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Empress

Original Solitaire

Game info: Queen of Italy type; 2 decks (104 cards); no redeal

  • Game time: Long
  • Difficulty level: Hard
  • Skill level: Moderate
  • Chance of winning: Medium; about 1 in 5; 20%

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

Solitaire Rules

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

  • Build up in alternating colors (for example, a 2Diamonds Suit can be played on an AceClubs SuitSpades Suit) from Ace to King.

Tableau (9 columns)

  • Build down in alternating colors (for example, a 10Spades Suit can be played on a JackHeart SuitDiamonds Suit).

  • The top card of each pile is available for play on another tableau pile or on the foundations.

  • Only one card at a time can be moved.

  • Spaces are automatically filled from the stock or the waste (never from the reserve or the tableau).

Reserve (a row of 11 cards)

  • Only the card exposed at the end may be built on the foundations. It may not be placed on the tableau.

Stock

  • Turn up one card at a time from the stock to the waste by clicking.

  • There is no redeal.

Waste (One pile)

  • The top card is available for play on the foundations or the tableau.

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