The Game of Checkers (St. John Style)

Chocolate Hole Sunsrise, St. John US Virgin Islands
Ides of March Sunrise Over Chocolate Hole
West Indian Checkers
Dan Silber and Wilmoth King Playing Checkers

The Game of Checkers as Played on St. John
When I first came to the Virgin Islands, it wasn’t long before I happened to notice a checker game being played at Mooie’s Bar.

Something was different. That game that I knew so well, and which I believed that everybody in the world played on the same board and according to the same rules, was being played on a different board and with different rules….

Checkers, as played on St. John, is a more sophisticated and more complicated version of the game calling for more complex layers of strategy.

Here in the Virgin Islands checkers is played on a 10 x 10 checkered board with 20 dark pieces and 20 light pieces…. read entire article

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St. John Live Music Schedule

Aqua Bistro
Stephan Sloan
5:30 – 8:30
776-5336

Barefoot Cowboy Lounge
Michael Beason
7:00 – 9:00
201-1236

Castaways
Mikey P 8:00
Dance Party 11:00
777-3316

Cinnamon Bay
Eddie Bruce Drum Circle
6:30 – 8:00

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Bo & Lauren
6:30 – 9:00

High Tide
Mikey P
9:00
714-6169

Inn at Tamarind Court
Dave Gerrard
776-6378

Miss Lucy’s
TuTu Much
6:00 – 9:00
693-5254

Morgan’s Mango
Lauren Jones
6:00 – 9:30
693-8141

Ocean Grill
T-Bird
6:30 – 9:00
693-3304

Rhumblines
Erin Hart
7:00 – 10:00

Spyglass
James Milne
5:00 – 8:00
776-1100

Shipwreck Landing
Mitch Woods
7:00-10:00

Skinny Legs
Chris Carsel & Company
6:00
779 4982

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