Brisca/Briscola: Overview

Brisca, also known as Brìscula, Briscola or Briškula, has its roots in Sourthern Europe and enjoys great popularity in Spain, Italy and Croatia. It is a quick and simple game for 2 to 4 players utilising a 40-card deck.

Players receive three cards at the start of each round and a trump suit is set. The remaining cards form the stock. In turns, each player plays one card to the trick without having to follow suit rule. Cards of the trump suit are have higher value than non-trump suit cards and the card played with the highest value wins the trick. After each trick is taken, each player receives a new card. The player who is the first to take 61 tricks is declared the winner.