Category Archives: Sudoku Tips

3 Reasons to Play Sudoku Online Rather than on Paper

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In the early days of the Sudoku craze, Sudoku used to be played with pen and paper. Commuters played Sudoku on newspapers on their laps, or in paper Sudoku books with dozens or hundreds of pages of puzzles. The reason for this legacy of pen and paper is because Sudoku used to be published in newspapers – in fact, the first number puzzles similar to modern Sudoku puzzles appeared in a French newspaper in 1895. Continue reading

6 Sudoku Books to Take Your Sudoku Playing Skills to Another Level

6 Sudoku Books to Take Your Sudoku Playing Skills to Another Level

If you’re trying to get better at playing Sudoku, one of the best ways to improve your skills is to read Sudoku books. There are a wide variety of Sudoku books on the market that offer all kinds of help to improve your Sudoku skills, such as Sudoku books with a range of very easy to very difficult puzzles, or Sudoku books for kids, or Sudoku books with advanced problem solving techniques that teach you how to apply a consistent method for solving Sudoku puzzles. Continue reading

3 Sudoku Mistakes that Beginning Players Make

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Sudoku is one of the most fun and popular online puzzle games, enjoyed by millions of people all over the world. Because Sudoku is a seemingly simple game of numbers 1-9, arrayed on a grid of empty spaces, it’s an easy game for beginners to play. But if you’re a Sudoku beginner, there are some frequently encountered difficulties that might make the game seem hopelessly challenging! Continue reading

How to Improve Your Sudoku Skills in 5 Minutes or Less

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Are you looking for a fast way to get better at solving Sudoku puzzles? Many people would like to get better at playing Sudoku but they feel like they don’t have time. They might assume that they have to buy Sudoku books or play Sudoku everyday for hours. But the truth is, you can improve your Sudoku skills just by doing a few simple things in 5 minutes or less. If you use some of these tips, you can improve your Sudoku skills in 5 minutes or less everyday: Continue reading

Sudoku Tips and Tricks: Getting a Fast Start

In the early days of Sudoku, the game was played entirely with pen and paper, making for a leisurely experience. Sitting at the breakfast table, with a coffee in one hand and a pen in the other, Sudoku players would work through a puzzle slowly, enjoying every discovery. Oh, how the world has changed! Online Sudoku is as much about how quickly you can solve Sudoku puzzles as it is about enjoying the process of filling in the board. Continue reading

How to Play Sudoku for Beginners – a Video Tutorial

At Sudoku.com, our goal is to give you the best possible Sudoku experience. Not only do we want to give you a great gaming experience, but, we also want to help you to be the best Sudoku player that you can be. That’s why we’ve started to create a series of Sudoku video tutorials. Our first video tutorial walks through the basics of how to play Sudoku for Continue reading

How to Solve Sudoku Puzzles – Real Tips and Advice (Part 1)

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Sudoku is one of the most popular online puzzle games in the world, and many people want to know how to solve Sudoku puzzles. In this article, we’ll show you step-by-step advice and insights using a real Sudoku puzzle.

Here is a real “Beginner” level Sudoku grid from Sudoku.com that illustrates several key strategies for solving Sudoku puzzles. We’ll walk through the process of solving this puzzle to Continue reading