The card game Bauernschnapsen is an extended form of Schnapsen. It is both widespread and popular in Austria.
Bauernschnapsen is a game for four players. The players sitting opposite each other at the table form teams. Three cards are dealt to each of the players. The forehand (denoted by the flag) then chooses a trump suit. The remaining cards are dealt leaving each player with five hand cards. Once the cards have been dealt the contract auction begins. The game with the highest point value will be played. The aim of the game is to reach 24 points.