There's no disputing the appeal of antique wooden gameboards. The colors and geometric patterns make even the most common parlor games works of art, worthy of display.
Tiny's Antiques Barn boasts a selection of French game boards, like this beauty . . .
. . . and this one, in near-pristine condition.
But for those of you who prefer a down-and-dirty game of checkers, this delightfully weathered checkerboard is up for grabs on ebay:
Hope you win!