Puzzlewright Guide to Solving Sudoku: Hundreds of Puzzles Plus Techniques to Help You Crack Them All

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Sudoku designers the world over will weep and gnash their teeth at the revelations in this comprehensive guide to cracking the addictive puzzles--but solvers will find it absolutely invaluable as they seek to improve their skills. Even experts don't know all these tricks: hidden pairs, naked pairs, X-wings, jellyfish, squirmbag, bivalue and bilocation graphs, and chains, plus the exclusive Gordonian logic methods that turn the toughest puzzles into a breeze. There are hundreds of sudoku to practice on. A special ...
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Overview

Sudoku designers the world over will weep and gnash their teeth at the revelations in this comprehensive guide to cracking the addictive puzzles--but solvers will find it absolutely invaluable as they seek to improve their skills. Even experts don't know all these tricks: hidden pairs, naked pairs, X-wings, jellyfish, squirmbag, bivalue and bilocation graphs, and chains, plus the exclusive Gordonian logic methods that turn the toughest puzzles into a breeze. There are hundreds of sudoku to practice on. A special addition is a reprint of the very first sudoku ever published!
 
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“This book offers the most detailed advice we've ever seen ... on how to solve sudoku puzzles.... Highly recommended for all sudoku fans.”--Games magazine
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781402799457
  • Publisher: Puzzlewright
  • Publication date: 9/4/2012
  • Edition description: Reissue
  • Pages: 272
  • Sales rank: 236,129
  • Product dimensions: 7.04 (w) x 9.82 (h) x 0.82 (d)

Meet the Author

Peter Gordon is the Editorial Director of Puzzlewright Press. He was a member of the winning US teams at the 1990 International Crossword Marathon in Bjelovar, Yugoslavia, and the 1999 World Puzzle Championship in Budapest, Hungary. In 1994, he represented the US at the Rummikub world championship on a cruise up the Rhine River, and he is the two-time division winner at the American Crossword Puzzle Tournament. His titles include Hall of Fame Crosswords, Yahtzee Scratch & Play, Match Wits With Mensa: Test Your Trivia Smarts, and Verbiage for the Verbose; he is also the co-author of Solitaire Battleships and Scrabble-doku.

Frank Longo has written over 90 sudoku books, including Oy Vey! Sudoku; 10x10 Sudoku; Mensa® Absolutely Nasty Sudoku Level 1, 2, 3, and 4; The World's Longest Sudoku Puzzle; and The Sudoku Code (co-authored with Francis Heaney).

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