Welcome Cheryl to "Checker Trivia"--answer

A forum dedicated to odd facts and trivia about our favorite game.

Welcome Cheryl to "Checker Trivia"--answer

Postby Mr. Checkers on Wed Feb 01, 2006 1:00 pm

Please enjoy our postings here and if you have any question please feel free to ask them. (Cont.)
Last edited by Mr. Checkers on Sat Feb 11, 2006 11:39 am, edited 1 time in total.
Take care and God Bless. "Mr. Checkers"---Visit with "Inky" at: http://www.broenink-art.nl/maukie2.swf----"No act of kindness no matter how small is ever wasted". --Aesop--
Mr. Checkers
Posts: 1321
Joined: Sun Nov 20, 2005 3:05 pm
Location: Dubuque, Iowa


Postby Cheryl on Thu Feb 09, 2006 6:04 pm

Does anyone happen to know the history behind the Bristol opening? I'm trying to figure out where it got its name. Thanks.
Posts: 4
Joined: Tue Jan 31, 2006 10:22 pm

Re: Welcome Cheryl to "Checker Trivia"

Postby Palomino on Fri Feb 10, 2006 10:00 pm

Hi Cheryl,

The title of "Bristol" was given to this single opening move by Andrew Anderson, the celebrated author, world draughts champion and stocking-weaver by trade in his home village of Carluke. This was in respect to the players of that English City for help rendered with the preparation of his 2nd Edition of his Guide in 1852.

Regards, "Pal" Bucker

Source: Basic checkers, by Richard L. Fortman

User avatar
Posts: 873
Joined: Thu Nov 17, 2005 12:13 pm
Location: Mooresville, Indiana

Re: Welcome Cheryl to "Checker Trivia"--an

Postby Cheryl on Sat Feb 11, 2006 5:08 pm

Posts: 4
Joined: Tue Jan 31, 2006 10:22 pm

Return to Checkers Facts and Trivia

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 2 guests