Lasca (also known as Laska) is a two-player board game played on a square checkerboard that was invented by the second World Chess Champion Emanuel Lasker in 1911. Lasca is derived from English Draughts (American Checkers) and a Russian game, Bashni (Towers).
Lasca is played on a 7x7 checkerboard.
The initial position of dark (red) and light (orange) checkers is shown in the following picture:
|The goal of Lasca is to capture all of the opponent's checkers or to block them, leaving the opponent without any legal moves.
Lasca has almost the same rules as English Checkers with the following differences: