Scheduling Puzzle

12pm 1am 2am 3am 4am 5am 6am 7am 8am 9am 10am 11am 12am 1pm 2pm 3pm 4pm 5pm 6pm 7pm 8pm 9pm 10pm 11pm
Mark
Paul
Zach
Jane
Mary
Emma
Surj

The Magnificent Seven Venture Unit are organising a 24-hour dart playing marathon to raise money for a charity. Can you complete the timetable above showing who will be playing during each of the one hour time slots? Click on a time slot to schedule the player for that time. You can click on the slot again to deselect it if you change your mind. Your finished timetable should accommodate all of the requests on the yellow post it notes.

The column headings show the time the one hour time slot starts.

If you would like to block out certain timeslots so that you don't choose them just double click the slot. Double clicking again releases the slot.

No one can play for more than three consecutive hours.

At any time there must be three people playing.

Every player must have an eight-hour sleep break at some time during the 24 hours.

Mark can't play between 1pm and 5pm due to a sporting event.

Click a time slot above to begin

Zach and Jane can't play at the same time as one of them has to look after their younger brother.

Surj can't play before 9am as he will be at work (night shift).

Mary and Jane both want to be playing at 11am when the photographer arrives.

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