Questions tagged [tichu]

A partnership climbing card game where players attempt to get rid of their hand while scoring points.

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Can I play a straight with phoenix on top of a 1-A straight?

Is it authorized to play a 2, ..., Ace, Phoenix straight on top of a 1,..., Ace straight ?
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Can the Mah Jong force out the Phoenix as part of a straight in Tichu?

Suppose I play a straight with 1-5 and wish for a 7. The next player has a 3,4,5,7, and Phoenix. Does my wish compel the player to complete the straight using the Phoenix and fulfill the wish, or the ...
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Can I go for both Tichu types in one round?

The rules seem to imply that people cannot call two or more tichus of the same kind. Doing this would also take the fun out of the game, as the first player to have a strong hand simply calls for ...
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When you go out in Tichu, does the current round continue?

Pretend 10-10 is played and then I go out with J-J. Does the current round continue (players playing Q-Q or higher, etc), hence I would not claim the cards, or does it end (me still obviously being ...