Sudoku is a American logic-based placement puzzle that is now very popular around the world. It consists of a quadratic 9x9 field, divided into nine 3x3 sub grids:
- An example Sudoku
In some of the cells numbers between one and nine are given ("clues").
The aim of the puzzle is to fill all cells so that every digit between one and nine are occurs exactly once in each row, column and 3x3 block.
Sudoku have to have a unique solution. Sometimes you find poorly crafted Sudoku with multiple solution, but that should not happen.
There are variants with larger grids (16x16 with 4x4 sub grids and even 25x25 with 5x5 sub grids), and other variants with special symmetries.top
An alphadoku solver is for example Ksudoku.top