Sudoku is the short form for the Japanese sentence "Suji wa dokushin ni kagiru", what can be translated as "all numbers have to happen exactly once". It is a logic puzzle which resembles the magical squares.
The first known Sudoku-like game was developed by the Swiss mathematician Leonhard Euler under the name "Latin Square" in the 18th century. After that there were further variants again and again, but very popular it became in Japan within the 1980s. Meanwhile it enjoys worldwide popularity.
Enough preface. Have you got the desire to play Sudoku? Then you can download the Sudoku program from the download area. This program is able to generate all possible Sudokus by chance.
You can play Sudoku on the computer with our program or print out the playing fields, depending on how you prefer to play.
Perhaps you have also already discovered the Highscore on this page. If you have reached enough points, you get a code at the end of the game which encodes your score. Enter this code into the table and compete with other players around the world! In addition, this program also offers some other features opposite to normal Sudokus such as Sudokus with numbers, letters or symbols. Learn more about that in the section rules.
Service for Print Media
Beyond the software to download, we offer a special service to suppliers of print media who want to include a Sudoku in their medium. From the right font to the resolution, we care about all variables of your Sudoku, so that you only need to insert it in your layout. Learn more on the page Sudokus for Print Media.
Download Sudoku for free in the download area for Windows and learn in the first steps how you can benefit from this application. Additionally, we are collecting frequently asked question about Sudoku on the FAQ page for you. Sudoku is portable, you can use the program directly without an installation.
You want to first see what Sudoku looks like? On the screenshot page we have compiled some screenshots of Sudoku for you.