1. Checkers (using the U.S. rules) uses the same board as Chess. Many sets come with the pieces needed to play both games.
  2. Many different games can be played using the basic 8×8 Checkers board and pieces. In fact, it’s not too hard to come up with your own variants. Here’s a collection of free games for an 8×8 board that can be played with game pieces you probably already have