Scattered Sudoku Puzzle (Fun With Sudoku #357)

Scattered Sudoku is twist given to Irregular Sudoku. In addition to Irregular regions, there will be extra nine cells in which numbers from 1 to 9 will come exactly once. In fact Scattered Sudoku can used along with Classic Sudoku after including the nine scattered cells. Anyway today's Scattered Sudoku is uses Irregular Sudoku shape. 
This Scattered Sudoku, I created for  World Sudoku Championships. This was rejected as it was very tough and there was no good option left to give additional hints for making this puzzle easy. In-Out Technique for solving a Irregular Sudoku is used extensively in this Sudoku. This Scattered Sudoku, I am posting for the practice of forthcoming Irregular and Hybrid Sudoku round of Sudoku Mahabharat. I am posting this Scattered Sudoku in Fun With Sudoku Series as 357th Sudoku Puzzle in this Series.

Rules of Scattered Sudoku Puzzle

Place a digit from 1 to 9 in each empty cell so that each digit appears exactly once in each row, column, outlined region and the nine grey cells.
Scattered Sudoku Puzzle (Fun With Sudoku #357)
Scattered Sudoku Puzzle (Fun With Sudoku #357)
Answer of this Scattered Sudoku puzzle can be viewed by clicking on button. Please do give your best try to solve this Sudoku puzzle before looking at the answer.

This Scattered Sudoku Puzzle I am publishing as #357th Sudoku puzzle in Fun With Sudoku Series. Here are the next and previous Sudoku puzzles published in this series.


Ramesh said...

Took long time but it was nice.

Aashay Patil said...


Rajesh Kumar said...

This was tough one. Thanks for solving this Sudoku and posting your comments.

Rajesh Kumar said...

Thanks Aashay for regularly solving the Sudoku puzzles on this website.