Hoyle's Rules of Games

Hoyle's Rules of Games

Descriptions of Indoor Games of Skill and Chance, With Advice on Skillful Play : Based on the Foundations Laid Down by Edmond Hoyle, 1672-1769

Book - 2001
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Learn how to play, sharpen your strategy, and settle disputes with the revised and updated edition of this classic reference guide--now covering over 250 classic and popular games!

In 1742, Edmond Hoyle published the definitive book on the popular game of his day, whist. Games evolve with time, just as whist gave rise to contract bridge. However, more than 250 years later, Hoyle's is still the definitive name when it comes to the rules of the game--whether it's bridge, backgammon, Scrabble#65533; or Blackjack. The game player's basic reference, this handy guide has now been updated and expanded and includes rules, strategies, and odds for over 250 games, including such favorites as:

* Scrabble#65533;
* Canasta
* Contract Bridge
* Gin Rummy
* Chess
* Backgammon
* Solitaire games: Nestor, Pounce, Pyramid, and Russian Bank
* Poker variations: Anaconda, Blind Tiger, and Hold 'em
* Children's games: Beggar-your-neighbor, Memory, and Slapjack
* Computer games: Minesweeper and Freecell
* ...And more!
Publisher: New York : Signet, c2001
Edition: 3rd rev. and updated ed
ISBN: 9780451204844
0451204840
Branch Call Number: 795 HOY 2001
Characteristics: xvii, 362 p. : ill

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