Memory Matching game rules - Quick and Illustrated

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Illustrated Memory Matching game rules - Quick and simple!

find the rules for the famous Memory game, know as Concentration card game or Matching Game.

At the beginning of the game, all the cards are mixed up and laid in rows, face down on the table.

Player 1 starts and turns over two cards:

  • If the cards don’t match (it’s not a pair), he turns them back over and it’s then the turn of player 2 to turn over two new cards.
  • However, if the two cards match, it’s a pair! He keeps the cards and has the right to play again...

When the players have found all the pairs, the game is over. The player who has the most cards wins!

You can Download the Printable game rules in PDF format.

How to play the Memory Matching game - The Quick rules!

Step 1 :  Beginning of the game

At the beginning of the game, all the cards are mixed up and laid in rows, face down on the table.

Rules of the memory game - step 1

Step 2 :  Player 1

Player 1 starts and turns over two cards.

Rules of the memory game - step 2

Step 3 :  Player 1

In this case, the cards don’t match, it’s not a pair, so he turns them back over.

Rules of the memory game - step 3

Step 4 :  Player 2

It’s then the turn of player 2 to turn over two new cards.

Rules of the memory game - step 4

Step 5 :  Player 2

As the cards don’t match, it’s not a pair, so he turns them back over.

Rules of the memory game - step 5

Step 6 :  Player 1

It’s then the turn of player 1 (for a two-player game) or the turn of player 3 (if more than 2 players). Here, the player remembered the position of the cards and he turns over the two correct cards.

Rules of the memory game - step 6

Step 7 :  Player 1

The two cards match, it’s a pair! He keeps the cards and can play again...

Rules of the memory game - step 7

Step 8 :  Player 1

Player 1 turns over two other cards.

Rules of the memory game - step 8

Step 9 :  Player 2

The two cards doesnt match. It’s the turn of the player 2, and so on...

When the players have found all the pairs, the game is over. The player with the most cards wins!

Rules of the memory game - step 9

Download the Printable Rules of the game

You can dowload the printable PDF file of the rules of the memory card games thanks to the button below.

Adaptation of the rules for Online Memory Matching Games on Memozor :

Most matching games on memozor are single player mode. As there is only one player, the objective of the game is to find all the pairs with the fewest strokes and as quickly as possible. A stopwatch will show you how much time you have spent to find all the pairs and also the game will show you the number of strokes you have needed.

But you can also play to our Online 2 players memory games. For those there are 2 distinct game modes:

  • You can play with a friend sitting next to you
  • Or you can play against the computer

On Memozor, the Online matching games have several levels of difficulty and you can change the number of cards on the board thanks to the buttons located below the game.
Here, all the memory games are Free and Unlimited! Choose the game you prefer from the list below and have fun!

These games are, above all, a great way to have a pleasant time by enjoying yourself. But they can also be a great exercise to train your memory in a playful way!

Try our Free Online memory matching games :

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