Checkers is a group of abstract strategy board games between two players which involve diagonal moves of uniform pieces and mandatory captures by jumping over the enemy's pieces. The general rule is that all moves and captures are made diagonally. The game is very popular in the Netherlands. It is also played in France, Eastern European countries, Africa, and some parts of the former Soviet Union. The game is knows as International Checkers in the United States. The rules are simply enough, so play this exciting game and check, weather you are still as good at checkers as you think!