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Lidraughts Feedback - feature request#6

@jfs4 Dameo is artificial variant of draughts, and because of specific move which allows to jump over own checkers, it must be classified as a crossover between draughts and halma like Camelot, Suffra…


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General Draughts Discussion - What is the difference of Draughts and Checkers?#2

Generally, draughts is British English word for a game, but checkers is American English word for a game. Because "draughts" has more meanings than "checkers", sometimes even non-native speakers prefe…


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Game Analysis - Feature Request: Lidraaughts Bots#3

@ZeroThink-ULTRA @UrimSuh I would love to play against Leela draughts bot. It seems one Spanish draughts player had adapted FatFritz: https://youtu.be/jmGB_-nr8qg .


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Lidraughts Feedback - Option to start game 'From a position is greyed out'#3

@RoepStoep Russian draughts can be played also in Old Russian subvariant with early kings on the board, and it leads a game into unknown territory. Good choice for bullet lovers, by the way! The setu…


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General Draughts Discussion - Update of lidraughts#10

I read an article on lightweight browsers https://techonation.com/best-lightweight-browsers-windows/ , I tested "Vivaldi", and it works very good for lidraughts.


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Openings - Are there any good openings that are tactical and have not well known traps in them?#2

If you like tactical games, your best choice would be to play (1) classical positions; as white you can easily reach them by 1. 31-27 or 1. 33-28; (2) dyke positions (ones where white has a checker…


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General Draughts Discussion - 12x12#4

As well, you might like to test many draughts variants on 12x12: there is a program https://hwiegman.home.xs4all.nl/alfacheckers12.html which supports many variants and allows you to create own varian…


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General Draughts Discussion - 12x12#3

12x12 board is very good for playing draughts under Frisian rules (in fact, there are more openings), but not so good under International rules. The main problem is that you need to have significant m…


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Lidraughts Feedback - Tournaments with increment#3

I would love to see tournaments with increment more often. I feel confident in chess blitz games (but not bullet games yet), I am good at blitz and bullet on many draughts variants on 8x8 board; but I…


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General Draughts Discussion - Scan learns Frisian and Antidraughts#11

There is some good theory on antidraughts in French: https://www.irphe.fr/~clanet/otherpaperfile/articles/jeux/N0003944_PDF_1_253.pdf, but weird notation is used.


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