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It could end in tears

Board and card games make their appearance around the wall, in sizes large and small.


Chess-playing chimp,  London

Now, before I proceed, let me assure that I’m not going to feature Monopoly. Well, not much. Suffice it to say, Monopoly is recognised as the board game most likely to cause arguments and tears. In 2016, Hasbro launched a telephone hotline over Christmas to provide counselling and reconciliation to arguing Monopoly players!

Chess certainly makes a strong appearance out on the streets.


Giant chess in Baku,  Azerbaijan, March 2017


No tears here!   Chess for Fun, Brick Lane, London, August 2017



Double-nine dominoes in Cuba,


Dominoes in Tanzania,  November 2017

And plenty more playing of games:





Copyright Debbie Smyth, 17 July 2018

Posted as part of Tuesday Photo Challenge

8 replies »

  1. Ha ha- you’ve just given me the answer to somebody else’s mystery challenge, Debs! Off I rush to claim my reward. 🙂 🙂 Well, not a reward so much as a sense of smugness…. I would never play with that chimp. Think of the embarrassment when I lost. 🙂

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