 2015-08-12 11:57 AM

 How balanced do you think the puzzle types of this test were? Perfectly balanced
 What was your opinion of the distribution of easy/hard puzzles? Just right
 What did you think about the puzzle quality of the test? Very nice
 What was your opinion of the booklet formatting and printing? Just right


@ 2015-08-12 1:11 PM (#19029 - in reply to #18540) (#19029) Top

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An LMI player posted @ 2015-08-12 1:11 PM

 How balanced do you think the puzzle types of this test were? Perfectly balanced
 What was your opinion of the distribution of easy/hard puzzles? A bit easy
 What did you think about the puzzle quality of the test? Average
 What was your opinion of the booklet formatting and printing? Just right


@ 2015-08-12 7:59 PM (#19034 - in reply to #18540) (#19034) Top

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An LMI player posted @ 2015-08-12 7:59 PM

 How balanced do you think the puzzle types of this test were? Fairly balanced
 What was your opinion of the distribution of easy/hard puzzles? A bit hard
 What did you think about the puzzle quality of the test? Very nice
 What was your opinion of the booklet formatting and printing? Just right


@ 2015-08-15 12:21 AM (#19045 - in reply to #18540) (#19045) Top

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prasanna16391 posted @ 2015-08-15 12:21 AM

IPC 2015 is over. Thanks to everyone involved (Deb, Bram, Bastien, Vladimir, Tiit) for helping me organize it.

Congratulations once again to the winners. Rohan Rao posted a winning total of 930.4, which is impressive considering this is the same format as last year where the winning total was 645. It is also impressive considering that he is 14th in the International segment whereas last year, India's best total was 25th in the International segment. Last year's winner, Amit Sowani seemed a bit off-pace this year but still scored 773.7, which was enough to be the Runner-Up. Swaroop Guggilam completes the A-team with a total of 725.2 at 3rd place. Among the remaining rankings, Ashish Kumar showed a notable improvement, moving from 14th last year to 5th this year. The International segment of the competition saw 189 participants, with 13 solvers finishing the entire set and posting a score of 1000+. The three best scores were 2165.4 by deu (Japan), 2099.9 by EKBM (Japan) and 1588.7 by uvo (Germany). The Indian participation for IPC was on the lower side, but hopefully with a shift to Puzzle Ramayan for next year's selection, with a more beginner-friendly format, we can encourage more Indians to take up and pursue other puzzles too as they do Sudoku.

The Solution Booklet will be posted over the weekend.
Thank you all for participating!
@ 2015-09-03 9:57 AM (#19227 - in reply to #18676) (#19227) Top

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ashwinibc posted @ 2015-09-03 9:57 AM

I had participated in Indian Puzzle Championship 2015, but have not received the participation certificate.
Could you please mail it to my registered id?

Also, can I still make a request for Hard Copy of the certificate, though the last date is over?
@ 2015-09-03 10:23 AM (#19228 - in reply to #19227) (#19228) Top

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rvarun posted @ 2015-09-03 10:23 AM

ashwinibc - 2015-09-03 9:57 AM

I had participated in Indian Puzzle Championship 2015, but have not received the participation certificate.
Could you please mail it to my registered id?

Also, can I still make a request for Hard Copy of the certificate, though the last date is over?


Hi. The participation certificates for the Indian Puzzle Championship has not been sent out yet via e-mail. You will receive a mail with the e-certificate and the instructions for obtaining the hard certificate in the next few days. You can reply to the mail with the request for the hard copy.
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prasanna16391 posted @ 2015-09-03 12:21 PM

ashwinibc - 2015-09-03 9:57 AM

I had participated in Indian Puzzle Championship 2015, but have not received the participation certificate.
Could you please mail it to my registered id?

Also, can I still make a request for Hard Copy of the certificate, though the last date is over?


To add to what Varun said, since the delay for the certificates is on our side and not yours, you will be given 2 weeks after the mail is sent to request for hard copy. We will send it soon. Apologies for the delay, we have been more focused on getting the first Sudoku Mahabharat and Puzzle Ramayan rounds ready.
@ 2015-09-04 3:05 PM (#19235 - in reply to #18540) (#19235) Top

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yeshari posted @ 2015-09-04 3:05 PM

I did not participate in IPC 2015. I downloaded the puzzle booklet for solving. But it's asking for the password which is not in http://logicmastersindia.com/lmitests/?test=IPC2015 . Can anyone share the password?
@Admins: please post the password there or add the booklet without password.
@ 2015-09-04 3:12 PM (#19236 - in reply to #18540) (#19236) Top

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Administrator posted @ 2015-09-04 3:12 PM

Added the password there.

We are supposed to remove the password and append the solutions. We will do that soon.
@ 2015-09-14 3:05 PM (#19358 - in reply to #18540) (#19358) Top

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@ 2015-10-06 6:16 AM (#19575 - in reply to #18540) (#19575) Top

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Administrator posted @ 2015-10-06 6:16 AM

An email has been sent to all (Indian) participants with your e-certificates. Please reply to it if you want a hard copy, with the necessary details requested in the mail.
@ 2016-01-12 3:52 PM (#20631 - in reply to #18540) (#20631) Top

bhaskar007



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bhaskar007 posted @ 2016-01-12 3:52 PM

How could I participate in championship
@ 2016-01-12 10:18 PM (#20634 - in reply to #20631) (#20634) Top

prasanna16391



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prasanna16391 posted @ 2016-01-12 10:18 PM

bhaskar007 - 2016-01-12 3:52 PM

How could I participate in championship


The 2015 edition is over of course, but there is an ongoing qualification process for the finals of the 2016 edition, known as Puzzle Ramayan. Look at the schedule here - http://logicmastersindia.com/PR/2015-16pr.asp .
Note those dates and participate in those on this site. Refer to this page for details on how to participate - http://logicmastersindia.com/forum/forums/thread-view.asp?tid=381
@ 2016-08-01 3:02 PM (#21819 - in reply to #18540) (#21819) Top

deepti.garg



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deepti.garg posted @ 2016-08-01 3:02 PM

Is this championship different from the National Sudoku Championship? And if this is different, then when is it due in 2016 and the process for the same. Thanks.
@ 2016-08-02 9:06 AM (#21823 - in reply to #18540) (#21823) Top

prasanna16391



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prasanna16391 posted @ 2016-08-02 9:06 AM

It is different, and it is done for this year, on 17th of July, in Chennai. However if you keep track of the forum you should be able to see more contests both in puzzles and Sudoku. The past content of Indian Puzzle Championship is available for free here - http://logicmastersindia.com/lmitests/downloads.asp?testType=99 . This year's content isn't public and is on sale. Check here for details - http://logicmastersindia.com/forum/forums/thread-view.asp?tid=1014&...