Family Checkers

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Family Checkers



1.07 usd

Checkers is the classic strategy board game with the goal of capturing all the opponent's pieces. The game is deceptively simple yet full of intricacy as those that take on the Expert level will find.Steeped in history, games similar to Checkers were played by the early Egyptian Pharaohs (c.1600 BC) & were even mentioned in the works of the Greek writers Homer & Plato. The modern game dates back to around the 12th century.
Family Checkers supports over 10 different variations of the modern game:
* American Checkers * American Checkers with 3-move opening.* English Draughts* Junior Checkers* International Checkers* Brazilian Checkers* Czech Checkers* Italian Checkers* Portuguese Checkers* Spanish Checkers* Russian Checkers* American Pool Checkers* Suicide Checkers
American Checkers is played on an 8x8 board. Captures are mandatory. There are no long range kings and men may only capture forwards.
American Checkers with 3-move opening. The first 3 moves are chosen from the official list of opening moves. Captures are mandatory. There are no long range kings and men may only capture forwards.
English Draughts is played on an 8x8 board. Captures are mandatory. There are no long range kings and men may only capture forwards.
Junior Checkers is played on an 8x8 board. Captures are not mandatory. There are no long range kings and men may only capture forwards.
International Checkers is played on a 10x10 board. Captures are mandatory. The game is played with long range or ‘flying’ kings and men are able to capture backwards.
Brazilian Checkers is played on an 8x8 board. Captures are mandatory. The game is played with long range or ‘flying’ kings and men are able to capture backwards.
Czech Checkers is played on an 8x8 board. Captures are mandatory, with preference to any captures by a King. The game is played with long range or ‘flying’ kings however men may only capture forwards.
Italian Checkers is played on an 8x8 mirrored board. Captures are mandatory however men cannot capture kings. There are no long range kings and men may only capture forwards.
Portuguese Checkers is played on an 8x8 mirrored board. Captures are mandatory and the maximum number of pieces must be captured. The game is played with long range or ‘flying’ kings however men may only capture forwards.
Spanish Checkers is played on an 8x8 mirrored board. Captures are mandatory and the maximum number of pieces must be captured. The game is played with long range or ‘flying’ kings however men may only capture forwards.
Russian Checkers is played on an 8x8 board. Captures are mandatory. The game is played with long range or ‘flying’ kings and men are able to capture backwards.
American Pool Checkers is played on an 8x8 board. Captures are mandatory. The game is played with long range or ‘flying’ kings and men are able to capture backwards.
Suicide Checkers is played on an 8x8 board. Captures are mandatory. There are no long range kings and men may only capture forwards. The winner is the first to lose all their pieces.
Game features:* Play against the computer or another human player on the same device.* Multiple time based levels, play moves or games against the clock.* High quality artificial intelligence engine particularly at stronger levels.* Support for alternate boards and pieces.* Full undo and redo of moves.* Show last move.* Hints.* Checkers is just one of our large collection of best of breed classic board, card and puzzle games available for a wide range of platforms.