Let's Know About "Checkers Game"

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Checkers is a classical board game of tactics and also known as draughts. This game is played on an 8x8 board with 64 squares of alternating colors, generally black and red.


There is some evidence that proves, Checkers game originated in the Middle East. When this game was introduced in Europe it became a popular and beloved game in Europe.


In the 16th century, this game made its mark in England and became very famous and came to be known as Draughts. 

During the 19th century, checkers attained widespread popularity in the United States, and the American adaptation of the game became the accepted norm.

The American edition of the Checkers game enabled players to "Jump Twice" and secure multiple pieces in one move, intensifying the game and making it more strategic.

"Jeu Des Dames" was the first book on Checkers which was published in France in 1535. This the book describes the rules of playing checkers and various strategies to win the game.

Checkers is a two-player game that is exciting and challenging the game that can be played by people of all ages.

Rules to Play checkers

At the beginning of the Checkers game, each player is provided with 12 tokens referred to as "Checkers" are placed on the darker squares of the game board.

It is the players' turn to shift one of their pieces diagonally ahead to an adjacent unoccupied square.

A player can remove an opponent's checker from the board by jumping over the opponent's checker if the player's checker is next to an opponent's checker.

The player's checker can make a move and hop diagonally in any course if the player's checker reaches on the other side of the board and gain the power of the King.

A player wins if he removes all the checkers of the opponent or chokes the opponent from making any move.

A player can make strategies to win checker along with knowing all the rules of the checkers game that I mentioned in previous stories.

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