Board games are one of the most popular forms of entertainment around. Used at parties or just on a quiet night with the family, board games have worked themselves into almost every home. As children most of us grew up playing simple games outdoors like Simon Says. From there we graduated to checkers, Monopoly, Dominoes, and other board games like Clue, Masterpiece, etc. Inquisitive minds graduated to Chess. Todays games include many television games like Wheel of Fortune and Who Wants To Be A Millionaire. Games from Chess to Who Wants To Be a Millionaire can also be played on computers, online and off!
Many games that are played in America are also played in China. American and Chinese versions vary. While we cannot list all the similarities and differences here, games come with instructions included. Try something different! Add a bit of the orient to your game collection.
Although you can never grow tired of international chess, you can always experiment with something new for a change. Chinese Chess is an interesting option. Although it is similar in alot of ways to international chess, there are some major differences. Chinese chess does not have the queen. 2 bodyguards replace the Queen! Instead of a Queen protecting youur King, the bodyguards do. Rooks are replaced by Canons. If you think Chess keeps you on your toes, try Chinese Chess!