Some articles on card strength, cards, strength:
... Card strength in sheepshead is different than in most other games ... There are 14 cards in the trump suit all four queens, all four jacks, and all of the diamonds ... In order of strength from greatest to least Q♣ Q♠ Q♥ Q♦ J♣ J♠ J♥ J♦ A♦ 10♦ K♦ 9♦ 8♦ 7♦ Also, there are 6 of each "fail" suit (18 total) ...
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