Chambers Card Games
Chambers Card Games includes a wide-ranging selection of almost 100 card games: setting out the rules, explaining how to play and offering strategies and hints. Clear and concise, this new fully illustrated collection is authoritative yet – as importantly – great fun.
There’s a glossary, a history of card games, advice on card-playing etiquette and information on playing cards on the Internet. Find the card game you’re after with the useful list of alternative names, or use the number of players index to find a game for every occasion. There’s also a unique supplement on cheating: protect yourself from card sharks … or pick up a tip or two to get ahead on the sly.
Chambers Card Games for One
Chambers Card Games for One is a diverse new collection of patience card games that features all the classics along with many less well-known games. Whether you want to unwind with a simple game like Accordion or Clock, or are looking for more of a challenge like Flower Garden or Miss Milligan, there is a game for everyone, regardless of age or level of skill.
Peter Arnold is an author and editor, most of whose 50 or so books concern sports and games. Several of his books are on table games, including some on individual card games, one of which was described by a New York author as ‘the best history of gambling’.
Chambers Card Games for Families
Chambers Card Games for Families explains how to play more than 50 family card games. Ranging from slap-jack and snap to patience and pontoon, the games are highly entertaining as well as quick and easy to learn. The book includes simple games that children can play on their own, as well as more intricate games for the whole family, and is ideal for players of any age and experience.
With clear descriptions, helpful illustrations and useful tips, Chambers Card Games for Families is the essential companion for hours of family fun.