This is a straight forward chart to playing efficient multideck blackjack. Note the dealers hand on top and the players hand on the left. Simply follow the recommended strategy to play an optimal game. To help understand how this strategy came about, please read about the theory of blackjack.

Multiple Decks – Dealer stands on soft 17

Player’s Hand

Dealer’s Card (face-up)

2

3

4

5

6

7

8

9

T

A

8

H

H

H

H

H

H

H

H

H

H

9

H

D

D

D

D

H

H

H

H

H

10

D

D

D

D

D

D

D

D

H

H

11

D

D

D

D

D

D

D

D

D

H

12

H

H

S

S

S

H

H

H

H

H

13

S

S

S

S

S

H

H

H

H

H

14

S

S

S

S

S

H

H

H

H

H

15

S

S

S

S

S

H

H

H

H

H

16

S

S

S

S

S

H

H

H

H

H

17

S

S

S

S

S

S

S

S

S

S

A,2

H

H

H

D

D

H

H

H

H

H

A,3

H

H

H

D

D

H

H

H

H

H

A,4

H

H

D

D

D

H

H

H

H

H

A,5

H

H

D

D

D

H

H

H

H

H

A,6

H

D

D

D

D

H

H

H

H

H

A,7

S

D/S

D/S

D/S

D/S

S

S

H

H

H

A8

S

S

S

S

S

S

S

S

S

S

2,2

H

H

SP

SP

SP

SP

H

H

H

H

3,3

H

H

SP

SP

SP

SP

H

H

H

H

4,4

H

H

H

H

H

H

H

H

H

H

5,5

D

D

D

D

D

D

D

D

H

H

6,6

H

SP

SP

SP

SP

H

H

H

H

H

7,7

SP

SP

SP

SP

SP

SP

H

H

H

H

8,8

SP

SP

SP

SP

SP

SP

SP

SP

SP

SP

9,9

SP

SP

SP

SP

SP

S

SP

SP

S

S

T,T

S

S

S

S

S

S

S

S

S

S

A,A

SP

SP

SP

SP

SP

SP

SP

SP

SP

SP