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Original Solitaire

Game info: Two-Deck solitaires type; 2 decks (104 cards); no redeal

  • Game time: Medium
  • Difficulty level: Easy
  • Skill level: Mostly skill
  • Chance of winning: High; about 1 in 3; 33.3%

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

Solitaire Rules

  • During the deal, the four Aces, the four Kings and any cards that can be built upon them, are placed in two columns, becoming the foundations.

Foundations (Eight piles)

  • On the Ace foundations, build up regardless of suit from Ace to King. For example, a 2 can be played on an Ace.

  • On the King foundations, build down regardless of suit from King to Ace. For example, a Q can be played on a King.

  • Autoplay is available.

Tableau (Eight fans of twelve cards each)

  • Build up or down, regardless of suit. For example, you can play a Jack or a 9 on a 10.

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

  • Only one card at a time can be moved.

  • Spaces may be filled with any available card.

  • There is no redeal.

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