# How do you play hearts with two decks?

## How do you play hearts with two decks?

The normal convention when playing with two decks is that identical cards cancel each other out. For example, if hearts is lead, and both Aces (of Hearts) are played, then they cancel each other out (yet still count as points) and the next highest card takes the trick.

How many decks of cards do you need for Hearts?

Deal the cards one at a time, face down, clockwise. In a four-player game, each is dealt 13 cards; in a three-player game, the 2 of diamonds should be removed, and each player gets 17 cards; in a five-player game, the 2 of diamonds and 2 of clubs should be removed so that each player will get 10 cards.

Does The Queen of Spades count as breaking hearts?

A trick is won by the highest card played on the suit led. The winner of a trick leads next. If a player has the lead and all he has left is hearts (queen of spades is considered a heart), he may lead a heart. THE BLACK LADY: The Queen of Spades is a “minus” card additional to the hearts, counting 13.

### Can you play the queen of spades on the first trick in hearts?

You can not play a Heart or a Queen of Spades on the first trick, even if you don’t have any Clubs. You cannot lead a Heart, before “Breaking Hearts” occurs. This term refers to when someone that cannot follow suit plays a heart.

Are hearts higher than diamonds in spades?

When suit ranking is applied, the most common conventions are: Alphabetical order: clubs (lowest), followed by diamonds, hearts, and spades (highest). This ranking is used in the game of bridge. Alternating colors: diamonds (lowest), followed by clubs, hearts, and spades (highest).