# Techniques For Solving Sudoku

## Easy Techniques

The majority of Sudokus of the type seen in newspapers can be solved with use of just two easy techniques. Computer programs that assist players can make these kinds of puzzles very quick to solve, because they help to make it obvious where the next placement can be.

- Technique 1 : Single Position
- Technique 2 : Single Candidate

## Pencilmarks

Most paper-and-pencil Sudoku players tend to come up with their own systems to help them complete the grids. Very few players complete puzzles only by writing in the final numbers!