Sum of 15

This is a Strategy building game played between 2 players.

Aim of the Game

Make the total of ’15' using Team’s three cards

Learning Objective

  1. Strategy Building
  2. Fun and Education
  3. Develop Reverse Thinking

How to play the game?

  • Use ace to 9 number cards from standard deck of playing card.
  • Keep all the 9 cards face up in the center.
  • Game is played turn by turn.
  • Decide who will go first.
  • Each person will choose the card and display it on his turn.
  • The first person to make Total of 15 using his 3 cards is the winner.


This game can be played between 2 teams as a classroom game.

  1. Do you find any similarity with other game played earlier?
  2. Is there any advantage if you go first?
  3. Can you find any way to win always?

Please let me know your findings in the comments section below. Stay tuned for many more exciting games!!