Card Games Archive

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...
Cribbage is one of the most beloved card games in the world, especially here in Canada. Traditionally, we play by Canadian Doubles Cribbage rules, wherein four players team up in dual partnerships, each competing to be the first to achieve 121 points. The game is so popular that many of its most avid fans...
For avid fans of the game, the history of Cribbage is fascinating. It dates back over 400 years, to a time when card games were just evolving. Like most games of today, Cribbage has an ancestral background, linking to the origins of similar titles. Unlike most, however, historians believe they know exactly who invented...
Cribbage is an old-fashion card and board game played in many regions of the world. Here in the Great White North, we do things a little differently. By the most common Canadian Doubles Cribbage rules, every hand gets a bit more interesting, and trusting your partner’s intuition is everything. How to Play Cribbage in...
Anyone can learn to play Euchre. There are some complexities to the rules, but it doesn’t take long to understand them. So long as you have 4 players with basic knowledge, it’s an incredibly fun way to pass the time. But playing the game, and winning the game, are two very different things. You’ll...
Euchre is one of the world’s most popular card games. You won’t find it in any major live poker tournaments, like the World Series of Poker, as it requires partners and doesn’t offer the same depth of strategy. However, from Europe to North America, the game continues to enthrall players at home, and some...
Euchre (pronounced /ˈyo͞okər/) is a popular card game played throughout the world. As with most globally renowned games, the Canadian rules of Euchre vary from the rules invoked internationally. Originating in the old Alstasian lands of Great Britain, the most common rules are the British variety. Here in North America, we play Euchre with...