Kout bo 6

Kout bo 6 is the most popular card game in Kuwait and the Gulf region .The reason is that it`s easy game to learn. Koutbo6 is a game that lays on the thinking of your teammates, In the game of koutbo6 all the cards will be used including the two jokers. 9 cards will be distributed for each player. As the ranking of the cards is as they are starting from the least to bigger (2-3-4-5-6-7-8-9-10-J-Q-K-Ace-Black Joker-Red joker)

Note that the Ace of the trump is bigger than the black joker and the rest of the other aces the black joker is bigger than they

Players

Two teams of three players each, seated A, B, A, B, A, B (each player seated between two opponents).

Joker

The cards that show the picture of the jester can be used any time and here is an explanation the difference between the Red and Black joker

Red Joker

Red Joker is the largest in this game

Black Joker

Black joker is the 3rd largest card after the red joker and the ace of the trump

The joker and maker cannot be played in the beginning of the game in case if one of the players calls bawan (36) or 8

There are types of conditions that you choose before starting the game, and it is as follows:

  • After the picturesAfter the agreement before the game, the joker or maker will not be played in the start it will be played after (Ace-King-Queen and the Jack) from the person who calls
  • After trump suitThis condition the joker and maker will not be played, unless all the cards of the trump suit had come down
  • After the AceIn this circumstance, it can be played following the ace of the trump suit which the player calls, in case if the Ace is not in the cards of the player who called, it can be played anytime

Calls

It's bids he can win with the help of his teammate and its will be started with the person who distributed the cards to the person in the right to call until it reaches to the last person

Pass

Its pass over to the next player without any one calling

Malzom

No one can call this unless the last player

Five

Five hands to win and will fail when the other team gets five hands

Six

Six hands to win and will fail when the other team gets four hands

Seven

Seven hands to win and will fail when the other team gets three hands

Eight

Eight hands to win and will fail when the other team gets two hands [/left

Bawan

Its the hardest call in the rounds were the team must win nine hands , will fail if the other team gets one hand

Counting the points

  • Malzom winning team will earn 5 points. In case of losing, the other team receives 5 points
  • Five winning team will earn 5 points. In case of losing, the other team receives 10 points
  • Six winning team will earn 6 points. In case of losing, the other team receives 12 points
  • Seven winning team will earn 7 points. In case of losing, the other team receives 14 points
  • Eight winning team will earn 8 points. In case of losing, the other team receives 16 points
  • Bawan winning team will earn 36 points. In case of losing, the other team receives 18 points

Starting the game

The dealer distributes 9 cards to each player, face down, beginning with the player on his right each player in turn may make a bid or pass, the highest bidder names the trump suit.The highest bidder by making the opening lead. Other players must follow suit if possible. A player who cannot follow suit may trump or discard at will. A hand is won by the highest card played of the suit led, or, if it contains a trump, by the highest trump. The winner of a hand leads next

The end of the game

It depends on the agreement among the 2 team before starting the game the end will be when any team reaches to 51, 71, or 101 and any team that reach to this number will win.
In case if any team calls bawan in the first , the game will end if the team who calls bawan wins their 9 hands