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Sumo (Import)


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In Sumo, you play cards to try to push your opponent from the game. In the center of the table is a sumo ring with three positions: left, center, and right. One player sits on the left of the ring, the other on the right. The first player plays a card, then the other player must follow suit, if possible. If the second player cannot, the first player wins; if the second player can follow suit, whoever played the higher card wins. In either case, the winner pushes the sumo wrestlers card away from them, and then leads to the next trick. If the sumo wrestlers are ever pushed out of the ring, the pusher wins the game. If this doesn't happen, the winner of the final trick wins the game. A player also can win earlier by using one of three sumo moves: abise-taoshi (playing a 4 in the same color after a lead 1), hikiotoshi (playing a 1 in the same color after a lead 5); and wucchari (playing an off-suit 2 when the sumo wrestlers card is on the edge of the ring near you).