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8/23/2020: New versions for English and Italian kingsrow are available fordownload. There are some bug fixes and a modest improvement in search strength.The Italian version also has a new opening book built with a recent strongerkingsrow engine, and more book positions.




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5/14/2019: Depth-to-win databases for English and Italian checkers have beenbuilt and are available for download, along with updated versions of Kingsrowand CheckerBoard that support the new databases, and 400K positions were addedto the English opening book.


11/20/2018: Kingsrow for English and Italian checkers have been redesignedusing Machine Learning techniques, and are quite a bit stronger as a result. BobNewell's Checker Maven webzine has an article about it: MachineLearning Comes To Kingsrow.


5/30/2013: A new version of Kingsrow (1.16h) for English and Italian checkers is available. The Italian opening book has 25%more positions. Both versions have improvements in playing positions that aredatabase draws.


9/30/2012: A new version of Kingsrow (1.16g) for English and Italian checkers is available. It plays more aggressively inpositions that are a database draw. The Italian version also has a bug fixed inthe move generator.


5/30/2011: A new version of Kingsrow (1.16f) for English and Italian checkers is available, and also a new version ofCheckerBoard (1.72) at Martin's web site. Kingsrow has some errors fixed in the English opening book,allows up to 8 search threads and 1024mb for the hashtable, has improveddetection of draws by repetition, and a faster "allscores" search. TheItalian version of Kingsrow now has a 64-bit version, and download links for an8-piece endgame database. The new version of CheckerBoard fixes several bugs andallows access to the 8 search threads and larger hashtable settings.


7/1/2009: A new version of Kingsrow forEnglish and Italian checkers is now available, and also a new version ofCheckerBoard. Kingsrow now has a parallel search engine, which can give up to a3x speedup with multi-core CPUs. Details ofthe changes are given here, and setup files can be downloaded at the Englishand Italian checkers links above.


A complete guide to the game of draughts (checkers) PDF


Checkers for the Novice by Richard Pask free download


Books on checkers strategy and tactics online


How to win at checkers ebook


Draughts and introduction to championship play download


Starting out in draughts by Richard Pask PDF


Win at checkers by Millard Hopper free ebook


Draughts praxis or modern match games download


First international match in checkers Great Britain and the United States 1905 PDF


German open 2004 checkers games online


The art of checkers by William Timothy Call free download


Checkers for beginners by I. D. J. Moneuse ebook


The game of draughts simplified by Andrew Anderson download


The theory and practice of the game of checkers by George Buchanan PDF


Checkers for experts by Tom Wiswell free ebook


The checker player's handbook by Henry Spayth download


The standard book of draughts by James Lees PDF


Checkers for fun and glory by Tom Wiswell and Ken Grover online


The science of checkers and draughts by Alfred Jordan free download


Checkers: the way to mastership by Edward Lasker ebook


The modern encyclopedia of checkers by William Francis Ryan download


Checkers made easy by Fred Reinfeld PDF


How to play winning checkers by Robert Pike free ebook


The checker board strategy book by George H. Slocum and Clyde E. Powers download


Checkmate! A guide to checkers and draughts by Derek Oldbury PDF


Checker classics: the experts handbook of American match games by Tom Wiswell online


The complete book of draughts and checkers by Robert Charles Bell free download


How to play better checkers and draughts by Maurice Chamblee ebook


The checker companion: a guide to the literature of checkers and draughts by Bob Newell download


Checkers: a treatise on the game with diagrams, illustrative games, and problems by Samuel Leeds PDF


Checker gems: a collection of prize problems and beautiful positions in the game of checkers or draughts by John T. Denvir free ebook


How to become a champion at checkers by Fred Reinfeld and Edmond L. Hoyle download


The ABC of checkers: a manual for beginners and advanced players alike by Newell W. Banks PDF


Checkered reflections: an anthology of American checker literature online


Checker trivia: questions, answers, facts, and anecdotes about the world's most popular board game by Bill Salot free download


Checker power: a game of problem solving by Marion F. Tinsley ebook


How to play scientific checkers: a complete course of instruction for beginners, intermediate, and advanced players by William Francis Ryan download


Famous positions in the game of checkers or draughts: with solutions, comments, games, diagrams, etc. by Ben Boland PDF


How to win at checkers using your mind power: a psychological approach to the game of draughts or checkers by Joseph I. Brown free ebook


Checkered thoughts: a collection of articles on the game of checkers or draughts by Jim Loy download


How to play better checkers with Bobby Fischer: a guide for beginners and intermediate players based on the teachings of the world chess champion PDF


Checkered achievements: a history of American checker champions online


Checker magic: a collection of brilliant moves, traps, shots, and strokes in the game of checkers or draughts by Tom Wiswell free download


How to play championship checkers: a complete course for beginners and advanced players alike by Derek Oldbury ebook


Checkered challenges: a collection of difficult problems in the game of checkers or draughts by Willie Ryan download


How to play social checkers: a simple guide for casual players who want to enjoy the game without too much study PDF


Checker wonders: a collection of rare positions, curious situations, and remarkable strokes in the game of checkers or draughts by Lyman M. Stearns free ebook


How to play blindfold checkers: a guide for advanced players who want to test their memory and visualization skills download


5/22/2007: The 10-piece db for English checkers is nowavailable! Seedetails here. There are also new versions of Kingsrow (1.16c) for both Englishand Italian checkers with engine and opening book improvements.


12/5/2005: 9-piece and partial 10-piece Italian databasesare coming. In October I finished building the 5x4 subset of the 9-pieceItalian database. I also built some of the most useful parts of the 10-pieceItalian db -- 5x5 positions with one king or less on a side. Normally thisrequires computing all the positions with more kings also, a process that tookme nearly a full year using 4 computers for English checkers. But I computedthese 10-piece positions in about 3 weeks by skipping the more king-heavypositions. There is a disadvantage to doing it this way -- some of thesepositions rely on the missing positions with more kings, and therefore cannot beresolved. However it turns out that only a small percentage of the positionscannot be resolved, so this was a nice way to make the Italian KingsRow morepowerful with only a small additional computing effort. Hereis a table which shows the percentage of positions that are resolved in each10-piece slice.


I have been building a new opening book using these databases. When I firstbuilt an opening book for Italian checkers using an 8-piece db, I discoveredthat 9 of the opening ballots are probably forced losses for the weak side.Using the new larger databases I have found 2 more ballots that are probablylost. These are 21-18 12-15 22-19 and 23-20 12-15 22-19. The new opening bookand endgame databases will be available in early 2006.


11/28/2004: Cake wins the long CheckerBoard enginematch! Cake won a 624-game computer checkers match against Kingsrow by ascore of +3 -1 = 620. The match games can be downloaded here.Details of the match announcement are here.


2/12/2004: Attention checkers programmers: Iam making available the endgame database drivers that are used in Kingsrow.These drivers, which are provided in the form of a .dll file, provide access to the Cake, Chinook, and Kingsrow English and Italiandatabases. Downloadhere. (Note: these drivers are only useful to people that are writingcheckers programs. If you are only using a checkers program you don't need thispackage.)


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The Pressbooks version of the text is far superior to the others (for those reading online), with easy navigation, embedded media, no blank page gaps, and most importantly it is complete. The pdf version and others on the Open Textbook Library certainly are functional, but full of blank pages and half-pages and hyperlinks instead of videos and social media posts, and as previously noted, the Field Guide section is not complete.


The topics and skills analyzed and practiced are of great interest to librarians and instructors. I appreciate the lists, examples, and ability of this text to introduce issues of fact-finding on either an introductory level or on a more advanced level of exploration. A professional editor may have had suggestions for improving organization. Errors may have been corrected. We want our students to have the highest quality textbooks, no matter the format.


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"Aurora Borealis Draughts" is a well-known checkers database program with a built-in playing and analysing module that is incredibly convenient and easy to use. Many years of development has made this program useful and easy to understand for both experienced and amateur players.


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Ready to start beating your family and friends at checkers? Learn the fundamentals of checkers and you'll have a big advantage over amateur players. If you're ready to take your game to the next level, there are some specific strategies that can help to improve your chances of winning. You may also want to consider getting into tournament play or working with an expert to improve your game.


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