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About Sudoku Puzzles

Sudoku Puzzle Rules

The rules of Sudoku Puzzles are compellingly simple:

Here is an image of the start position of a sudoku puzzle:

Sudoku Puzzle

The chances are that you are already familiar with sudoku, since in the last 15 years or so, it has come to be a popular puzzle in virtually every newspaper and magazine around the world. This certainly didn't use to be the case - the crossword used to rule supreme, and most other puzzles seen were also word puzzles. Number and logic puzzles tended to only be seen occasionally or in variety publications, but the simple logic puzzle sudoku changed all that.

Play A Sample Sudoku Puzzle

If you'd like to have a go at solving the example puzzle shown above, you can do so for free online with our Online Sudoku Puzzle Player

If you enjoy this puzzle type, you can join our online Puzzle Connoisseur's Club for £12 or $17 a year and play a new Sudoku Puzzle puzzle every day of the year, together with many other fun and interesting logic puzzles.

Strategy and Solving Tips for Sudoku Puzzles

This video explains the X-wing strategy and how it can be used to help make progress when solving fiendish sudoku puzzles: