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Card Games: Trump Group

These are plain trick games in which a small number of cards (often five) is dealt, there is a trump suit, and the objective is to win tricks. I have called this the "trump group" because one of the earliest games of this type is called Triomphe, the word from which "trump" is derived.

There are several subgroups, distinguished by a particular card order, or some other special feature:

Within each of these subgroups there are also more elaborate games in which a larger number of cards is dealt.

Some of the more recent trump games have bidding to determine the number of tricks to be taken: