|Bashni (also known as Bashne or Stolbovye Shashki - "Stacking draughts") is a two-player board game played on a square checkerboard. This game belongs to the draughts (checkers) family of games.|
Bashni is played on a common 8x8 checkerboard.
The initial position of dark and light checkers is shown in the following picture:
|The goal of Bashni is to capture all opponent's checkers or to block them leaving the opponent without any legal moves.|
Bashni has almost the same rules as Russian Checkers with the following differences: