Monday, January 31, 2011

Tapa Variations Contest V

Tapa Variations Contest V

Tapa Variation Contests (TVC) are a set of 4 small contests and will be organized every alternate week of February and March 2011. They will contain several variations of Tapa. At the end of 4 contests, final winner will be determined.
In 2010, TVCs were organized at OAPC website. Please check out the puzzles for more practice.
Puzzles for TVCs are written by Serkan Yurekli, unless otherwise specified.

Variations in Contest V

  • Tapa Chess
  • Tapa Filler
  • Math Tapa
  • Tapa Star
  • Word Tapa
  • Tapa Rotator
  • Tapa with Borders
  • Double Tapa
  • Tapa Connection
  • Tapa Possible

Timing and Grace Period

Contest Length : 75 minutes
Grace Period : 5 minutes
Submissions during the grace period will be penalized.
A timer will be shown the answer page with the remaining time. The color of the timer will change during the grace period to 'Red'.
Submission is not allowed after the specified end time — you must start early enough to permit yourself enough solving time.


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