Different Neighbours

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Rules

Different Neighbours Example.png Different Neighbours Example Solution.png

Place a digit from 1-4 into each cell, exactly one digit per cell. Adjacent cells (including diagonally-adjacent cells) must not contain the same digit. Some digits are already given for you.

(Rule and example from PGP IB)

Rule Variations

  • Numbers not Touching: From WPC 2018/Round 5. Normal Different Neighbours rules apply. Additionaly, 4 marked tetrominoes contain different numbers.

History of the Puzzle

Invented by Vladimir Portugalov (Belarus) in 2006. First appeared on WPC 2006/Part 1.

Appearances in the past WPCs