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Start of the game

Every player hides his dominoes from the other players. The player with the highest double of the game (according to the game: Double-6, -9, -12, -15 or -18) opens the game by putting it openly onto the table (1st move). If no one got that highest double, the player with the next highest double opens the game. The following player (in the direction of the game) puts a domino with a fitting number (with the 2nd move always) across, i. e. like this:


While the first player put 36 points on the table with his double here (two ends with 18), the second player added with his move 12. In this example there are now three open ends: 18 + 18 + 12 = 48. Since double-18 is played on divisor 11, neither the first nor the second player scored.


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