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Draughts (12x12) DLP Game   

Period Modern

Region Northern Europe

Category Reconstruction, Done, Board, War, Leaping, Diagonal


12x12 Draughts was a game reportedly played in London during the early nineteenth century. The presence of the game there if often cited as the ultimate source of Canadian Draughts, but the connection may not be clear.


12x12 board. 30 pieces per player.

These rules were taken from the Historical Information ruleset.

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Draughts (12x12) (Ludii 1) Reconstructed with Ludii
Draughts (12x12) (Ludii 2) Reconstructed with Ludii

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Historical Information Rules from DLP evidence.



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Draughts (12x12).lud


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Murray 1951: 81.

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Twiss, R. 1805. Miscellanies in Two Volumes. London: Twiss.



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