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General Draughts Discussion - Another variant of 10x10 draught game.#2

This variant is known to me. It is like Pool draughts, but on 10x10 board. Because majority capturing is not mandatory in this variant, many shot ideas can't be applied from International (here, in l…


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Off-Topic - Are Russian and Brazillian draughts different?#2

@TryToBeatME Please, see https://lidraughts.org/study/lxrByPq6/riHFYE1S


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Lidraughts Feedback - 2 variants that would be a great variant for Lidraughts#2

Any tower draughts variant is hard for implementation because a player needs to know the structure of piece, and there is big difference if stacked piece contains two or three enemy draughtsmen! Semi…


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Lidraughts Feedback - Spanish/classic draughts#3

Spanish draughts family ( see variants explored at http://mlwi.magix.net/bg/spanishcheckersvariants.htm ) is very interesting; and I would love to see some variant of them implemented on 10x10 board.…


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General Draughts Discussion - how can I offer a draw at a long correspondence match?#2

Click on hand icon which is placed between arrow icon and flag icon.


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General Draughts Discussion - How can we even win a game on draughts??????#6

@Lid_rafts There are multiple (usually, two) capturing options in the captcha. However, you need to find one where you can take maximum number of draughtsmen (simple checkers). As well, you need to ke…


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General Draughts Discussion - Whats the fastest possible loss?#4

In Russian and Brazilian the fastest loss is https://lidraughts.org/study/mAU4XrE2 Thousands of players have lost by white in this opening!


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General Draughts Discussion - Is it advantagious to have the first move in draughts?#2

Unlike in chess, first move privilege does not grant some advantage. With regards to development, black side doesn't lose any tempo: it is the reason why in International draughts many players prefer …


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Openings - Brazilian openings#3

Some opening theory is explored in Kaplan's books ( see links https://lidraughts.org/forum/general-draughts-discussion/web-resources-for-international-8x8-draughtsbrazilian-draughts )


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Openings - Brazilian openings#2

@Twoblackcheckers The opening theory between "straight" and "backwards jumping" variants is not compatible (but I like all variants,). While in "straight" variants, playing single corner opening b…


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