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Review: Checkers - Byterun

An excellent and simple to use version of checkers with hints, undo, demo and timer.

View on the App Store: Checkers - Byterun

Features of Checkers - Byterun:

  • Excellent traditional strategy game.
  • Develop logical thinking.
  • Enhance planning and problem solving skills.
  • Helps develop patience and turn taking.
  • Learning complex rules and following them.
Play checkers against iPad or with another player, using 1 and 2 player mode.

1 PLAYER mode where you play a game against the iPad has a number of choices to enhance your game including:
Play black or white.
Easy, Normal or Hard to determine the difficulty of the game.

2 PLAYER is when you play against a real opponent. This mode also has a number of choices to enhance your game including:
Play the ' Force Jump' rule.
Set the turn timer for off, 1,3,5 or 10 minutes. This is the time it takes for each player to take their turn, if you run out of time the game ends and the other player wins!

This game is also known as Draughts. The game ends when one player loses all their checkers, or cannot move on the board. You 'take' your opponent's piece or 'man' by jumping over it and landing on an empty square

You can only move diagonally and forward towards your opponent, unless you have a 'king' You get a King by getting your piece to the other players back row (furthest away from you) and now it can move both forward and backwards.

With this App there is a DEMO which helps show how the game is played.

This iPad App is recommended by: iPad Mum - Google Plus


10 out of 10!

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