The checkers game is an ancient board game that is played by 2 players opposite each other, on a 10x10 board (or 8x8 board) using dark and light pieces.
Checkers is a popular game played anywhere using a checkers board. Also, many people play checkers online,
it is a very popular game on Yahoo, Pogo and other Internet play sites.
Checkers is a strategy game. It is a bit sophisticated to learn and play compared to other board games that depend on dice and luck.
Pieces move forward diagonally (not straight) and the pieces are captured by jumping over them to an unoccupied square.
There are many resources online to learn checkers and its variations
which include Draughts (English Checkers), American checkers, Chinese checkers, Russian checkers and Turkish checkers (Dama).