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@ 2015-05-06 1:00 PM (#18256 - in reply to #18255) (#18256) Top

debmohanty




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debmohanty posted @ 2015-05-06 1:00 PM

rajeshk - 2015-05-06 12:57 PM

For the relay round can the hints of Sudoku 1 be distributed to Sudoku 3? I think hints of Sudoku 1 can only go to Sudoku 2 and from Sudoku 2 to Sudoku 3.
Hints from Sudoku 1 (top grid) can not go to Sudoku 3 (bottom grid)

rajeshk - 2015-05-06 12:57 PM
In the IB for the Relay Sudoku (Classic -> Either Or -> Either Or) hints on Sudoku 3 are shown as A and B which needs to be corrected to C and D.
Will fix.
@ 2015-05-07 9:54 PM (#18257 - in reply to #18098) (#18257) Top

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shera90 posted @ 2015-05-07 9:54 PM

i find skyscraper sudoku very confusing. can anyone help me with detailed process to arrive at solution with either video or pictures and not just only solution ?
@ 2015-05-08 9:31 AM (#18258 - in reply to #18098) (#18258) Top

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swaroop2011 posted @ 2015-05-08 9:31 AM

@shera90
I have uploaded a small pdf walk-through for skyscraper example given in IB. Hope it helps you.
http://swaroopg92.blogspot.com/2015/05/sudoku-mahabharat-finals-on-...
@ 2015-05-08 4:44 PM (#18259 - in reply to #18258) (#18259) Top

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rajeshk posted @ 2015-05-08 4:44 PM

I have created some practice puzzles for Sudoku Mahabharat Finals
Links to these puzzles can be find in following post
http://www.funwithpuzzles.com/2015/05/sudoku-mahabharat-2015-final....

@ 2015-05-08 8:03 PM (#18260 - in reply to #18098) (#18260) Top

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shera90 posted @ 2015-05-08 8:03 PM

In the IB fro offline finals it is written that

The permitted items which may be taken into the competition hall and used are: Pens, pencils, erasers, rulers,
instruction booklets (optionally annotated with notes regarding instructions and preparation notes) and blank
paper.


Does that means i can bring any solved example types not present in IB (with how to solve tricks for that particular sudoku) along with the IB ?
@ 2015-05-08 9:42 PM (#18261 - in reply to #18260) (#18261) Top

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swaroop2011 posted @ 2015-05-08 9:42 PM

yes you can bring.

shera90 - 2015-05-08 8:03 PM

In the IB fro offline finals it is written that

The permitted items which may be taken into the competition hall and used are: Pens, pencils, erasers, rulers,
instruction booklets (optionally annotated with notes regarding instructions and preparation notes) and blank
paper.


Does that means i can bring any solved example types not present in IB (with how to solve tricks for that particular sudoku) along with the IB ?


@ 2015-05-08 10:33 PM (#18262 - in reply to #18098) (#18262) Top

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shera90 posted @ 2015-05-08 10:33 PM

ok. thanks
@ 2015-05-09 12:37 PM (#18263 - in reply to #18262) (#18263) Top

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rajeshk posted @ 2015-05-09 12:37 PM

I have added one Compressed Sudoku for practice of Sudoku Mahabharat
http://www.funwithpuzzles.com/2015/05/compressed-sudoku.html

@ 2015-05-10 9:08 PM (#18265 - in reply to #18098) (#18265) Top

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swaroop2011 posted @ 2015-05-10 9:08 PM

results ?
@ 2015-05-11 9:11 AM (#18266 - in reply to #18265) (#18266) Top

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rakesh_rai posted @ 2015-05-11 9:11 AM

swaroop2011 - 2015-05-10 9:08 PM

results ?


Winner: Amit Sowani
2nd Runner up: Gaurav Jain
4th: Akash Doulani
5th: Jayant Ameta
6th-10th: Rajesh Kumar, Kunal Verma, Ashish Kumar, Harmeet Singh, Zalak Ghetia (order may not be completely accurate)
@ 2015-05-11 9:49 AM (#18267 - in reply to #18266) (#18267) Top

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swaroop2011 posted @ 2015-05-11 9:49 AM

Congratulations Amit, Rakesh and Gaurav for finishing top 3.
I also congratulate top 10 and other winners too for different categories and if any other prizes.
:) :)
@ 2015-05-11 10:53 AM (#18268 - in reply to #18098) (#18268) Top

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neerajmehrotra posted @ 2015-05-11 10:53 AM

Very well organised championship.... We all had a wonderful day with excellent puzzling atmosphere....
Thanks to Deb, Rohan and Prassanna and all others who helped in organizing the event.
Congrats to all the winners and participants.
@ 2015-05-11 11:02 AM (#18269 - in reply to #18268) (#18269) Top

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debmohanty posted @ 2015-05-11 11:02 AM

Results



(SMFinals.png)



Attachments
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Attachments SMFinals.png (29KB - 29 downloads)
@ 2015-05-11 11:04 AM (#18270 - in reply to #18098) (#18270) Top

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debmohanty posted @ 2015-05-11 11:04 AM

Misplaced folder during yesterday's finals
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Mr K Ravichandran's folder (which contained his answer sheets and the goodies) was misplaced somewhere yesterday. If anyone has seen it somewhere, please let us know.
@ 2015-05-11 4:00 PM (#18271 - in reply to #18270) (#18271) Top

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devarajand posted @ 2015-05-11 4:00 PM

Dear Deb,

Can you upload all the photos taken during Sudoku Mahabharat Pl.
@ 2015-05-11 4:20 PM (#18272 - in reply to #18271) (#18272) Top

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Administrator posted @ 2015-05-11 4:20 PM

Varun, Kumaresan, Others,
Please send the photos to logicmasteradmin@gmail.com
@ 2015-05-11 4:24 PM (#18273 - in reply to #18272) (#18273) Top

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rakesh_rai posted @ 2015-05-11 4:24 PM

The finale of the inaugural Sudoku Mahabharat was indeed superb. We really enjoyed the first four rounds of solving - each of them tested a different aspect of solving - and the fifth round was a good eye-check up test. There was healthy competition between the top 5 and anyone could have won on their day. In the end, the recreational activities were very enjoyable as well. And it was a perfect opportunity to meet a lot of old timers and some new faces, apart from Deb, Rohan and Prasanna, of course.

A lot of effort must have gone into the organization of the finals - both the puzzle part and the logistics part. Thanks to all the organizers of the event. The prizes on offer were well thought of. And the venue was also perfect for the occasion. The organization was flawless. We stuck to the round timelines and scores were available almost real time.

I can say that those who could not make it to the finals missed a great event.
@ 2015-05-11 4:43 PM (#18274 - in reply to #18268) (#18274) Top

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debmohanty posted @ 2015-05-11 4:43 PM

neerajmehrotra - 2015-05-11 10:53 AM

Very well organised championship.... We all had a wonderful day with excellent puzzling atmosphere....
Thanks to Deb, Rohan and Prassanna and all others who helped in organizing the event.
Congrats to all the winners and participants.
Wanted to add Sumit's name here. He took care of the goody bag (containing the exam board, notepad with blank sudoku grids, band, badge, pen/pencil, tag) and the trophies for top 3. All the stuff were specially designed for Sudoku Mahabharat. Unfortunately he could not make it to the finals.
Thanks also to Akash who carried all the stuff from Kolkata.
@ 2015-05-11 9:06 PM (#18275 - in reply to #18274) (#18275) Top

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neerajmehrotra posted @ 2015-05-11 9:06 PM

debmohanty - 2015-05-11 4:43 PM

neerajmehrotra - 2015-05-11 10:53 AM

Very well organised championship.... We all had a wonderful day with excellent puzzling atmosphere....
Thanks to Deb, Rohan and Prassanna and all others who helped in organizing the event.
Congrats to all the winners and participants.
Wanted to add Sumit's name here. He took care of the goody bag (containing the exam board, notepad with blank sudoku grids, band, badge, pen/pencil, tag) and the trophies for top 3. All the stuff were specially designed for Sudoku Mahabharat. Unfortunately he could not make it to the finals.
Thanks also to Akash who carried all the stuff from Kolkata.


That is really nice of Sumit...
Really missed him in the event
@ 2015-05-11 10:02 PM (#18276 - in reply to #18275) (#18276) Top

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Administrator posted @ 2015-05-11 10:02 PM

All participants at SM finals 2015 - Can someone please post the names in sequence?

All participants at SM Finals 2015
@ 2015-05-11 10:21 PM (#18277 - in reply to #18276) (#18277) Top

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prasanna16391 posted @ 2015-05-11 10:21 PM

Administrator - 2015-05-11 10:02 PM

All participants at SM finals 2015 - Can someone please post the names in sequence?




I think this is taken after 3 participants left, since I count 25 participants here with 3 organizers.
@ 2015-05-11 10:29 PM (#18278 - in reply to #18276) (#18278) Top

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prasanna16391 posted @ 2015-05-11 10:29 PM

Administrator - 2015-05-11 10:02 PM

All participants at SM finals 2015 - Can someone please post the names in sequence?



Dividing into three rows even though the one at the back is 'uneven'. Feel free to correct me if I'm wrong.

Back row - from left to right - Jayant Ameta, Sai Karthik Burra, myself, T.N. Venkatesh, K. Ravichandran, Akash Doulani, Deb Mohanty, Amit Sowani, D. Devarajan, Harmeet Singh.
Middle row - from left to right - M. Ezhilarasi, Deepika Moningi, Purvi Shah, Zalak Ghetia, Ashish Kumar, Neeraj Mehrotra, Gaurav Kumar Jain, Aditi Seshadri, Shri Vasantha Senaa S, Manikodi Rathinam.
Front row - from left to right - Varun R., Rohan Rao, Shaheer Rehman, Kunal Verma, Rakesh Rai, Rajesh Kumar, R. Kumaresan, Sanket Saxena.
@ 2015-05-11 10:55 PM (#18279 - in reply to #18278) (#18279) Top

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rakesh_rai posted @ 2015-05-11 10:55 PM

prasanna16391 - 2015-05-11 10:29 PM

... Feel free to correct me if I'm wrong.

I think you have got all correct. Ravi, Parag and Priyanka are the three missing participants.
@ 2015-05-12 7:30 AM (#18280 - in reply to #18098) (#18280) Top

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Administrator posted @ 2015-05-12 7:30 AM

One more try one getting all the participants - hope no one is missing here.

@ 2015-05-12 8:27 AM (#18281 - in reply to #18273) (#18281) Top

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debmohanty posted @ 2015-05-12 8:27 AM

rakesh_rai - 2015-05-11 4:24 PM

I can say that those who could not make it to the finals missed a great event.
Not only they missed a great event, they also helped to increase the expenses for the organizers significantly.

Out of the top 50, around 8 players had immediately responded that they won't be able to attend, and the rest 42 players responded that they will be attending the event. All the arrangements were done based on those numbers. However, exactly one-third dropped out from the event. There were of course some genuine reasons for dropping out, but we also heard reasons like "oh, I didn't realize that today is 10th".
It is important to respect the commitments since nobody was forced to make a commitment. I was personally very sad to see players from Bangalore missing out without even letting us know till the last moment.
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