## 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)

Get ready for a brain-teasing experience with Scattered Sudoku, created for the World Sudoku Championships. Dive into the world of irregular Sudoku shapes and put your solving techniques to the test. Challenge yourself today!

Prepare yourself for a Sudoku adventure like no other – Scattered Sudoku, a challenging twist on the classic puzzle. This variant combines the complexity of irregular Sudoku regions with an additional layer of difficulty. In addition to the irregular regions, you'll encounter nine scattered cells where numbers from 1 to 9 must appear exactly once. It's a brain workout that will push your Sudoku skills to the limit.

Originally designed for the World Sudoku Championships, this particular Scattered Sudoku was deemed too tough even for the best solvers. The puzzle relies heavily on the In-Out Technique, a powerful solving method for irregular Sudoku. While it may seem daunting, this Sudoku variant offers a rewarding challenge for those seeking to elevate their Sudoku prowess.

We're sharing this Scattered Sudoku as the 357th puzzle in the Fun With Sudoku Series, ideal for those preparing for forthcoming Sudoku championships. Can you conquer this Sudoku challenge and become a Sudoku champion?

The Next Sudoku Puzzle is the Anti-Diagonal Sudoku (Fun With Sudoku #1)

Ramesh said...

Took long time but it was nice.

Aashay Patil said...

done

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.