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Checkers Day

Checkers Day is held on September 23. This event in the third decade of the month September is annual. Help us Help us 
23 September - Checkers Day
Historians believe that Checkers dates back to 3000 BC. The name draughts comes from the verb meaning draw or move. Checkers is played on the very same board as Chess.
Checkers Day is commemorates the famous checkers speech made by Richard M. Nixon in 1952 after he received an adorable Cocker Spaniel as he sought election in 1952.
A single checker advanced can easily be jumped and captured while a checker backed up by two more checkers is immune from capture. If you press forward with a few checkers then your advancing force will be much more powerful.

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