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Game info: Two-Deck game type; 2 decks (104 cards); no redeal

  • Game time: Long
  • Difficulty level: Medium
  • Skill level: Mostly chance
  • Chance of winning: Very low; about 1 in 100; 1%

Object of the game: Move all the cards to the foundations.

Solitaire Rules

Set-Up: At the beginning of the game, four Kings (one of each suit) and four Aces (one of each suit) are removed from the stock and placed in the eight piles at the bottom, becoming the foundations.

Foundations (8 piles: complete these piles to win the game)

  • Build the Ace foundations up in suit from Ace to King (for example, a 2Heart Suit can be played only on an AceHeart Suit).

  • Build the King foundations down in suit from King to Ace (for example, a QueenClubs Suit can be played only on a KingClubs Suit).

  • Reversal. When the top cards of two foundations of the same suit are in sequence, one or more cards from one pile may be transferred to the other, except for the Ace or King at the bottom.

Tableau (4 columns of 12 cards each)

  • The top card of each column is available for play to the foundations only.

  • No building on the tableau.

  • Spaces may be filled with any available card from the tableau.

  • There is no redeal.

Reserve (13 piles in the form of a semicircular arch, each containing a variable number of cards)

  • Each pile is reserved for cards of the same rank, starting from Aces to Kings. There will be different numbers in different piles depending on how many cards of one rank remain after the tableau piles are dealt, and some ranks may not be represented at all.

  • All the cards in each reserve pile, not just the top cards, are available for play to the foundations only.

  • Click on a reserve pile to spread its cards in the center in the form of a fan. Then, all the cards of the fan are available for play.

  • No building on the reserve.

  • Spaces cannot be filled.

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