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Klondike Solitaire

Klondike Solitaire
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  • Family: Klondike
  • Deck: Single 52-card
  • Redeals: Unlimited
  • Game time: Medium
  • Difficulty level: Easy
  • Skill level: Moderate
  • Chance of winning: Medium - about 1 in 5 games


  • Object of the game: To complete the 4 foundations from Ace to King.
  • For this game you need a standard 52-card deck. Shuffle and place it face down to the left of the table.
  • To build the tableau, deal a horizontal row of seven cards from left to right. The first card is face up and the rest face down.
  • Then deal another six cards from the stock, beginning with the second column face up and the other 5 columns face down.
  • Deal five cards to the row below, beginning with the third column face up and the other 4 columns face down.
  • Continue in this fashion until you deal only one card face up on the seventh column. Columns are dealt so that the cards overlap.
Game Procedure
  • Play all available Aces to the foundations.
  • The top card of each column is available for play to either the foundations or to another tableau column. Build down the tableau columns in a descending sequence of alternating colors (for example: you can place a black 9 on a red 10).
  • When you uncover a face-down card on the tableau, turn it face up.
  • If you have built a sequence of cards on a tableau column, you can move them to another tableau column as a group.
  • When a space becomes available on the layout, it can be filled only with a King.
  • Deal the cards from the stock one at a time and play it to the foundations or to the tableau. If a card is not available for play, place it in the waste pile.
  • When the stock is exhausted, take the remaining cards from the waste pile and move them, without shuffling, to the stock.
  • This can be done as many times as you wish.
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A game of Klondike in SolSuite Solitaire

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