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Columns for April, 2015
When Are Jacks in Hand Reassuring?
April 13, 2015
Normally, nontrump jacks seem fairly useless in Schnapsen; you would rather see higher ranking cards. But here’s a cute puzzle for you. Construct an initial hand in which it is reassuring to have been dealt a couple of nontrump jacks in your initial hand, and explain why it is better to have those jacks than some higher ranking cards. When you think you have a good solution, you are welcome to read mine.
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