#Sudoku

.Tokyo, Japan
Maki Kaji was 69-yar-old. (Photo Credit: Associated Press)

  • Maki Kaji was known as “Godfather of Sudoku”
  • He died due bile duct cancer on August 10
  • He is survived by his wife, Naomi, and two daughters

.Tokyo, Japan
Maki Kaji was born on October 8, 1951, in Sapporo, Japan. (Photo Credit: Associated Press)

  • Maki Kaji died on August 10 in Tokyo
  • He founded puzzle company Nikoli with his friends in early 80s
  • In 1990, publishers turned down his Sudoku puzzle