Spades is a trick-taking card game for four players, playing as partners. The object is to win as many tricks as you can during each hand. Spades features simple rules and fast-paced play, and is an increasingly popular game, particularly in America.
The following Spades books include instruction books, strategy guides, tutorials, and more:
Featured Spades Books
- How Not To Lose at Spades
Written by one of the most highly regarded Spades players on the Internet, How NOT to Lose at Spades identifies 80 common mistakes that players make which cause them to lose games that they could have won. Through the use of over 100 bidding and playing examples, the author shows readers how to avoid these mistakes, and in a very structured approach teaches readers how to think and play like a winning Spades player.
- The Complete Win at Spades
Spades is the most popular partnership card game in America, and is also the number one game on the Internet. It's easy to learn, but don't let the simplicity of the rules fool you. The Complete Win at Spades covers all aspects of the game -- from basic elements to advanced technique. You will become an accomplished player and be ready for live tournaments or Internet events. Expert player Joe Andrews combines the best of his two earlier books on Spades. He covers all the bases.
Note: You may also want to consider investing in a general Card Games Rule Book, which contains rules for Spades as well as numerous other card games.