Four Aces

The aces from a deck of standard playing cards

Standard playing cards or the French deck is a deck of 52 cards or more if jokers are included.

A deck contains four suits; two red; hearts () and diamonds () and two black; clubs () and spades (). Each suit has thirteen cards; an ace, the numbers 2 to 10 and the face cards; jack, queen and king.

The deck can be used for a variety of different games. In Yu-Gi-Oh! series, the following games have been played:

Yugi Muto once made a card tower using these cards.[1]

A number of Duel Monsters/Yu-Gi-Oh! Official Card Game cards have been based on standard playing cards or games involving standard playing cards, including:

External links


  1. Yu-Gi-Oh! (Toei) episode 1: "The Violent Battle - A Game of Darkness"
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