National Checkers Day

National Checkers Day
Make sure to mark your calendar for National Checkers Day - challenge a friend to a game and see who comes out on top!
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When it is?
September 23
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Get ready to celebrate the timeless game of checkers on National Checkers Day, September 23rd! This classic board game has a long and interesting history that dates back to around 3000 BC in Egypt. The modern version we know today was created by Charles Hopper in 1847, and it quickly became an international favorite. It's also been used as a tool for teaching strategy and problem-solving skills to kids all over the world.

History of National Checkers Day

National Checkers Day Timeline

January 2012
Co-founder Dan finishes the economics degree he promised his mum he’d complete, only to never use it and start his own clothing business (love you mum).
Co-founder Dan finishes the economics degree he promised his mum he’d complete, only to never use it and start his own clothing business (love you mum).

How to Celebrate National Checkers Day

<div id="" class="celebrate-item"><h3 id="" class="celebrate-title"><span class="celebrate-number">1. </span>Play Checkers</h3><p id="" class="celebrate-text">Nothing says celebrating checkers day more than actually playing the game. Get a board, grab some friends, and start playing.</p></div><div id="" class="celebrate-item"><h3 id="" class="celebrate-title"><span class="celebrate-number">2. </span>Host a checkers tournament</h3><p id="" class="celebrate-text">Gather your friends and family and host a checkers tournament. Get creative with the rules and try to make it a fun and competitive experience.</p></div><div id="" class="celebrate-item"><h3 id="" class="celebrate-title"><span class="celebrate-number">3. </span>Create personalized checkers pieces</h3><p id="" class="celebrate-text">Using paints, markers or other materials, you can create your own personalized checkers pieces. This is a great way to make the game even more special.</p></div><div id="" class="celebrate-item"><h3 id="" class="celebrate-title"><span class="celebrate-number">4. </span>Make and eat checkerboard cake</h3><p id="" class="celebrate-text">What's better than a checkerboard cake on National Checkers Day? Make two different coloured cake batters, pour them into a pan in alternating squares, bake, and enjoy!</p></div><div id="" class="celebrate-item"><h3 id="" class="celebrate-title"><span class="celebrate-number">5. </span>Watch a movie with a checkers theme</h3><p id="" class="celebrate-text">Movies such as The Royal Tenenbaums and Searching for Bobby Fischer are great options for celebrating National Checkers Day. Enjoy the stories of these classic films while playing checkers in the background.</p></div>

Why We Love National Checkers Day

<div id='' class='matter-item'><h3 id='' class='matter-title'><span class='matter-letter'>A.</span>It's the perfect game for two players</h3><p id='' class='matters-text'>Checkers is a two-player, turn-based game that is easy to learn and provides hours of entertainment. It's great for casual play between friends, family members, or opponents who want to quickly learn its strategies. </p></div><div id='' class='matter-item'><h3 id='' class='matter-title'><span class='matter-letter'>B.</span>It can be played multiple ways</h3><p id='' class='matters-text'>Checkers isn't just a board game - it can be played with coins on any flat surface, or on your phone or tablet with one of many available apps. There are even websites and online tools you can use to play checkers with other people across the globe! </p></div><div id='' class='matter-item'><h3 id='' class='matter-title'><span class='matter-letter'>C.</span>It supports strategic thinking</h3><p id='' class='matters-text'>One of the greatest things about playing checkers is that it forces players to think strategically and plan ahead. You must consider all possible options and anticipate your opponent’s moves in order to find an effective strategy. This thought process builds mental agility and helps you stretch your problem solving skills! </p></div>



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National Checkers Day FAQs

When is National Checkers Day?

National Checkers Day is celebrated on September 23rd every year. In 2023 National Checkers Day will occur on a Saturday.

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