Blokus Duo*

Blokus Duo, also known as Travel Blokus, is a two-player version of the popular abstract strategy game Blokus. It offers a compact and travel-friendly design, perfect for on-the-go gaming sessions.

Key Features

  • Player Count: Specifically designed for 2 players, offering a more intimate and strategic duel.
  • Game Pieces: The game includes colorful, transparent tetris-shaped pieces that players strategically place on the board.
  • Placement Rules: A key rule is that each newly placed piece must touch at least one corner of the player's previously placed pieces, but cannot share side edges.
  • Compact Design: The game board and pieces are designed for easy travel. The tiles have square holes allowing them to snap onto the board, and storage trays hold the tiles securely.
  • Travel-Friendly: The compact size, secure storage, and durable components make it ideal for travel.

Gameplay Experience

  • Strategic Depth: Players need to think ahead, planning their moves to optimize space and block their opponent, all within the constraints of the placement rules.
  • Fast-Paced Rounds: Games are generally quick, making it ideal for short play sessions or multiple back-to-back games.
  • Easy to Learn: The rules are straightforward and easy to grasp, making it accessible for players of different ages and skill levels.
  • Spatial Reasoning: The game challenges players to visualize and strategize using spatial awareness, similar to a dynamic puzzle.


Blokus Duo is an excellent choice for fans of abstract strategy games looking for a quick, engaging, and thought-provoking experience. Its travel-friendly design makes it a great companion for trips and outings, offering endless strategic possibilities despite its simple rule set. Perfect for those who enjoy games like Tetris and are looking for a portable, competitive, and brain-teasing board game.

Nominated for 3 awards.

  • 2 Players
  • 15 Minutes
  • 5+ years old
  • Easy to learn

We like Blokus Duo so much that we recommend it in the following board game recommendation lists 2024

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