Subject History

History: Card games

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  • Name: Card games
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    "Card games" is the study of A card game is any game using playing cards as the primary device with which the game is played, be they traditional or game-specific.

    Tongchang, Ouyang Xiu, Emperor Muzong of Liao are a few specialists of "Card games".

    Some reasons we look at "Card games" include A small number of card games played with traditional decks have formally standardized rules, but most are folk games whose rules vary by region, culture, and person. Games using playing cards exploit the fact that cards are individually identifiable from one side only, so that each player knows only the cards he holds and not those held by anyone else. For this reason card games are often characterized as games of chance or “imperfect information”—as distinct from games of strategy or “perfect information,” where the current position is fully visible to all players throughout the game.

    Number and association of players, Direction of play, Determining who dealsHands, rounds and games are a few categories of "Card games".