CHECKERS(6)							   Games Manual 						       CHECKERS(6)

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checkers - game SYNOPSIS
/usr/games/checkers DESCRIPTION
Checkers uses standard notation for the board: BLACK +-----+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+ |//// | 1 | //// | 2 | //// | 3 | //// | 4 | |//// | | //// | | //// | | //// | | +-----+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+ | 5 | //// | 6 | //// | 7 | //// | 8 | //// | | | //// | | //// | | //// | | //// | +-----+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+ |//// | 9 | //// | 10 | //// | 11 | //// | 12 | |//// | | //// | | //// | | //// | | +-----+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+ | 13 | //// | 14 | //// | 15 | //// | 16 | //// | | | //// | | //// | | //// | | //// | +-----+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+ |//// | 17 | //// | 18 | //// | 19 | //// | 20 | |//// | | //// | | //// | | //// | | +-----+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+ | 21 | //// | 22 | //// | 23 | //// | 24 | //// | | | //// | | //// | | //// | | //// | +-----+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+ |//// | 25 | //// | 26 | //// | 27 | //// | 28 | |//// | | //// | | //// | | //// | | +-----+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+ | 29 | //// | 30 | //// | 31 | //// | 32 | //// | | | //// | | //// | | //// | | //// | +-----+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+ +-----+------+------+----WHITE----+------+------+------+ Black plays first. The program normally plays white. To specify a move, name the square moved from and the square moved to. For multiple jumps name all the squares touched. Certain commands may be given instead of moves: reverse Reverse roles; the program takes over your pieces. backup Undo the last move for each player. list Print the record of the game. move Let the program select a move for you. print Print a map of the present position. CHECKERS(6)

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