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  • Chess (258)
    Learn about Chess, one of the world's most popular games, played on a square chequered board with 64 squares. Sites include history, rules, openings and endgames, tutorials for various skill levels, analyses, player ratings, online games, tournaments, and variants of the board game advocated for its requirement of mental prowess.
  • Scrabble (33)
    Discover Scrabble, the popular word and board game in which 2-4 players score by forming words from lettered tiles on a grid board. Sites provide background information, tournaments, puzzles, word lists, clubs, solitary version, literary reading room, press gallery, and crossword game servers for one of the most popular board games ever.
  • Go (29)
    Learn about Go, the strategic board game for two players who alternately place black and white stones on the vacant intersections of a line grid. Sites provide history of the game, description, rules, lessons, tournaments, player biographies, software, and online resources for the board game originating from ancient China and rich in strategic complexity despite its simple rules.
  • Backgammon (27)
    Find out about Backgammon, the board game for two players in which pieces are moved according to the roll of dice. Sites include how to play backgammon, rules, strategy tips, news articles and analyses, tournaments, reviews, glossary, software, and variants incuding online versions of one of the oldest classes of board games in the world.
  • Settlers of Catan (13)
    Learn about Settlers of Catan, the multiplayer board game designed by Klaus Teuber. Sites feature rules, tips, strategies, variants, and online version of the game known as Die Siedler von Catan in Germany.
  • Ouija Boards (7)
    Learn about Ouija Boards, the talking board game where the participants spell out messages with letters, numbers, and symbols on a planchette. Sites offer history, rules, tips for usage, FAQs, pictures of antique boards, communities, and controversies surrounding the board game's implied association with spiritualism, occult, and supernatural.
  • Diplomacy (3)
    Learn about Diplomacy, the strategic board game based on the circumstances of the World War I. Sites include background information, rules, strategies, conventions, clubs, results, ratings, as well as online and play-by-email versions of the first commercially published game to be played by mail.
  • Risk (8)
    Read about Risk, the commercial board game of tactical and diplomatic relationships for 2-6 players each of whom tries to conquer the world by eliminating the other players. Sites provide rulebook, strategies, variations, risk calculator, downloads, and forums for the game first created by the movie director Albert Lamorisse and now produced by Parker Brothers.
  • Monopoly (11)
    Find sites about Monopoly, the board game named after the economic concept of domination of the market by a single provider. Sites provide history, rules, statistics and probabilities, articles, and trivia related to the most played commercial board game in the world.
  • Ghoulash
    Fast-paced action-adventure game for two, combining elements of board games, role playing, and even video games, played entirely on paper.
  • Blood Bowl (15)
    Find sites about Blood Bowl, the fantasy football board game of two players who try to outscore each other by entering each other's endzone. Sites offer history, house rules, games reports, minitaures, league and series info, discussions, international player rankings, tactics, and resources for the board game.
  • Cosmic Encounter (2)
    Read about Cosmic Encounter, the sci-fi themed strategy board game where each player takes the role of a particular alien species attempting to establish control over the Universe. Sites offer rules of the game, resources, FAQs, and online version of the award-winning board game of 3-6 players.
  • Carrom (5)
    Find sites for carrom, the tabletop game which is similar to billiards and table shuffleboard in techniques used. Sites provide rules, equipment required, history, competitions, and links related to the game which can be considered a combination of pool, marbles, and air hockey.
  • Clue (Cluedo) (4)
    Solve Clue through sites featuring puzzles, rules, collector's guide, and pictures of the crime fiction board game known as Cluedo in the United Kingdom. Also find sites for Clue the Movie.
  • Axis and Allies (5)
    Find out about Axis and Allies, strategy board game based on the World War II. Sites provide gaming community, maps and strategies, alternate rules, articles, and reviews of the game whose object is to win the war by capturing enough critical territories.
  • Checkers (Draughts) (15)
    Find out more about checkers, the board game also known as draughts in the United Kingdom. Sites provide rules, articles, history, and online version of the abstract strategy board game which involves diagonal moves of uniform pieces and mandatory captures by jumping over the enemy's pieces.
  • Blackwater Station -
    Game kits, tiles, and guides to playing 18xx, a range of railroad board games. Site features origin, availability, rules, pictures, and reviews of various games. Also links to a mailing list.
  • Bananagrams
    A fast-paced anagram game with a banana theme.
  • Shogi (Japanese Chess) (4)
    Learn about Shogi, the chess variants native to Japan. Sites provide history, rules, and articles on the ancient board game which is considered to have been derived from the game of chaturanga of ancient India.
  • Arimaa
    Game that can be played with a standard Chess set, but designed to be difficult for computers. Offers a $10,000 challenge for building a computer that can win a tournament.

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