hist-games: Checker Board?

Alan Winston awinston at scn.org
Sat Apr 26 11:28:08 PDT 2003


"Polish Checkers" uses a 10x10 board. Try googling.


Alan Winston
Seattle


----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Todd Fischer" <imelod at sympatico.ca>
To: "hist-games" <hist-games at www.pbm.com>
Sent: Saturday, April 26, 2003 11:04 AM
Subject: hist-games: Checker Board?


> For my birthday, my mother has given me a game board that her father
made...
>
> I think its for checkers, but if so my granddad did not know how many
> squares a checker board should have...
>
> Instead of being 8 x 8 squares, the board is 10 x 10 squares...they
are
> coloured black and red...
>
> The pieces are pegs, about half marked with a line across their
tops...when
> I got the board the outside two rows of squares, on all four sides,
were
> filled with pieces...
>
> Does this sound familiar to anyone? Or is it, as I said earlier, just
a
> mistake on my granddad's part?
>
> Oh, he was from Northern Ontario if that's any help (regional
variant?)...
>
> Todd/Colyne
>
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