Hillingdon

Rummikub

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Interest Group leader: Val Bailey
Meeting information: Meets in the afternoon, every two weeks on a Thursday
Meeting venue: Hillingdon.

Rummikub (also known as Rummycube, Rummyking and Rummy Tile) is a tile-based game for two to four players invented in Israel more than 50 years ago. It is not a team game, and each week players on each table will be drawn randomly to give everyone an opportunity to mix with the rest of the group.

As the name suggests, Rummikub is a variation of the card game Rummy where cards are melded to the table in ‘runs’ or ‘3 or 4 or a kind’. The difference in Rummykub is that once sets have been melded they can be manipulated with additional cards to form new sets containing at least three cards each.

A Rummikub Set contains 106 tiles, of which 104 are number tiles and two are joker tiles. There are four coloured sets of tiles (black, yellow, blue and red) ranging in value from one to thirteen, each combination of colour and number is represented twice. Players each have a rack to store tiles, without revealing them to the other players, similar to that used in Scrabble.

Suitable for all levels.

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