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A chute is a subdivision of the grid that encapsulates 3 boxes in a line.

A horizontal chute is known as a floor and a vertical chute is a tower.

Chutes are isolated and inspected when scanning a Sudoku. They also play a role when a Uniqueness Test is performed.

Related Terms

Part of
floor | tower
3 boxes | 3 lines | 18 intersections | 27 cells
This page was last modified 00:38, 30 October 2006.