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- n. A game for two players played on a chessboard; the players have 12 pieces each, and the object is to capture all the opponent’s pieces by jumping over them. Other European varieties have larger boards and more playing pieces.
- n. Plural form of checker.
- n. the playing pieces in the game of checkers.
- v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of checker.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n.pl. A game, called also draughts, played on a checkerboard by two persons, each having twelve men (counters or checkers) which are moved diagonally. The game is ended when either of the players has lost all his men, or can not move them.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a checkerboard game for two players who each have 12 pieces; the object is to jump over and so capture the opponent's pieces
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Simple games of poker are certainly 'solvable' in the way that oh, say, checkers is solvable.
Oh I forgot to tell you guys and gals, he always kicks my *** in checkers the on line one.
After years of staff downsizing, eliminating editors and staff checkers from the payroll - publishers seem to be having a spate of personal fantasies making it to print as Truth.
The object of the game is to “bear off” all of your checkers from the backgammon board before your opponent.
One of the job of fact checkers is to contact the concerned parties to get their perspective on the events.
Wal, I 'll say one thing for her; she draws the fire out o' Hepsy, an 'she 's 'bout the only livin' critter than can; but some nights when she 's ben inter our house a playin 'checkers or fox an' geese with the child'en, she 'd railly git Hepsy slicked down so that 't was kind o' comfortable bein 'with her.
EQ1 in its original form and early expansions) what checkers is to chess.
What’s true for checkers is also becoming true for poker.
Currently there are only four games sanctioned by the International Mind Sports Association: bridge, draughts also known as checkers, Go and chess.
You can find pass word checkers online that tell you how strong or weak your new protection is.