Is Checkers Really A Sport?

Break the boredom by playing a game of Checkers, also known as Draughts in Great Britain. Designed to be played by two players on a board, this game requires the execution of strategies in order to win your opponent. To an untrained eye, it looks like the players just use a piece to jump over other pieces. This cannot be further than the truth since Checkers is played under a set of rules like other sports.

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Get To Know A Few Checker Champions

Checkers, also known worldwide as Draughts, is a simple game to learn but a difficult one to master. In 2017 79 players qualified to play in the World Draughts Championships through competing and winning in several championships held in Europe, Africa, Asia, and the Americas. Several people have mastered the game at a world level here are just a few of their stories.…

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The History of The Game Checkers

History of Checkers

The game of checkers is a classic family game. Today, the game is played internationally, much like chess. While it consists of a board similar to that of a chessboard and shares the same characteristics of chess, checkers remains unique. One of the ways checkers is different from chess is that it is easier to draw your opponent. In fact, while the game is called “checkers” in American English, the British call the game “Draughts,” which derives from the root word to draw. It is also …

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