# How to Solve Sudoku Puzzles – A Complete Walkthrough, Part 4

In the prior article in this series on how to solve Sudoku puzzles, we had made a few breakthroughs and successfully solved nearly 2/3 of the entire grid. Now let’s see what we can do to keep building on this success. Continue reading

# How to Solve Sudoku Puzzles – A Complete Walkthrough, Part 3

In the previous article in this series on how to solve Sudoku puzzles, we solved 1/3 of the grid using process of elimination and paying attention to which numbers were missing, and then tying up the loose ends and finishing up where our thought process led us. Now it’s time to look to some different parts of the grid and see what we can see. Continue reading

# How to Solve Sudoku Puzzles – A Complete Walkthrough, Part 2

In the previous article in this series, we showed how to get started at solving Sudoku puzzles by searching the grid for “low-hanging fruit” and using simple process of elimination skills to identify which numbers need to go in which empty spaces. Continue reading

# How to Solve Sudoku Puzzles – A Complete Walkthrough, Part 1

One of the best ways to learn how to play Sudoku is to watch the step-by-step analysis and process of making decisions in solving an actual Sudoku puzzle. Sudoku is a fascinating game because it combines simple elements (only the number 1 through 9) with infinite possible combinations of how those numbers are arranged – leading to deep complexity and hours of fun and challenge.

To get better acquainted with the rules of Sudoku and basic Sudoku strategies, follow along with this step-by-step guide to solving a Sudoku puzzle: Continue reading

# Are You Solving Sudoku Puzzles this Way? There’s a Better Approach – Part 3

In the final video in this series, the Sudoku Professor explains 2 more reasons why the “brute force” method is so difficult to use. He then goes on to explain a better way to solve your Sudoku puzzles. Specifically, he introduces us to the “column elimination” technique. Continue reading

# How to Play Sudoku: Beyond the Basics

If you have already watched our video on how to play Sudoku for beginners, you already have a good understanding of the basic rules of the game. But, there is so much more to learn about Sudoku. In this video, we will start to take a look at some of the more intermediate techniques that you can use to take your Sudoku skills to the next level. Continue reading

# 3 Wild and Crazy Stories About People Playing Sudoku

Sudoku is a seemingly simple game of placing numbers in empty spaces on a 9×9 grid – but this straightforward game has led to some rather extreme examples of people going all out to play Sudoku. Some people joke about being “Sudoku addicts,” but it’s true – the game can be so incredibly compelling that some people can’t stop playing Sudoku, even when they know that they really should stop. Continue reading

# Have There Ever Been TV Shows for People to Play Sudoku on TV? You Might be Surprised!

Sudoku has become one of the most popular puzzle games in the world, and as part of the Sudoku craze a few years ago it was perhaps inevitable that Sudoku would end up on TV. Instead of being confined to a solitary activity of playing Sudoku online or in Sudoku books, Sudoku TV game shows made it possible for people to see Sudoku being played on live TV.

Here are a few of the Sudoku TV game show concepts that have appeared on TV over the years: Continue reading

# Why Sudoku is a Great Puzzle Game for Business Travelers

Business travel is one of those things that people tend to love or hate – some people enjoy getting out of the office and out of the house and enjoy seeing new scenery in new cities; other people dislike the hassles of travel and dread the hours spent waiting in airports. One challenge of business travel is that it can be stressful – you have all of the expectations of your regular job, but with the added pressure of having to get up earlier than usual to catch a flight, find your way around a new city, and perhaps take clients out for dinner and drinks after a long day of travel and work. Continue reading

# Why Sudoku is Popular with Celebrities

Sudoku is one of the world’s most popular brain games, but it’s not just for “brainiacs” – lots of popular celebrities also love to play Sudoku. Several prominent actors, musicians and politicians have been interviewed talking about how much they love to play Sudoku. If you’re wondering who are some of the celebrity Sudoku players, here are a few of their stories: Continue reading