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La Belle Lucie with a Draw

Game info: Fan games type; 1 deck; 2 redeals

Alternate names: Alexander the Great, Clover Leaf, Fair Lucy, Fan, Midnight Oil, The Fan, Three Shuffles and a Draw.

  • Game time: Medium
  • Difficulty level: Medium
  • Skill level: Mostly skill
  • Chance of winning: Medium (about 1 in 7)

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

Solitaire Rules

Foundations (4 piles: complete these piles to win the game)

  • Build up in suit from Ace to King (for example, a 2 can be played on an Ace).

Tableau (17 fans of 3 cards each and 1 remaining card)

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

  • Only one card at a time can be moved.

  • Spaces are not filled.


  • After all possible plays have been made click the redeal button.

  • Two redeals are permitted (three deals in all).

Draw Bonus

  • After the second redeal there is a bonus. You are permitted to play any single card - even a buried one. Simply click on the card to bring it to the top of the fan. Only one draw is permitted.

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