Before the monthly Sudoku tests started, Logic Masters India (LMI) used to host a series of “Sudoku Mock Tests” as preparation before the World Sudoku Championships. Apart from many Indians, a lot of international players authored and participated in these mock tests from December-2008 to March-2010.

With the number of players increasing multi-fold at LMI in recent times, it is certain that many new players did not get a chance to enjoy these mock tests. In the 2011 December Sudoku Test, we present some of the memorable sudokus that appeared in those tests.

This test has 18 sudokus, one type each from mock test 4 to mock test 21. It was certainly not easy to select just one sudoku out of many interesting Sudoku variations in each set. It was also important to ensure that the final set has a good mix of all types. It was fun selecting and creating the sudokus, and I hope you enjoy the set as much.

This test is dedicated to all the authors and participants of the mock tests who helped create such a high level of puzzling atmosphere at LMI.

Length of the test : 120 minutes

Total Points : 960 points

Bonus : 8 points per minute if all 18 sudokus submitted correctly

Sudoku Types appearing in the test with points

Sum Or Product Frame 95

Linked Mini 75

Deformable Kropki 40

Classic 1 25

Sum 100 40

All Odd Or All Even 45

Hidden Skyscrapers 70

Classic 2 40

Symmetric Unequal 65

Odd Even No Touch 25

Windoku 45

Diagonal Consecutive 45

Pirate 35

Outside Killer 100

Neighbours + N 40

Non-Consecutive Killer 80

Diagonal 45

Series 50

This test will also be used as Serbian Sudoku Championship 2011.

Author

Deb Mohanty

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