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A picture of an International Draught Board: 10 by 10 fields.

The game of International draughts, also known as Continental Checkers is played on a board that is 10 squares wide and 10 squares deep. But only half of the board is played on (just the dark-coloured squares are used, as you can see in the picture). The pieces are moved diagonally. International draughts is in the genre of abstract strategy and Board game. It has developed over thousands of years and has had many changes over time. There are also many similar variations of the game, two well-known variations are listed below: