Who made the game checkers?

Answer 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 »

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Who made Chinese Checkers?

The first Chinese Checkers board game was patented and published by the German company Ravensburger in 1892. The game was originally called Stern-Halma, or Star-Halma in English, to represent the f... Read More »

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 invented the original game of checkers?

While a version of checkers dated around 3,000 B.C.E. was uncovered in an archeological dig in the Ur region of Iraq, modern checkers originated from an unknown Frenchman who made jumping mandatory... Read More »