||US Sudoku Team
2007 Qualifying Test
1. Download PDF test and SAVE TO DISK You can
download the file here. Please make sure that you download to your local hard
disk, and please do this in advance of the test starting time.
3. Double Check
Make sure you've got a copy of the encrypted test saved on your computer, so you
don't have to download it again after the starting time.
4. Start Test
On Sunday, January 28 at 1pm EST/10am PST (GMT-4), get the password here for the
Note: please ensure in advance that your browser can refresh
the password page
properly. (We understand that many AOL browsers, and perhaps others, have
caching problems and do not work
instantaneously, if at all.) Otherwise, you may not notice when the password page is
Using Acrobat, decrypt and print the qualifying test file. Have fun!
5. Submission and Timestamp When you have completed the test, but no later than the 1 1/2 hour
deadline, use the Submission Page to submit the short
"answer key" for each puzzle (each puzzle diagram will include an arrow
indicating which nine digits to enter). This will establish your completion timestamp. This step is
critical, since it is how we will measure your total time.
that will give you the official test time, if you're curious.