Tag Archives: Empty Rectangle

Death Blossom Lite


This post describes and illustrates the Death Blossom with bv petals. It is most easily found as a secondary target while looking for XYZ-wings. Death Blossom Lite is a close, and easier to meet, cousin of the WXYZ-wing. First let’s … Continue reading

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ER Winks, Forcing Chains and Irregular XYZ-wings


This post introduces “Empty Rectangle” weak links (ER winks) as a form of “seeing”. It is shown how the ER can be extended by a more general form, the forcing chain. It is also demonstrated that XYZ wings can be … Continue reading

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