Tarneeb Rules

Tarneeb is a trick-taking game for four players divided into two teams in fixed partnerships, partners facing each other. The standard international 52-card pack is used, and the game is normally played counter-clockwise.

Cards and Dealing

13 cards are dealt out to each player, the cards in each suit ranking from low to high: 2 - 3 - 4 - 5 - 6 - 7 - 8 - 9 - 10 - J - Q - K - A.

Bidding

Bidding starts with the player to the dealer's right and moves counterclockwise. The lowest bid is 7 and the highest is 13, and they respresent the number of tricks that the bidder's team thinks they can take. Each bid must be higher than the last, and a player who does not wish to bid at their turn can pass. Once you pass you are out of the bidding for the current round, andhe bidding continues around the table as many times as necessary until it settles on the highest bidder.

Play

Scoring

Other Types of Tarneeb

Tarneeb Egyptian

Differs from the rules mentioned above as follows:

Tarneeb Syrian 41

Differs from the rules mentioned above as follows: