Checkers, also known as draughts, is a classic strategy board game that has been enjoyed by people all over the world for centuries. The game is typically played on a square board with 64 squares of alternating colors, usually black and white, and involves moving pieces diagonally across the board.
The game is played by two players who take turns moving their pieces on the board. Each player starts with 12 pieces, which are usually round disks, of their chosen color. The pieces can only be moved diagonally and can capture an opponent’s piece by jumping over it if there is an empty square on the other side of the captured piece. The objective of the game is to either capture all of the opponent’s pieces or block their moves so that they cannot make any more moves.
Checkers is a great game for improving critical thinking, problem-solving, and planning skills. It can also help children develop their cognitive and social skills, such as attention span, memory, and communication. Checkers is suitable for children and adults of all ages and is a fun and challenging game that can be enjoyed with friends and family.