S.E. Records in the Patterns Game

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S.E. Records in the Patterns Game

Postby JPF » Tue Apr 28, 2009 6:07 pm

When playing the game, thousands of puzzles are filtered by Sudoku Explainer (S.E.)
This thread is a by-product of this process.

For every technique used by Sudoku Explainer, it gives puzzles where the technique is the most used.
This thread can be considered as a continuation of Eioru's thread but will be setup on a systematic way.

The second post will be for composite techniques like BUGs, Unique Rectangles, number of techniques, etc...

Aligned Pair Exclusion ===> 4
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000010000002304100050000060500000007080000090007206300010080050900040003000000000

Aligned Triplet Exclusion ===> 10
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900000503010060040200000000000031000060207080000650000000000002040080010305000009

Bidirectional Cycle ===> 10
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000010000002304500060000070400000001080000090003506700090070080500020003000000000

Bidirectional X-Cycle ===> 4
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000010000002304500040000060700000001030000020004502300010060030300070008000000000

Bidirectional Y-Cycle ===> 10
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000010000002304500040000060700000003060000010008205600050070090900040007000000000

BUG type 1 ===> 1
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000010000001203400050000060200000007080000090003106500070080020400070003000000000

BUG type 2 ===> 2
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000010000002304500060000010700000008020000060008205400030090020400060009000000000

BUG type 3 ===> 1
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000010000002304500060000070400000003080000060009508400020090010300060002000000000

BUG type 4 ===> 1
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000010000002304500060000070400000003020000080005709600010060030800020004000000000

Cell Forcing Chains===> 24
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000070000002109800080000030400000001090000050001708200050060040300090007000000000

Claiming ===> 9
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000010000002304500040000060700000001060000050008902600050030010300080007000000000

Direct Hidden Pair ===> 14
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000000000000714800006200390054000080030000020060000740041005200002986000000000000

Direct Hidden Triplet ===> 6
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000000000087000310019040620000604000003000900000108000076010230038000760000000000

Direct Pointing ===> 4
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000010000002304100050000020100000006040000070005201800070090060600080004000000000

Dynamic Cell Forcing Chains ===> 18
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000010000002304500060000070200000004080000060007205800090070040300080009000000000

Dynamic Contradiction Forcing Chains ===> 43
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009500000020006100800000020700800090000000000010003004040000006005700080000001300

Dynamic Double Forcing Chains ===> 5
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000010000001203400050000060300000007080000090002604300090050020700040009000000000

Dynamic Double Forcing Chains (+) ===> 14
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300000004020080050001000600000047000070002080000300000004000300050070020600000001

Dynamic Region Forcing Chains ===> 28
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000007002020030040600500000005000001030010020800000600900006000000070030007800500

Forcing Chain ===> 49
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500040000060000400009800070002100000800000004000007600030006900007000080000020005

Forcing X-Chain ===> 7
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000010000002304500040000060700000005020000080004506300080090010300020007000000000

Hidden Pair ===> 9
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000010000001203400050000060200000007080000090007506300090070080300040001000000000

Hidden Quad ===> 1
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000010000002304100050000060300000004070000080008105300060020090400090007000000000

Hidden Triplet ===> 3
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000010000001203400050000060700000006020000080009501300080070020600030009000000000

Jellyfish ===> 2
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000000000043000980089020310000406000001000500000307000038090150012000840000000000

Naked Pair ===> 11
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000010000002304500060000070600000001080000090005703200090060080500030004000000000

Naked Quad ===> 2
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000000000500010006030205040080304010003000500070508030040901080200070004000000000

Naked Single ===> 11
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000000000001004980070000630009030050000108000050020300068005040037900200000000000

Naked Triplet ===> 6
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000010000002304500060000070800000003090000010003206400080050090700020008000000000

Nishio Forcing Chains ===> 12
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000010000001203400040000050600000003010000070002406500070050080900070002000000000

Pointing ===> 21
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078000000000001006000509007012000680000000000037000120900305000200806000000000340

Region Forcing Chains ===> 37
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000010000001203400050000060100000004070000080009607100080090070200070005000000000

Swordfish ===> 4
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000000000100020009040903050030207040001000700050009080090605070600030008000000000

Turbot Fish ===> 11
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000000000002004980090500610009030020000108000050060700018002040034900200000000000

Unique Loop 10 type 2 ===> 1
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000010000001203400050000060500000002060000070002105300080070090300060001000000000

Unique Loop 12 type 1 ===> 1
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000010000002304500060000070300000006080000090004502800010080060500040009000000000

Unique Loop 12 type 2 ===> 1
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000010000002304500060000020600000005050000070001802400030060090500040001000000000

Unique Loop 8 type 1 ===> 1
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000010000002304500060000030400000005070000080008605200010090070700020001000000000

Unique Loop 8 type 2 ===> 1
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000010000002304100050000060400000001070000080003602400080020050500070003000000000

Unique Loop 8 type 3 ===> 1
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000010000002304500060000020700000003080000090005602400030090010400080007000000000

Unique Loop 8 type 4 ===> 1
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000010000002304500050000060700000003080000090003705400010090040400060001000000000

Unique Loop type 1 ===> 1
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000010000002304500040000060300000002070000010005706300060070080900080003000000000

Unique Loop type 2 ===> 2
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000010000002304500060000020700000001040000030005702800010030040800070006000000000

Unique Loop type 3 ===> 2
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000010000002304500060000070400000001030000080009605200070030010500090008000000000

Unique Loop type 4 ===> 2
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000010000002304100050000030600000004070000080009501600080050070700080009000000000

Unique Rectangle type 1 ===> 3
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000010000001203400050000060100000005070000080002604100080090050400070002000000000

Unique Rectangle type 2 ===> 2
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000010000002304500060000070600000008050000010004205900090080060300040009000000000

Unique Rectangle type 3 ===> 3
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000010000002304500060000070400000003050000080001607400080050090300080002000000000

Unique Rectangle type 4 ===> 3
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000010000002304500060000040700000005080000090003705600090060010100080003000000000

X-Wing ===> 6
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000010000002304500060000020600000007080000090003802400090060070100040009000000000

XY-Wing ===> 7
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000010000002304500060000070400000003080000090003207800090040080300090004000000000

XYZ-Wing ===> 5
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000010000002304500060000070200000003080000060004507200070050010100090004000000000

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Postby JPF » Tue Apr 28, 2009 6:08 pm

Booked for "composite" techniques.
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Postby mario133 » Tue Apr 28, 2009 10:09 pm

Direct Hidden Pair ===> 11
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000020000006504300070000020500000004090000080004709600020080090300060005000000000



Cell Forcing Chains===> 24
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000070000002109800080000030400000001090000050001708200050060040300090007000000000
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Postby JPF » Wed Apr 29, 2009 3:35 pm

Thanks mario133

Here are new improvements :

Direct Hidden Pair ===> 13
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000010000002304500060000070100000002080000090003508400090020060600040005000000000

Direct Hidden Triplet ===> 4
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000010000002304500060000070400000008090000060007205300010080090300020004000000000

Naked Pair ===> 11
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000010000002304500060000070600000001080000090005703200090060080500030004000000000

Naked Single ===> 10
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000010000002304500060000070800000003090000060004502900070090010100040008000000000

Swordfish ===> 3
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000010000002304500040000060700000001060000030003502400070080020100070008000000000

Turbot Fish ===> 10
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000010000002304500060000070300000005070000080009607400080040010500080003000000000

Unique Loop 8 type 3 ===> 1
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000010000002304500060000020700000003080000090005602400030090010400080007000000000

Unique Loop 8 type 4 ===> 1
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000010000002304500050000060700000003080000090003705400010090040400060001000000000

Unique Loop type 3 ===> 2
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000010000002304500060000070400000001030000080009605200070030010500090008000000000

XY-Wing ===> 7
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000010000002304500060000070400000003080000090003207800090040080300090004000000000

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Postby JPF » Wed Apr 29, 2009 10:31 pm

More, with the same pattern :

Direct Pointing ===> 4
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000010000002304100050000020100000006040000070005201800070090060600080004000000000

Unique Loop 10 type 2 ===> 1
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000010000001203400050000060500000002060000070002105300080070090300060001000000000

Unique Loop 12 type 2 ===> 1
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000010000002304500060000020600000005050000070001802400030060090500040001000000000

Unique Loop type 2 ===> 2
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000010000002304500060000020700000001040000030005702800010030040800070006000000000

Unique Loop type 4 ===> 2
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000010000002304100050000030600000004070000080009501600080050070700080009000000000

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Postby mario133 » Thu Apr 30, 2009 9:43 pm

Does anyone mind if I go through the past pattern games and see if any of them best the records as of now?

Edit: I just checked through game one there is no ones that beast any of the records I'll check 2 or 3 more games tonight:)
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Postby gsf » Thu Apr 30, 2009 9:48 pm

mario133 wrote:Does anyone mind if I go through the past pattern games and see if any of them best the records as of now?

that would be great
if you haven't seen it the patterns game results thread already groups
the puzzles for each game in one post per game
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Postby JPF » Thu Apr 30, 2009 11:54 pm

Please note that an updated list for each technique is given in the first post.

Some techniques have not been listed yet ; for example :
Dynamic Region Forcing Chains (+)
Dynamic Contradiction Forcing Chains (+)
etc…
as they weren’t used in the last pattern.


For “composite” techniques, I would sugest :
Number of steps (exluding Hidden Single)
Number of techniques (including Hidden Single)
Number of chains : any technique with the word “Chain(s)” in it
Number of Dynamic Chains : any technique with the word “Dynamic… Chain(s)” in it
Number of BUGS
Number of Unique Rectangles


The records list will be updated in post #2.

Example :

57 x Hidden Single
1 x Direct Hidden Pair
1 x Naked Single
4 x Pointing
1 x Naked Pair
2 x X-Wing
2 x Hidden Pair
1 x Naked Triplet
2 x Swordfish
1 x XYZ-Wing
6 x Forcing Chain
1 x Nishio Forcing Chains
6 x Region Forcing Chains
1 x Cell Forcing Chains
25 x Dynamic Contradiction Forcing Chains
4 x Dynamic Cell Forcing Chains
21 x Dynamic Region Forcing Chains
1 x Dynamic Double Forcing Chains
4 x Dynamic Region Forcing Chains (+)
6 x Dynamic Contradiction Forcing Chains (+)

Number of steps : 90
Number of techniques : 20
Number of chains : 75
Number of Dynamic Chains : 61

Any other suggestions before starting a larger filtering of past puzzles ?

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Postby mario133 » Fri May 01, 2009 1:45 am

I'm not sure about other techniques but I'll look for stuff you just posted to. Also, I'll only check the first page before going on to make sure you made up your mind on how this list is going to go.

Dynamic Contradiction Forcing Chains ===> 25
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010002003400500010006000000070008002000000000500400090000000300080003007100600040


I desided to check the resent puzzle pattern game and found this^^. Nice Job in making this puzzle JPF.

Dynamic Contradiction Forcing Chains ===> 27
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070002003400900010003000000030008002000000000600400050000000600080007001100500040


Made this ^^ after a few ajustments to the above puzzle by JPF:)


Dynamic Contradiction Forcing Chains ===> 31
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010002003400700060008000000030006002000000000900400050000000400060008001500900070


gsf's 9.9 puzzle up above how high can we go?
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Postby JPF » Fri May 01, 2009 12:05 pm

mario133 wrote:gsf's 9.9 puzzle up above how high can we go?

Here's a new improvement :

Dynamic Contradiction Forcing Chains ===> 34
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010002003400500060003000000070008002000000000900600050000000400020007008100400090

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Postby Leaf Card » Sat May 02, 2009 3:54 am

i have some questions,can i use any pattern which is 180 symmetry?if the puzzle must be absolutly minimal?
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Postby JPF » Sat May 02, 2009 11:04 am

Hi Leaf Card,

Welcome to the Forum.

You can post any minimal puzzle, with symmetry or not, from the patterns game or not.

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Postby Leaf Card » Sat May 02, 2009 1:47 pm

Direct Hidden Pair ===> 14
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000000000000714800006200390054000080030000020060000740041005200002986000000000000
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Postby Leaf Card » Sat May 02, 2009 1:58 pm

abs. minimal, non-symmentry
Pointing ===> 21
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078000000000001006000509007012000680000000000037000120900305000200806000000000340
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Postby Leaf Card » Sat May 02, 2009 2:03 pm

Jellyfish ===> 2
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000000000043000980089020310000406000001000500000307000038090150012000840000000000
000000000073000620059020310000609000004000700000105000061080230032000950000000000
000000000043000980089020310000407000001000500000306000038090150012000840000000000
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