The best 10 board games to play with the family at Christmas

Once the Christmas presents have been unwrapped and roast turkey has been devoured, family and friends often get together to while away the afternoon with a classic board game on Christmas Day.

While technology has advanced in recent years, there’s nothing better than gathering round with your nearest and dearest to play a good old-fashioned board game, loved by both young and old – even if it does generate a few arguments over who has won.

Whether it’s chess, Jenga or Monolopy, there are some games all the family know and love playing. Here are our top picks of the best classic family games, perfect for endless fun and creating memories this festive season.

1. Chess

£8, Argos