From the Manufacturer
Commander In Chief is a 2 to 4 player chess like abstract strategy board game for ages 6 and above. Commander In Chief is a combination of chess and checkers with an air, land and sea military theme. Certain air pieces (bombers and helicopters) can go over pieces, likewise certain sea pieces (submarines) can go under pieces. Additionally, certain pieces (bombers and tanks) can block. Beyond "basic strategy", there are "Object of the game" options, "Team game play" options and an array of "Advanced and new game play" options.
A Strategy War Game For The AgesTM Object Of The Game: To Capture Your Opponent's Commander Or To Outscore Your Opponent Over An Arbitrary Period Of Time (10, 20, 30 Min., Etc.) The Battlefields Of The Game Are Through The Air, On Land And In The Sea Multiple Game Play Options Are Available For Commander-In-Chief Including Team Game Play