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, 1672-1769Book - 2001
In 1742, Edmond Hoyle published the definitive book on the most popular game of his day, whist. Games evolve with time - whist gave rise to contract bridge. However, more than 250 years later, Hoyle is still the definitive name when it comes to the rules of the game - whether it's bridge, backgammon, Scrabble, or blackjack. The game player's basic reference, this handy guide has now been updated and expanded and includes rules, strategies, and odds for more than 250 games, including such favourites as- Scrabble, 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-Neighbour, Memory, and Slapjack Computer games- Minesweeper and Freecell And moreLearn how to play, sharpen your strategy, and settle disputes - with this newest edition of the classic reference guide.
Publisher: New York : Plume, 2001.
Edition: 3rd rev. & updated ed.
Branch Call Number: 795/.4/Hoy/2001 3588a4 1
Characteristics: viii, 264 p. : ill. ; 21 cm.
Alternative Title: Rules of games