Draughts Resources

This page will be used to organise Draughts resources for North Kildare Chess Club.

Course Content Downloads

Files and folders for download are available here:

Recommended Software / Apps

Microsoft Windows Computers:

English Draughts (American Checkers) Software for Windows:
CheckerBoard by Martin Fierz http://www.fierz.ch/checkers.htm (free)

Download CB_setup.exe in the “Get It!” section

English and Russian Draughts (and other rulesets):
“Aurora Borealis v3.6 Lite” http://aurora.draughtsworld.com/download.html (free version)
“Checkersland PC” http://checkersland.com/download/pc.jsp (free)
“Fine Checkers” http://www.lenagames.com/checkers.htm (free version)

Android Apps (free)

“Checkers for Android” by Aart Bik (English Draughts/Checkers only)

Miroslav Kisly has a number of good quality Android Checkers / Draughts variants apps:
“American Checkers” https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=mkisly.american.checkers
“Shashki – Russian Draughts” https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=mkisly.checkers
Optime Software “Checkers Free” https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.optimesoftware.checkers.free

iOS – iPhone / iPad (free)

Optime Software LLC “Checkers” https://apps.apple.com/us/app/checkers/id294664915

(I haven’t played this one, but I’m basing the recommendation on the quality of the Android version of the App)