Article Archive

New Book by Richard Pask!

Prolific modern checker author and English Grandmaster Richard Pask has released his 21st and (he says) final book. Play Better Checkers & Draughts promises to fit neatly alongside Mr. Pask's monumental classics Solid Checkers, Key Openings, Key Landings, Key Themes, and Key Endings. Play Better Checkers & Draughts is distributed by Nick McBride of Jersey. The printed version of the book has been sold out and is now only available in electronic form. You may purchase the "e-book" for $12.50 by emailing Mr. McBride at

Mr. Pask recently quoted checker icon Richard Fortman when he said that "the perfect draughts book has yet to be written." Two early corrections have already come in: