Sixty-Six – Card Game Rules

The PackThe normal 52-card pack is stripped of all cards except the A, K, Q, J, ten, and 9 of every single suit, producing a complete of 24 cards.
Rank of CardsA (higher), 10, K, Q, J, 9.
The DealDeal six cards every, three at a time, beginning with your opponent. The thirteenth card is turned up for trump and laid beside undealt cards, which grow to be the stock.
Object of the GameThe aim is to score 66 points as follows:
Marriage in trumps (K, Q announced) 40
Marriage in any other suit (K, Q announced) 20
Every ace (taken in on tricks) 11
Each and every ten (taken in on tricks) ten
Every king (taken in on tricks) 4
Each and every queen (taken in on tricks) three
Every jack (taken in on tricks) 2
Winning final trick 10
The PlayThe non-dealer prospects 1st. No one is obligated to comply with suit. The higher card of the suit led, or a trump played to a plain-suit lead, wins the trick. The winner of the trick draws the leading card of the stock (the opponent taking the following card), and prospects for the following trick.
Both player holding the 9 of trumps could exchange it for a larger trump card at any time, offered they have previously won a trick, unless of course the nine is the final card in the stock. A “marriage” is announced by exhibiting the appropriate king and queen and major 1 of people cards. Marriages may possibly be announced only when one particular of the two cards is played – except if a player by displaying a marriage can make his score 66 or more.
The non-dealer could announce a marriage on their very first lead and score it soon after he wins a trick.
After the stock is exhausted or closed, the non-leader on every trick should adhere to suit if attainable. Marriages might nevertheless be scored.
ClosingEither player could close (end the game), when they have the lead, either ahead of or soon after drawing, by turning down the trump card. Thereafter, no cards are drawn, and the last trick does not score ten factors.
If either player announces in the course of perform that their score is 66 or far more, the perform immediately stops and the game is “closed.
How to Keep ScoreThe player who very first reaches 66 scores one game stage. If he reaches 66 prior to the opponent gets 33 (a “schneider”), he scores 2 game factors if just before the opponent will get a trick (a “schwarz”), he scores 3 game factors. If neither player scores 66, or every has scored 66 or far more without having announcing it, no one particular scores in that hand and one game stage is extra to the score of the winner of the up coming hand.
If a player “closing” will get 66 or more, he scores the identical as if the game had been played out. If the player fails, the opponent scores 2 factors. If a player closes before his opponent has taken a trick, but fails to score 66, the opponent scores three points.
The player who scores 7 game factors first, wins.