Domino Partition Games

Dominoes can be used in a similar way to playing-cards to play partition games. In these games each player divides their hand into sets, and then the corresponding sets made by each player are compared. Here is a list of domino partition games whose rules can be found on

A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z #

Bonanza Pai Gow 2–8  [C32]
Pai Gow 牌九 2–8  [C32]
QiuQiu 2–4, 5, 6  [6:6]
Twist'em Dominoes 2–9  [6:6]

Notes on the indexes

Invented games, mostly submitted by readers of, are listed in italics.

The preferred number of players is shown in bold. Other numbers with which it is possible to play are shown in grey.
Western domino sets are indicated by the highest number of pips on a tile end - for example [6:6] is a standard double 6 set of 28 tiles, [12:12] is a set of 91 tiles with up to 12 pips on each end. The symbol [C32] stands for a Chinese set of 32 tiles.
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