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You’ve surely played this newspaper staple. Our free web sudoku puzzles follow in the same tradition, enabling you to play Sudoku 24/7! From easy to medium to hard puzzles, we have you covered with our comprehensive collection of best-in-class online sudoku puzzles. Best of all, our free sudoku puzzles are updated on a daily basis, so you can come back for a daily brainteasing challenge!
Sudoku is easy to learn, but difficult to master. Here are some tips and strategies to get any beginner started:
-Sudoku is usually played on a 9×9 grid. Each space needs to be filled with the numbers 1-9. The challenge lies in not repeating any numbers with the row, column or square.
-Easy sudoku puzzles have more numbers added to the grid, making it easier to solve the challenge.
-Numbers aside, Sudoku really isn’t a math game. Rather, it’s based on logic, so guessing won’t get you very far. In fact, each Sudoku puzzle has only a single solution.
-Patience is key to Sudoku! If you get stuck or need to take a break, our puzzles will automatically save so you can return right where you left off.
-The name ‘Sudoku’ is not arbitrary. Rather, it’s routed in two Japanese words: “su” means “number,” while “doku” means “single.” Interestingly enough, the Japanese do not call the game “Sudoku.” Rather, they call it by the name the creator gave it: “Number Place.”
-There’s an annual World Sudoku Championship. The first one was held in 2006 in Italy, and it’s since been held in different locations.
-Studies have shown that Sudoku can have positive impact on one’s health, and can even help prevent or ease depression while sharpening focus.
-The year following Sudoku’s rapid growth in popularity saw a whopping 700 percent increase in pencil sales!
-Since 1980, Sudoku is the only game to become as popular as it is today.
-Sudoku is one of our most popular games with fans all over the world!