# What is the object of the card game hearts?

## What is the object of the card game hearts?

The main object of a hearts game is to avoid scoring points. The game ends if any player scores 100 points. But the winner is the player with the lowest score at this point.

## How do you start the card game hearts?

The player to the left of the dealer leads first. (Or the person holding the 2 of clubs card can start first.) Each player after the lead must follow suit if he can. If he can't, he may play any card he wants.

Can you play hearts with 5 players?

Setup. In a 4-player game of Hearts, each player gets 13 cards. In a 5-player game, the two of diamonds and two of clubs are removed; each player gets 10 cards. In a 6-player game, the two and three of diamonds and the three and four of clubs are removed; each player gets 8 cards.

How many players can play Hearts?

four playersThe game is usually played by four players, but three to six can be accommodated (see below). The aim is to avoid taking any cards of the heart suit in tricks.