we are puzzler community since 2011.
Our purpose is to hold offline puzzle competition in Japan.
Our first competition is held in Oct-22-2011 at Tokyo. It is called Japan Zukei Puzzle Championship, JZC for short. 'Zukei' is Japanese word meaning 'geometric'. Every puzzles in JZC is related to geometric puzzle. Puzzles are built by five people and 27 people (including authors) participated competition. You can download puzzles here(Japanese only).
In Feb-23-2013, We held competition again. Its name is Japan Zukei dakejanai Puzzle Championship, JZdC for short. 'dakejanai' means 'not only'. So JZdC contains some word puzzles, number puzzles, etc. JZdC have ended successfully. Eight people contributed as author and 33 people (including authors) participated competition.
As you know too, logical puzzles are world-wide fun without the border of language. We hope that international puzzlers enjoy our puzzles too. But JZdC contains not only well-known puzzles but also so many original puzzles.
So we decided to publish English instructions. Below are all puzzles in JZdC2013. Reading instructions, you will be able to solve JZdC puzzles.
Round1 30min instruction[E], puzzles[J], practice(1[E], 2[E], 3[J])
Round2 50min instruction[E], puzzles[J], bonus puzzles[E]
Round3 40min instruction[E], puzzles[E]
Round4 30min instruction[J], puzzles[J]
Round5 45min instruction[E], puzzles[E]
Round6 60min instruction[E], puzzles[J], bonus puzzles[E]
Round7 50min instruction[E], puzzles[E], practice[E], bonus puzzles[E]
RoundEx 30min instruction[J], puzzle[E]
* Round4 is Japanese linguistical puzzle round. So there is no English instruction.
** Round Ex is almost explained on the competition day. Please read not instruction but puzzle booklet.
We are not used to translation. So there might be something wrong or hard to understand.
If so, please ask by comment.
Click read more, result and solutions will be shown.
Round1 max 91/100, avg 49.0 : solutions[J]
Round2 max 226/200, avg 117.5 : solutions[J]
Round3 max 141/160, avg 70.6 : solutions[J]
Round4 max 80/100, avg 45.7 : solutions[J]
Round5 max 138/180, avg 78.6 : solutions[E]
Round6 max 248/240, avg 126.3 : solutions&target time[E]
Round7 max 185/200, avg 94.6 : solutions[E]
RoundEx max 92, avg 85.2 : optimum solution[E]
Total 1st 1046, 2nd 944, 3rd 930, avg 583.3
*Time bonus of 2 points per 1 minute saved with no mistake.
Author : Atsumi Hirose(Mitsuhiro Ase)[R3, R6], Gomatamago(Makoto Shimizu)[R6], Naoki Inaba[R4], Shinichi Aoki[R7], Takeya Saikachi[R2, R6], Tatsuya Yamamoto[R1], Tomoaki Tokunaga[Rex], xevs(Ko Okamoto)[R5, R6]
Test Solver : baLLjugglermoka(Masumi Muraoka)[R6], Eden(Yuta Nagata)[R3], gorogoro[R6], Hideaki Jo[R7], Kota Morinishi[R4, R5], Ryota Horikawa[R1], Yuhei Kusui[R2]