Generate Random Draughts Positions

Random Draughts Position Generator

Random Draughts Position Generator


The Generate Random Draughts Positions tool creates a random draughts (also known as checkers) position each time the "Generate Random Draughts Position" button is clicked. It displays the generated position on an 8x8 draughts board.


  • The tool initializes an empty draughts board and then randomly places black and white pieces on the board, following standard draughts starting positions.
  • Black pieces are represented by 'b' and white pieces by 'w'.
  • The generated position is displayed visually on the draughts board.

Steps to Use:

  1. Open the webpage containing the Random Draughts Position Generator in your web browser.
  2. Click on the "Generate Random Draughts Position" button.
  3. The tool will generate a new random draughts position and display it on the board.
  4. You can analyze the position or use it for draughts practice.


  1. Variety: Each click generates a new random draughts position, providing different setups for analysis or practice.
  2. Practice: Players can use the tool to practice analyzing various draughts positions and improve their gameplay.
  3. Learning Aid: The generated positions can be used as learning aids to understand different opening setups and strategies in draughts.


  1. Can I modify the tool to generate custom draughts positions?
    • Yes, you can extend the tool to allow customization of the starting position or include additional features such as custom piece placements.
  2. Does the tool follow standard draughts rules for piece placement?
    • Yes, the tool follows standard starting positions for draughts, with black pieces on the bottom three rows and white pieces on the top three rows.
  3. Can I use the generated positions for actual gameplay?
    • Yes, you can use the generated positions for analysis or practice. However, if you intend to use them for actual gameplay, you may need to ensure that the positions adhere to the rules of the specific draughts variant being played.