How To Play Latin Partnership Dominoes

Overview

The game of Dominoes has several varieties, or modalities, the most exciting of which is the version practiced in the Latin American countries and Spain, which is played between four people divided into two couples, or teams.
This book summarizes, in a progressive manner, all the strategies that can be utilized in Latin Partnership Dominoes. In addition, it presents numerous examples that will gradually illuminate the game’s concepts. However, the most rare and difficult ...
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Overview

The game of Dominoes has several varieties, or modalities, the most exciting of which is the version practiced in the Latin American countries and Spain, which is played between four people divided into two couples, or teams.
This book summarizes, in a progressive manner, all the strategies that can be utilized in Latin Partnership Dominoes. In addition, it presents numerous examples that will gradually illuminate the game’s concepts. However, the most rare and difficult moves have been excluded in order make the book easier to read and to understand.
Dominoes is not a difficult game; however, each player has his own particular style. This book includes the game’s two types of style (aggressive and conservative). Each particular move is analyzed in both ways. Additionally, each situation is defined and classified so that players can differentiate between them.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781587360480
  • Publisher: Wheatmark, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 8/1/2001
  • Pages: 160
  • Sales rank: 1,394,169
  • Product dimensions: 0.37 (w) x 5.50 (h) x 8.50 (d)

Table of Contents

Preface 7
Introduction 9
Summary of the Work 13
Chapter 1 General Principles 17
Generals 17
Development of a game of Latin Dominoes 19
Definitions 24
Basic Moves and Strategies 29
Chapter 2 The Start 33
Situation 1 The Starter's hand contains only one accompanied double tile 34
Situation 2 The Starter's hand contains more that one accompanied double tile 35
Situation 3 The Starter's hand does not contain any accompanied double tiles 41
Chapter 3 The Second Hand 45
Situation 1 Game was initiated with a double tile 46
Situation 2 Game was initiated with a mixed tile 52
Chapter 4 The Third Hand 59
Situation 1 Game was initiated with a double tile 60
Situation 2 Game was initiated with a mixed tile and both of the Starter's numbers are open 70
Situation 3 Game was initiated with a mixed tile and only one of "A" or "B"'s numbers are open 72
Chapter 5 The Fourth Hand 77
Situation 1-2
Game was initiated with a double tile and "B" did not pass 78
Game was initiated with a double tile and "C" played the double tile 84
Situation 3 Game was initiated with a double tile and "B" passed 89
Situation 4 Game was initiated with a double tile and "A"'s number is not open 94
Options for mixed Starts 97
Chapter 6 Intermediate Moves 101
Basic Options for all players 102
Options for the player who controls his couple 111
Options for Located tiles 121
Advanced Options that look for an Entry 125
Chapter 7 Final Moves 135
Options that look for the Jam Move 136
Options that secure the game 145
Tips 148
Chapter 8 Simulation of a Match 151
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