Board games are a timeless source of entertainment, bringing people together for hours of fun and friendly competition. But with so many games to choose from, it can be difficult to know which ones are the best for a specific group size. To make it easier, we’ve compiled a list of the top board games according to the number of players, so you can find the perfect game for your next game night. Whether you’re looking for a solo challenge or a game that can be enjoyed with a larger group, we’ve got you covered. Read on to discover the best board games for every player count.

Here are some of the most popular board games, organized according to the number of players:

1 Player:

  • Chess
  • Sudoku
  • Crosswords

2 Players:

  • Checkers
  • Othello
  • Stratego

3 Players:

  • Trivial Pursuit
  • The Settlers of Catan
  • Risk

4-5 Players:

  • Monopoly
  • Scrabble
  • Clue
  • Ticket to Ride

6+ Players:

  • Pictionary
  • Cards Against Humanity
  • Charades
  • Taboo

Note that this is not an exhaustive list and the number of players for a particular game may vary based on the specific version of the game and the rules being used.