Chris Wray

Chris Wray1Chris Wray is a prolific reviewer of board and card games, writing dozens of reviews each year.  In addition to writing for Counter, he also writes for the Opinionated Gamers and posts reviews on BoardGameGeek.
Chris’s favorite topic is the history of games.  He previously wrote the history of the Spiel des Jahres winners dating back to 1979 for the Opinionated Gamers blog.  He is currently writing a series for Counter on the history of the International Gamers Awards.

Board and card games were a big deal in Chris Wray’s family, and he grew up on the classics.  His first experience with Eurogames was with Settlers of Catan back in 2004, and since then he’s gone down the rabbit hole.  His favorite board games are El Grande, Ticket to Ride, Power Grid, Agricola, and St. Petersburg.  His favorite card games are Tichu, Sticheln, Hanabi, Abluxxen, and Seven.

Chris is an attorney by profession, and also teaches accounting at a local university.