Rules to play Checkers
Taking a Turn
Typically the darker color pieces moves first. Each player takes their turn by moving a piece. Pieces are always moved diagonally and can be moved in the following ways
Diagonally in the forward direction towards the opponent to the next dark square.
If there is one of the opponents pieces next to a piece and an empty space on the other side, you jump your opponent and remove their piece. You can do multiple jumps if they are lined up in the forward direction.note if you have a jump, you have no choice but to take it.