Sudoku's French Ancestors

Boyer, Christian
January 2007
Mathematical Intelligencer;Winter2007, Vol. 29 Issue 1, p37
Academic Journal
The article presents a reprint of the article "Les ancêstres français du sudoku" by Christian Boyer, which appeared in the June 2006 issue of "Pour La Science." It was first published in 1979 by the American, Howard Garns and later got its publicity through Japanese journals in 1980's and 1990's. As stated in this article, the game of Sudoku has started to gain the attention of the wider population since 2005.


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