This popular game is known as Checkers in the United States, and Draughts in much of the rest of the world. It is a two-player game played on a board made up of 64 alternately-colored squares, eight to a side.
The following is a comprehensive collection of web sites where you can play checkers and draughts online against the computer or against live players, right from your browser.
Checkers Games You Can Play Online
- GameColony Checkers
Play free online games at GameColony.com, and enjoy the thrill of competition in one of their daily cash tournaments. Games include Chess, Checkers, Gin Rummy, Cribbage, Dominoes, and Backgammon. The games feature true peer-to-peer and tournament play for fun or for cash with no downloads, full chat and instant message functionality, and no aggravating ads or anything else that gets in the way of what you want to do -- play games!
- Checkers Chest
Checkers Chest offers online checkers games, checkers rules, checkers strategy guides, and links to additional online checkers sites.
Provides checkers enthusiasts with a comprehensive, reliable site for online checkers.
Play against the World Checkers Champion! Chinook won the World Championship in 1994, the first program to win a human world championship.
- GoldToken Checkers
GoldToken allows you to play turn-based games and make new friends from around the world. With over 200 classic board games and variations to choose from, there will never be a dull moment! GoldToken's environment is suitable and safe for all ages.
- ItsYourTurn Checkers
Play free online games including Backgammon, Battleboats (Battleship), Chess, Checkers, Othello, Pente, and more - over 35 different games and variations. No Java, no downloads. Tournaments and extensive message boards are part of this active community.
- PlayOK Checkers
PlayOK offers free online games that you can play right from your browser, with no download required. [Java]
- Wyllie Online Draughts Club
A new way to play draughts online modelled on a traditional face-to-face draughts club, but harnessing the power of the internet.
- YourTurnMyTurn Checkers
At YourTurnMyTurn.com you can play turn-based classic online board games and modern board games against other players. Your opponent doesn't have to be online. Requires free registration.