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Class Information
Number: 273/236
Name: Amusement devices: games > Board games, pieces, or boards therefor
Description: Games or game structure wherein a competitive and amusing contest of skill or chance is engaged in by two or more participants using one or more surfaces having a pattern or confining region with which at least one contest element or the equivalent thereof is intended to cooperate, and where the results of the contest can be indicated according to definite rules (e.g., scoring).










Sub-classes under this class:

Class Number Class Name Patents
273/271 Alignment games (e.g., tic-tac-toe, go-moko) 159
273/274 Betting or wagering board (e.g., casino) 871
273/285 Collapsible board (e.g., folding) 134
273/267 Completing square type 20
273/276 Construction or assembly games 53
273/268 Dice board and number plate type 28
273/237 Electrical 298
273/284 Game board having interchangeable, variable, or plural distinct playing patterns 157
273/281 Game board having movably attached piece 74
273/283 Game board having pattern separable into sections 79
273/287 Game board structure 331
273/288 Game piece 235
273/241 Having three-dimensional pattern 181
273/279 Judicial, legislative, or election process 14
273/269 Lotto or bingo type 458
273/239 Magnetic 153
273/240 Markable or erasable game board or piece (e.g., magic slate) 113
273/273 Memory or matching games (e.g., concentration) 124
273/266 Nim type (i.e., game of take away) 9
273/275 Path forming 62
273/242 Piece moves over board having pattern 150
273/278 Property or commodity transaction (e.g., stock market) 63
273/282.1 Removably interfitting or detachably adhesive board and piece 151
273/280 Rotatably mounted board 77
273/265 Salvo type 52
273/277 Sports or outdoor recreational activities 76
273/272 Word, sentence, or equation forming (e.g., scrabble, hangman) 320


Patents under this class:
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Patent Number Title Of Patent Date Issued
6695312 Method of playing a wagering card game Feb. 24, 2004
6685187 Therapeutic role-playing board game Feb. 3, 2004
6676128 Method of playing a wagering card game Jan. 13, 2004
6672589 Player tracking system for gaming tables Jan. 6, 2004
6669196 Public health oriented board game system Dec. 30, 2003
6659774 Diagnostic game and teaching tool Dec. 9, 2003
6659464 GridBloc strategy game Dec. 9, 2003
6656050 Odds accelerator for promotional type sweepstakes, games, and contests Dec. 2, 2003
6650892 Mobile communications apparatus adapted for executing computer game programs Nov. 18, 2003
6648648 Instructional mathematics board game Nov. 18, 2003
6631904 Game for two people in a relationship and method of play Oct. 14, 2003
6626432 Game board and playing card retention clips Sep. 30, 2003
6626434 Baseball card game Sep. 30, 2003
6592123 Circular chess system Jul. 15, 2003
6588753 Method of playing a variation of checkers board game Jul. 8, 2003
6585585 Mathematical puzzle game system and method Jul. 1, 2003
6581932 Battle card for, and method for using the card in, a board game Jun. 24, 2003
6581934 Game apparatus Jun. 24, 2003
6578848 Game with moveable play space Jun. 17, 2003
6575463 Gladiator game and method of play Jun. 10, 2003
6565087 Gift opening game May. 20, 2003
6565092 Hockey card game May. 20, 2003
6561514 Multiplication, addition and subtraction card game May. 13, 2003
6554279 Secret demise Apr. 29, 2003
6547245 Educational game Apr. 15, 2003
6547247 Playing cards and method for playing card games therewith Apr. 15, 2003
6536769 Card game Mar. 25, 2003
6533278 Game apparatus Mar. 18, 2003
6517072 Casino table card game Feb. 11, 2003
6491302 Pai gow poker with tiebreaker cards Dec. 10, 2002
6488280 Games, and methods and apparatus for game play in games of chance Dec. 3, 2002
6488281 Minimum loss, maximum win wagering system Dec. 3, 2002
6481714 Medieval castle board game Nov. 19, 2002
6482088 Method and apparatus for identifying a winner in a bingo game Nov. 19, 2002
6471207 System and method for playing a game of knowledge and wagering Oct. 29, 2002
6464222 Dinner party conversation generator Oct. 15, 2002
6454266 Bet withdrawal casino game with wild symbol Sep. 24, 2002
6446966 Chess game and method Sep. 10, 2002
6446967 Board word game apparatus and method Sep. 10, 2002
6443454 Board game with triangular playing spaces forming a cross-shaped pattern and triangular shaped playing pieces Sep. 3, 2002
6428002 Method and apparatus for playing a wagering game Aug. 6, 2002
6422942 Virtual game board and tracking device therefor Jul. 23, 2002
6419227 Method and apparatus for playing a simulated baseball game Jul. 16, 2002
6419228 Multi-level, multi-difficulty, board game with circular symmetry Jul. 16, 2002
6406300 Board game teaching letter locations on a keyboard Jun. 18, 2002
6402143 Apparatus and method for playing a game Jun. 11, 2002
6394454 Board game May. 28, 2002
6394453 Psycho-social game that measures emotional distance between players' responses May. 28, 2002
6378867 Apparatus for playing a word game Apr. 30, 2002
6361046 Marble/disk game Mar. 26, 2002

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