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"Killer draughts" solves this problem. It is a variant of International Draughts. The only difference is the following: if the last captured piece is a Dame, the captor must stop at the immediate next cell after the last jumped piece. This serves to reduce the drawishness of the game, since it means that two Dames will win against a lone Dame. ...


Let's set a lower bound on the likelihood of winning with doubles, by simply ignoring all cases where it is impossible to win without doubles. Assumption: All board positions considered are equally likely. This is probably not true, but will approach truth in longer games. Consider the case of two men only left on the board, both in the home court, and not ...

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