Rules of Chinchon

Chinchon is a card game played with the Spanish deck (also known as Txintxon or Conga) belonging to the same family as Gin Rummy.

The objective of the game is to combine your 7 cards before your opponents do it. The possible card combinations are: three of a kind, four of a kind or straights flush.

It is played individually with the Spanish 40-card deck and the 1 of Coins as a wild card.

The rules of this game are similar to: Rummy, Remigio, Canasta

How to play Chinchon

With these rules, the player who starts playing in the first round (the “hand” player) is decided by drawing lots. In the next round the player on his/her right starts.

In his/her turn each player must:

You can “close” the round by dragging a card to the closing position if the following rules are met:

Show combinations

After closing, players must show their combinations one by one. The other players may throw away any cards they have not been able to combine.

Value of the cards

Players will add as many points as the cards they have in their hand and will be eliminated if they exceed 50 points.

The value of the cards is as follows:

Card Points
From 1 to 7 The value of the card
Jack, Knight and King 10 points
Wild card 25 points

End of the game

The last remaining player wins.

Experience points and ranking

You already know the rules of Chinchon. Now play to get experience points (xp), level up and get better in the ranking.

Action Points
Play a game20 xp
Win a game34 xp
Close a round8 xp
Throw a card1 xp

Players who leave the game will not score any points. Except if they have been eliminated from the game.