What is the difference between coinche and belote contrée?

That’s the million-dollar question! Some players claim that these two games of belote are the same variant of classic belote. However, despite their similarities, there are several differences between the two. To sceptics who still have doubts, you will find all the information you need right here in this article!

Belote variants around the world

Belote, that social and strategic card game which is largely prevalent in France, also has players from all over the world. And so many variants… Even if the rules of the game, the counting of points and the name can change depending on the player and/or the country you are playing in, everyone speaks the same language: that of belote!

How to play belote contrée ?

Belote contrée is one of the many variants of the famous card game of classic belote. It is played using the same rules but comes with certain specific aspects such as, for example, the “double” and “redouble” bids (French: contre and surcontre, from which it takes its name). Discover the specifics for playing belote contrée point by point in this article and then go to our FunBelote app to play a game online!

The Queen of Clubs: history and place in belote

The Queen of Clubs: card games and belote culture You already met “Lancelot”, Jack of Clubs and AI of our online belote app. Now let us introduce the mysterious Queen of Clubs “Argine” and talk about the origins and meaning of playing cards.

Blue Monday: play belote with the FunBelote app

Everyone has experienced the Monday blues, even giving rise to one date every year dubbed “Blue Monday”… The first day of the week often comes with a feeling of nostalgia for the weekend. At FunBelote, we’re not ones to mope. As enthusiastic players of belote, we spend our chips on our favorite card game in order to stay cheerful. Monday is therefore the perfect day to devote to belote! To convince you, we hereby present our trump card: a mobile app for playing online belote!
Christmas Tournament

Belote contest: register for the Christmas tournament!

FunBelote is preparing for sparkling Christmas celebrations and will be running the first online contest of coinche belote! “Icing on the Yule log”: no entry fee and many prizes to be won! Who is to say that Santa Claus doesn’t exist?

Belote against the computer: train yourself up and become a pro

Classic or coinche belote… Beginner or experienced player… Improve your game by playing belote against the computer! Whether playing by yourself or within a network of friends, you will find all the information you need to start a game of belote online and play for free on your tablet or smartphone right here in this article.