Game info: Queen of Italy type; 2 decks; no redeal
Alternate names: Signora, Terrace.
- Game time: Long
- Difficulty level: Hard
- Skill level: Mostly chance
- Chance of winning: Very low (about 1 in 50)
Object of the game:
To move all the cards to the foundations.
Foundations (8 piles: complete these piles to win the game)
The base card for this game will vary. At the beginning of the game examine the
tableau and choose one of the four exposed cards as the first
Build up in
alternating colors (for example, a Jack can be played on a 10) 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 (9 columns)
After the first foundations
card is chosen the rest of the
tableau will be dealt.
Build down in alternating colors
(for example, a 10 can be played on a
Ranking of cards is continuous: build Kings after Aces when necessary.
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: the "Terrace")
Waste (1 pile)
- The top card is available for play on the
or the tableau.
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