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Checkers Draughts Game for Windows

  • Free
  • In English
  • V 4.4.1
  • 3.9
  • (27)
  • Security Status

Basic Board Game

Checkers Draughts Game is a board game created by Bytewise Computer Solutions. The game is simple and classic. It has no extra contents or gimmicks, other than the selectable difficulty level. Players compete against the artificial intelligence on a virtual board.

Same Game Different Names

Draughts is also called Checkers. The only difference is their regional name. Americans call it checkers while Britsh English call it draughts. Its etymology came from the term “to draw or move”. Some of the other regional names of draughts are dame, dames, damas, or dum. The two-player game involves moving black or white game pieces in a diagonal manner. Players attempt to capture all enemy pieces by jumping over them. Each piece is called men or stone. When a “men” reaches the opposite side of the board, it gets promoted into a stronger piece called queen or dama. Its origins came from the Middle Eastern board game Alquerque or Qirkat. The variation that Draughts took from Alquerque is the removal of the forward movement. Draughts come in variation, ranging from rules to board size and number of game pieces. Anyone can learn to play it in a few sessions. Draught’s universal gameplay makes it a classical board game enjoyed worldwide. The other allure of the board game is the mathematical possibilities or variation of a solved or predetermined game. Machines were used in decades to create the most optimal solved game pattern.

The Main Features

Checkers Draughts Game offers a plain board game for computers. The game only consumes minimal system resources which is ideal for low-end computers. It has simplistic graphics so that players focus only with the game. There are selectable difficulty levels. Players can adjust the difficulty from the learners to the grandmaster level. This is also great for practicing before an actual draughts match.

A Quality Time With Draughts

Checkers Draughts Game is straight to the point with minimal contents. This is good for not-so hardcore gamers who wish to spend minutes of leisure. Its simple nature can lure anyone to at least try it and exercise their minds.

Play a classic game of checkers also known as draughts against your computer.

Checkers is a family of games with many countries having their own set of rules for the game. Checkers is also known as draughts in some places like the United Kingdom. Checkers Draughts Game uses international rules and is played on 100 squares on a checkers board. The game of checkers ends when all checkers from one side of the board are completely captured, that is removed or unable to move anymore. Each game begins with 20 checkers on each side.

When you launch it, a new game is automatically set for play. Choose a difficulty level that suits you from the Levels menu. The game starts from novice level 1 up to grand master level 9. Alternatively when the checkers game launches, you may set a custom game with your own number of pieces.

You play with good graphics, any color is supported, your own look and feel can be created. Checkers Draughts Game also allows you to set the computer animation speed. There are competitive and training games allowed. Training games allow pausing, redo and undo of moves as you play, unlike a competitive game.

This software is for Board game lovers. It is for those who enjoy playing a strategy game of checkers or draughts. Those who like to play against artificial intelligence with surely enjoy this software.

PROS

  • Small system requirements
  • Simple user interface and statistic sheet
  • Adjustable game modes

CONS

  • Few difficulty settings
  • Minimalist contents
  • No multiplayer mode

Older versions


Checkers Draughts Game for PC

  • Free
  • In English
  • V 4.4.1
  • 3.9
  • (27)
  • Security Status

User reviews about Checkers Draughts Game

  • Anonymous

    by Anonymous

    Play with good graphics, a classic game of checkers lovely.
    It is a great game. good graphics. Many features like custom game. Choose own colors. I just love this game. wow!
    Pros: I like the artificial intelligence most
    Cons: Not mu More


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