Card Games : How to Play War Some play that Kontra can only be said before the first lead and a declarer who is Forehand must wait before leading to give the opponents an opportunity to Kontra. List of trick-taking games. There are a couple of variants to the rules concerning 10s, so this should be sorted out before starting the game. M verliert daher 96 Spielpunkte zweimal 48 Punkte, was dem Mindestwert in Kreuz entspräche, die dem Reiz entsprechen würden. This page is maintained by John McLeod john pagat. Declarer may, unilaterally, concede a loss while he is holding at least nine cards i. If declarer announced Schneider , he needs at least 90 card points in order to win. Skat was developed by the members of the Brommesche Tarok-Gesellschaft  between and in Altenburg , in what is now the State of Thuringia , Germany , based on the three-player game of Tarock , also known as Tarot , and the four-player game of Schafkopf equivalent to the American game Sheepshead. If the declarer loses the game and the value of the game is as least as much as the bid, then twice the value of the game is subtracted from the declarer's score. Anderseits kann C Kontra ansagen, da C mindestens mit 20 hätte reizen müssen, um mit zu reizen, C hatte also nie die Gelegenheit 18 zu reizen. The players cut for deal and the lowest card deals, the turn to deal alternates to the left. For a won game, that score is added to declarer's tally. The declarer can insist on playing on, but in that case has to make the opponents Schneider to win. Das Spiel wird im Uhrzeigersinn gespielt. This should normally be worth 48 game points "against 2, game 3, hand 4, 4 time clubs is 48". The scoring is modified somewhat to reduce the difference in value between the different contracts. Um sich zu merken, wer mit dem Reizen an der Reihe ist, sagen deutsche Spieler manchmal "geben, hören, sagen", wobei sie auf den Geber, die Vorhand und die Mittelhand zeigen. To each number bid by R, the survivor must answer "yes" or "pass". Players are free to skip intermediate values, although it is common to always pick the lowest available call while bidding.