# What is the world record for fastest Sudoku?

## What is the world record for fastest Sudoku?

According to Guinness World Records, the fastest time to complete a “Very Easy” difficulty Sudoku puzzle was 1 minute 23.93 seconds. The record was set on May 20, 2006 by Thomas Snyder, an American Sudoku champion.

**Can every Sudoku be solved without guessing?**

The short answer is yes. Every proper Sudoku puzzle can be solved without ever having to make a guess. Another way of thinking about it is that every Sudoku puzzle can be solved logically. Even though it may require highly complicated solving techniques you’re not familiar with.

### What is the rule of Sudoku?

Sudoku is a puzzle based on a small number of very simple rules: Only the numbers from 1 through to 9 can be used Each 3×3 box can only contain each number from 1 to 9 once Each vertical column can only contain each number from 1 to 9 once Each horizontal row can only contain each number from 1 to 9 once

**How many numbers are there on a Sudoku grid?**

In total there are 81 squares on a sudoku grid and when the puzzle is completed each square will contain exactly one number. Sudoku is a puzzle based on a small number of very simple rules: Only the numbers from 1 through to 9 can be used

## How do I get better at Sudoku?

Start by solving Very easy Sudoku puzzles once you solve a few puzzles advance to the easy level borders. The difficulty of a Sudoku puzzle is generally determined by the number of givens and the technics required to solve it.

**How do Sudoku squares work?**

When you start a new sudoku puzzle, some squares will already be filled with numbers. Based on how difficult the puzzle is, these numbers will ‘lock in’ specific numbers to specific squares. That is, squares where only one number can go without breaking any rules. For instance, only the number 2 can go into the square highlighted below.