Chinese Checkers Board Game

How To Play Chinese Checkers

Chinese Checkers Game Rules (PDF Instructions)

2 - 6
Play Time
30 MIN
In the game of Chinese Checkers you are trying to get your pegs across the board, while your opponents are all trying to fight their way across the board. Jump your opponents to get farther on your turns. Chinese Checkers is a great game to teach the art of strategy.

Chinese Checkers is a fun game for the entire family. Chinese Checkers is a fun game that has been around for years. Check out this classic old game and play it with your entire family.
The game Chinese Checkers should come with the following components. These are based off of the original game and don't include components from any expansion packs or different editions.

  • Your Chinese Checkers Game Should Come With Wooden Gameboard
  • 60 Pegs (10 Each Of 6 Different Colors)
  • Chinese Checkers Rules And Instructions
How to Win
To win the game of Chinese Checkers you need to be the first to move all your pegs across the board to occupy the star point directly opposite your starting point. The first player to get all their pegs across the board wins the game, Chinese Checkers.
How to Win
Please keep in mind that the official Chinese Checkers rules and instructions could be different depending on the game version you have. The rules below are some of the exact directions that came in the original packaging and will teach you how to play Chinese Checkers. Download these original PDF game rules or print them for later use.

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Harsh says:

I just want to ask if i moved the piece first in starting of game and i also wins the game but the opponent's one piece is left and only one chance is required by opponent then opponent will get the chance or not...and if you know this tie rule in checker then plz comment
Tavi says:

I have such good memories of playing this game with my grandmother. She was simple and would only play Chinese checkers. Needless to say we all had to learn how to play. After learning the rules we'd attempt to beat her and win but I never did.
Shawn says:

There are a lot of different versions of Chinese checkers rules out there since it's such an old game. Good to find at least one I can stick by to teach others how to play.
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