9-5-2 Archive

Is wagering on 9-5-2 a good idea? This is an excellent question, but not one so easily answered. Most card games are perfect for a little friendly wagering. Everyone tosses in a nickel, quarter, or dollar, just to make things a little more interesting. But in most card games, there aren't too many...
Of all the card games still popular in modern Canadian society, all can be classified into one of just a few categories. Doing so, you'll find the largest list appears under the heading, 'Trick-Catching Games'....
How to play Sergeant Major by its original, UK-preferred 8-5-3 card game rules and others. If you already know how to play the immensely popular Canadian card game of 9-5-2 (aka Canadian Sergeant Major), you should have no trouble picking up on its variant 8-5-3 rules. There are only a couple of differences between...
Review of Favorite Games’ Sergeant Major 8-5-3 app for Android smartphones and tablets. One of the most popular Canadian card games of all time is 9-5-2, a variation of England’s 8-5-3 trick-catching game. Its formal name, Sergeant Major, comes from its proclivity among the British Royal Navy more than half a century ago. Today...
9-5-2, or the Canadian version of Sergeant Major (known as 8-5-3 in Europe), is an extremely popular, 3-handed card game. It’s played by gamers of all ages, from the western reaches of the Yukon Territory, to the eastern shores of Newfoundland and Labrador. Those who grew up playing the game – which accounts for...
Unlike most of today’s most popular Canadian card games, Sergeant Major, or 9-5-2 as we call it, doesn’t have a specific history. The only thing that is truly known about the game – or at least very widely believed – is that it originated with the British military. There’s not even a time frame...
Sergeant Major, or 9-5-2 as it’s commonly known in Canada, is a trick-catching card game that’s especially popular in many parts of the Great White North. The game’s formal title comes from its immense popularity among the British Royal Air Force. However, their version goes by 8-5-3 rules. Today, we’ll discuss how to play...