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CHECKERS

Broadcast on November 16, 2020

Board Game

Use only 32 dark squares on 8 x 8 board

Two players with 12 pieces each

Player who has all pieces captured by the opponent loses.

Player whose pieces are trapped by the opponent loses.

Player may end in a draw by mutual consent or by a set of rules (e.g position repeated three times).

ကျား (Myanmar)

Kyar Bayin (Mandalay)
Kyar Ba Nyein (Assistant / also Champion Boxer / Evangelist of Myanmar Boxing and Martial Arts)

Variant

Player who has all the pieces captured by the opponent wins

Fun / Trick play

Player with 12 pieces forces the opponent with a single piece to capture all its pieces and wins!

AI / Artificial Intelligence

Arthur Samuel (IBM) developed a Checkers playing program and a data base. Learning from mistakes, the program improved and eventually beat a human player.

Miscellaneous

Draughts (British)

Origin / Game from Middle East

Chinese Checkers

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