- what to call?
- Euchre consider statistics
- Euchre consider statistics - ii
- Statistics when third seat calls trump
- Euchre shuffle
- what is STD?
- Euchre glossary
- ranked Euchre (same as Spades)
Your team is euchred if you or your partner chose the trump suit, but together you did not take 3 or more tricks during the hand.
There are 5 tricks to be collected during a single Euchre hand. The rules require that if you declare trump, your team must get at least 3 of them.
If your team is euchred, then your opponent is awarded 2 points, while your team gets no points.
Eldest hand is a name given to the player who is required to play the first card in a hand of Euchre. It is another term for first seat.
People who use this term also generally give the name "Pone" to the player who is right of the dealer.
First seat is a name given to the player who is required to play the first card in a hand of Euchre. It is another name for the player who is left of the dealer (sometimes called "left of dealer").
Some people also call this player Eldest hand.
The person who plays the first card in a trick is said to lead the trick.
A trick is the pile of 4 cards that is collected by the person who placed the strongest card in the pile.
It is also sometimes used to mean a discrete phase in the game of Euchre, during which each of the 4 players plays one card.
The term "trump" can be used as a noun or a verb.
The trump suit is the suit that was declared by the "maker". For example, "I choose clubs as the trump suit."
A trump card is any card of the trump suit. In Euchre, Jacks have special properties. If a black suit is declared trump, then the Jack of the other black suit is also considered a trump card. The same is true for red suited cards. For example, if Spades is declared trump, then the Jack of Clubs is also a trump card.
To trump is to play a trump card that is higher in rank than the current card that will take the trick.
A hand is void in a suit if it contains no cards of that suit.