"First Book Written on Checkers"--answer

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"First Book Written on Checkers"--answer

Postby Mr. Checkers on Mon Jan 09, 2006 10:50 pm

"Checker Trivia questions of the Day". What is the name of this book and who was its author? It what year was it written? In what country was it written? In what language was it written? And where can one go to see a copy of it today? (Cont.)
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Re: "First Book Written on Checkers"--answ

Postby Mr. Checkers on Tue Jan 24, 2006 2:32 pm

Antonio Torquemada of Valencia, Spain is given credit for this first writing on draughts in 1547. Its whereabouts today is unknown. (Cont.)
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