Schnapsen Log Archives
Columns for September, 2012
September 1, 2012
You’ve been at the Café Abeles long enough now that a new order of coffee and cake has arrived. This time the cake is Pfirsichkuchen, with juicy peach halves peeking out the tops of the generous pieces. Yum. The game against Lore continues between bites….
Taking the Initiative
September 14, 2012
You are really enjoying this battle against Lore at the Café Abeles. Under ordinary circumstances you are outmatched by her, but today you are focused and maybe also just a little lucky. That combination has put you ahead of her in both game points and trick points….
Only Minds Infer
September 21, 2012
It’s Thursday evening and, to no one’s surprise, you can be found at your card club, The Black Eagle, playing Schnapsen with the locals. Right now you are facing the flamboyant and clever milliner Katharina, sporting another of her outlandish creations. Feathers sprout all over it, in colors and patterns that were never seen on any tropical bird. Between sneezes and surpressed laughter, you get to the following position….
September 26, 2012
At the Black Eagle club, this evening’s game against the befeathered Katharina continues….
What Else Can Be Inferred?
September 29, 2012
You are doing well so far in this match against the flamboyant Katharina at the Black Eagle club. Let’s see what the next deal brings….