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We grew up playing that the only time a non-king piece could go backwards is if the play was a multi-piece knockout and the the first opponet piece jumped was not a backward jump. So, if it was a three jump knockout, the first jump had to be forward but the 2nd or 3rd could be backwards


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Introduction When it comes to checkers, four basic families of checkers are recognized. The fifth one combines two families. Examples of the families and movement and capturing are included Turkish (Turkish, Greek, etc) [Orthogonal and sideways] [No backcapturing] International (Interational, Brazillian, Russian, Pool, etc.) [Diagonal] [Backcapturing] ...



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