Sudoku Puzzle Game at Ikea

Thursday, November 27th, 2008 | In News & The Events |

Sudoku is a logic based number placement puzzle. It is a creative and innovative game that requires the players to have fast thinking and logic problem solving skills in order to play this puzzle game with fun. The objective of this puzzle game is to fill a 9×9 gird so that each column, each row and each of the nine (3×3) boxes contains the unique digits from one to nine. Initially the puzzle has provided a partially completed grid. For example,

Sudoku-Grid 1
This was the given Sudoku puzzle grid.

Sudoku-Grid 2
Participants need to fill in the empty boxes such like the red numbers above, as the best solution to complete the game.

This puzzle game became popular in Japan in year 1986, after it was published and given the name ~ Sudoku, meaning single number for each grid, gradually it became an international well known game in year 2005.

Last Sunday, I was visited to Ikea shopping complex, there had a competition of the Sudoku puzzle game for any person that interested in this puzzle game.

Sudoku Game 1
A lot of participants joined this puzzle game and the game was played per round. The judges were sitting in front and those wearing blue/ red jackets were the staffs that help to collect the papers of the Sudoku puzzle game from the participants whom had completed the Sudoku puzzle game.

Sudoku Game 3
There were the count down timer at the top of the judges’ desks, and the judges were busy in marking the paper of the puzzle game that had completed by the participants.

Sudoku Game 2
A lot of visitors that surrounded the competition area. The game was successful attracted many people who came to Ikea for shopping, some of them were taking photos and watching the competitions for every round. This was impressive Sudoku puzzle game that located at Ikea shopping complex last weekends.


4 Comments to “Sudoku Puzzle Game at Ikea”

  1. Comment 1
    audrey Says:

    haha…how come u din play ? you logic veli strong..:)

  2. Comment 2
    Maco Says:

    I cracked my head whenever I play sudoku :(
    It’s good for killing time

  3. Comment 3
    LimCorp Says:

    Audrey, Haha, I was rushing to catch the free shuttle back to kl, so just took few photos only.

  4. Comment 4
    LimCorp Says:

    Maco, I just play Sudoku once or twice In my life time, most likely I will spend my time on programming and surfing. Haha.

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