This is the first part of Tips of playing Sudoku Videos. In this 4m35s video Carol Vorderman explains the Sudoku Technique of Slicing and Dicing.
Buy Sudoku Puzzle Books by Carol Vorderman at Amazon.com. Happy Puzzling!
A basic explanation of Sudoku for the newbies by the world famous Carol Vorderman.
In the eighties I saw her already explaining mathematical problems on BBC television and I was fascinated by the simple way she explains problems.
She explains in a 4m20s video how simple Sudoku is. Watch the Rules of Sudoku Video. Happy Puzzling!
Ever wanted to know how many different Sudoku grids are possible? Then you have to visit Frazar Jarvis Sudoku enumeration problems page explaining how he calculated some Sudoku Statistics including a description of the program they used to calculate all figures.
Just to give you a hint, there are 6670903752021072936960 different Sudoku grids. Happy Puzzling!
At Mathpuzzle dot com you can find Magic Sudoku by Alexandre Owen Muniz.
Magic Sudoku contains only 9 numbers (1 till 9). The rules of standard Sudoku apply: every row, column, and 3×3 square must be filled in with all of the numbers from 1 to 9. But with the following two additional restrictions: - Both of the main diagonals must also contain every number between 1 and 9. - Each number inside the polyomino (blue cells) must be no larger than the number of blue cells in its 3×3 square. Conveniently, this number is the given in that 3×3 [Read More...]
If Sudoku isn`t maths, why are we so intrigued by it? This is an interesting question raised by the University of Queensland. They will tempt new talent to Sudoku and help addicts hone their skills.
The day starts in the Eleanor Room, University of Queensland Staff and Graduates Club, with a glass of bubbly on arrival, a tasty hot breakfast, good company and two fantastic speakers: Professor Anne Street and Associate Professor Diane Donovan. Specialists in combinatorics.
O2 and Puzzler Media, the publishing firm behind around 50 puzzle titles, are to provide downloadable Sudoku, Kakuro and crosswords through the mobile phone giant’s O2 Active portal. Mobile versions of puzzles will be available to download to O2 handsets, with the option of inviting friends to form a mini-puzzle league, enter competitions and win prizes.
Puzzler Media said users would be able to access more than 1,000 puzzles from its archive, with new ones being added daily. The Puzzler Portal, which is available via O2 Active, will offer downloadable puzzles costing 50p a [Read More...]
During a regular check on the PassionForPuzzles web site I found out that the Puzzle Japan website does not longer exist (broken link).
You are kindly requested to visit the Nikoli website. I think this is strange because last month they gave free access to all their puzzles (like Sudoku, Kakuro and nurikabe) as posted by Puzzlinks and Zotmeister. So it is time to update your bookmarks. Happy Puzzling!
You can also buy other Nikoli Slitherlink puzzle books from Amazon.com.