Friday, October 30, 2015


Durak is undoubtedly the most popular card game in Russia. It would hardly be an exaggeration to say that every Russian who plays cards knows this game. "Durak" means fool, the fool in this game being the loser - the player who is left with cards after everyone else has run out. d "Podkidnoy Durak" is probably the best-known form of Durak in Russia. It  means "fool with throwing in". This name refers to the fact that after an attack is begun, it can be continued by "throwing in" further cards whose ranks match those already played. The same game is played in Poland under the name Dureń (fool) 

Here is a link to the rules and instructions on ow to play! Get a few people in a room this Halloween weekend and show off your Durak skills!!

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