Briscola: a trick-taking card game

June 23th 2011 by Silvia

Italian popular card game: Briscola!

Italian popular card game: Briscola!Italian popular card game: Briscola!

Last week we ejoyed Scopa while today we present another popular card game: Briscola!
It is originated in Friuli-Venezia Giulia, a Northern Eastern italian region but it is also well-known in Porto Rico. 

Briscola is one of the several traditional Italian card games that italians usually learn from fathers and grandfathers.
It uses a standard Italian 40-card deck, such as all trick-taking card games, and involves quite a bit of strategies.

Take a look here to discover rules, scoring and stratergies.

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Briscola: a trick-taking card game