# What is the probability of winning the card game war?

## What is the probability of winning the card game war?

The dealer and the player each have a 46.3% chance of winning on the first card (in a standard game with 6 decks), so this seems like an even money game.

Is it possible to win the card game war?

If the two cards played are of equal value, then there is a “war”. Both players place the next three cards face down and then another card face-up. The owner of the higher face-up card wins the war and adds all the cards on the table to the bottom of their deck. In some variants, that player immediately loses.

### Does the card game war Ever End?

It turns out that games are more likely to finish after an even number of turns. Each player starts with 26 cards, so if there are no wars and one player wins every hand, the game will last 26 turns.

What are the odds of getting a triple war?

In other words, the chance of three wars in a row is 0.0211% or 1 in 4739.

## How long is the longest war card game?

MICHAEL OTT, AXEL BARTH, SARAH BIRKE, DON KALAL, RUDI SCHEUNEMANN, AND SEBASTIAN STÖHR played a marathon 170 hour game of war in Munich, Germany on January 11, 2011 according to Guiness Book of World Records.

What is the fastest game of war ever played?

The shortest war on record was that between Britain and Zanzibar (now part of Tanzania), which lasted from 9:00 am to 9:45 am on 27 August 1896.

### What’s the longest game of war?

Does 2 beat ace in war?

The goal of the game is to eventually win all of the cards. War is generally played between two people, but up to four people can play. The ranking for cards in War from highest to lowest is A K Q J T (10) 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2. Nothing beats an Ace and a 2 beats nothing.

## Is war card game Infinite?

11 Answers. This article (of Evgeny Lakshtanov and Vera Roshchina) purports that the answer is “the expected length of a game of War is finite”.

Are you supposed to shuffle in war?

Each player takes their cards and holds them in their hands FACE DOWN – no player is allowed to look at the cards in their hand. Each time a player runs out of cards in his hand, that player shuffles the cards in the discard pile and turns the shuffled discard pile into his new hand.

### How long was the fastest game of war?

What’s the longest war card game ever played?

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