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French Patience

Original Solitaire

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

  • Game time: Medium
  • Difficulty level: Medium
  • Skill level: Moderate
  • Chance of winning: Medium (about 1 in 5)

Object of the game: To move all the cards to the foundations.

Solitaire Rules

  • The base card for each foundation (the first card dealt) for this game will vary.

  • Each foundation starts with one card lower in rank than the one to the left.

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

  • Build up regardless of suit from the base card to the rank just below the base card until each pile contains 13 cards.

  • You must complete the first foundations before starting the second and so on.

Tableau (8 columns)

  • Build down regardless of suit.

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

  • A packed sequence, or any portion of it, may be moved to another tableau pile.

  • Spaces may be filled with any available card or packed sequence.

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 to the foundations or to the tableau.

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