Solitaire Game Rules (2022)

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(Pictured above:The set up of a traditional game of Klondike Solitaire)

Card Game Rules for Solitaire

Solitaire or Patience, as it is commonly called in parts of Europe, is a game that can be played with just one player, and requires only a standard deck of 52 playing cards. The objective of most solitaire games is to organize a shuffled deck of cards into four piles (one for each suit) in ascending order from Ace to King.

The most well-known version of Solitaire is Klondike, which is what is explained here, and is the game that most people identify with “solitaire”. Many other versions of Solitaire also exist, some of which will be covered following this explanation of how to play Klondike Solitaire.

For more classic card games, check out our guides for 40 Great Card Games for All Occasions, and for The Best Two Player Card Games, as well as our index for Card Game Rules..

If you are looking for cards to play Solitaire with, pick up one of our standard decks of Bicycle Playing Cards with red backs or blue backs, or check out one of our more recent arrivals.

A version of Solitaire that you can play online for free can be found here.

The Set Up

In Solitaire, there are four types of piles: the tableau, the stock, the waste, and the foundations.

The Tableau and the Stock

The tableau consists of seven piles. The first pile has one card, the second pile has two cards, the third pile has three cards, and so on until there are seven piles. Only the top card in each pile is face up.

The cards remaining after building the tableau are placed face down and are called the stock.

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The Waste and the Foundation

The waste is where three cards will be dealt face up from the stock as the game proceeds, with only the top card visible.

The foundations consist of four stacks of cards (one for each suit) in ascending order (Ace to King). At the beginning of the game, the foundations are empty. The goal is to play all the cards to these four foundations.

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How to Play

The object of Solitaire is to move all cards to the foundations in ascending order, beginning with the Ace and ending with the King.

The first thing to do when starting a new game is to move any available Aces from the tableau to the foundations.

In the example below, the Ace of Diamonds and Ace of Hearts can be moved to the foundations.

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Next, you'll want to see if there are any Twos that can be moved to the foundations on top of the Aces already played there. In general, it is a good idea to move low-numbered cards to the foundation whenever possible.

In the example below, the Two of Diamonds can be moved to the foundation, on top of the Ace of Diamonds.

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When no more cards can be moved to the foundation, take a look at the tableau. Cards can be moved from one pile in the tableau to another pile, as long as the card being moved is one number lower and the opposite color (red vs black) to the card it is placed on.

In the example below, the 10 of Diamonds (red) can be placed on the Jack of Clubs (black).

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Multiple cards can be moved together, as long as the cards in the sequence being moved are in descending order and are in alternating colors (red/black, etc).

In the example below, the Jack of Clubs can be moved onto the Queen of Diamonds, and the 10 of Diamonds is moved together with it.

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When there are no more available moves on the tableau, you can draw 3 cards from the stock.

In the example below, the three cards drawn are the 6 of Clubs, Jack of Clubs, and King of Hearts.

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Check to see if the top card on the waste can be moved to the tableau or the foundations.

In the example below, the top card is a King of Hearts. This is fortunate because there is an empty pile, and a King is the only card that can be moved to an empty pile. Now the card below it, the Jack of Clubs, becomes available.

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Keep moving cards from the tableau to the foundations if you can, or placing them on other piles within the tableau, in order to make more face down cards available. When you can’t make any moves from the tableau, flip up another three cards from the stock to the waste, and continue playing.

You continue this process, flipping three cards from the stock to the waste whenever you get stuck. The goal is to keep playing cards to the tableau and to the foundations.

As shown in the example below, if you successfully manage to move all the cards to the foundations, you have won the game.

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Now that you know the rules of solitaire, you are ready to play a game of solitaire online for free. Sites we recommend for doing this include online-solitaire.com, solitaired.com, and solitr.com. For solitaire software we recommend BVS Solitaire, which is available for all platforms.

If you are still in doubt about the rules, take a look at the video tutorial below.

For more information on the game of Solitaire and its rules, check out the Wikipedia article on Klondike Solitaire.

History

Solitaire is a delightful puzzle game that boasts a wonderful history. The game was first recorded in the 1780s in a German book about games, entitled Das Neue Königliche L'Hombre-Spiel. Some early evidence suggests that Solitaire began as a fortune telling game, and only later became a game of strategy. Some variants of Solitaire are still used for cartomancy today.

From the Rhineland, the Solitaire craze moved west into France. From the French we get many of the terms still used in Solitaire today. For example, Tableau is French for “Table”, and Talon is French for “Heel”.

It is popularly rumoured that Napoleon spent most of his days playing Solitaire while he was in exile. In reality, however, it is more likely that he played the common game of Whist, but it does make for a fun item of solitaire-related trivia.

Solitaire became increasingly popular throughout the 19th century, and moved west into England, where Prince Albert was a notable lover of the game. In 1870, the first collection of Solitaire games in the English language appeared, with the book Illustrated Games of Patience by Lady Adelaide Cadogan.

The popularity of Solitaire steadily increased throughout the 20th century. The game became widely played in the computer era, when a free digital version was included in the Microsoft Windows operating system.

Other Popular Solitaire Games

Hundreds of different solitaire games exist other than Klondike Solitaire, and often each of these have multiple variations. Here is a brief overview of some of the more popular ones, as well as an introduction to a few lesser known but interesting versions of the game.

Spider

Spider is a popular solitaire game that is more difficult to win than Klondike Solitaire. In Spider there are two decks of cards in play, with ten tableau piles, no foundations, and no waste pile.

The aim is to create a sequence of 13 cards of the same suit in descending order from King to Ace within a single tableau pile, at which point those 13 cards are removed from the game. The game is won if you successfully discard all the cards in the game in this way.

Building within the tableau piles works somewhat similar to Klondike, but when no moves can be made within the tableau, one card from the stock is dealt to each tableau pile.

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FreeCell

Invented in the 1980s and popularized by its digital version, FreeCell is a very winnable solitaire game that involves real strategy.

The setup involves eight tableau piles of face-up cards, the first four with seven cards each and the last four with six cards each. Instead of stock and waste piles, there are four empty storage piles, called “cells”. Any one card may be placed in these reserve piles, and that’s where the strategy comes in.

Unlike Klondike, sequences of cards cannot be moved within the tableau, but only one card can be moved at a time. Tableau piles can only be built downwards in alternating colours. The goal is to remove all the cards to the four foundations by suit, in ascending order from Ace through King.

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Beleaguered Castle

Beleaguered Castle is another classic solitaire game, but is more challenging to win.

The goal is to play all the cards to the foundations, which are built up by suit in order from Ace through King. Only the top card in each tableau can be played. Players may also move cards within the tableau as long as the card being moved is one less in value than the card it is being moved to, ignoring suits.

Many variants exist in the Castle family of solitaire games, such as Streets and Alleys. In this variation, the Aces don't begin as starting foundations, but are part of the initial tableau, which consists of rows of seven rather than six cards each.

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Yukon

Yukon uses a single deck of playing cards, and all the cards are dealt out from the start of the game, so there is no stock or waste pile.

Set-up happens by making a traditional tableau much like Klondike, but all except the first pile receive an additional five face-up cards each.

Play within the tableau and to the foundations is similar to Klondike, but with the removal of one restriction: a group of face up cards within the tableau may be moved regardless of sequence.

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Forty Thieves

Forty Thieves, also called Napoleon at St. Helena, is somewhat similar to Klondike, but uses two decks, and has some different rules for tableau building. At the start of the game there are ten tableau piles, each with four cards (making up the “forty thieves” that the game is named after).

There are eight foundations, and like Klondike Solitaire the game is won when all the cards are transferred to the foundations, which are built from Ace through King by suit.

The tableau is built with cards of the same suit (instead of alternating colours) in descending sequence. Any card may fill a space created by an empty pile.

The Forty Thieves family of solitaire games is one of the largest and most strategic solitaire games. Many variations exist, such as Emperor, which begins with each pile having a face-up card on top of three face-down cards.

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The Wish

The Wish is one of the simplest solitaire games, and fits into the “adding and pairing” family.

You remove the 2s through 6s from a standard deck, and with the remaining cards make eight piles of four cards each, with only the top card face up in each pile.

The goal is to remove all the cards, which happens by removing any pair of cards that have the same value. Once cards are paired, you can flip over the face-down card underneath, and continue play. If you successfully remove all the cards, you win the game!

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Accordion

Unlike most of the previous solitaire games, Accordion is a non-builder game, so it doesn’t involve building in a tableau or to foundations. To set-up, all 52 cards are placed individually face up in a single continuous line, which is usually done by placing them in rows as space and need requires.

A card can be stacked onto a card to the immediate left or three cards to the left if it is the same suit or if it is the same rank. For example, suppose a row consists of 7H, 8H, 2C, 7D, and 7H. In this case the 7H can be placed either on top of the 8H or on top of the 7D.

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By making as many such moves as possible, the objective is to stack up the entire deck.

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Bowling Solitaire

Bowling Solitaire is a clever and thematic game created by Sid Sackson. It requires just 20 cards in two suits, and only the Aces through 10s are used. A pyramid of face-up cards with rows of four cards, three rows, two cards, and one card represents the “pins”. Three piles represent the “bowling balls”, consisting of five cards, three cards, and two cards, with only the top card face-up in each.

The bowling ball piles are used knock down pins, which can happen in one of three ways:

  • The pin card has the same value as the ball card.
  • The combined value of two or more pin cards equals the value of the ball card.
  • The last digit of two or more pin cards equals the value of the ball card.

Like regular bowling, the player has two bowls per set of pins before they reshuffle the pin cards and make a new pyramid. If they cannot knock down any pins, it is a gutter ball and they move onto the next ball pile. Scoring is done like regular bowling.

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Kings in the Corner

Kings in the Corner is a variation of Solitaire that can be played with two to four players.

Seven cards are dealt to each player, and the remaining cards are placed face down in the middle of the gameplay area to form the stock. The top four cards of the stock are turned face-up on each side of the deck in a cross-shaped design, and serve as four starting foundation piles.

A player’s turn consists of first drawing the top card from the stock, and then making as many moves as possible by laying off cards from their hand onto the four foundation piles, in alternating color and decreasing rank.

New foundation piles can be established by placing a King in the gameplay area. Entire piles can be moved onto another pile if they continue the sequence, after which any new card can be played to replace the previous pile. The first player to play all of the cards from their hand wins the game.

Other Solitaire Games and Resources

We love solitaire games here at PlayingCardDecks, and they are a wonderful way to use your favourite playing cards. To help introduce you to more excellent solitaire games, we have written many articles about the best solitaire games, and to point you to other great resources about solitaire.

Getting started with solitaire

  • What You Should Know About Solitaire
  • What's Good About Solitaire Card Games
  • The Three Most Played Solitaire Games: Klondike, Spider, and FreeCell
  • Two More Most Played Solitaire Games: Pyramid, and Golf

    Builder solitaire games

    • Popular Builder Solitaire Card Games
    • More Popular Builder Solitaire Card Games
    • 10 Builder Solitaire Card Games With Unusual Layouts
    • 10 Less Common but Popular Two-Deck Solitaire Card Games
    • Single-Deck Builder Solitaire Games That You Should Try
    • Simple Builder Solitaire Card Games

      Non-builder solitaire games

      • Popular Adding and Pairing Solitaire Card Games
      • Popular Non-Builder Solitaire Card Games
      • Single-Deck Non-Builder Solitaire Games That You Should Try
      • Simple Non-Builder Solitaire Card Games

        Solitaire resources

        • Advantages of Digital Solitaire
        • Best Digital Resources For Playing Solitaire
        • Special Features for Your Best Experience With Digital Solitaire

          Acknowledgement: Thanks to John Taylor for his initial draft, Holger Sindbaek for his insights and images, and EndersGame for his corrections, additions, and further development.

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          About the author:John Taylor is a content writer and freelancer through the company Upwork.com. You may view his freelancing profilehere. He has a B. A. in English, with a specialty in technical writing, from Texas A&M University and a M. A. inEnglish from the University of Glasgow. You may view his previous articles about card gameshereand his LinkedIn profilehere.

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          FAQs

          Is there a solution to every solitaire game? ›

          Note that solitaire is a general term that describes many different card games each having unique rules and winning chances. Although different games may have different winning probabilities, there isn't an absolute value. Therefore, there's no way of ensuring that 100% of solitaire games can be won.

          Can you win solitaire 100% of the time? ›

          The short answer is no.

          The term Solitaire encompasses a wide variety of card games, each with its own set of rules and winning probabilities. While the latter can be higher or lower depending on the game, it is never an absolute value, meaning that it is not possible to ensure that 100% of the games are winnable.

          Can you fill an empty space in Solitaire? ›

          The tableau is built with cards of the same suit (instead of alternating colours) in descending sequence. Any card may fill a space created by an empty pile.

          What are the rules to the game Solitaire? ›

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          Is Solitaire luck or skill? ›

          Solitaire is an exciting and smart game, so, to win it you need to have both skills and luck. If you are skilled, you can play against many opponents and win. Luck can also be on your side, but it doesn't depend on you. The possibility of winning by skill or luck boils down to the many issues that come into play.

          Is playing solitaire good for your brain? ›

          Soothes the mind

          Unlike other games that demand a high level of attention or logical thinking, Solitaire triggers a soft mental activity that works to relax the brain and dilute stress without shutting it off completely.

          What's the world record for solitaire? ›

          The World Record for FASTEST Solitaire game is 5 SECONDS! 5. MOBILITYWARE SOLITAIRE SUITE HAS BEEN DOWNLOADED OVER 200 MILLION TIMES ON ANDROID AND iOS.

          How do you beat solitaire in 30 seconds? ›

          Learn to Play Solitaire in 30 Seconds with wikiHow! - YouTube

          What is a good percentage winning solitaire? ›

          Consensus seemed to be between 25-50% was best for a game with a lot of variability, but when being played perfectly, 100% needed to be achievable. i.e. there aren't games that couldn't be won no matter how the players played.

          What happens if you run out of moves in solitaire? ›

          Use the card stock pile if you run out of moves to make.

          Flip over the top three cards, and see if the top one can be placed anywhere. If you play the first card, see if you can put down the next. If you put down the second card, see if you can put down the last card.

          How do you not get stuck in solitaire? ›

          These tips will maximize your chances of winning the game.
          1. Expose Larger Stacks First. ...
          2. Don't Empty a Spot Without a King! ...
          3. Always Keep Color in Mind when Filling a Space. ...
          4. Turn Up the First Deck Card First. ...
          5. Don't Always Build Ace Stacks. ...
          6. Don't Move Cards for No Reason. ...
          7. Play the Ace or Two.
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          Can you move a card back down in solitaire? ›

          Cards can be moved to the foundations from the tableau as well as the waste pile. Cards from the foundations may also be moved back to the tableau if they are needed for a sequence. Example: ♦️ Ace – ♦️ 2 – ♦️ 3 – ♦️ 4 – ♦️ 5 – ♦️ 6 – usw.

          Can you use the waste pile in solitaire? ›

          Waste pile - The pile of cards which are drawn from the hand, but aren't placed on either a column or Ace pile. They're placed face-up; once a face-up card is covered, it can't be played until any cards covering it are moved and put into play.

          What is the object of solitaire? ›

          Object of the Game

          The first objective is to release and play into position certain cards to build up each foundation, in sequence and in suit, from the ace through the king. The ultimate objective is to build the whole pack onto the foundations, and if that can be done, the Solitaire game is won.

          Can you move part of a pile in solitaire? ›

          You can only move cards from one pile to another while observing the specific solitaire rules. For instance, one can move a 6 on top of a 7 or a Queen on top of a King. Players have to arrange cards in alternating colors. E.g., if the above card is red, the other must be black.

          What percentage of solitaire games are winnable? ›

          For a "standard" game of Klondike (of the form: Draw 3, Re-Deal Infinite, Win 52) the number of solvable games (assuming all cards are known) is between 82-91.5%. The number of unplayable games is 0.25% and the number of games that cannot be won is between 8.5-18%.

          What's the world record for solitaire? ›

          The World Record for FASTEST Solitaire game is 5 SECONDS! 5. MOBILITYWARE SOLITAIRE SUITE HAS BEEN DOWNLOADED OVER 200 MILLION TIMES ON ANDROID AND iOS.

          Why can't I win at solitaire? ›

          If you are playing standard or Vegas solitaire, you can only win by putting every card into the 4 piles on the top right based on the suit and order. Keep in mind that you will not be able to win every game—there could be a combination of cards that are buried and keep you from moving cards into the piles at the top.

          How many games of solitaire are possible? ›

          There are over 500 solitaire variations in the world. The BVS collection, a collection of solitaire games, lists more than 400 of them, which isn't even the total number. If you decide to count those that don't use the standard deck of 52 cards, the number will be even higher.

          Klondike Solitaire Rules

          Tableau: Solitaire is played on the tableau with a complete deck of 52 playing cards, 28 divided into seven columns.. Before starting the game, most games present you with a menu to choose whether you prefer to draw one or three cards.. The goal of Solitaire is to move all playing cards from the tableau and stockpile to the four foundations.. Knowing that the game's objective is to move the cards to the foundation, you must do so in the correct order, starting with the Aces.. We place this card on top of the black 7 in column five, which suddenly makes the black 5 from column one fit on that same pile.. You get five points for a card you move from the discard pile to the tableau.. If you can move that card to the tableau or the foundation, then the card below it becomes available.

          Here are some of the best solitaire card games using a standard 52 card deck, including Klondike, pyramid, golf, poker, accordion, and more.

          In the setup for Klondike, a tableau of seven columns of cards is arranged on the table with the top card face up; the remaining cards forming a draw pile.. Players could buy a deck of cards for $50 and win back $5 for each card they played onto a foundation, or $500 if they were able to play all 52 cards.. The set-up of this game involves 13 cards in a reserve pile, four cards of the same value arranged as the start of four foundation piles, four cards arranged below the foundation piles to form the start of the tableau.. This game's setup involves 35 cards in a tableau of face-up cards arranged in rows, with the other 17 cards forming a draw pile.. The cards can be removed to join the last-placed card in the discard pile only if they are 1 point above, or 1 point below, the value of the most recently placed card on the discard pile.. Once all cards are dealt, play begins, with aces moving to begin the foundation stacks as they are exposed and other cards added to the foundation stacks in order.. The goal is to compress the entire deck into one stack of 52 cards by moving cards (and stacks of cards) onto one another according to game rules.

          Learn how to play the classic game of Solitaire, also known as Patience. A basic guide on rules, scoring, and strategies.

          Classic Solitaire , sometimes known as Patience , is a group of card games designed for single player play.. The goal of the game is to sort out cards into sequences based on their suits and rank, and this is done through moving cards around.. These are the Table, the Foundations, the Draw pile, and the Talon.. As an example, if there is a 3♥ and a 2♥ card on different piles on the Table, one cannot move the 2♥ card to the 3♥ pile, since they are of the same colour.. Since suits are always mixed in Classic Solitaire, that means that moves are always made one card at a time.. In the case where one has moved cards into an order or: 8♠ 7♦ 6♣ 5♥, players can only move the 5♥ card, then the 6♣ card once there is no blocking.. In conclusion, the Classic Solitaire rules are:. Players move cards from the Table to the Foundations, beginning with the Ace of each suit.. Here, on the 6 th pile on the Table, the 2♠ can be moved to the Foundation, since the Ace of the suit is already available.. This unveils the following card on the 6 th pile.. Now, we see that we can move the 5♥ from the 6 th pile to the 7 th pile, which further unlocks move possibilities.. Always unveil the card from the draw pile before making any moves, classic solitaire strategy is that the more possibilities the better.. Designed for 2 players, this requires two decks.. There are 8 Foundations, and each player has 9 piles on the Table instead.. Instead of the draw pile being drawn one at a time, each of the 10 piles are dealt one card each, making it a difficult game of managing the board.

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          For example, the first pile will have one card, the next pile will have two cards, the next three cards, and so forth.. The only cards available for play are the top cards that face-up on each of the tableau piles and the face-up card on top of the draw pile.. For example, if a foundation pile is currently showing a Three of Clubs, and a Four of Clubs has been revealed in any of the tableau piles or draw card pile, then it can be moved up to the foundation row.. Note: to move the Four of Clubs to the foundation pile, it would need to be the top card of any tableau pile, or the top card turned over from the draw pile – cards under the top face-up card cannot be shifted until they themselves become the top card.. The draw pile in the upper left-hand corner should be utilised only when there are no cards on any of the tableau piles available to be moved to other piles (tableau or foundation piles).. If that card still doesn’t open up any possible moves, another card from the draw pile can be flipped face-up on top of the last, and so on, until a card appears that is able to be played.. Note: the three-card draw pile variation is played in the same manner, however instead of one card being flipped over at a time, three cards are flipped over at once to create the waste pile, and only the card on top of the three card pile is available for play.. – Waste pile to tableau: 5 points. – Waste pile to foundation: 10 points. – Tableau to foundation: 10 points. – Turn over tableau card: 5 points. – Foundation back to tableau: -15 points. – Recycling/finishing the draw pile when playing by flipping over one card at a time: -100 (minimum score cannot go below zero).. If a card from the waste pile is first moved to the tableau, and then to a foundation pile, a total of 15 points are awarded, so if possible, no cards should be moved directly from the waste to a foundation pile.

          Play Online Freecell Solitaire for free! One of the best Solitaire games is waiting for you! The rules of Freecell Solitaire and setting up tips for the newbies

          To play, you’ll only need one standard deck of 52 playing cards.. You can use them to get up to 4 cards out of the way during game play.. The goal of the FreeCell is to move all the cards of a suit on to the four suit piles.. To begin play, you play cards from one column to any other column in play.. You may play any open card on top of another open card of a different suit color that is one card value higher than the card you are playing.. This allows you to play the next highest card of that suit on that suit pile.. If you have a tricky card that you can’t seem to move, you can play it to one of the 4 free cells above the columns.. Cards in free cells can be played back to the columns when a suitable open card arises.. Cards in free cells can also be played directly to the suit piles if they are the next card in that pile’s sequence.. [Img.5: Image of a stack of cards being moved from one column to another]. As you move cards between columns, you will form stacks of alternating colors in descending order.. Using the rules above, work your cards around the columns and free cells until all your cards are in their suit piles.. FreeCell is a comparatively new game as card games go.

          Take a look at the Double Solitaire rules to learn how to play this well-known solo card game with an opponent in a battle to lay their cards first to win.

          Double Solitaire (or Double Klondike as it is sometimes known) follows the classic Solitaire rules .. Play more cards into the foundation piles than your opponent.. The first pile contains 1 card, with the number of cards increasing by 1 until the seventh pile which contains 7 cards.. There are 2 ways to play Double Solitaire.. Both players, at this point, can overturn the card that sits on top of each pile on the Tableau to reveal which card it is.. The game begins when the starting player makes their first move of the game.. If a player comes across 1 of the 4 Aces, then they can add it onto the Foundation Pile .. If a player at any point cannot make any more moves, their turn ends, and the next player starts their turn.. Play continues until all 4 foundation piles have all suits, Ace, through to King.. Every card is worth 1 point; the player who played an Ace to start a pile or King to finish gets an additional 5 points per card as well.. Whoever scores the most points at the end of the game wins in this version of Double Solitaire.. Proceed to the scoring part of the game, awarding the win to the player with the most cards in the foundation pile or the most points.. Are you someone who is always on the lookout for more competitive card games to play with your pals, just like Double Solitaire?

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          For example, if you happen to have an Ace of Spades as the first card turned over from your stockpile, you can place that card on the foundation pile for Spades.. The tableau is the group of cards with the seven columns, with the last card of each column turned faced up, and with each column having an additional card (i.e., the first column has one card, the second column has two cards and so on until the seventh column which has seven cards). Stockpile cards can be placed below a card in the Tableau if that card is of the opposite color, and a number higher than the stock pile card.. Lastly, if you find that the first column is empty (the column that starts with one card turned face up), you can move a King card to that pile to help build the tableau and eventually move the cards to the correct foundation pile.. This means your options are more limited, whereas in turn 1, you have the opportunity to place each subsequent card from the stockpile into the game making it an easier form of the game.

          Here, you learn the Klondike Solitaire rules! Master the fundamentals and explore exciting custom rules for a challenge at the Solitaire Palace!

          You aim to sort a deck of cards by using attention, strategy, and memory: Seven piles of cards are in the middle of the table, the tableau, with each top card revealed.. Sort the sequences from King to Ace by moving revealed cards from one tableau pile to the other , revealing the new top card of the first pile.. In order to move several cards in the tableau, you must sort them, and you can also add cards from the waste to the tableau.. More than one card can be moved from one tableau pile to the other if the moving cards are sorted by the previous rules and match the target card following these rules.. This is an example evaluation of a four-player round at the Solitaire Palace.ActionPoints SolitairePoints Easthaven Placing a card in the foundation+5+10Revealing a card in the tableau+2+4Browsing the stock anew-2not applicableUndoing a move-1-1Solving a round+1+1Bonus points when solving a round in multiplayer mode: For each fellow player unable to solve the round or needing more moves than you to do so+1+1 When using the custom rule Joker : For each unused Joker+3+3A round ends either shortly after one player placed all their cards onto the foundation piles, when no player can make any more moves, or when the time is up.. seven tableau piles with three cards each 31 cards in the stock

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