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Differences between Russian and Brazilian draughts explained

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  1. Difference #1: Majority capturing rule in Brazilian draughts
  2. Difference #2: capturing backwards without crowning in Brazilian draughts
  3. Difference #3: Feris wheel (Devil's wheel) in Russian draughts
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4 kings vs. 1 king: learn how to trap king quickly

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  1. Key position #1: a pair of parallel kings on diagonals 1<->50, 6<->45
  2. Derivation of key position #1
  3. Non-finished key position #1
  4. Key position #2: rhombic construction on diagonals 1<->50, 6<->45
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Beating low level AI: game analysis with tips and hints for beginners

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  1. kalnap - A.I. level 1 (standard)
  2. A.I. level 1 - kalnap (standard)
  3. kalnap - A.I. level 1 (breakthrough)
  4. A.I. level 1 - kalnap (breakthrough)
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Multiple king endgames

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  1. 4 kings + 1 checker vs. 2 kings
  2. 3 kings + 2 checkers vs. 2 kings on diagonals 1<->45 and 6<->50
  3. 3 kings + 2 checkers vs. 2 kings on long diagonal: proper defensive technique
  4. 4 kings + 1 checker vs. 2 kings on long diagonal
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Game commentaries

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  1. Rocking1234 - Harm
  2. A.I. level 2 - Rocking1234
  3. Portuga63 - inesistenza
  4. inesistenza - Kolomytchenko_igor
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Russian draughts: shot motif "trapeze"

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  1. V. Gorodetzky
  2. I. Sikuler
  3. I. Irzhavsky
  4. A. Demishev
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4 kings vs. 1 king & 1 checker: winning technique for beginners

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  1. When black checker stands on square 6
  2. When black checker stands on square 6, but black king takes long diagonal
  3. When black checker stands on square 6: a creative approach
  4. When black checker stands on square 16
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Opening theory differences between Russian and Brazilian draughts

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  1. Matasov-Petrov opening (1. e3-f4 f6-g5 2. f4-e5)
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Game study

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  1. AnonymousNewAccount - kalnap
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Making draws in hard positions

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  1. Exploiting misplaced king on main diagonal
  2. Forcing opponent to execute unfavourable attack
  3. Deciding for a draw in dubious and uncertain position
  4. Delivering a shot with a help of opponent's king
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Shots for beginners on 8x8 board

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  1. A1-1: 1 move shot
  2. A1-2 1 move shot
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Nezhmetdinov games in Russian draughts

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  1. Serkov - Nezhmetdinov
  2. Nezhmetdinov - Ivliyev
  3. Nezhmetdinov - NN (played in blind mode!)
  4. Nezhmetdinov - NN (played in blind mode!)
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  2. RoepStoep

Oh, these passing checkers

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  1. Case #1 : 4 kings vs. 2 passing checkers
  2. Case #2 : 4 kings vs. 2 passing checkers
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When symmetrical "copy & paste" of opponent moves leads to failure...

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  1. Case #1
  2. Case #2
  3. Case #3
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