Classic Board Games & Yard Games from Jaques
Classic board games and yard games have be a part of Jaques history for over 200 years, making them the oldest manufacturer of games in existence.
Originating from London in the UK, Jaques have been responsible for introducing some of the worlds most cherished board games and yard games.
Jaques gave the world Ping Pong, the traditional British game of Croquet and the Staunton Chess set, the Chess set most would recognise as a "normal" Chess set today.
Jaques were the first to put Chutes & Ladders into mass production and reinvented the traditional Indian board game to be the popular Ludo (Parcheesi) before the turn of the 20th century.
In addition to classic board games and yard games, Jaques also invented the popular card games Snap and Happy Families.
To survive for over 200 years with such a rich heritage, you will appreciate that the highest quality is ingrained into all classic games from Jaques, yard games and board games alike, as is the buying experience and customer service.
The highlight of Jaques yard games collection are the equisitely crafted Croquet sets, made from the finest woods available and each beautifully hand crafted and finished.
With a massive influence on the game of chess in collaboration with world reknown Chess player Howard Staunton, Jaques Chess sets are simply first class and a worthy investment for any chess loving family.
Among our other popular board games, we include Backgammon, Bagatelle and Chinese Checkers, to name but a few.
Whatever your needs, at Jaques you'll find the best classic board games and yard games for you and your family that will be treasured for generations.
If you have any questions about our games, do not hesitate to contact Jaques today.