National and Regional Card Games: Nepal

Card Games in Nepal

Marriage is a three-pack rummy game (156 cards), also played in Bhutan.

Call Bridge or Call Break is a four-player game similar to the American game Spades, but played without partners.

Jhyap, also known as Dhumbal, is a draw and discard game which is almost identical to the Israeli game Yaniv.

29 is played, probably by similar rules to those used in India and Bangladesh.

3-2-5 is a 3-player game played with only 30 cards in which each player has a different quota of tricks to win.

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