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The Fox

Game info: Sir Tommy type; 2 decks (104 cards); no redeal

  • Game time: Medium
  • Difficulty level: Easy
  • Skill level: Mostly skill
  • 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)

  • Build up regardless of suit from Ace to King. For example, a 2 can be played on an Ace ).

Waste (Five columns)

  • Place cards from the stock to any of these columns, in any suit or rank, as advantageous.

  • Once placed, a card cannot be moved.

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

  • No building on the waste columns.

  • Spaces can be filled with any available card.

Reserve (One pile of thirteen cards known as "The Fox")

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

Stock (Ninety-one cards face up)

  • The top card is available for play to any of the five waste columns or to the foundations.

  • There is no redeal.

This is a very old English solitaire. For more information, please click the About tab.

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