Questions tagged [chinese-checkers]

Use this tag for Chinese Checkers, also known as Sternhalma, or Chinese Chequers (UK). This is an abstract strategy game of German origin, for two, three, four, or six players using marbles. It is played on a hexagonal board with each face have an additional triangle where the board pieces start.

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Can I enter a non-target foreign home in Chinese Checkers?

Given a game of Chinese Checkers And that I have a marble next to a foreign home which is not the taget opposite Can I place my marble in that foreign home? Can I jump in and out of that foreign ...
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Why is it called "Chinese Checkers"?

It is not a Checkers variant, nor did it originate in China, how could this name possibly make sense?
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Unusual Chinese Checkers jump that moves three spaces?

I recently found out about a rule where if one marble is 2 spaces away from another, and the next 3 spaces after it are unoccupied, you can jump 3 spaces? So if your marble is in one on the board, and ...
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