Halma is similar to Chinese Checkers
, differing only in the board shape
and limiting the number of players to two. On ItsYourTurn.com
, it is
played on an 8 by 8 board, and each player has 10 pieces. At the start
of the game, your pieces are in the bottom right corner of the board.
This area is called your yard. Your opponent's pieces are in the opposite
The object is to be the first player to move all your pieces into the
All the rules about moving and jumping are the same as they would be
for Chinese Checkers--it's basically a simplified version since ItsYourTurn.com
does not allow for more than two players to play each other at a time.
Also, all of your pieces must be out of your own yard before the 30th move--this prevents you from keeping your own pieces in your yard to block your opponent from moving into it.
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