Which Colour moves first in Draughts?

Which Colour moves first in Draughts?

The player with the black draughts always moves first so players should change colours at the end of each draughts game. The draughts can be moved diagonally forwards one square at a time. They cannot move backwards.

Who moves first in Draughts?

Draughts (or checkers) is played by two players, on opposite sides of a playing board, alternating moves. One player has dark pieces, and the other has light pieces. It is against the rules for one player to move the other player's pieces. The player with the light pieces makes the first move unless stated otherwise.

What is the best first move in checkers?

Old FaithfulHere is the board as it is set up at the beginning of every game of Checkers. This first move, called "Old Faithful", is the most popular starting move in Checkers, as it is considered to be the best one, when players are free to choose their own moves from the beginning.

Which way can you move in Draughts?

Move rules Uncrowned pieces can move diagonally forward only; kings can move in any diagonal direction. Jump: A jump consists of moving a piece that is diagonally adjacent an opponent's piece, to an empty square immediately beyond it in the same direction (thus "jumping over" the opponent's piece).