Consecutive Pentominoes

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Rules[edit]

Consecutive Pentominoes Example.png Consecutive Pentominoes Example Solution.png

Place the given number of identical pentominoes into the grid. The pentominoes may be rotated and reflected, but they cannot touch each other, not even diagonally. The pentominoes must contain five different consecutive sets of numbers (in any order).

(Rules and example (3 V pentominoes) from WPC 2016 IB)

History of the puzzle[edit]

The version using T pentomino first appeared on WPC 2014/Round 13 under the name T Sets. The author of the puzzle was David McNeill (N. Ireland). This more general version is based on a puzzle from WPC 2016/Round 17 by Matúš Demiger (Slovakia).

Appearances in the past WPCs[edit]