The backgammon, checkers, chess
The backgammon is a game with a centuries-old history. Checkers will never lose popularity. Play chess is a favorite intellectual game of all times, invented long before the beginning of our era. We offer the best logical games for both adults and children, the popularity of which has been tested for centuries.
Chess, checkers, backgammon - board games that make you think
To buy chess, checkers, backgammon is easy and simple on the shop's site "Carpathian Products" - high-quality board games at fair prices.
Board games - this is games that usually gather players at the table - from here comes their name. Playing board games involves two or more people and is intellectual in its nature. Particularly, the category of board games includes such games for a couple: chess, checkers, backgammon and other. These are logical games that develop the mindset of players. These games are designed for adults, but often parents are teaching children to think strategically and qualify them as part of the circle of "family games ". Sometimes board games collect the whole family tournaments because to play intellectual games and win means to support the family image. You can buy board games for family entertainment: chess, checkers, and backgammon - interesting games for minds.
Chess is a board game with an ancient history
As all board games, chess has its own "territory": a board called chessboard. Great chess fans can even buy a chess table. There are 32 pieces of chess (16 of them are white and 16 of black each): king, queen, rook, elephant, horse, pawn - all these pieces make moves according to the established rules. Nowadays chess is a common game that combines art, science, and sport. Players are forced to concentrate their attention, learn to overcome difficulties and think logically and forward-thinking.
Anyone can play chess, the key is to familiarize themselves with the rules of the game and keep patience. Playing chess involves the victory of one of the players (when he or she brings the opponent a mate (a kind of attack - a check, against which the opponent can no longer defend himself or herself) or a draw (one of the options is the so-called stalemate).
It is believed that the game of chess appeared in ancient India. Later, chess (or shatrange) became famous in the Arab Caliphate, where they developed a way to record games. On the appearance of chess in Western Europe is evidenced by the found chess pieces, which date back to the IX century and already in XI-XII centuries chess game was one of the most popular entertainments among the nobles. For a while, board games were considered gambling and were banned, but chess has withstood the oppression. On our lands, chess was known already in the times of the Kyiv Rus. Konstantin Razumovsky was the main supporter of the game. Nowadays in Ukraine, there is a generation of young grandmasters, which makes board games fashionable and popular.
You can buy chess in souvenir shops, often even in the form of a service with glasses and a decanter, - you should agree - an original gift for a board game fan. You can buy chess from us as well because we offer you to choose chess of the right size, made of high-quality material, which would withstand the stress of chess tournaments of more than one generation. Nowadays you can buy handmade chess on the market, but you should be ready for a high price because this is the original gift of VIP-class. You can buy chess for both adults and children - they will become a great alternative to computer games. When choosing a gift for the elderly, you can buy chess: you will not only take care of their intellectual leisure but also present a warm conversation with friends. The products are also used as souvenirs. You can buy chess or souvenirs - make your own choice, but don't forget about the importance and benefits of the gift for the future owner.
Checkers + backgammon - a game duet for leisure time.
The checkers are an ancient board game that summons players to a "fight". A game is played on a chess board or a special checkerboard. Players make moves with checkers diagonally rotating with each other. To beat an opponent's checker you can jump over it, thus removing it from the board. If the checkers of one player reach the last field of the opponent - they automatically become ladies. A lady, in turn, has great privileges, because she can move diagonally across the board, make steps forward and backward, and, at the same time, - must beat everyone who happens to be on her way. The game is over when the opponent is left without checkers, otherwise - a draw will be fixed.
Seems to be a simple checker game. But in fact, there are nuances: there are several types of checkers, which are guided by different rules. The most well-known of them - Russian and international (hundred cells) checkers. The main differences are as follows: the Russian checkers are playing on the chessboard, while the international ones are playing on a special board, which has as much as 100 cells (hence the name of the checkers - 100 cells). In the Russian checkers, the checker has the right to beat back, despite the fact that it is not allowed to go back. In the international checkers, if the checker becomes a lady during the move when it beats the opponent's checker, it gets the status of a lady only from the next move. And if a checker finds herself in a place where she should have turned into a lady, but continues to do so, she will lose the opportunity to become a lady.
There are also variations of classical international checkers in the world: Brazilian checkers, English checkers, Canadian checkers and so on. The rules for all types of checkers are the number of checkers each player has on the beginning of the game (12 checkers each), and also the end of the game fixes when one of the players loses his figures.
Backgammon is a game in which luck plays a significant role because the course of each of the players depends on the way the dice fall. But each player should be guided by a certain strategy, choosing one of the options for moves. Backgammon chips are most often called checkers, less often they are called tokens, stones or pawns.
The backgammon is approximate contemporaries with chess, they appear in legends, and they are attributed to them a certain symbolism. They are considered to be a reflection of the ancestral worldview. Not for nothing, the playing field is divided into four sections, as four times a year; on both sides of the board there are twelve nests, as well as twelve months a year; their sum is equal to the number of hours that have a day - twenty-four; thirty checkers - is a month, and the sum of seven numbers on throwing dice - the number of planets, which were known to our ancestors. Under this symbolic belief scheme, the backgammon board represented the sky, and the checkers moving in a circle - the movement of the planets of the solar system.
The backgammon game, which appeared (obviously, as well as chess) in Ancient India, was rapidly spreading and changing, it was admired by Greeks and Romans. Backgammon was widely propagated in Europe already in the XI century. In the late 18th century in England, there were developed rules for the game, and they became a game of kings - these were so-called short backgammons. All Europe and America played them. But the classic type of backgammon is long backgammon. In different times, backgammon checkers were made of turquoise, agate, metal, and wood, and dices were made of ivory, and boards were made of carved wood.
The backgammon was played by pharaohs, sages, emperors, tsars, and kings. There were times when they were forbidden, considered gambling. The game rules were improved for centuries and here we have the opportunity to feel like a nobleman, play an intellectual miracle called backgammon.
As with checkers, backgammon is a game for a couple. They are often even combined as a single set: for example, we offer you to buy a "duo" of backgammon + checkers, because it is twice as interesting. They are easy to use, because on the one side - the board for playing backgammon and on the other - for playing backgammon.
Come together with your friends and organize a tournament, concentrate on the game and forget about your worries and problems for a minute. Board smart games are a great way of self-improvement: upbringing of restraint, concentration, the sequence of actions and farsightedness, as well as ( to a certain extent) - a luck challenge. You can develop sports excitement, improve logical thinking, and strive to win. Possessing the qualities of a leader when playing the game, it will be easier for you to find the right solutions in real life.
See for yourself the positive impact of board games, and choose them as an alternative to an expensive and low-value gift for your children. You can also go to special schools where professional teachers can help you to train them or work with them at home while staying calm and patient.
Pick a gift for loved ones or add intellectual board games for your leisure time.