How to Play Chopsticks: 13 Steps (with Pictures)

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If you want to play Chopsticks, face your opponent and put your hands in front of you with one finger extended. Take turns tapping each other’s hands with your fingers extended. When you tap the other player’s hand, they must add the number of fingers you have extended to the number they have extended, then they must hold up that many fingers. For instance, on the first tap, your opponent would hold out 2 fingers. When a player’s hand has 5 open fingers, that hand is “dead.” Keep reading to learn about variations, like speeding up the game or introducing splits!

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