Game info: Simple solitaires type; 1 deck (52 cards); 2 redeal
Alternate names: Captive Queens, La Française, Partners, Prisoner Queens, The Four Ladies.
- Game time:
- Difficulty level:
- Skill level: Chance only
- Chance of winning: High; about 1 in 3; 33.3%
Object of the game: Move all the cards to the foundations.
Foundations (Eight piles)
Build the Five foundations down in suit from "Five" to Ace in
this sequence: 5–4–3–2–A–K. For example, a 4 can only be played on a 5).
Build the Six foundations up in suit from "Six" to Jack in this sequence:
6–7–8–9–10–J. For example, a 7 can only be played on a 6.
The four Queen are dead and used merely to complete the layout picture.
Turn up one card at a time, from the stock to the waste, by clicking.
Two redeals are permitted (three deals in all).
Waste (One pile)
- The top card is always available for play to the foundations or the tableau.
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