WSC Playoff Puzzle 2/10: Consecutive Pairs Sudoku by Ashish Kumar

The second World Sudoku Championship playoff puzzle was this fun Consecutive Pairs Sudoku by Ashish Kumar with two large boxes to work around.

Consecutive Pairs Sudoku by Ashish Kumar


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Theme: Boxes

Author/Opus: This is the 116th puzzle from our contributing puzzlemaster Ashish Kumar.

Rules: Standard Consecutive Pairs Sudoku rules. (If a gray circle is given between two adjacent cells, then the two numbers in those cells must be consecutive. Note not all gray circles are given; adjacent cells without a circle may contain either consecutive numbers or nonconsecutive numbers.)

Estimated Difficulty: 2.5-3 stars

Solution: PDF for all playoff puzzles.

Note: Follow this link for Consecutive Pairs Sudoku puzzles on this website. If you are new to this puzzle type, here are our easiest Consecutive Pairs Sudoku to get started on. More Consecutive Pairs Sudoku puzzles can be found in these books in our e-store.

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