The contemporary name Schnapsen derives from the German word ‘schnappen’, which means 'to snatch'. In the game, this refers to taking a trick with a trump. The aim of the game is to reach 66 points or more as quickly as possible by taking tricks and making announcements. The aim of the game is to collect 66 card points or more as quickly as possible by taking tricks and bidding. Schnapsen is the national card game of Austria.