Suicide Checkers (also called Anti-Checkers, Giveaway Checkers or Losing Draughts) is the misère version of Checkers (Draughts). Tournaments were held in England at the Mindsports Olympiad (MSO) in 2002-2005 and again in 2010-2011 and at numerous places in the United States. The game can be played online on BrainKing and igGameCenter. There are also a suicide checkers engines such as Suicidal Cake and Roshi47.


The game has the same rules as Checkers. The only difference is the winning condition:

  • The winner is the first player to have no legal move: that is, all of whose pieces are lost or blocked.

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