The #1 Sudoku Trick And How To Learn It

The #1 Sudoku Trick And How To Learn It

*** Today’s Sudoku***

What a brilliant puzzle we have for you today courtesy of Bill Murphy. It’s a pencilmark sudoku which will teach you all you ever need to know about a sudoku technique! The name of this technique is included at the bottom of this video description to avoid spoiling the puzzle, which you can play at the link below:

https://tinyurl.com/bapbrvp3

Rules:
Normal sudoku rules apply. Some cells have been pencilmarked with all of their possible candidates.

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Hi! We’re Simon Anthony and Mark Goodliffe, two of the UK’s most enthusiastic puzzle solvers. We have both represented the UK at the World Sudoku Championships and the World Puzzle Championships.

Thank you for watching!
Simon and Mark

SPOILER: The technique used SEVEN times in this puzzle is called an XY Chain (or XY Loop).

By: https://xanhwiki.com/