Checkers has been a massively popular game throughout the world for a long time now. The game consists of two players who play in a turn-based mode. Just like the game of chess, this game involves tough strategy making exercise and requires sharp logical skills on the part of players in order to win over the opponent. The game consists of a bi-colored 8x8 board on which each player has certain pieces which he has to mover over the other playerís piece in order to capture it. Unlike the game of chess, every piece in this game is identically designed and each piece can take one step horizontally. Championship Checkers v.7.40 is one such Checkers based game, playable on PCs.
Championship Checkers is a shareware game by DreamQuest Software, and it simulates the actual checkers game on a computer platform with twenty four different opponents against whom you can take up the challenge. The game has a nice and intuitive interface where you can see the opponentís picture along with his/her name on the top right corner of the screen. All the pieces are identical in size, shape and structure and give a sophisticated look to the viewer. The game has five difficulty levels with all the twenty four opponents distributed across these five levels. The rookie users have got a communicative DreamCoach character who acts as the real time helper to the user during the whole gameplay suggesting the user, various tips for proceeding through the game. The game is also available for the Palm and Windows based mobile devices. It goes really light on the computer`s resources and requires a minimum system requirements of 64MB RAM and a Pentium processor.
Overall, Championship Checkers v.7.40 is a nice remake of the conventional Checkers game for playing on PCs and comes in different languages including Russian, Spanish, American, Brazilian etc.Hence it gets a score of four rating points on the scale of five.