Checkerboard - Games Using Checkerboards

Games Using Checkerboards

A square checkerboard is with an alternating pattern is used for include:

  • Amazons
  • Chapayev
  • Chess
  • Chess variants on square boards
  • Czech draughts
  • Draughts
  • Frisian draughts
  • Gounki
  • International draughts
  • Italian draughts
  • Lines of Action
  • Pool checkers
  • Russian checkers
  • Turkish draughts

The following games require an 8×8 board and are sometimes played on a chessboard.

  • Arimaa
  • Breakthrough
  • Crossings
  • Mak-yek
  • Makruk
  • Martian Chess

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