You often turn to games for getting rid of boredom, so why not a game that involves you intellectually? Yes there are many such board games available that give you the chance to employ your mental skills and beat the board. One of the most popular is Shanghai Mahjong.
The one is a traditional Chinese board game that requires you to have foresight and place same color tiles accordingly. This game has now been brought to you on a mobile platform so you may indulge in it on the go.
Chinese strategy games are famous for involving the element of mental effort in their gameplay. Such games are said to boost the thinking and reasoning capability of the player.
Shanghai Mahjong is licensed as freeware for PC or laptop with Windows 32 bit and 64 bit operating system. It is in cards category and is available to all software users as a free download.