This text contains a detailed guide to Skat, a notoriously tricky-to-master card game. This book constitutes an attempt to present elements of the game of Skat in such a manner that the reader may understand it, and the student may sit down and play it. A book that will greatly appeal to new and existing players of this interesting game, this text makes for a worthy addition to collections of card gaming literature and is not to be missed by the discerning enthusiast. The chapters of this book include: Introduction, Historical, The American Laws of Skat, Descriptions of the Game, How to Learn Skat, First Principles, The Simple Game, Scoring, Bidding, Tournee, Laying out for the Skat, Leading in Tournee, Tenace, Passt-Mir-Nicht, Solo, Grand Solo, Open Grands, and much more. We are proud to republish this antiquarian book here complete with a new introduction on card games.