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(PUZZLE HOP)Tj /GS1 gs /F1 1 Tf )Tj Q -0.01 Tc 0 -1.19999 TD << When there is a \324jump\325 available, the opponent must jump. 2.772 15.1387 2.7757 15.1397 2.7757 15.1628 c Both players use)Tj /GS0 gs (diagonally and each player moves alternately one of his men, in order to \324capture\325 an opponent\325)Tj BT -0.0101 Tc 2.132 15.1279 2.155 15.1954 2.1788 15.1954 c BT q T* The Official Checkers to be used in National Tournaments and Official Matches shall be turned and round, and of RED & WHITE in color, and of a diameter of not less than one and one quarter inches, nor more than one and one half inches. 0 594 0 0 re [(except that the player moves his checker sideways as well as for)-18(ward, and a king can be crowned only in the)]TJ It is a simpler version of the game Halma, which is an American game. 2.5949 14.8979 m The roll of the dice indicates how many points, or pips, the player is to move his checkers. 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ET /F1 1 Tf ‹‹ 0 0 0 1 k >> 2.2607 14.8117 l The object of the game is to tr)-18(y to prevent the opponent from lining up 5 colors of his)]TJ /Type/ExtGState ���T�X�8�12X�"1/E�Jy��,k�屈��Q�,5I�ـ��Q!�^����'�b��� Q������ /F0 1 Tf 3 0 obj -0.0101 Tc /Size[136 26] 11 0 obj /GS2 gs (1112-0710)Tj -0.01 Tc )Tj %âãÏÓ Checkers or draughts is the name of several different board games.All of these games are similar. 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