“Dehla Pakad” (Hindi for “Collect the tens”) is a 4 player trick taking card game widely played in India.
Available as both online multiplayer and Single Player Game.
Nobody really knows when it started what we do know is
Standard 52 cards deck is used to play this game. Dealer is chosen randomly to start the game and
play is Anti Clockwise. At the beginning of each round, 13 cards are distributed to each player in
three rounds where 5 cards are distributed in first round and 4 cards each in two following rounds.
Trump selection happens during game as previously described.
Trump is not decided in the beginning of the game but a trump is decided is during the game and it
could be anyone from the four players who can declare the trump. Suppose player A and C are in team
X and B and D are in team Y. Now during the game suppose player A plays a card from hearts and
player B doesn’t have a card from hearts, player B will play a card from some other suit and
whatever suit player B plays, becomes the trump for that game.
Scoring is known to be different in different places and their is no standard. In our version scoring goes like this”