Win at Checkers
Improve your game with tips from the former Unrestricted World Checker Champion! Learn how to upgrade your approach, making checkers a game of skill rather than a casual diversion. More than 100 detailed questions and answers discuss basic principles, experts' shots and traps, standard openings and end games, and other maneuvers.
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