Pinochle is a popular card game that uses a special deck of 48 cards, and may be played as a two-handed, three-handed, or partnership game. The main object of the game is to form melds of three or more cards.
The following Pinochle books include instruction books, strategy guides, tutorials, and more:
Featured Pinochle Books
- Pinochle Strategy and Probabilities: David's Variation
This manual introduces a bidding system that shows you the best bidding range for your hand. You can use the bidding system even if your partner doesn't. This manual also introduces simple bidding conventions that allow partners to describe their hand based on how they bid. The conventions are optional, but can be easily taught. This manual identifies the strategic turning points that occur throughout the game. It provides suggestions on how to take advantage of the opportunities available to you at each point. Both new and experienced players will find many ideas to sharpen their play.
- MacDougall On Pinochle
This is a reprint of a vintage book on Pinochle, covering history, rules, and strategy for Auction Pinochle, Two-Handed Pinochle, Partnership Pinochle, and more. By Mickey Macdougall.
Note: You may also want to consider investing in a general Card Games Rule Book, which contains rules for Pinochle as well as numerous other card games.