Game info: Two-Deck game type; 2 decks; no redeal
Alternate names: Contredanse.
- Game time: Long
- Difficulty level: Easy
- Skill level: Mostly chance
- Chance of winning: Medium (about 1 in 5)
Object of the game:
To move all the cards to the foundations.
Foundations (8 piles: complete these piles to win the game)
Build the "Ace"
suit by twos from Ace to Queen
(for example, a 3 can be played on an Acev):
A, 3, 5, 7, 9, J, K
(odd numbers), 2, 4, 6, 8, 10,
Q (even numbers).
Build the "Two" foundations
in suit by twos from Two
to King (for example, a 4 can be played on a 2):
2, 4, 6, 8, 10, Q (even numbers),
A, 3, 5, 7, J, K
Left Reserves (12 cards in 3 rows of 4)
Only the cards in the bottom row are available initially for play on
cards in the rows above them may be played only as they are exposed.
Each pile can contain
only one card.
No building on these piles.
Spaces are not filled.
Right Reserves (16 cards in 4 rows of 4)
These cards are available for play on
Each pile can contain only one card.
building on these piles.
Spaces are filled automatically from the
waste, or if empty, from
Waste (1 pile)
- The top card is available for play on the
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