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About Consecutive Sudoku Puzzles

Consecutive Sudoku Rules

The rules of Consecutive Puzzles are as follows:

Here is an image of the start position of a Consecutive Sudoku puzzle:

Consecutive Sudoku Puzzle

Noting the rules above, and looking at the example grid above, we can see that the most powerful squares are those where we have a 1 or a 9 given next to a consecutive marker. Because then we know the partner square must contain a 2 or an 8 respectively. For instance, if you look at the 1 at the bottom-right of the grid, then we know the square immediately under it must be 2.

If you would like a visual explanation of the rules, here is a video outlining the above:

Play A Sample Consecutive Sudoku Puzzle

If you'd like to have a go at solving A Consecutive Sudoku Puzzle, then you can play the example shown above in our Online Consecutive Sudoku Puzzle Player

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Strategy and Solving Tips for Consecutive Sudoku Puzzles

Consecutive sudoku puzzles can be tough to solve. Like many sudoku variants, you will often start slowly, making gradual progress, before reaching a point where you have enough information for the rest of the grid to collapse. All puzzles can be solved without guessing and have a single solution. Here are a few solving and strategy tips for consecutive sudoku puzzles: