Top 10 Most Popular Board Games

1. Chess

This is a two-player strategy game played on chessboard, this game is played by millions of people worldwide.


2. Checkers

This is another two-player game which involves diagonal moves of uniform game pieces and mandatory captures by jumping over the opponents pieces.


3. Monopoly

This game originated in the US in 1903 as a way to demonstrate that an economy which rewards wealth creation is better than one in which monopolists work under few constraints.


3. Clue

This is a murder mystery game for three to six players created by Anthony E. Pratt in England. The game was originally called Cluedo.


5. The Game Of Life

This game was created in 1860, this was America’s first popular board game. This game simulates a person’s travels through his or her life.

6. Mancala

This is a generic name for a family of 2-player turn-based games played with stones, beans or seeds and rows of holes or pits in the earth, a board or other playing surfaces.


7. Backgammon

This is one of the oldest board games known. It is a two-player game where playing pieces are moved according to the roll of dice.


8. Battleship

This is a guessing game for two players. Played on ruled grids you have to guess where your opponent placed their fleet of ships


9. Connect Four

This is a two-player connection game where players take turns to try to be the first to connect four of their color.


10. Pictionary

This is a charades inspired guessing word game which was first published in 1985. Teams try to identify specific words for their teammates drawings.