What is the origin of the checkers game?

Answer Checkers is one of the earliest games known to man. Remnants of checkerboards, though somewhat different than the ones we use today, have been found in archeological digs which carbon dating shows ... Read More »

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Who invented the game checkers?

Since checkers is thought to be thousands of years old, it's hard to pin the invention of checkers on one person. The modern version of checkers was created around 1100 by an unknown Frenchman. He ... Read More »

Who invented the checkers game?

The game of checkers goes back thousands of years. Something resembling a draughts board dating back to 3000 B.C. was found at a dig in Iraq. Another draughts board has been traced back to ancient... Read More »

Who made the game checkers?

Archaeologists have discovered games similar to checkers played in ancient Egypt and Iraq, dating as far back as 3000 B.C. The creator of the game is unknown, but the most modern incarnation of the... Read More »

How many men does each player start a game of checkers with?

Checkers is a tabletop game for two players. The players sit on opposite sides of a board that comprises 64 alternating light and dark squares. Each player begins the game with 12 pieces, which si... Read More »