Who Invented the Game Checkers?

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It is believed that checkers game was discovered by archaeologists at a site in Ur, Iraq and played around 3000 BC. In Ancient Egypt, a game called alquerque that was comparable to checkers was played on a floorboard with 25 equal squares and 10 game pieces per player.
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