 Pip Count
 The total number of points (or pips (2)) that a player must move his checkers to bring them home and bear them off. For example, at the start of a game each player has a pip count of 167: 48 pips for 2 checkers on the 24point, plus 65 pips for 5 checkers on the 13point, plus 24 pips for 3 checkers on the eightpoint, plus 30 pips for 5 checkers on the sixpoint.

