Checkers / Draughts
Backgammon has been played for about 5,000 years. Its ancestors include Senet, The Royal Game of Ur, and the Roman games Ludus Duodecim Scriptorum and Tabula.<p>
How to Play Checkers (U.S. Rules)
A simple, step-by-step explanation of the most common way checkers is played in the United States.
How to Win at Checkers
A brief guide to basic Checkers strategy. This article offers a number of tips for the beginning who wants to learn how to win at Checkers, including positioning and kinged checkers.
From Jim Loy, a primer on checkers and some of its variants, plus a good defense of the game's complexity.
History of Checkers
From Jim Loy, a brief history of the game, starting with the first World Championship in 1847.
Larry Vallier explains why he gave checkers a new spin -- baby frogs and bullfrogs substituted for the traditional pieces.