Arguably the greatest pub game of all time, Hive is perfect for players looking for portable, crunchy, quick-playing fun. Building on the fundamentals of chess with tempo control, pinning, and endgame management – Hive asks players to marshal their insect forces to surround their opponent’s queen bee. Playing in a fraction of the time required for the great game, sessions are quick and results definitive – making improvement quick and simple. While the better player will always win, the minimal piece count, intuitive strategy, and joy of sliding your tiles across the table and sipping your pint is sublime. Affordable, deep, long-term fun.