# How do you set up a Draught board?

## How do you set up a Draught board?

Draughts is played on a 64 square chess board. Take 12 counters of one colour and place one on each of the black squares in the first 3 rows of your side. Your opponent does the same. The object of the game is to capture all of your opponent's pieces or block them so they cannot be moved.

### How many squares are in a Halma board?

256 squaresHalma, (Greek: “jump”), checkers-type board game, invented about 1880, in which players attempt to move a number of pieces from one corner of a square board containing 256 squares to the opposite corner. The first to transfer all of his pieces is the winner.

#### How many pieces are on a checkerboard?

12Official tournament checker boards are 16 inches wide with alternating green and buff squares. The board should be placed so that there is a light corner square nearest each player's right-hand side and a dark corner square nearest each player's left-hand side. Each player starts out with 12 playing pieces.

How many pieces are in a backgammon set?

fifteen piecesIt is a two-player game where each player has fifteen pieces (checkers or men) that move between twenty-four triangles (points) according to the roll of two dice. The objective of the game is to be first to bear off, i.e. move all fifteen checkers off the board.