Puzzles in Sudoku books
Sudoku puzzles have become a sensation these days. From Sudoku books to online forums, all have been flooded with Sudoku puzzles so much that just one search on the web will instantly yield thousands of results. In 2004 when the Japanese company Nikoli made Sudoku the ‘in’ thing, it took puzzle lovers by surprise. Book after book was published with so many puzzles that people thought they would last a lifetime! Who knew the concept of Latin Squares could kick off so well and become one of the most played games in the history of puzzle making.
The empty squares in a 9 by 9 grid look quite harmless at first sight. However, make a mental note that Sudoku was made to challenge your mind. It is a game that will help you increase your brainpower by forcing it to think and focus deeply. Sudoku is a game that is easy to solve but difficult to master. From a pile of numbers ranging from 1 to 9, the solver has to choose each number wisely and make sure it is fitted in place according to the golden rule, which restricts the repetition of any number within each grid, row and column.
Good Sudoku books
Because of its popularity, Sudoku has become a hot topic in literature. Thousands of books have been published that revolve around many aspects of Sudoku to help solvers understand the rules better and win at this amazing game. One of the most commonly found Sudoku books are those that have 200 to 300 puzzles published in them in varying levels of complexity, from easy to hard to evil. If you are a puzzle lover, you will be sure to own one of these magic books!
Sudoku books with countless tips and tricks are also available that provide a lot of educational material if you want to master this game. After all, when you start playing Sudoku some help is not only welcome, it is necessary. So next time you feel you need expert advice, grab an ultimate guide to playing Sudoku to understand what it takes to become a pro at it.
The best Sudoku books around
If you are one of those people, who love collecting books and treat them as treasures, investing in Sudoku books is a great option for solving this puzzle. Books such as The Must Have 2012 Sudoku Puzzles Book contain 366 puzzles, one for each day of the year, to make the book a timeless collectable. Other famous Sudoku books that have sold millions of copies around the world are:
• The Ultimate Sudoku Challenge
• The Sudoku Book Advanced Edition
• Black Belt Sudoku
• Times Killer Sudoku
• 200 Difficult Sudoku Puzzles by Peter Greene
These names are just a few in a long list of books that have been written by Sudoku enthusiasts and experts. If you are interested in purchasing a copy of any of these, online searches are very effective in highlighting some of the best Sudoku books in the market.
Even though Sudoku has easily found its way on websites and communities, the joy of solving puzzles the ‘old school way’ still has its own charm.