Mus is a popular Spanish game, of Basque origin. It is unusual in that although its mechanics - drawing cards and then betting on who has the. In every round of the game Mus (discard) is either agreed or stopped. Then, four bets are made on the same hand of cards: * Grande (Biggest): playing for the. Mus is a card game widely played in Spain and France, and to a lesser extent in Hispanic America. Most probably originated in the Basque Country, it is a vying Card rank (highest to lowest): (K or 3) Q J 7 6 5.
These are the rules to resolve who is the winner for each lance:. Mus is a game for 4 players in fixed partnerships; as usual you sit opposite your partner. Close or lower both eyes ciego - means you have bad cards. If the betting round ended with one side seeing the other, then the hands are compared to see which individual player has the best Pares , and that player's team wins the agreed stake for the Pares , plus the value of the Pares in both their hands. If they fold, A and C take 6 stones. Deal and Mus The dealer shuffles, the player to dealer's left cuts, and the dealer deals the cards anticlockwise one at a time until each player has four. Some of the content of this article is translated from the equivalent Spanish Wikipedia article. There are two teams of three players, who sit alternately that is each player sits between two players of the opposing team. Either partner may speak; if they disagree, in general the more aggressive action prevails raise rather than see, see rather than fold. The cards also have point values, shown above, which are used only in the fourth and final stage of each deal, the juego. Partners sit opposite each other and play moves in a counter-clockwise direction. This is done with small stones or pebbles, or other convenient small objects.
There is a strong case for the Basque origin of mus and the game remains very popular - If four Basques get together a mus game is organized. Second round of betting Txikia: The players speak in turn starting with the mano. Partnerships win points by having the highest scoring hands. This is clearly difficult to get and some variants have special rules for this hand and reward it by letting it win against other point combinations regardless of speaking order. This position is commonly known as "postre" last as he comes last in the playing order, so he has a somehow handicapped ability in that hand. The round of betting continues until one side or the other either folds or sees the last bet or raise. The hand with the higher first card wins, or if these are equal the hand with the higher second card, or if these are equal too, the higher third card, or if the first three cards are tied the higher fourth card. Mus is a proposal that all four players should have a chance to improve their hands by discarding one or more cards. When a partnership wins one or more stones, the player keeping the ones simply takes the appropriate number from the saucer and places them in front of himself.