How do you do a sudoku game? Simple or complicated but always …

There is no need to add or make complicated number progressions. Sudoku has become part of the common hobbies that you can find in any publication and focusing on doing them is quite a challenge of the most entertaining. A sudoku game seems like something very easy to do … until you get to work.

Do not think that it is something so new, because, in reality, its origin is in exercises and complex numerical theories, related to probability, developed in the 18th century by the Swiss mathematician Leonard Euler. It was in the 1980s when the Japanese newspaper Monthy nikolist He proposed applying those theories to a curious number game that currently has millions of fans. Although the name inevitably leads you to think of the Japanese country, different sources suggest that, in reality, it was the New York magazine Dell Magazines the one who published the first sudoku game on its pages as a hobby.

What is completing a sudoku game?

Simple in theory and complicated when push comes to shove. Although there are different models, a basic and traditional Sudoku puzzle, part of a 3×3 grid, that is, a square divided into 9 rows (vertical), 9 columns (horizontal) that, when crossed, create a total of 81 squares or cells.

When you start the game, you will see a series of numbers distributed “supposedly” randomly in some of the boxes. What do you have to do? Try to complete each row in such a way that you get include in each of them all the numbers from 1 to 9 without finally repeating any neither in that same row nor in the same column. It is a true puzzle and you will find them with different degrees of difficulty, depending on the numbers that already appear as dice in the beginning.

In addition to being part of the hobby section of any magazine, there are multitude of webs in which to find sudoku puzzles of all kinds, from the simplest to the really complicated ones to solve.

At the moment, there are no known studies that confirm the benefits of sudoku when it comes to keeping the mind active, but it is clear that this game requires effort and demands concentration skills, good memory and mental alertness to find alternatives with which to square a mathematical puzzle that can be as simple as its creator wants it to be complicated with his “diabolical” strategy when placing the first numbers. Do you dare?