One of the most exciting events of the year for Sudoku aficionados is the World Sudoku Championships. This year, the 2015 World Sudoku Championships will be held in Sofia, Bulgaria on October 11-18, 2015. Continue reading
The word “Sudoku” is a Japanese word that means “single number” – so many people assume that Sudoku was invented in Japan. However, the truth about the invention of Sudoku is more complicated and more interesting. Continue reading
Do you think you’re good at solving Sudoku puzzles quickly? Even if you’re a Sudoku whiz, chances are you still aren’t quite as fast at solving Sudoku puzzles as the Guinness World Record holder. The best Sudoku players in the world are amazingly fast at working through the grid. Continue reading
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
Sudoku is one of the world’s most popular puzzle games, but many Sudoku players might be wondering, “who are the best Sudoku players in the world?” Out of all of the millions of people playing Sudoku on their morning commutes or at their desks or on their phones, how do the best of the best rise to the top? Where are they from? What do they do for a living? What did they study in school? Continue reading
The 2013 World Sudoku Championship recently took place in Beijing. The Sudoku World Championship is the highest level of competition, where the best Sudoku players from around the world try to solve Sudoku puzzles as quickly as possible. What happens at a Sudoku World Championship, and what can Sudoku players learn about how to improve their Sudoku skills?
Sudoku is one of the most popular puzzle games in the world, played and enjoyed by millions of people for its simple rules and complex problem-solving challenges. But how did Sudoku develop to this point?