Belote is a popular 32-card trick-taking game played worldwide (the rules of the game are quite different in different countries). It's derived around 1920 in France, probably from Klaverjassen, a game played since at least 1600's in Netherlands. In Bulgarian the official name is Bridge-Belote, in Greece it is called Vida, in Cyprus it is called Pilotta. In Croatian Bela is used as a synonym, in Armenian the name is abbreviated to Blot. In the Republic of Macedonia it is Belyot, in Saudi Arabia is Baloot. Within the game's terminology, belote is used to designate a pair of a King and a Queen of a trump suit, possibly yielding the game's name itsel. In the Armenian version the game can be played by 2, 3 or 4 players. The 4-player version (also called Bazar Blot) is considered to be the standard game, the others are just crippled versions played only if there aren't enough players available.