Traditional cards image for Saxony, Saxony-Anhalt and Thuringia.
32 sheets (56 x 100 mm) in a plastic case.
Skat Italian scarto, “Weggelegtes”]
common especially in Germany card game; Was developed in the beginning of the 19th century in Altenburg / Thuringia from components of other games, among other things the L’hombre, Tarock and Schafkopf.
Skat is played today according to the rules of the German Skatverband; 32 sheets, German or French colors, 3 players, one of which is always playing against 2 others. Skat is an eye-play; Ranking of colors: fail = 12 eyes, spades = 11, heart = 10, Check = 9.
The German Skatverband 1899 in Altenburg / Thuringia. Founded in 1950, has been based in Bielefeld. The German Skat Court (founded in 1927) can “clarify the technical questions of the game under consideration of the provisions of the Skatordnung”.