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Original Solitaire

Game info: Adding games type; 1 deck (52 cards); no redeal

  • Game time: Quick
  • Difficulty level: Easy
  • Skill level: Mostly chance
  • Chance of winning: Very high (about 1 in 2)

Object of the game: To discard all the face cards (Jacks, Queens and Kings) by using combinations of the numerical cards.

Solitaire Rules

  • Deal cards in a row from left to right by clicking on the stock.

  • Discard any group of cards consisting of:

    • Any combination (doublets, triplets, quadruplets, etc.) of cards which total eleven, twelve or thirteen.

    • One face card (Jack, Queen or King) which corresponds to the total of the combination.

  • For example, valid groups are:
    9 + 2 (11) + Jack;
    4 + 6 + 2 (12) + Queen;
    7 + 4 + Ace + Ace (13) + King.

  • To win the game, you must discard all the face cards (put the "Prisoners" in jail) before the stock is exhausted.

  • There is no redeal.

The Prisoners

(all the 12 face cards: four Jacks, four Queens and four Kings)

  • These are the "Prisoners" and when discarded, they will go to prison.


  • The game starts at: - 52.

  • 20 points are awarded for each freed "Prisoner".

  • The winning score to obtain is 188.

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