Tag Archives: review table

Sadistic Sudoku Review


No, it isn’t a sadistic review. I’m reviewing Arnold Snyder’s Sadistic Sudoku collection of puzzles. Arnold’s solving advice, as presented in his “Sudoku Formula” books 2 and 3, will be analyzed in the following post. Two typical review puzzles are … Continue reading

Posted in Advanced Solving, Puzzle Reviews | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Closing the Weekly Extreme Review


This is the final post of the Sysudoku WEC collection review. It opens with a checkpoint on the finish of a pink/olive pattern analysis and with it, Weekly Extreme Competition 435. A review table shows the features found in each … Continue reading

Posted in Extreme Solving, Puzzle Reviews, Weekly Extreme | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Absolutely Nasty Level 4 Review


I’m doing a quick sysudoku grading review of Frank Longo’s Level 4 collection.  It is based on 10 puzzles selected by prior rule. This post reports the general level, with backup data. The next will have some very entertaining snapshots … Continue reading

Posted in Basic Solving Procedures, Puzzle Reviews | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Grading the Master Class


Tom Sheldon deserves a lot of credit, or blame if you prefer,  for introducing me to serious Sudoku solving.  I pored over the instruction section of his puzzle book, Sudoku Master Class, intrigued by the very idea of a master … Continue reading

Posted in Expert Reviews, Puzzle Reviews, Sheldon | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment