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Canadian Draughts (Le Jeu Franc, Le Jeu de Dames Canadien)
Ruleset: Standard

Game

See the game Canadian Draughts for more details.

Period(s)

Modern

Summary

Standard ruleset.

Description

These are the standardized rules for Canadian Draughts.

Rules

Played on a 12x12 board with 30 pieces per player, arranged on the dark squares. Pieces move diagonally one or can jump an opponent's adjacent player to capture it. Pieces can move forward or backwards. When a piece reaches the opposite edge of the board from its starting position, it becomes a king and can may move and jump over any number of spaces diagonally. Captures are compulsory and the maximum number of jumps must be made. Winning is achieved by capturing all the opponent's pieces or by blocking them from moving.

Concepts

Browse all concepts for Standard here.

Reference

Murray 1951: 81.

Other Rulesets

Described rulesets
Huff Rule Includes the huff rule.

Identifiers

DLP.GameRulesets.54

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