This group is dedicated to the playing of Doppelkopf, a card game that emerged from a pool of murky origins one day in Germany and went on to become one of that country’s most beloved pastimes. It’s beloved in this country, too, but far less widely. If you’ve never played before or need a refresher, rules and other information can be found at and And if you don't feel like undertaking a thorough study of the rules online, we're happy to teach the game to new players.

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Recent Meetups

  • May 13 · 6:30 PM

    Laine's Birthday Doppelkopf

    9 Doppelkopfers | 5.00

    It’s always a special event when Laine, our beloved Score Sheet Auditor, joins us for a game of Doppelkopf, and she’ll definitely be joining us for the next one, as it... Learn more
  • April 29 · 6:30 PM

    Drenched in Doppelkopf

    6 Doppelkopfers | 5.00

    At the next game, let’s indulge our voracious appetite for Doppelkopf like never before. According to my calculations, just a small increase in the gusto with which we... Learn more
  • April 8 · 7:00 PM

    Dump Cake Doppelkopf

    4 Doppelkopfers | 5.00

    As a child, I used to dream of one day calling something “Dump Cake Doppelkopf,” but after years of failure to find anything for which that name was even remotely... Learn more
  • March 25 · 6:30 PM

    Doppelkopf Democracy (or, Piglets in Peril)

    7 Doppelkopfers | 5.00 | 1 Photo

    Long a source of murmuring and controversy in the DC Doppelkopf group has been our use of an apparently rare version of a common game variation that we’ve come to call “... Learn more
  • March 9 · 6:30 PM

    Sue's Birthday Doppelkopf

    7 Doppelkopfers | 5.00

    I’m happy to report that Sue has joined the growing list of exceptional individuals who have cottoned on to the merits of celebrating one’s birthday with one’s chums in... Learn more
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  • Charles founded DC Doppelkopf

    on June 17

Founded Jun 17, 2012

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