Monthly Archives: May 2022

Naked Pairs Carry the Ball in Hard 134


A second Kampbelmann Hard is tough on paper, but  gives way routinely to a systematic bypass. Here is the grid well into the bypass, with a large number of cells held in reserve by box filling naked pairs. In the … Continue reading

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A Hard, But Bypassed Kampbelmann 50


My Basic bypass starts with a resolved 4-fill. Did yours?  The final collapse begins with the value 8 scan resolving the naked pair left from the resolution of 3-fill c2[258]. In the bypass trace, you can discover when the previous … Continue reading

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Box Marking Subsets Maintain a CREATORS Collapse


Sysudoku weekly posts will soon be ending. This post may be the last one from the Akron Beacon Journal CREATORS series. In this one, Sysudoku box marking rescues us from a very stingy bypass, in ABJ Creators of 4/20/22. The … Continue reading Continue reading

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An ABJ Bronze With Many 4-Fill Bypass Traces


This post demonstrates the type of bypass you get by following up every resolvable 4-fill as it appears, in a less difficult puzzle. Bronze is the least difficult level announced by ABJ Creators. A similar solution path is started on … Continue reading

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