Play this popular Italian card game!
- Game Type Skill Game
Scopa (Italian: broom) is a popular Italian card game. One of the most popular varations is called Scopone, which is played with 4 players.
At Scopa/Escoba players can choose between a French and an Italian/Spanish deck of cards. The French deck consists of the suits Diamonds, Clubs, Hearts and Spades. The Italian/Spanish deck consists of the suits Coins, Swords, Cups and Clubs. As soon as a player reaches 21 or more points at the end of an Escoba round, or 11 for a Scopa round, he/she is declared the winner and the game is over.