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Original Solitaire

Game info: Two-Deck solitaires type; 2 decks (104 cards); 8 redeals

  • Game time: Medium; 5-10 minutes
  • Difficulty level: Easy
  • Skill level: Chance only
  • Chance of winning: Very high; about 4 in 5; 80%

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

Solitaire Rules

Foundations (Eight piles)

  • "Ace" foundations: Build up in suit from Ace to King. For example, a 2 can only be played on an Ace.

  • "King" foundations: Build down in suit from King to Ace. For example, a Queen can only be played on a King.

  • Each "Ace" and "King" foundation must be of a different suit.

  • The 2's can only be played when the four Aces are on the foundations, and so on with the 3's, 4's, etc.

  • The Queens can only be played when the four Kings are on the foundations, and so on with the Jacks, 10's, etc.

Tableau (Eight columns, initially with one card each)

  • The top card of each column is available for play to the foundation.

  • No building on the tableau.


  • Click once on the stock to deal a new row of cards to the tableau.

  • Eight redeals are permitted (nine deals in all).

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