Game info: Two-Deck game type; 2 decks (104 cards); no redeal
Alternate names: Financier, Hussars, Royal Procession, Three Up..
- Game time: Medium
- Difficulty level: Hard
- Skill level: Mostly skill
- Chance of winning: Low (about 1 in 10)
Object of the game: To
move all the 2's, 3's and 4's into the top, middle and lower foundation rows and build these
suit by threes.
A 2, 3, and 4 are placed in the first
column of each foundation row.
Seven more cards are dealt to the right of the first card to
complete the row.
Foundations (24 piles in 3 rows of 8
cards each: complete these piles to win the game)
Build the "Two" foundations
2, 5, 8 to J (for example, a 5
can be played on an 2).
Build the "Three" foundations
in suit by
3, 6, 9 to Q (for example, a 6
can be played on a 3).
Build the "Four" foundations
in suit by
4, 7, 10 to K (for example, a 7
can be played on a 4).
The remaining 2's, 3's and 4's must be placed in the correct
row according to the card in the first column of the row.
No pile can be built up until it is in its proper
cards dealt in wrong rows may be interchanged if the exchange
results in the cards moving to the correct row. To interchange
two cards - drag and drop one card on the other, or right click
on one of the cards. For example: there is a 3 in the "2" row
and there is a 2 in the "3" row. Right click on either card and
they will exchange places.
the seven cards to the right of each first
pile (21 cards in all) are available for play.
Aces are dead cards and may be discarded at any time.
there is a space in a foundation
row, it is not necessary to fill in that space before dealing the
cards to the
Reserve (a row of 8 cards below the
top cards are always available for play to the
or (if the top card is a two, three or four) to replace cards
moved from the
Discard Aces from the reserve right after each deal.
Spaces are automatically filled from the
Whenever play comes to a standstill, click once on the
deal eight cards to the
reserve piles (a total of ten deals).
There is no redeal.
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