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Posts from the ‘Other Card Games’ Category

5 Playing Card Games from Around the World


BRIDGE is a wonderful card game and enjoyed the world over. It challenges the mind, champions co-operation and strategy and can be as competitive a game as you wish. We personally prefer the more gentle, fun and social side of Bridge.

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Spring is in the Air


AFTER what seems like a very long winter here in the UK, the first signs of spring are starting to make themselves known. The birds are more vocal, the daffodils and crocus’ are opening, the days are drawing out. Sheer joy!

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While Away a Wonderful Weekend With Whist part 2

So, from my previous post you know how to play a very simple round of the card game Whist. Now we’re going to spice up the game a notch by introducing TRUMPS. In a nutshell, if a suit is made into a trump suit, all the cards in that suit rank more highly than any other card in the other three suits. In the trump suit, the Ace is the highest ranking card, and 2 is the lowest. Here’s how it works in play: Read more

While Away a Wonderful Weekend With Whist part 1

We have recently welcomed a new member of staff into the team.  Having no knowledge of bridge or any trick-taking games, we’ve just had a very pleasant staff meeting teaching her Whist.  Although there are many different forms Read more