Nikoli Hurdles 3 starts now!

Nikoli Hurdles 3 is finally ready.
So we’ll have 8 puzzles to be solved in chronological order starting at Puzzle 1 and all the way to Puzzle 8.

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Everyone who reaches the finish line will have a chance to win the latest Nikoli Penpa 2016.   For Nikoli Hurdles 3, we will be revisiting Rock-Paper-Scissors to determine our winner but with a little twist. In a knockout tournament, we lose half of the competitors in every round, eventually ending with the sole winner. This time, 5 solvers will get an extra-boost to increase their odds of winning.

The first solver to reach the finish line will enter the tournament in round 3! That means he/she will compete with only ¼ of the solvers. That’s a huge advantage, but does not necessarily mean that he/she will win. Additionally the 2nd, 3rd, 4th and 29th solver to reach the finish line will start the tournament from round 2. Those 4 will start competing with half the original line-up of competitors. The rest is fair game.

More information can be found at the ABOUT NIKOLI HURDLES 3 page on the menu above.
To get started, head to START-0m and start puzzling!

Good luck and have fun!

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