Winning Checkers for Kids of All Ages
WINNING CHECKERS FOR KIDS OF ALL AGES is the ONLY available primer written for children on this subject. Well illustrated with cartoon characters & checkerboard graphics, WINNING CHECKERS FOR KIDS OF ALL AGES is a "straightforward" easily digested guide that explains the basic rules of the game & offers strategies for competitive play."--The Landmark Press, Holden, Massachusetts. Tactics that give the reader an edge are described & reinforced with clear annotated checkerboard illustrations. The player learns how to control the center of the board, protect the back row & spot enough double & triple opportunities to crown more than their fair share of Kings. Children can clip out a numbered checkerboard on the last page & use pennies & dimes as checkers pieces if they don't have their own game set. "With so many requests, the absence of any substantive material on this most popular of lifetime board games for children has always been frustrating. Well written & engagingly illustrated, WINNING CHECKERS FOR CHILDREN OF ALL AGES fills a definite void in a most enjoyable & easy to follow way - our kids love it."--Jane Dutton, Children's Librarian, Holden, Massachusetts.
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15 to square 32 dark squares 32 for Light AVON LAKE bsuare 25 capturing the Light checker on 23 checker on square checker player checkerboard Illustration checkers in row checkers or kings crowned a king Dark and Light Dark can jump Dark checker Dark jumps Dark king Dark moves Dark must jump DARK SIDE ILLUSTRATION Dark wins Dark's turn diagonally in front djenbs uo double jump empty dark square empty square going from square ILLUSTRATION 13 ILLUSTRATION 22 ILLUSTRATION 9 jump and capture jumps over Light king on square king row Light checkers go Light king Light moves LIGHT SIDE ROW light squares Light's turn move and jump move diagonally forward moves from square opponent's checkers opponent's pieces pieces or kings practice these moves row ahead ROW DARK SIDE SIDE ROW DARK single checker pieces square 14 square 21 square 9 squares numbered three Light checkers triple jump turn to move