Russian checkers/Draughts (Shashki or Russian shashki) is the most popular type of draughts played in Russia, Eastern Europe and Israel. The goal of the game is to capture all the opponent’s pieces or prevent him to make a move.
- The King can move diagonally to any free square, backward or forward.
- If after capturing an enemy’s piece you still have an allowed a jumps move then you must continue the jump sequence (jump is mandatory).
- The jump with a simple piece is done both forward and backward.