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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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Lidraughts Feedback - Mistakes in puzzles#202

@jeffreyq2 true, but why do you restrain from obtaining extra material which introduces clear win?


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Game Analysis - Study - Black wins#4

59. .. 48-37? indicates that a player has a little experience in handling kings. 59. .. 48-25, and white can't exploit majority capturing by 60. 19-14: black has two valid capturing choices. Both 60.…


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Game Analysis - Study - Black wins#3

@honeybee20253 52. .. 12-18 is very inferior move. Black has solid material advantage, and there is NO rational reason to go for king endgame! Please, keep in mind that if you have significant pos…


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General Draughts Discussion - Pourquoi le jeu s'arrête#3

@Kill40 Ça arrive si tu choisis à jouer une partie sous le côntrole du temps. Tu peux créer une partie sans le côntrole du temps ou, en d'autres mots, sous la cadence ILLIMITÉE.


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Lidraughts Feedback - Mistakes in puzzles#195

@Tim Had you take part into puzzle solving tournaments? Although they are not very popular, they are run in some Central and Eastern European countries; players can earn titles in them, and there are …


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Lidraughts Feedback - Mistakes in puzzles#193

@MichelStempher 1. .. 24-30 wins, but it should not be classified as an economic solution: you are not supposed to spend 2 moves, when 1 move is sufficient. Therefore, I would evaluate 1. .. 24-30 wit…


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General Draughts Discussion - web resources for international 8X8 draughts/brazilian draughts#9

Despite lower number of squares, Russian, Brazilian or Pool draughts are much harder to master than International draughts. There is relatively big theory behind many openings (but it is not so much i…


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General Draughts Discussion - Beginner books#3

Some books in Spanish and English (mainly on Spanish draughts, but few of them are on International draughts): https://archive.org/details/%40govertw?&sort=-publicdate&page=2


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