Game info: FreeCell type; 1 deck; no redeal
Alternate names: Beak and Flipper.
- Game time: Medium
- Difficulty level: Medium
- Skill level: Mostly skill
- Chance of winning: High (about 1 in 3)
Object of the game:
Move all the cards to the foundations.
The base card for this game will vary: the top left card in the
tableau is called the
"Beak". This one determines the base card
of the foundations.
Foundations (4 piles: complete these piles to win the game)
The other 3 cards of the same rank as the "Beak" are placed as starter cards for the
Build up in
suit (for example, a 5
can be played on a
from the base card to the
rank just below the base card
until each pile contains 13 cards.
Ranking of cards is continuous: build Aces after Kings when necessary.
Tableau (7 columns of 7 cards each)
Build down in
suit (for example, a 10 can be played only on a Jack).
Only the top card of each pile is available for play on the foundations
or moved to any
A packed sequence may be moved as a unit to
another tableau pile.
Spaces can be filled only by cards one rank
below the base card
the foundations (by King if
foundations start with Aces).
Cells (or Reserves; 7 cells; also called in this game the "Flipper")
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