Majestic Hotel Harrogate, North Yorkshire

Dominoes (threes and fives)

Majestic Hotel Harrogate, North Yorkshire
As played by David with learners and elderly persons


2 to 6.


Players draw 7 tiles each

Start of play

The player with the highest number of dots on a domino places the first tile and play proceeds clockwise


Each player adds a tile to an open edge of the layout, if he can. To add a tile, a player must match one number to one end of the dominoes in play. A double is placed crosswise and both numbers are totalled
If a player is unable to make a move, he must draw a tile. If there are no tiles left, then the player must pass.


After each turn, total the nunbers at each end. That player scores the number of times the total can be divided by 3 plus the number of times it can be divided by 5
Ending a Hand

A hand ends either when a player plays all his tiles, or when a game is blocked. A game is blocked when no player is able to add another tile to the layout.
The player with the highest total wins


18 dots 6 points 6x3
17 dots 0 points
16 dots 0 points
15 dots 8 points 5x3 plus 3x5
14 dots 0 points
13 dots 0 points
12 dots 4 points 4x3
11 dots 0 points
10 dots 2 points 2x5
9 dots 3 points 3x3
8 dots 0 points
7 dots 0 points
6 dots 2 points 2x3
5 dots 1 points 1x5
4 dots 0 points
3 dots 1 points 1x3
2 dots 0 points
1 dots 0 points
0 dots 0 points

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