Pool checkers

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Pool checkers, or also called "American pool checkers", is a variant of draughts, in which men can jump backwards and there are flying kings. The setup is exactly the same as American checkers. Unlike Brazilian checkers (a variant that has exactly the same rules as international draughts, but is played on a 8x8 board), a player may choose which sequence to jump regardless if one sequence has more jumps. There is another different rule between Brazilian and pool checkers: In pool checkers the player with the black pieces moves first. The game is mainly played in the South-Eastern states in the United States.

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