Games are an integral part of our lives. Whether indoor or outdoor games, a sense of elation persists through the game. From playing for fun to playing it professionally, games call for a dynamic approach by the players at every stage. It has always been the notion that playing indoor games with a known group of friends and acquaintances has its own advantages – you are aware of your opponents better and perhaps your chances of winning the game is most likely when you play with them.

But, would playing with the same set of people be interesting? Absolutely not! In fact, the game becomes very monotonous and fails to entice you with challenges anymore. And when it comes to online games, the fun of playing with strangers gets even better. Perhaps it is the best way to regain your lost interest in the game.

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Below are 3 interesting online games that you could play with people you may never know.


It was once considered as a game to be played with your known group only. But over the years, with the entry of online Poker, things have changed. As one of the famous card games in the world, any Poker tournament is a great crowd puller drawing the best and the expert Poker players to the fray. Total strangers battle it out to prove their might in a game. It is a game which a blend of skill, strategy, and gambling too.  The objective of the game is to use the cards dealt with the shared community group of cards in order to make the best combination. Texas Hold’em Poker is the most popular of the variants.


It is purely a game of strategy. Although the number of players is limited to two, chess is a board game very popular and played across the world. Played on a chequered game board of alternating colours of black and white with 64 squares, 16 pieces are used by each player to begin the game. At the start, each player is expected to arrange the 16 pieces in an 8×8 grid. The 16 pieces include one king, one queen two rooks, two knights, two bishops, and eight pawns. The objective of the game is to checkmate the opponent’s king by making it impossible to escape for the king. When two strangers play the game, they bring to the table their own strategies and styles and make the game an enriching experience.

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Another card game enjoying greater popularity after Poker is rummy. Played with 2 – 6 players, rummy is an easy-to-learn card game. There are several variants when you play rummy online. But Classic Indian rummy is very popular of the rummy games in India. The objective of the game is to arrange the cards dealt into sets and sequences based on certain rules. Online rummy has a huge growing number of registered users. When you play rummy with strangers, each player has a fresh take on the game and brings in his/her unique style making the game challenging and quite interesting too.


Whether you play with your friends or strangers, the spirit of sportsmanship and sense of honest play should always be the underlying rule.

By Lucy

Lucy Thompson: Lucy, a sports betting enthusiast, provides tips, strategies, and analysis on sports betting markets across a variety of sports.