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Guide to Free Online Board Games & Puzzles

This guide focuses on free options for online board games and puzzles you can play directly in your browser.

Traditional Games and Card Games Generally

This section lists options for playing traditional games or card games for free online.


Bridge is one of the world's most exciting and deepest card games. There are a few good options if you would like to play online for free.


There are many excellent options for playing this timeless game online. These websites offer a variety of time controls, and many sites also include chess puzzles to solve or even chess variants.