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Quick Checkers: The Best Online Checkers Game for iOS and Android

To dare is to do, and that is exactly what GamoVation did when they created Quick Checkers—a free online checkers game available for both iOS and Android users.

Checkers, otherwise known as draughts, is one of the easiest and most popular abstract strategy games in the world.

First played around 3,000 B.C.E in the ancient city of Ur according to archaeologists, the game was initially played on actual tabletops.

However, with the internet opening up a whole new world of endless possibilities, this traditional and inspiring game can now be played anywhere at any time thanks to Quick Checkers.

The brainchild of GamoVation, a leading video game developer based in Zwolle, the Netherlands, Quick Checkers will keep you entertained for hours on end, nearly as much as it will challenge you.

 

Different variations

Played by millions of people from all over the world, several variations of this historical game have emerged over the years. Some of the most popular variations available on Quick Checkers include: American Checkers, alternatively known as English Draughts, International Checkers, Brazilian Checkers, Turkish Dama, Spanish Draughts and Russian Checkers.

Although the primary concept is still the same across all variations of checkers, the rules may change slightly depending of the variation.

For instance, all the variations found in Quick Checkers are played on an 8×8 checkerboard with 64 squares, with the exception of International Checkers which is played on a 10×10 checkerboard with 100 squares.

Kinged pieces are allowed to move any distance, both forward and backward, capturing pieces either forward or backward, all thanks to the “Flying Kings” rule. The concept of Flying Kings is applicable to all variations of checkers, with the exception of International Checkers.

Another rule worth noting is that Men capture by jumping forward over an adjacent piece belonging to the opponent, and this is applicable to all variations of checkers, with the exception of International Checkers, Brazilian Checkers, and Russian Checkers where capturing can be done either forward or backward.

As for Turkish Dama, capturing is done either forward or sideways, since movement is done either forward or sideways, unlike the rest of the variations where movement is done in a diagonal manner.

An app that has hogged all the headlines since its release earlier this year, here are some features that make Quick Checkers the best online checkers game for both iOS and Android users:

 

Compete against random opponents

Checkers has from time immemorial been known to boost players’ memory recall, just as much as it enhances their decision-making skills.

With Quick Checkers, you have the freedom to challenge yourself against any opponent from around the globe for a nice, quick game of checkers.

Play now and prove that you are the unrivaled checkers master!

 

Play in different locations

Whereas Quick Checkers selects your nationality, or rather your present location at the time of joining the game, you’ll still have the freedom to choose from an extensive range of real-world locations such as New York, Paris, London, Amsterdam, and Rio de Janeiro.

All it takes to play in these exotic locations is to earn experience and level up in order to gain access.

 

Prompt in-game chat system

Other than the dozens of unique checker skins and avatars at your disposal, the game also has a prompt in-game chat system that allows you to keep in touch with friends and players from all across the world.

 

Exciting rewards

The game also has a number of milestones and achievements which when attained will not only draw exciting incentives and rewards but will also increase your reputation in the game.

The ranking system enables you to monitor your progress in the game on both a National and Global scale, whereas the amazing graphics and easily accessible user interface will enhance your overall user experience.

Having almost no loading times on the other hand enables you to get started at the drop of a hat.

Although the dedicated team at GamoVation has so far done an exceptional job, there is still a lot to look forward to, as a number of stunning features are set to be added to the game in the coming months.

Anyone can as such feel free to send whatever suggestions, comments, or feedback that they may have, as they will go a long way in making this game even better than it already is.

Quick Checkers can be downloaded now for free on the App Store and Google Play Store.

 

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