Current Checkers Tournaments in the USA.
Checkers Around the World Invented Checkers Variants
Checkers Games History
For countless generations, Checkers games history has been
about the popular family and tournament inspired checkers games
around the world. Checkers history has seen an increasing number of game variants
that have been created over the years. Though
a simple game of strategy at the heart of the
game play, the original version of Checkers
has been the life force behind the creative
minds of checkers game enthusiasts and checkers game manufacturers
in North America since the 1940’s. In the beginning,
checkers history shown that a
variety of different checkers games can be
found in toy stores, at flea markets and for
sale on the Internet. Older games may now be
obsolete except at a rummage sale since they
are no longer manufactured but they are still
of interest in that they represent a recent
history of Checkers and indicate clearly how
the base rules of the game have always been
the foundation of each unique invention.
Many of the game sets were obviously developed
with children in mind so that they could gain
greater enjoyment at their own competitive
and tactical level. Checkers game history tells there have also been
some more mature versions created for the social
adult mind and some of these have included
rules that were meant more for a different
kind of ‘recreational’ fun,
hence such names as Beer
Checkers, Naughty Checkers and Strip
Checkers. In our society there always
seems to be an item for every taste. However,
the real interest here is the development
and the variations in the classic game of Checkers
from the 1940’s until the 21st century.
The following list and descriptions are likely
not complete as other versions may indeed exist,
but they give a solid frame of reference for
the variety of Checkers games that have been
available thru history. More detailed checkers game history is now available.
History for checkers brings smiles and
enjoyment for over 75 years.
|Frisian Checkers||Canadian Checkers||Russian Checkers|
|Italian Checkers||Polish Checkers||Spanish Pool Checkers|
|French Checkers||German Checkers||African Checkers|
|Turkish Checkers||Lasca Checkers||Alquerque Checkers|
|Thai Checkers||Czech Checkers||Sri-Lanka Checkers|
|Tiers Checkers||Spanish Checkers||Checkers Federations|
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When adding hot liquid, the colors of the mug will change, checkers cool.
Checkers is a two-player game, where one player is assigned white-chip checkers and the other red. The aim is to play checkers online, capture all of the other player's checkers or make them impossible to move.