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Sudoku Second level game play 6

Sudoku Medium Level Game 6 Quick Solution

Learn how to solve quickly the sixth Sudoku medium level 2 game

You may like to use DSA or Cycle techniques for quick solution of the Sudoku medium game 6 instead of thorough row column scan in solving the game.

To know what is a cycle or DSA you may refer to our first and second game play sessions at level 2. From this game on, we will straightway go for game play without any explanation.

Solution to the Sudoku medium level 2 game 6

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R7C1 7 scan C2, C3 -- R7C2 5, scan R8, R9 -- R3C5 3, scan C6, R2 -- R2C4 4, scan C6 -- (6,7,9) cycle in C6, rest three cells form a DSA [1,2,5] -- R6C6 5 DSA [1,2,5] in C6 -- R6C8 6, DSA [4,6,8] in R6 -- R6C7 4, DSA [4,8] in R6 -- R6C5 8.

Furthermore, R3C9 4, scan C7, C8 -- R1C3 4, scan R2, R3, C1 -- R5C5 4, scan C4, C6, R4 -- R7C5 6, DSA [6, 7] in C5 -- R4C5 7 -- R7C9 1, DSA [1,3,9] in R7 -- R7C4 3, DSA [3,9] in R7 -- R7C7 9 -- R4C2 6, DSA [2,6,5] in R4 -- R4C4 2, DSA [2,5] in R4 -- R4C3 5.

The following figure shows the results of our efforts till now with two cycles (1,2) and (1,7) formed in C6 and C4 respectively. Additionally we have shown a two digit DSA [1,8] in cell R8C3.

Sudoku second level game 6-2

Then further on, R5C6 1, DSA cancel -- R8C6 2, DSA cancel -- R5C4 6 -- R3C8 1, scan R1, C7 -- R1C7 2, scan R2, C8 -- R5C9 2, scan C7, C8 -- R5C8 5, scan C7 -- R5C7 7 -- R1C8 7, scan C7 -- R2C7 8 -- R8C8 8 -- R8C3 1, DSA cancel -- R8C4 7, DSA cancel -- R9C4 1 -- R8C7 3 -- R9C7 6 -- R9C9 7 -- R1C6 9, DSA cancel.

The last steps, R3C6 6, DSA cancel -- R2C6 7 -- R1C1 8, scan R2, R3 -- R2C3 6, scan C2, R3 -- R2C2 1, scan R3 -- R3C1 2, scan C3 -- R3C3 9 -- R9C2 9, scan C3 -- R9C3 8 -- R5C3 3 -- R5C1 9 -- R5C2 8. End. Game solved.

Sudoku second level game 6-3-solved

A special note for you

We haven't tried to optimize. So we feel that this more complex game is solvable by following an easier path.

You should try to reach one of the simpler solutions.

Lastly, we leave a game for you to solve.

A game for you to solve

We leave you here with a new game for you to solve. In our next session we will present its solution and another new game.


Sudoku second level game 6-exercise

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First beginner level and Third level Sudoku games

You will get links to all the 1st beginner level and third level Sudoku game solutions at Sudoku beginner level and Sudoku level 3 respectively.

Links to fourth level Sudoku you will get first at 3rd level game solutions.

It is recommended that without jumping over any of the hardness levels, one should progress through solving higher level Sudoku games strictly step by one step up. For example, you shouldn't play a 4th level Sudoku game without becoming comfortable in solving 3rd level games.