Turkish checkers

noun plural but usually singular in construction

: checkers in which each player has 16 men and all 64 squares of the checkerboard are used, single men move forward, sideward, or diagonally forward, and kings move any distance in any direction

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“Turkish checkers.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Turkish%20checkers. Accessed 27 Nov. 2022.

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