Sudoku is a magical puzzle played all over the world by every kind of people. It derives from the ancient puzzles but survived trough centuries and evolved in a magnificent way. This amazing puzzle has it all. Playing on a regular basis you make sure your concentration and focus are fully boosted and you can enjoy great mode all day long. It is suitable for every age and it is very addictive game without any recorded side effects but only good things happening for you while and after playing this brilliant puzzle.
All around the world there are a great number of people playing but you can not really say how many people are playing sudoku around the world because there are a lot of sudoku games like online, downloadable, newspaper, magazines and other types and everyone is sticking to his/hers preferable type of this amazing puzzle.
This puzzle was created and later used as mathematician's helper to let the solve mathematic stuff easier and faster but the interesting thing is that sudoku is not mathematical game because there is no calculating and anything like it involved in solving the puzzle and it is a logical game from wherever you look at it. The newspapers love this puzzle because people all around the world love to play sudoku every and each day of their lives like they love to solve crosswords.
Climbing up to the top of its popularity this sudoku puzzle got its peak in 2005 when it became a sensation and a world hit and everyone started playing. The name of this popular puzzle was given by a Japanese publisher called Nikoli and it consists of 2 Japanese words - “Su", meaning “single" and “Doku" meaning “number". The best thing is that the more you play the more you get from the positive effects that this outstanding puzzle provides.
There has been several world championships so far starting in the year 2006 when it was held in Italy. Then in the next year 2007 the world championship was held in Prague, Czech Republic. In the year 2008 was held in Goa, India, in the year 2009 the sudoku world championship took place in Slovakia.