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Subject: Indian Sudoku League - ISKL @ 2016-08-18 1:46 PM (#21846 - in reply to #21848) (#21846) Top




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Hi it is regarding ISKL,

Though schedule is not declared anywhere ,I want to know will there be flexibility in its online round like SM, which had a 3 days window for each online round and 5 out of 6/7 rounds were considered for final rankings. In SM it was okay in case if we skipped any of the round because of tight schedule?
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Subject: Re: Indian Sudoku League - ISKL @ 2016-08-18 3:13 PM (#21847 - in reply to #21848) (#21847) Top


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There will be a window of 3-4 days over the weekend, but there won't be a provision to skip a round. I'll release a schedule soon, maybe later today.
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Subject: Indian Sudoku League - ISKL @ 2016-08-18 3:13 PM (#21848) (#21848) Top


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This is the thread for ISKL discussions.
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Subject: Re: Indian Sudoku League - ISKL @ 2016-08-18 3:24 PM (#21849 - in reply to #21848) (#21849) Top




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Thanks Prasanna for sharing the updates
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Subject: Re: Indian Sudoku League - ISKL @ 2016-08-18 8:58 PM (#21850 - in reply to #21848) (#21850) Top


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Also to just let you know, there is chance of offline finals.
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Subject: Re: Indian Sudoku League - ISKL @ 2016-08-18 10:16 PM (#21851 - in reply to #21850) (#21851) Top


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swaroop2011 - 2016-08-18 8:58 PM

Also to just let you know, there is chance of offline finals.


This is given in the format - offline finals in January.
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Subject: Re: Indian Sudoku League - ISKL @ 2016-08-19 2:05 AM (#21852 - in reply to #21848) (#21852) Top




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How to register for the Indian Sudoku League? Where can I get any information about it?
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Subject: Re: Indian Sudoku League - ISKL @ 2016-08-19 8:20 AM (#21853 - in reply to #21852) (#21853) Top


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aashay - 2016-08-19 2:05 AM

How to register for the Indian Sudoku League? Where can I get any information about it?


Here is more information about it. I hope you have facebook account.
https://www.facebook.com/ISKL16/
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Subject: Re: Indian Sudoku League - ISKL @ 2016-08-19 11:26 AM (#21854 - in reply to #21848) (#21854) Top


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You can also read about it here - http://logicmastersindia.com/2016/ISKL/
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Subject: Re: Indian Sudoku League - ISKL @ 2016-08-20 4:02 PM (#21855 - in reply to #21848) (#21855) Top




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The last day for ISKL registration was 18th Aug. Is there any possibility of extension?
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Subject: Re: Indian Sudoku League - ISKL @ 2016-08-20 5:45 PM (#21856 - in reply to #21855) (#21856) Top


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soun5 - 2016-08-20 4:02 PM

The last day for ISKL registration was 18th Aug. Is there any possibility of extension?


I hope that it will get extended. You can write to Prasanna to get registered now.
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Subject: Re: Indian Sudoku League - ISKL @ 2016-08-21 4:27 PM (#21857 - in reply to #21855) (#21857) Top


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soun5 - 2016-08-20 4:02 PM

The last day for ISKL registration was 18th Aug. Is there any possibility of extension?


Since we announced about the 2nd option (transfer to account) a bit later, that will go on for a few days more (till 24th). We may extend after that too but it is likely to be at a higher price than Rs. 550. As Rajesh said you can just drop me a mail at prasanna16391@gmail.com to find out about the account and go ahead with the registration process.
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Subject: Re: Indian Sudoku League - ISKL @ 2016-08-22 10:21 AM (#21858 - in reply to #21848) (#21858) Top




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Thank you Rajesh and Prasanna. Sent you the details.
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Subject: Re: Indian Sudoku League - ISKL @ 2016-08-24 12:47 PM (#21869 - in reply to #21858) (#21869) Top


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I have got a transfer which I can't tally to anyone. If someone has paid but not given registration details or gotten a confirmation from me, please reach out via the email provided above with a transaction reference.

Update - this got settled.
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Subject: Re: Indian Sudoku League - ISKL @ 2016-08-25 12:23 AM (#21870 - in reply to #21848) (#21870) Top


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There have been a few updates on the ISKL page, specifically in 'Format' and 'Participation Fee'.
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Subject: Re: Indian Sudoku League - ISKL @ 2016-09-15 3:35 PM (#21928 - in reply to #21848) (#21928) Top


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A Sample Booklet has now been uploaded to show the rough structure of the first three rounds. Check the format section of the ISKL page for this booklet. Also note that the participation fee is going to increase again on the 20th of September. Look at the participation fee section of the ISKL page for more details.

ISKL Page: http://logicmastersindia.com/2016/ISKL/

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Subject: Re: Indian Sudoku League - ISKL @ 2016-09-18 9:49 AM (#21941 - in reply to #21928) (#21941) Top




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I am not clear what the difference between platinum tickets and gold tickets are
https://www.payumoney.com/events/#/buyTickets/indiansudokuleague16
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Subject: Re: Indian Sudoku League - ISKL @ 2016-09-18 2:15 PM (#21942 - in reply to #21848) (#21942) Top




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Can you please give a few tips on how to solve Quadruple variant ?
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Subject: Re: Indian Sudoku League - ISKL @ 2016-09-20 12:16 PM (#21955 - in reply to #21941) (#21955) Top




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lakshmisv - 2016-09-18 9:49 AM

I am not clear what the difference between platinum tickets and gold tickets are
https://www.payumoney.com/events/#/buyTickets/indiansudokuleague16
Please clarify


Hi. I assume the following. Prasanna can correct me if I am wrong.

There are three online rounds and a fourth offline round. The fourth offline round can also be taken online with a delay of one week. This is for people who cannot attend the round in person.

Platinum - Three online rounds plus fourth offline round
Gold - Three online rounds plus fourth round as online with a week's delay
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Subject: Re: Indian Sudoku League - ISKL @ 2016-09-21 11:22 AM (#21961 - in reply to #21942) (#21961) Top


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vijaya_rajan - 2016-09-18 2:15 PM

Can you please give a few tips on how to solve Quadruple variant ?


I think we can guide you better if you post where you are stuck on a particular Quadruple (for instance, if you are stuck in the one provided in the sample booklet, share an image here of the point you are stuck at).
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Subject: Re: Indian Sudoku League - ISKL @ 2016-09-21 11:22 AM (#21962 - in reply to #21955) (#21962) Top


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lakshmisv - 2016-09-18 9:49 AM

I am not clear what the difference between platinum tickets and gold tickets are
https://www.payumoney.com/events/#/buyTickets/indiansudokuleague16
Please clarify


Hi. I assume the following. Prasanna can correct me if I am wrong.

There are three online rounds and a fourth offline round. The fourth offline round can also be taken online with a delay of one week. This is for people who cannot attend the round in person.

Platinum - Three online rounds plus fourth offline round
Gold - Three online rounds plus fourth round as online with a week's delay


This is correct. Note that the people who opt to take online will only get scored on basis of first 3 rounds.
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Subject: Re: Indian Sudoku League - ISKL @ 2016-09-21 4:06 PM (#21963 - in reply to #21962) (#21963) Top




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Hi Prasanna ... which kind of ticket we have from both of the options?
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Subject: Re: Indian Sudoku League - ISKL @ 2016-09-27 9:35 PM (#21978 - in reply to #21963) (#21978) Top


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sanket.saxena - 2016-09-21 4:06 PM

Hi Prasanna ... which kind of ticket we have from both of the options?


For early registrations platinum was the default option. The other option came up as we raised the cost.
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Subject: Re: Indian Sudoku League - ISKL @ 2016-10-10 6:23 PM (#22034 - in reply to #21848) (#22034) Top




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Subject: RE: Indian Sudoku League - ISKL @ 2016-12-01 9:03 PM (#22122 - in reply to #21846) (#22122) Top




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With reference to Round 1, For users who are solving online, do they also need to fill the "Answer Keys"
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Subject: RE: Indian Sudoku League - ISKL @ 2016-12-01 9:24 PM (#22123 - in reply to #22122) (#22123) Top


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sunderramanv - 2016-12-01 9:03 PM

With reference to Round 1, For users who are solving online, do they also need to fill the "Answer Keys"


No, the two are separate choices, paper mode and online mode. Answer keys is only for paper mode.
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Subject: Re: Indian Sudoku League - ISKL @ 2016-12-01 10:33 PM (#22124 - in reply to #21848) (#22124) Top




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Is there pencil and pen input method for online solvers?
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Subject: Re: Indian Sudoku League - ISKL @ 2016-12-01 11:33 PM (#22126 - in reply to #21848) (#22126) Top


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An International player wanted to participate, so if anyone else is interested, this is possible. There is a fee of 10 Euros (or 11 dollars) which you can transfer via paypal to my email (prasanna16391@gmail.com). This is a highly beginner friendly competition. The registrations are open (for Indians too) till 10 AM IST on 5th December. If anyone does pay the fee, please drop me an email too with your LMI ID so that I can add it to the allowed participants list.
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Subject: Re: Indian Sudoku League - ISKL @ 2016-12-01 11:34 PM (#22127 - in reply to #22124) (#22127) Top


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kurosaki - 2016-12-01 10:33 PM

Is there pencil and pen input method for online solvers?


Yes. Please read FAQ - http://logicmastersindia.com/forum/forums/thread-view.asp?tid=381 and try the Demo to familiarize yourself with the interface - http://logicmastersindia.com/2016/ISKL_Demo/
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Subject: Re: Indian Sudoku League - ISKL @ 2016-12-02 7:02 AM (#22128 - in reply to #21848) (#22128) Top


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Are there any bonus points for finishing early?
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Subject: Re: Indian Sudoku League - ISKL @ 2016-12-02 8:37 AM (#22129 - in reply to #22128) (#22129) Top


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aditi2302 - 2016-12-02 7:02 AM

Are there any bonus points for finishing early?


Yes. 1 point per minute saved. Its been added on the submission page.
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Subject: Re: Indian Sudoku League - ISKL @ 2016-12-02 8:54 AM (#22130 - in reply to #22127) (#22130) Top


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kurosaki - 2016-12-01 10:33 PMIs there pencil and pen input method for online solvers?
Yes. Please read FAQ - http://logicmastersindia.com/forum/forums/thread-view.asp?tid=381 and try the Demo to familiarize yourself with the interface - http://logicmastersindia.com/2016/ISKL_Demo/
Prasanna, unless I am mistaken I think you meant to answer "No". The flash interface for online solving is very confusing to me, but I don't see any pen input method where one fills in the grid by drawing on the screen with a pen.

For pen input, my suggestion would be to download the PDF as for paper solving -- then solve by drawing over the PDF in your favorite software for doing this kind of thing (beware the PDF is password-encrypted, your PDF annotator must handle that or you must be able to decrypt it using other PDF software then send it to your pen annotation software), then enter the answer keys into the LMI form for paper solvers.
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Edited by auroux 2016-12-02 8:54 AM

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Subject: Re: Indian Sudoku League - ISKL @ 2016-12-02 9:05 AM (#22131 - in reply to #21848) (#22131) Top


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Hi Denis,

The LMI interface has the feature of candidate marking, which is what I assumed is meant by pen and pencil input (i.e. two different kinds of markings). Is there some other meaning here I am missing?
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Subject: Re: Indian Sudoku League - ISKL @ 2016-12-02 11:25 AM (#22133 - in reply to #21848) (#22133) Top





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I had made mistake in some sudokus, but corrected it later. Still some some points have been deducted. Why is that so ?
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Subject: Re: Indian Sudoku League - ISKL @ 2016-12-02 11:33 AM (#22136 - in reply to #22133) (#22136) Top


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shera90 - 2016-12-02 11:25 AM

I had made mistake in some sudokus, but corrected it later. Still some some points have been deducted. Why is that so ?


I noted in an email earlier that points will be deducted. This should be obvious, since otherwise you can just randomly try out 9-digit series non stop. You get 90% points for one incorrect submission, 70 for two, 40 for three and 0 for four. I have sent a mail out to participants now confirming this.
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Subject: Re: Indian Sudoku League - ISKL @ 2016-12-02 11:54 AM (#22137 - in reply to #21848) (#22137) Top




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Hi Am not seeing any puzzle on my scree please help me!
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Subject: Re: Indian Sudoku League - ISKL @ 2016-12-02 12:05 PM (#22138 - in reply to #21848) (#22138) Top




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Hi I am new to this. Please help me how to play?
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Subject: Re: Indian Sudoku League - ISKL @ 2016-12-02 2:21 PM (#22139 - in reply to #21848) (#22139) Top




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Is that possible to submit after 90 mins? I have completed online and did not submit last 5 puzzles.......!?
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shijumuzhangil - 2016-12-02 2:21 PM

Is that possible to submit after 90 mins? I have completed online and did not submit last 5 puzzles.......!?


No, you can only submit for 90 minutes. Its not a necessity to submit all puzzles. The individual puzzle points will decide your score, and it is displayed on the score page - http://logicmastersindia.com/2016/ISKL_Dec4/score.asp
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Subject: Re: Indian Sudoku League - ISKL @ 2016-12-02 4:13 PM (#22142 - in reply to #21848) (#22142) Top


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This round was pretty easy and is perfect for beginners. Lovely sudokus. I enjoyed this round a lot.
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prasanna16391 - 2016-12-01 8:05 PMHi Denis,The LMI interface has the feature of candidate marking, which is what I assumed is meant by pen and pencil input (i.e. two different kinds of markings). Is there some other meaning here I am missing?
Yes: I like many others have a tablet computer with a pen, and find it much more pleasant to solve puzzles by writing with a pen on top of the puzzle (like one would solve on paper, but paper-less) than by entering numbers with an on-screen keyboard (or plugging in an external keyboard). I am not sure what the original poster meant, but I understood "pen input" to mean this. Though "pencil and pen" could actually mean what you understood. I am not sure what the intent was.

Edited by auroux 2016-12-02 8:17 PM
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Subject: Re: Indian Sudoku League - ISKL @ 2016-12-02 8:39 PM (#22144 - in reply to #21848) (#22144) Top




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Enjoyed solving after a long break..... Nice sudokus. Good effort for beginnners
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Subject: Re: Indian Sudoku League - ISKL @ 2016-12-02 10:31 PM (#22145 - in reply to #21848) (#22145) Top




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I have participated first time in sudoku competition and it was fun.Thanks to LMI team
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prasanna16391 - 2016-12-01 8:05 PMHi Denis,The LMI interface has the feature of candidate marking, which is what I assumed is meant by pen and pencil input (i.e. two different kinds of markings). Is there some other meaning here I am missing?
Yes: I like many others have a tablet computer with a pen, and find it much more pleasant to solve puzzles by writing with a pen on top of the puzzle (like one would solve on paper, but paper-less) than by entering numbers with an on-screen keyboard (or plugging in an external keyboard). I am not sure what the original poster meant, but I understood "pen input" to mean this. Though "pencil and pen" could actually mean what you understood. I am not sure what the intent was.


Ah alright. Well I got a few queries on phone too which were similar and meant what I understood so I assumed this one meant that too. Anyway, I think our replies clarify the answer for either meaning. You are right that the feature you say is not there in the online interface. Candidate marking is there.
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rakysh - 2016-12-02 10:31 PM

I have participated first time in sudoku competition and it was fun.Thanks to LMI team


Glad you had fun! Hope you'll stick around for more competitions here even after ISKL is done :)
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Subject: RE: Indian Sudoku League - ISKL @ 2016-12-04 8:15 AM (#22148 - in reply to #21848) (#22148) Top




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Nice set of Sudokus. I could have finished in time but made mistakes in 3-4 sudokus. Anyways it was fun solving them.
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In Online Mode, if I make a mistake and I correct it later, will my points be deducted? Thanks
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In Online Mode, if I make a mistake and I correct it later, will my points be deducted? Thanks


Only if you submit in-between.

Make mistake => fix mistake => no penalty (point will not be deducted)
Make mistake => Submit => Get error message => Fix mistake -> Penalty (point will be deducted)
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Subject: Re: Indian Sudoku League - ISKL @ 2016-12-04 5:52 PM (#22152 - in reply to #21848) (#22152) Top




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im a first time contestant..had fun. when is the next round and what type of puzzles can we expect in it?
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Subject: Re: Indian Sudoku League - ISKL @ 2016-12-05 6:43 PM (#22153 - in reply to #21848) (#22153) Top


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Due to some requests we have extended the contest end time to 2 PM tomorrow.
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sheetaltejas - 2016-12-04 5:52 PM

im a first time contestant..had fun. when is the next round and what type of puzzles can we expect in it?


Next round is the coming weekend, starting on Friday again. I'll send out a booklet with details soon by mail.
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Subject: Re: Indian Sudoku League - ISKL @ 2016-12-06 6:51 AM (#22156 - in reply to #21848) (#22156) Top




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I really enjoyed solving the sudukos. The quality of sudukos was top class. Looking forward for the 2nd round.
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The sudokus were very nice designed and the interface was very user-friendly as usual.
Just a quick question ... What is the significance of the orange and the green cells in the ranking column?
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Just a quick question ... What is the significance of the orange and the green cells in the ranking column?

Green - A player who is currently solving
Orange - A player who has participated after you last viewed the score page
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Thanks for the wonderful Sudokus Prasanna. Really enjoyed solving and that too after a long time . Looking forward for the next round. And thanks a lot for the extension. Would have missed it otherwise
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Subject: Re: Indian Sudoku League - ISKL @ 2016-12-07 9:27 AM (#22165 - in reply to #21848) (#22165) Top




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It was a good game and being a first time online player I enjoyed it. It would be better if the time remaining can be displayed more prominently. For online solvers we need to scroll up to see the time everytime and an alert before 5 mins would really help (for the ones who gets lost in the game :))
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Vasudha - 2016-12-07 9:27 AM

It would be better if the time remaining can be displayed more prominently. For online solvers we need to scroll up to see the time everytime and an alert before 5 mins would really help (for the ones who gets lost in the game :))

Thanks for the feedback. We will keep this in mind when we upgrade the submission engine.
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The Instruction Booklet link on the test page for Round 2 appears to be broken. There is no attachment id in the URL: http://logicmastersindia.com/lmitests/dl.asp?attachmentid=.
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lenson - 2016-12-09 6:50 AM

The Instruction Booklet link on the test page for Round 2 appears to be broken. There is no attachment id in the URL: http://logicmastersindia.com/lmitests/dl.asp?attachmentid=.


Fixed.
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Subject: Re: Indian Sudoku League - ISKL @ 2016-12-09 12:52 PM (#22171 - in reply to #21848) (#22171) Top




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Will there be bonus points for this round 2 as well? I finished before 29 minutes and the bonus points are not added. The points table shows mine as 99.7. Pls clarify
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manikodi - 2016-12-09 12:52 PM

Will there be bonus points for this round 2 as well? I finished before 29 minutes and the bonus points are not added. The points table shows mine as 99.7. Pls clarify


Yup, there will be bonus points same as round 1. It is probably not set in the score page yet, we will look into it.
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Subject: Re: Indian Sudoku League - ISKL @ 2016-12-09 1:59 PM (#22174 - in reply to #21848) (#22174) Top




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Enjoyed solving the Variants as well as Classic. Made mistakes in between but could complete the set.
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Great..Had a great time solving the sudokus..
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Great sudokus. I took a little longer on the 9X9 Diagonal Sudoku but I enjoyed the set a lot.
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manikodi - 2016-12-09 12:52 PM

Will there be bonus points for this round 2 as well? I finished before 29 minutes and the bonus points are not added. The points table shows mine as 99.7. Pls clarify


Yup, there will be bonus points same as round 1. It is probably not set in the score page yet, we will look into it.


You should see bonus now.
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Subject: Re: Indian Sudoku League - ISKL @ 2016-12-10 1:27 PM (#22186 - in reply to #22178) (#22186) Top




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manikodi - 2016-12-09 12:52 PM

Will there be bonus points for this round 2 as well? I finished before 29 minutes and the bonus points are not added. The points table shows mine as 99.7. Pls clarify


Yup, there will be bonus points same as round 1. It is probably not set in the score page yet, we will look into it.


You should see bonus now.


Yup..thanks
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Subject: Re: Indian Sudoku League - ISKL @ 2016-12-11 12:44 PM (#22189 - in reply to #21848) (#22189) Top


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very nice set of sudokus. i was stuckin 9x9 diagonal for a very long time . really enjoyed the test. looking forward to round 3
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Subject: Re: Indian Sudoku League - ISKL @ 2016-12-11 5:51 PM (#22191 - in reply to #21848) (#22191) Top





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Hi! I've completed the 2nd round of ISKL. The 9*9 diagonal subtracted me a lot of time! Where can I see the leaderboard based on cumulative scores of these two rounds?
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Subject: Re: Indian Sudoku League - ISKL @ 2016-12-12 12:00 PM (#22199 - in reply to #21848) (#22199) Top




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Good one. Really enjoyed solving the variants
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Subject: Re: Indian Sudoku League - ISKL @ 2016-12-16 12:39 PM (#22218 - in reply to #22191) (#22218) Top


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Hi! I've completed the 2nd round of ISKL. The 9*9 diagonal subtracted me a lot of time! Where can I see the leaderboard based on cumulative scores of these two rounds?


You can see them here - http://logicmastersindia.com/2016/ISKL/score.asp
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Subject: Re: Indian Sudoku League - ISKL @ 2016-12-18 1:13 PM (#22229 - in reply to #21848) (#22229) Top


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Again , top class Sudokus. it's unfortunate that I made a submission error and also broke quadruple 9x9 not just once but thrice. Among all the three rounds , the third round was my favourite irrespective of the low score that I got in this . Looking forward to the finals .
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Subject: Re: Indian Sudoku League - ISKL @ 2016-12-19 1:51 PM (#22231 - in reply to #21848) (#22231) Top




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Wonderful set of classics and variants from the Organizers. Made mistakes in 9x9 Quadruple and one 6x6 Killer. However, managed to complete the set within time. Could have been better. Looking forward for ISKl finals, if shortlisted. Thanks for such wonderful set, it was fun solving them.
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Subject: Re: Indian Sudoku League - ISKL @ 2016-12-20 12:16 PM (#22235 - in reply to #21848) (#22235) Top




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Good set of sudokos...but my browser hung and the password was not displayed for a long time...couldn't complete.. lost precious minutes....:(
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Subject: Re: Indian Sudoku League - ISKL @ 2017-01-03 12:35 PM (#22301 - in reply to #22231) (#22301) Top




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Where can we see the cumulative scores of the three rounds ?
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Subject: Re: Indian Sudoku League - ISKL @ 2017-01-03 3:17 PM (#22302 - in reply to #22301) (#22302) Top




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vijaya_rajan - 2017-01-03 12:35 PM

Where can we see the cumulative scores of the three rounds ?


You can check out here http://logicmastersindia.com/2016/ISKL/score.asp
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Subject: Re: Indian Sudoku League - ISKL @ 2017-01-07 9:42 PM (#22317 - in reply to #21848) (#22317) Top




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When is the 4th round?
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Subject: Re: Indian Sudoku League - ISKL @ 2017-01-08 11:09 AM (#22319 - in reply to #22317) (#22319) Top


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When is the 4th round?


22nd January. Please check your email if you haven't already, I have sent details to all participants.
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Subject: Re: Indian Sudoku League - ISKL @ 2017-01-11 3:58 PM (#22327 - in reply to #21848) (#22327) Top




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In linked sudokus, the shaded cells should contain same digits in the same order or any order?
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Subject: Re: Indian Sudoku League - ISKL @ 2017-01-11 5:36 PM (#22328 - in reply to #22327) (#22328) Top


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deepti.garg - 2017-01-11 3:58 PM

In linked sudokus, the shaded cells should contain same digits in the same order or any order?

Same order
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Subject: Re: Indian Sudoku League - ISKL @ 2017-01-12 3:02 PM (#22331 - in reply to #21848) (#22331) Top




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Are the scores in this contest considered for LMI ranking?
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Subject: Re: Indian Sudoku League - ISKL @ 2017-01-12 10:50 PM (#22335 - in reply to #22331) (#22335) Top



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Vasudha - 2017-01-12 3:02 PM

Are the scores in this contest considered for LMI ranking?

No
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Subject: Re: Indian Sudoku League - ISKL @ 2017-01-13 9:50 AM (#22336 - in reply to #22319) (#22336) Top




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Ok, thanks!But I haven't received any mail regarding ISKL.
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Subject: Re: Indian Sudoku League - ISKL @ 2017-01-21 2:17 PM (#22352 - in reply to #21848) (#22352) Top




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What are the some strategy to solve thermo sudoku?
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Subject: Re: Indian Sudoku League - ISKL @ 2017-01-21 4:41 PM (#22353 - in reply to #22352) (#22353) Top



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rakysh - 2017-01-21 2:17 PM

What are the some strategy to solve thermo sudoku?
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(a) Look for longer thermometers. That will restrict the placement of digits in those cells.
(b) If you get any cell on the thermometer, e.g. 5 in the middle of a thermometer, it immediately restricts the numbers to 1-4 for the bulb side and 6-9 for the other side.
(c) Look at the possibilities for the bulb and the last cells in the thermometers. Sometimes we can get a start if the thermometer is, say, 5 cells long and we can eliminate 1,2,3,4 from the bulb. (Or, if we can eliminate 6,7,8,9 from the last cell).
(d) You can pencilmark possibilities on the thermometer cells (e.g. 136); use <, > signs to indicate relationship between cells; or mark ranges for each cell (e.g. 1-4)
(e) Most important - Do not forget to apply classic rules. Whenever any cell gets filled look at possibilities of filling other cells by classic rules also.

Mainly, it is about getting the right starting point and getting the thermometer cells filled. Hope this helps.

If anything is unclear, please ask again. Or better still, you can share any sudoku where you are stuck and need help.
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Subject: Re: Indian Sudoku League - ISKL @ 2017-01-21 5:56 PM (#22354 - in reply to #21848) (#22354) Top




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Thanks a bunch.Thanks for the tips.I am sticking in both thermo sudokus i.e-ISKL Part-2>>Category:Neighbours>>Thermo sudoku(page 5).Can you give some idea for the first step of both sudokus? Here is the link-http://logicmastersindia.com/2017/ISKL_Jan22_Part2/.It'll be immense help to me.
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rakysh - 2017-01-21 5:56 PM

Thanks a bunch.Thanks for the tips.I am sticking in both thermo sudokus i.e-ISKL Part-2>>Category:Neighbours>>Thermo sudoku(page 5).Can you give some idea for the first step of both sudokus? Here is the link-http://logicmastersindia.com/2017/ISKL_Jan22_Part2/.It'll be immense help to me.


Both Thermos have some break-ins looking for extremities. If a box is covered entirely by thermos remember that 1 can only appear in the bulb, and 6 (for 6x6) or 9 (for 9x9) can appear only at the ends. For example in the 6x6, the bottom right box, where can you place 1? In the 9x9, the middle left box, where can you place 9? Work the higher and lower limits and move towards the middle of the number series for the given Sudoku. That usually works to get started.
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Subject: Re: Indian Sudoku League - ISKL @ 2017-01-22 9:53 AM (#22356 - in reply to #21848) (#22356) Top




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Did lot of mistakes; Had to repeat one of the Classics and Linked 9*9; Fell short of time to enter the answers for Irregular 9*9; Overall a disappointing round for me.
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Subject: Re: Indian Sudoku League - ISKL @ 2017-01-22 2:34 PM (#22357 - in reply to #22353) (#22357) Top




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Thanks for the tips. For the first time, I could solve both thermo-s.

Any tips for odd-sum and outside sudoku
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Subject: Re: Indian Sudoku League - ISKL @ 2017-01-22 4:12 PM (#22359 - in reply to #22357) (#22359) Top


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lakshmisv - 2017-01-22 2:34 PM

Thanks for the tips. For the first time, I could solve both thermo-s.

Any tips for odd-sum and outside sudoku


I typed something and then deleted it, considering that it is probably not fair to give tips while the contest is running. Try to figure things out for now, and ask again after the contest if you are still having a difficulty.
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Subject: RE: Indian Sudoku League - ISKL @ 2017-01-23 12:46 AM (#22360 - in reply to #21848) (#22360) Top





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Hi. I've started Part 1 of ISKL Round 4 at about 19:05 in Italian time. When I checked if I could start Part 2 after 19:30 (see screenshots) the server didn't let me enter, although in the homepage there was "ends in 0 hours 55 minutes"; then I gave up. Why is this happened?



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Subject: Re: Indian Sudoku League - ISKL @ 2017-01-23 12:52 AM (#22361 - in reply to #21848) (#22361) Top




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Completed part 1 but tried to start part 2 now it shows cannot start now , isnt it open till 6.30 am

My miss .... i assumed it was 6.30 IST

Edited by utkaarsh 2017-01-23 12:58 AM
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Subject: Re: Indian Sudoku League - ISKL @ 2017-01-23 1:09 AM (#22362 - in reply to #21848) (#22362) Top




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Fortunately no mistakes this time; Part-2 was better.
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Subject: Re: Indian Sudoku League - ISKL @ 2017-01-23 1:12 AM (#22363 - in reply to #21848) (#22363) Top




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Overall a nice experience from Round1 of ISKL to Finals. Would like to thank the organizers.
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Subject: Re: Indian Sudoku League - ISKL @ 2017-02-01 10:12 PM (#22427 - in reply to #22359) (#22427) Top




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Can you now please give tips for outside sudoku and odd-sum sudoku
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Subject: RE: Indian Sudoku League - ISKL @ 2017-09-22 5:32 AM (#23111 - in reply to #21848) (#23111) Top




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whats the password of the pdf?
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Subject: Re: Indian Sudoku League - ISKL @ 2017-09-24 8:55 PM (#23147 - in reply to #21848) (#23147) Top




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where are the password shown for open the pdf ?
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Subject: Re: Indian Sudoku League - ISKL @ 2017-09-24 10:15 PM (#23149 - in reply to #21848) (#23149) Top




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Where is the password of the pdf
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Subject: Re: Indian Sudoku League - ISKL @ 2017-09-25 10:43 PM (#23193 - in reply to #21848) (#23193) Top




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Where is the password
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Subject: Re: Indian Sudoku League - ISKL @ 2017-09-26 1:33 AM (#23198 - in reply to #21848) (#23198) Top


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http://logicmastersindia.com/forum/forums/thread-view.asp?tid=381&s...

Please read through this once. You'll understand how online contests work and when you will get the password.
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Subject: Re: Indian Sudoku League - ISKL @ 2017-11-28 4:32 AM (#23805 - in reply to #21848) (#23805) Top


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The dates of the 2017-18 edition are finalized as follows:
Round 1: December 15th-18th 2017
Round 2: December 22nd-25th 2017
Round 3: January 5th-10th 2018
Round 4: January 21st 2018

Registrations are still open, for more information check http://logicmastersindia.com/2017/ISKL/

I've sent an email to the registered participants with more details, and a list of LMI IDs who have already registered. If someone has registered and didn't receive the mail, send me an email at prasanna16391@gmail.com.
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Subject: Re: Indian Sudoku League - ISKL @ 2017-12-16 10:25 AM (#23862 - in reply to #21848) (#23862) Top




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I have started my exam and i don't see any sudoku's. where as in demo version I see a download option on right top of page. Please help ASAP. My exam got started :(
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Subject: Re: Indian Sudoku League - ISKL @ 2017-12-16 10:40 AM (#23863 - in reply to #23862) (#23863) Top


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SumaChunduri - 2017-12-16 10:25 AM

I have started my exam and i don't see any sudoku's. where as in demo version I see a download option on right top of page. Please help ASAP. My exam got started :(


Are you trying to attempt online solving or offline solving ?
For online solving there is separate link, once you click that you have to scroll down.
For offline solving, you need to download the pdf and enter the password shown and then start solving.
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Subject: Re: Indian Sudoku League - ISKL @ 2017-12-20 12:41 PM (#23884 - in reply to #21848) (#23884) Top


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Wonderful Set of Puzzles. Nice Round 1. Except that I am traveling and the printer didn't work in the shop (printing black lines across the page with no numbers) and after 15 min of wastage of time to make it work, I ended up solving online. So I might directly solve online in next round. :p
All the best for Round 2 to everyone.
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Subject: Re: Indian Sudoku League - ISKL @ 2017-12-21 2:30 PM (#23886 - in reply to #21848) (#23886) Top


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Note: The schedule has been changed. Round 3's dates are now 5th January to 10th January. A mail has been sent to participants notifying them of the same.
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Subject: Re: Indian Sudoku League - ISKL @ 2017-12-22 9:38 PM (#23889 - in reply to #21848) (#23889) Top




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My test has started and I'm unable to type digits in all the 9x9 grid sudokus
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Subject: Re: Indian Sudoku League - ISKL @ 2017-12-24 2:13 PM (#23893 - in reply to #21848) (#23893) Top




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Hi,
I missed the first round of ISKL. Can I still register and be eligible to play the rest of the rounds?
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Subject: Re: Indian Sudoku League - ISKL @ 2017-12-24 11:49 PM (#23894 - in reply to #21848) (#23894) Top




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hi
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prateek706 - 2017-12-24 2:13 PM

Hi,
I missed the first round of ISKL. Can I still register and be eligible to play the rest of the rounds?


Sorry about not getting to this sooner but Round 2 is now over too. If you are still interested you can drop me an email at prasanna16391@gmail.com and I'll take you through the steps but note that the final score will be a total of the four rounds where you'll get 0 for Rounds 1 and 2 by default.

Also, you can check out and note the schedule of other Sudoku contests coming up, like the Sudoku Mahabharat series for 2018. Details are here - http://logicmastersindia.com/SM/2018sm.asp
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Subject: Re: Indian Sudoku League - ISKL @ 2018-01-04 11:50 PM (#23939 - in reply to #21848) (#23939) Top


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An important note has been mailed to participants about the online interface for round 3. Please read it before attempting the round.
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Subject: Re: Indian Sudoku League - ISKL @ 2018-01-05 10:39 AM (#23940 - in reply to #21848) (#23940) Top




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My exam has started and I am solving it online. It shows it is unable to submit the answers.
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Subject: Re: Indian Sudoku League - ISKL @ 2018-01-05 11:11 AM (#23941 - in reply to #21848) (#23941) Top


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This is the topic of the mail mentioned one post above.
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Subject: Re: Indian Sudoku League - ISKL @ 2018-01-06 10:02 AM (#23942 - in reply to #21848) (#23942) Top




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Launch an Android app of LMI
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Subject: Re: Indian Sudoku League - ISKL @ 2018-01-06 10:20 AM (#23943 - in reply to #21848) (#23943) Top




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Subject: Re: Indian Sudoku League - ISKL @ 2018-01-20 3:38 PM (#24077 - in reply to #21848) (#24077) Top


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All the best for the finals
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Subject: Re: Indian Sudoku League - ISKL @ 2018-01-20 9:35 PM (#24080 - in reply to #21848) (#24080) Top


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Good Luck to all participants of ISKL for the final round!
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Subject: Re: Indian Sudoku League - ISKL @ 2019-10-31 8:38 PM (#27355 - in reply to #21848) (#27355) Top


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Details for ISKL 2019: https://logicmastersindia.com/2019/ISKL/

ISKL Round 1 Submission Link: https://logicmastersindia.com/2019/ISKL_Round1/

When it starts tomorrow, if you have paid the participation fee, logged in to your LMI account and still can't see the Start Button active, please send a mail to prasanna16391@gmail.com
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Subject: Re: Indian Sudoku League - ISKL @ 2019-11-04 3:56 PM (#27357 - in reply to #21848) (#27357) Top




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Would someone please clarify whether the ISKL Round 1 is on till 6th Nov. or ends today(4th)
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Subject: Re: Indian Sudoku League - ISKL @ 2019-11-04 9:15 PM (#27358 - in reply to #27357) (#27358) Top




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Round 1 is open till 6th
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Subject: Re: Indian Sudoku League - ISKL @ 2019-11-04 10:04 PM (#27359 - in reply to #27358) (#27359) Top




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Thanks. The heading of this page still has the test to be (1st - 4th Nov), so I wanted to be sure
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Subject: Re: Indian Sudoku League - ISKL @ 2019-11-08 12:42 PM (#27361 - in reply to #27359) (#27361) Top


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Submission page for Round 2 is live.