History of the sudoku puzzle

Sudoku, popular puzzle game, first appeared as early as 1892. It's first appearance differed slightly from it's modern variant. It was played with the field, which had only four squares, not nine as today. It was then called Number Place. Since is quickly acquired fans, started to print in the newspaper. We thanks for its current name essentialy to Japanese. Their phrase, which would twist tongues of many Britons - let's say ""ni wa dokushin kagiru"", was afterwards replaced by the short word Sudoku. This game is therefore not of Japanese origin but European. According to some experts, it is said to be the work of one architect from Indiana, who downright loved puzzles. He published his first games in 1979. Whether he knew that he was out runed by a French newspaper that published the first game. We will never know. The important thing is that it is here and we can play up ad nauseam!

Since each game needs constant variations to be interesting to people, even a Sudoku game has different variants. Some use numbers, others utilize the letters from A to F. This game has the added advantage that it can be played by everyone, regardless of their language - in fact we have numbers and letters the same. Even playing field may vary with respect to the difficulty. From fields measuring 4x4 (ie. Kid's Sudoku) you can transition effortlessly to 16x16, to Sudoku for seasoned players. You might think that the game has already surpassed its biggest boom, but it is not so. When first Sudoku puzzle appeared on the pages of our newspapers, it constituted a small revolution in puzzles. It has been written that in Britain people walked to poles on the sidewalks because because of deciphering while walking.There are various championships and competitions held throught the world in solving this puzzle. In addition to successful solving also time needed to solve it is assessed.

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