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Pyramid (Easy Couple)

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

Alternate names: Pile of Twenty-Eight.

  • Game time: Medium
  • Difficulty level: Easy
  • Skill level: Mostly chance
  • Chance of winning: Medium (1 in 10)

Object of the game: To discard all the cards in pairs totaling thirteen.

Solitaire Rules

  • Discard any pair of cards, ignoring color and suit, which total thirteen. The valid pairs are:
    A and Q
    2 and J
    3 and 10
    4 and 9
    5 and 8
    6 and 7

  • Jacks are worth 11. Queens are worth 12.

  • Kings are worth 13 and are discarded singularly. To discard a King simply click on it.

  • In the pyramid you cannot remove a card unless it is exposed (not covered by any other card).

  • Pairs may be made from:

  • The stock card and an exposed pyramid card;
    The top waste card and an exposed pyramid card;
    Two exposed pyramid cards.
    An exposed pyramid card and the card immediately under it.

Stock (top left)

  • Turn up one card at a time from the stock to the waste by clicking.

  • There are two redeals (three deals in all).

Waste (1 pile: below stock)

  • The top card is available for play.

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