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Checkers is depicted on numerous stamps, which illustrates the game's cultural significance in many countries.

Other abstract strategy board games, which can be often seen on stamps, are Chess, Go and Mancala.


Game Country Year Notes
International Checkers Netherlands 2011 Commemorating the 100th anniversary of the Royal Dutch Checkers Federation (photo)
Brazilian Checkers Brazil 2009 "Jogos populares" (photo (lower left))
International Checkers Netherlands 2008 Honoring Ton Sijbrands, Dutch Checkers World Champion (photo and further information (in Dutch))
Italian Checkers San Marino 1996 Checkers as a medieval pastime (photo)
English Checkers Jersey 1989 "Children's Games" (photo)
International Checkers Netherlands 1986 Commemorating the 75th anniversary of the Royal Dutch Checkers Federation (photo)
International Checkers USSR 1967 The oldest checkers stamp shows Igor Martynov, who also played English Checkers (photo)

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