fast-checkers

Popular Opening Shots

One will regret if misses to play these wonderful shot games as contains a great fun. A stroke or shot is related to some pitches that are followed by either one or some more jumps of multiple natures. It can be understood through these diagrams.

Black White

Image 1 - White wins


Canalejas Shot

Watch in the figure 11 to 16 (Bristol) and 23 to 18, 16 to 20, 24 to 19 (like 11 to 16, 24 to19, 16 to 20, 23 to 18) 8 to 11? in image 1. A piece won by white: 19 to 15, 10 to 19, 18 to 14 (and 27 to 24 on number one) 9 to 18, 22 to 8, 4 to 11, 27 to 24 1591 A.D., WW. Montero. One can bring this trap by 12 to 16, 23 to 18, 16 to 20, 24 to 19 (like 12 to 16, 24 to 19, 16 to 20, 23 to 18) 8 to 12?

Black White

Image 2 - White wins


Fool’s Mate

Watch 10 to 15 (Kelso) and 23 to 19, 6 to 10, 22 to 17, 11 to 16? in image 2 two pieces are won by white: 17 to 13, 16 to 23, 13 to 6, 2 to 9, 27 to 2 WW. This name is given for honoring Fool’s Mate used in the game of chess.

Black White

Image 3 - Black wins


Tourist Trap

Watch 9 to 13 (Edinburgh) and 23 to 19, 11 to 16, 26 to 23, 10 to 14, 24 to 20? in image 3. Two pieces are won by black: 14 to 17, 21 to 14 (22 to11, 17 to 26, 31 to 22, 7 to 31 RW.) and 6 to 10, 22 to 11, 10 to 26, 31 to 22, 7 to 31 RW. Generally, many players try for this position. It can be also be obtained through 10 to 14, 23 to 19, 11 to 16, 26 to 23, 9 to 13 like earlier the 24 to 20? blunder.

Black White

Image 4 - White wins


Switcher Stroke of Wyllie’s

Watch 11 to 15, 21 to 17, 9 to 13(Switcher) and 25 to 21, 8 to 11, 17 to 14, 10 to 17, 21 to 14, 6 to 10, 22 to 17, 13 to 22, 26 to 17, 15 to 18, 24 to 20, 2 to6, 28 to 24, 4 to 8, 29 to 25, 11 to 15, 30 to 26, 6 to 9? (where 15 to19 draws the game in image 4. This stroke is slightly difficult in comparison to other traps described above: 24 to 19 15 to 24, 20 to 16, 12 to 19, 27 to 20, 18 to 27, 31 to 6, 1 to 10, 26 to 22, 9 to 18, 22 to 6 James Wyllie, WW.

Black White

Image 5 - Black wins


Steel Shot

Watch 11 to 15, 23 to 19, 8 to 11, 22 to 17, 9 to 13, 17 to 14, 10 to 17, 21 to 14 (Lady & Laird ) 15 to 18, 19 to 15, 4 to 8, 24 to 19, 13 to 17, 28 to 24, 11 to 16, 26 to 23, 16 to 20, 31 to 26? in image 5. Movement of an impressive nature shot are 8 to 22!, 25 to 18, 12 to 16, 19 to 12, 7 to 10, 14 to 7, 3 to 28, 12 to 3, 2 to 7, 3 to 10, 6 to 31 RW which are published in the year 1851 by James Steel.

Black White

Image 6 - Black wins


Boomerang Trap (defined by J. Hill – A.J. Heffner)

(Some clever shots are played by white but winner is black there.) watch 11 to 15, 24 to 19 (2nd double corner) and 15 to 24, 28 to 19, 9 to 14, 22 to 18, 5 to 9 26 to 22, 7 to 11, 27 to 24, 3 to 7, 22 to 17, 11 to 15, 18 to 11, 8 to 15, 25 to 22, 9 to 13 (shots of White now) 23 to 18, 14 to 23, 17 to 14, 10 to 26, 19 to 3 in image 6. Now, a piece is won by black: 12 to 16! 31to 22, 16 to 20 when 24 to 19, 2to 7 RW. This shot was A.J. Heffiner to J. Hill continued (after 16 to 20 shot of black) 3 to 7, 2 to 11, 24 to 19, 11 to 15, 19 to 10, 6 to 15, 21 to 17, 4 to 8, 17 to 14, 8 to 12, 14 to 10, 12 to 16, 10 to 7, 15 to 19, 7 to 2, 23 to 26, 30 to 23, 19 to 26, 2 to 7, 26 to 30, 22 to 18, 30 to 26, 18 to 15 RW

Black White

Image 7 - White wins


Saukell’s Shot

Watch 11 to 15, 23 to 19, 8 to 11, 22 to 17, 9 to 13, 17 to 14, 10 to 17, 21 to 14 (Laird & Lady) 15 to 18, 19 to 15, 4 to 8, 24 to 19, 6 to 9, 15 to 10, 13 to 17, 19 to 15, 17 to 21, 28 to 24, 11 to 16 in image 7 a king piece is contained by white responsible for a victory in easy manner 15 to 11, 8 to 15, 10 to 6, 1 to 17, 25 to 22, 18 to 25, 29 to 6, 2 to 9, 24 to 19 WW, Saukell. It will not be possible for black to have kind approach.

Black White

Image 8 - Black wins


Goose Walk

Watch 11 to 15, 22 to 18 (single type corner) 15 to 22, 25 to 18, 8 to 11, 29 to 25, 4 to 8, 25 to 22, 10 to 15, 24 to 20, 12 to 16, 27 to 24? in image 8. The position is changed by black in a drastic manner through following shots still it remains is material. Is there any possibility of winning after finishing it? 16 to 19, (else 15 to 19 first) 23 to 16, 15 to 19, 24 to 15, 9 to 14, 18 to 9, 11 to 25 and 5 to 14. There is no possibility for white to be a king. Black can wait along with 25 to 29 and again 25 to 29 till white is not able to keep him in the position of out corner RW.

Black White

Image 9 - Black wins


A Dyke Hole

11 to 15, 22 to 17, 15 to 19 (Dyke of black color) 23 to 16, 12 to 19, 24 to 15, 10 to 19, 25 to 22, 8 to 11, 29 to 25? (27 to 23, or 30 to 25 PP) 11 to 15, 27 to 23? (17 to 13! PP) in image 9. Through this shot black gains position in the material. Is there any possibility of winning after game is over? 9 to 13, 23 to 16, 15 to 18, 22 to 15, 13 to 29, 21 to 17, 4 to 8. (A piece can be won by black through 7 to 11 but there is doubt regarding keeping this.) Black need to be careful for making white regarding moves towards run out.

Black White

Image 10 - White wins


Scrub’s Delight

11 to 15, 23 to 19, 8 to 11, 22 to 17, 4 to 8 (Old 14th else 9 to 14, 17 to 13, 4 to 8, 26 to 23, 15 to 18, 24 to 20, 11 to 15, 17 to 13, 8 to 11 same) 17 to 13, 15 to 18, 24 to 20, 11 to 15, 28 to 24, 8 to 11, 26 to 23, 9 to 14, 31 to 26, 6 to 9, 13 to 6, 2 to 9, 26 to 22, 9 to 13. in image 10 again position in material is gained by white: 20 to 16 (else 22 to 17 first) 11 to 20, 22 to 17, 13 to 22, 21 to 17, 14 to 21, 23 to 14, 10 to 17, 25 to 22 WW. OK, is there any chance of winning for white? Carry on 1 to 6 (either now or later) and 2 to 9, 5 to 14, 19 to 15, 3 to 8, (14 to 18, 24 to 19 and 27 to 24 WW) 15 to 10, 8 to 11, 10 to 6, 11 to 15, 6 to 2, 12 to 16, (17 to 22, 2 to 6, 14 to 18, 6 to 10 WW) 2 to 6, 14 to 18, 6 to 10, 16 to 19, 10 to 14, 19 to 28, 14 to 23, 17 to 22, 23 to 18 WW. It is termed as big stroke according to guide of Lees’ and credited to J. Sturges

Black White

Image 11 - White wins


Brooklyn

11 to 15, 22 to 18 (Single Corner) 15 to 22, 25 to 18, 9 to 13, 29 to 25, 12 to 16, 18 to 14, 10 to 17, 21 to 14, 16 to 20, 23 to 18, 6 to 10, 25 to 21, 10 to 17, 21 to 14, 1 to 6, 26 to 23, 13 to 17, 31 to 26, 8 to 11, 24 to 19, 4 to 8, 28 to 24, 8 to 12, 19 to 15, 3 to 8, 23 to 19, 11 to 16, 26 to 22!, 17 to 26, 30 to 23, 7 to 10, 14 to 7, 2 to 11. in image 11. This position is known as Brooklyn Position: 18 to 14, 11 to 18, 14 to 10, 6 to 15, 23 to 14, 16 to 23, 27 to 4, 20 to 27, 32 to 23 WW, John Drummond.

Black White

Image 12 - White wins


Alligator Position or Crocodile Position

9 to 13 (Edinburgh) 22 to 17, 13 to 22, 25 to 18, 11 to 16, 29 to 25, 5 to 9, 18 to 14, 9 to 18, 23 to 14, 10 to 17, 21 to 14, 8 to 11, 24 to 19, 16 to 23, 26 to 19, 6 to 10, 25 to 21, 10 to 17, 21 to 14, 11 to 16, 28 to 24, 16 to 23, 27 to 18, 7 to 11, 30 to 26, 11 to 16, 26 to 23, 16 to 20, 31 to 27, 2 to 7, 24 to 19, 7 to 11, 14 to 10, 11 to 16, 18 to 15, 4 to 8? in image 12 Now, a surprise shot is played by white Fishburne is known as Alligator Position, " as it contains same wicked tail to end snap." 10 to 6, 1 to 10, 15 to 6, 3 to 7, 6 to 2, 7 to 10, 2 to 6, 10 to 14, 6 to 9, 14 to 17, 9 to 14, 17 to 22, 14 to 17, 22 to 26, 32 to 28*, 26 to 31 (8 to 11, 28 to 24, 26 to 31, 17 to 22 WW) 19 to 15, 31 to 24, 28 to 19, 20 to 24, 23 to 18*! (tail’s snap) 16 to 23, 15 to 11 8 to 22, 17 to 28 WW, W. H. Russell.

Black White

Image 13 - White wins


Addendum #1: various Opening Shots

Don – Amateur

11 to 15, 22 to 18, 15 to 22 (Single Corner) 25 to 18, 8 to 11, 29 to 25, 4 to 8, 25 to 22, 11 to 16 18 to 15, 10 to 19, 24 to 15, 9 to 13? in image 13. A piece is won by white: 15 to 10, 7 to 14 (or 6 to 15) 22 to 17, 13 to 22, 26 to 10, 6 to 15, 23 to 19 WW.

Black White

Image 14 - Black wins


A friend – Pringle

11 to 15, 21 to 17, 8 to 11 (9 to 13 is stronger) 25 to 21 (this construction of position is more realistic from 11 to 15, 22 to 17, 8 to 11, 25 to 22) 4 to 8 (9 to 13) 24 to 20, 15 to 18, 22 to 15, 11 to 18, 23 to 14, 9 to 18, 29 to 25, 8 to 11, 28 to 24? in image 14. Chances are there for your winning: 18 to 23!, 26 to 19, (27 to 18, 10 to 14 is more shot) 11 to 16, 20 to 11, 7 to 23, 27 to 18, 10 to 14, 17 to 10, 6 to 29 RW.

Extra credit: Have you got that diagram 14 and 13 are approximate same but only difference in colors. The moves required for winning are also same.

Black White

Image 15 - White wins


Campbell Jacques Shot: E.R. Jacques in the year 1869

9 to 13, 24 to 19, 11 to 16, 22 to 18, 8 to 11, 28 to 24, 16 to 20, 18 to 14(A) 10 to 17, 21 to 14 11 to 16, 25 to 21, 6 to 9, 23 to 18, 16 to 23, 26 to 19, 4 to 8? (13 to 17 is more strong, PP) 29 to 25, 7 to 11(B) 19 to 15 (25 to 22) 13 to 17 (12 to 16) 31 to 26 9 to 13, 25 to 22, 12 to 16, 15 to 10, 2 to 7? (16 to 19! 24 to 15, 2 to 7, 27 to 24, 20 to 27, 32 to 23, 5 to 9 is responsible for draws, W.Ryan). in image 15 Search the win through: 27 to 23! 20 to 27, 14 to 9 5 to 14, 18 to 9, 7 to 14, 9 to 6, 1 to 10, 23 to 18, 21 to 7, 3 to 10, 26 to 3, 27 to 31, 3 to 7 WW.

A – Masterpieces of Boland's in this game Known as Checkers provides a beginning to this game: 11 to 16 24 to 19, 8 to 11, 28 to 24, 16 to 20, 22 to 17, 9 to 13, 22 to 17, 9 to 13, 17 to 14 same.

B – Masterpieces of Boland's in this Game known as Checkers tells 13 to 17, 31 to 26, 9 to 13, 25 to 22, 7 to 11, 19 to 15 same.

Black White

Image 16 - Black wins


Addendum #2: Two strokes from Checkers (which are also known as Win Checkers) through Millard Hopper.

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11 to 15, 23 to 18, 8 to 11, 27 to 23, 11 to 16 (Slip Cross) 18 to 11, 16 to 20, 24 to 19, 7 to 16, 22 to 18, 4 to 8, 25 to 22, 8 to 11, 29 to 25, 10 to 14, 19 to 15, 3 to 8, 22 to 17? (31 to 27 is responsible for draws). in image 16. Black gets victory with 20 to 24! 28 to 19, 16 to 20, 17 to 10, 9 to 14, 18 to 9, 11 to 27, 32 to 23, 6 to 24 RW.

Black White

Image 17 - Black wins


Page of draw 83

11 to 15, 24 to 20 (Ayrshire Lassie) 8 to 11, 28 to 24, 4 to 8, 23 to 19, 9 to 14, 22 to 17, 5 to 9, 26 to 23, 9 to 13, 20 to 16. in image 17. It can be drawn by black whether one believes it or not: 11 to 20 (13 to 22? 25 to 9, 6 to 13, 30 to 25, 11 to 20, 21 to 17, 13 to 22, 25 to 4 WW) 30 to 26, 13 to 22, 25 to 4, 10 to 17, 21 to 14, 3 to 8, 4 to 11, 7 to 30, 14 to 10 (Have you noticed the change?) 6 to 15, 31 to 26, 30 to 23, 27 to 11, 20 to 27, 32 to 23 is a draw. One shot is responsible for disappearance of eighteen pieces.

Black White

Image 18 - Black wins


Through guide designed for checkers with title known as Secrets for Checkerboard strategy written by person known as Tom Wiswell 11 to 15, 23 to 18, 9 to 14 (Cross Choice) 18 to 11, 8 to 15, 22 to 17, 4 to 8, 25 to 22, 8 to 11, 27 to 23, 11 to 16, 24 to 19, 15 to 24, 28 to 19, 16 to 20, 31 to 27? (32 to 27 is responsible for draws, Wiswell). in image 18. Black gets victory with 14 to 18! 22 to 15 (or 23 to 14 5 to 9 is same) 7 to 11, 15 to 8 10 to 14 RW.

Black White

Image 19 - Black wins


Description of shot mentioned in Lees' Guide

11 to 15, 24 to 20 (Ayrshire Lassie) 8 to 11, 28 to 24, 4 to 8, 23 to 19, 15 to 18, 22 to 15, 11 to 18, 26 to 22, 7 to 11, 22 to 15, 11 to 18, 30 to 26, 8 to 11 26 to 22? in image 19. Black gets victory with 11 to 16! 20 to 11, 3 to 7, 22 to 15, 7 to 23, 27 to 18, 10 to 28 RW.

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