Clearly the ladies below are determined to get in their game of Mah-Jongg! A photographer for the National Photo Company snapped a photo of this inventive method of taking a game on the go while still enjoying a cooling dip in the water:
A recent blog post about board games focused on the games themselves, so it seems fitting to turn to images of people playing games. As shown by the bathing beauties above, it sometimes requires a bit of ingenuity to take a game on the road.
This group of young boys in a Bain News Service photograph only needed a piece of chalk and their game pieces to create their impromptu game of checkers on a New York City sidewalk. All the world’s a gameboard, it would seem!
- Enjoy other images of people playing checkers and chess. And don’t miss checking out this game of ‘lawn checkers’!
- Explore Japanese Fine Prints showing people challenging each other in the ancient game of Go. (A quick explanation of Go available here.)
- View the many ways children played in early 1900’s New York City, as captured in the photos of the Bain News Service collection.