Checkers Legend Game Online - Play Free Fun Checkers Board Games
The classic and very simple board game everyone knows from their childhood. It comes in many variants, so the game provides rules settings. Basically, it is a game which involve diagonal moves of uniform pieces and mandatory captures. A piece may only move into an unoccupied square. Capturing is mandatory. A piece that is captured is removed from the board. In all variants, the player who has no pieces left or cannot move anymore has lost the game unless otherwise stated. Have fun!
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How to Play Checkers Legend Game
Use your mouse or tap the screen. Move your stones diagonally forward and capture opponent stones by jumping over them. It is a very well-known and simple board game for two players, so you can find the basic rules anywhere. There are more variants how to play this game, so we provide options to set additional rules the way you like – for example whether men can capture backwards, how far a king can move, or if available captures are mandatory moves.
The origin of Checkers
Although the first published description of this game was only in 1756, the game is thought to have originated almost 6,000 years ago, in ancient Egypt. Computer checkers programs have been improving every year. Programmers wrote the first classic checkers programs in the mid 1970s. The first computer tournament was in 1987. In 1993, the traditional checkers based computer program Truus ranked about 40th in the world. In 2003 computer Draughts program Buggy beat world number 8 Samb. In 2005, the 10-time world champion and 2005 World champion, Alexei Chizhov, commented about computers. Chizhov said he could not beat the computer, but he also would not lose to the computer in classic or usual checkers.