|These documents are aids to help explain the game of partner pinochle. The Hand Evaluation Flowchart attemps to explain the logic behind the bdding process.|
The Pinochle Overview touches on many aspects of the game including the value of the cards for meld, point value and a number of other rules.
The Strategy Notes attempt to give some insight into the stategy of the game.
The Pinochle Hand Evaluator is a program that will deal hands of cards for evaluation of meld. This should give you insight of card distribuion and help in meld evaluation.