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Queen of Italy Reversed

Original Solitaire

Game info: Queen of Italy type; 2 decks (104 cards); no redeal

  • Game time: Long
  • Difficulty level: Hard
  • Skill level: Moderate
  • Chance of winning: Medium; about 1 in 5; 20%

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

Solitaire Rules

Foundations (Eight piles)

  • The base card for this game will vary. At the beginning of the game, examine the tableau and choose one of the four exposed cards as the first foundation.

  • Build down in alternating colors from the base card to the rank just above the base card, until each pile contains thirteen cards. For example, a Jack can be played on a Queen.

  • Ranking of cards is continuous: build Kings after Aces when necessary.

  • Autoplay is available.

Tableau (Nine columns)

  • After the first foundation card is chosen, the rest of the tableau will be dealt.

  • Build up in alternating colors. For example, a 10 can be played on a 9.

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

  • Ranking of cards is continuous: build Aces after Kings when necessary.

  • Only one card at a time can be moved.

  • Spaces are automatically filled from the stock or the waste: never from the reserve or the tableau.

Reserve (A row of eleven cards: the "Terrace")

  • Only the card exposed at the end may be built on the foundations. It may not be placed on the tableau.


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

  • There is no redeal.

Waste (One pile)

  • The top card is always available for play to the foundations or the tableau.

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