Game info: Non-Builders games type; 1
deck (52 cards); no redeal
- Game time:
- Difficulty level:
- Skill level:
- Chance of winning:
Low; about 1 in 10; 10%
Object of the game:
To produce 8 high-scoring Cribbage hands from the 4 horizontal
and the 4 vertical
Tableau (grid 4x4)
sixteen cards from the
stock, one by one, on any empty
space of your choosing. Each card must be placed
adjacent (horizontally, vertically or diagonally) to a card
placed, a card cannot be moved.
seventeenth card automatically dealt is the Starter.
row and each
column, together with the Starter
in every case, form 8 Cribbage hands (4 hands from left to right
and 4 hands from top to bottom).
Cribbage Solitaire score
Jack, Queen and King counts as 10 each. Numeral cards counts
the same as their rank
(from Ace =1 to Ten = 10).
Combinations of scoring values are as follows:
Two or more cards that total
For example: Queen + 2 + 3; 10 + 2 + 3; 5 +
Two cards of the same rank.
Three cards of the same
rank is a Pair royal.
Four cards of the same
rank is a Double pair royal.
Each combination of three or
more cards in sequence.
1 per card
Four cards of the same suit in the Hand.
Four cards in the Hand or the Crib of the same
suit as the Starter.
Jack of the same
suit as the Starter, in the Hand or the Crib.
Each separate grouping of cards
which total fifteen, make a pair or run score separately.
The highest possible hand (29
J, 5, 5, 5 with Starter the 5
of the same suit as the Jack. There are four fifteens by
combining the Jack with a five (4 x 2 = 8); four fifteens
by combining the three Fives (4 x 2 = 8); a Double pair
royal counts as 12; His Nobs adds 1 to the total
for the maximum score of
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