# Can you play spade with 6 people?

## Can you play spade with 6 people?

Spades is a plain-trick game in which spades are always trumps. It is most often played as a partnership game by four players, but there are also versions for three, two or six players.

How many cards do you get in spades with 4 players?

13 cards
Spades is played with 4 players and uses a standard 52 card deck (with the Jokers removed). The deck is shuffled and then dealt out with each player receiving 13 cards. The player to the left of the dealer bids first.

How do you score spades with partners?

Each trick in a bid counts for 10 points if a partnership meets its bid. Tricks won above the bid are worth 1 point each. Example: Beth and David bid 5 tricks and they won 7 tricks. They score 52 points (50 for the tricks bid, plus 2 for the extras, which are known as “bags.”)

### How many cards do you deal in 2 person spades?

The players continue alternating this selection process until the entire deck has been collected. At that point, each player will have 13 cards in their hand. The remaining 26 cards are set aside and not used in this hand.

For making the contract (the number of tricks bid), the player scores 10 points for each trick bid, plus 1 point for each overtrick. For example, if the player’s bid is Seven and they make seven tricks, the score would be 70.

How many cards do you get in 3 man spades?

For three-handed spades a standard deck of 52 cards is used of the common suits Spades, Hearts, Clubs, and Diamonds. However, the 2 of Clubs is put aside and not used. So this gives 12 cards for Clubs, and 13 for each other suit.

#### What are the official rules of Spades?

A spade may not be led until spades have been “broken”. Every player must “follow suit” of the lead, meaning every player must play the same suit as the led card if possible. If a player does not have a card of the same suit, he or she may play any other card in the hand.

How to keep score playing Spades?

The most popular way to keep score in the game of Spades involves bidding. However, traditional home games can keep a running score based solely on the number of books won by a single team. This method requires more luck based on your dealt cards rather than the skill involved between each player.