Indian National Sudoku Championship 2007

Times of India was the main sponsor during Indian National Sudoku Championship 2007. In the first around, some puzzles were published in the newspaper and top 1200 from each five cities Delhi, Kolkota, Mumbai, Bangalore and Hyderabad were selected, then their was offline competition among these 1200 participants to select top 11 in each cities for the final. So it made 55 participants for the final and 5 person were given wild card entries on basis of their performance in previous championships. I was one among them. Final of these 60 contestants was held in Mumbai to select top 6 which represented India at World Sudoku Championship 2007. I come 6th and got selected in the team. This championship helped Sudoku to get popularity in India and India got very good players from this championship.

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