Mirrored from **Sudopedia**, the Free Sudoku Reference Guide

# Grid

The **grid** is the visual representation of a **Sudoku** puzzle. In a standard Sudoku, the grid has 81 cells in a 9x9 formation. There are several derived terms which include the word **grid**.

- Empty grid
- 81 empty cells.

- Starting grid
- The state in which only the given digits are placed. This is the actual puzzle.

- Solution grid
- A grid in which all the cells contain a digit. It may be the solution to a particular puzzle, but it may also be a valid Sudoku grid used for other purposes.

- Pencilmark grid | Candidate grid
- A grid containing all remaining candidates.

## Related Terms

- Contains
- 27 houses | 3 floors | 3 towers | 81 cells | 729 candidates | 9 rows | 9 columns | 9 boxes | 2 diagonals

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