Alternate solitaire rules


Play all cards into the foundation piles.

Foundation Piles

  • 2 foundation piles are built upward in alternating color from Aces to Kings.
  • 2 foundation piles are built downward in alternating color from Kings to Aces.

Tableau Columns

  • The 4 tableau columns are built on from the stock regardless of rank, suit, or color.
  • Uncovered end cards are available for play onto foundations.
  • Any stock card may be played into an empty tableau space.

Stock Pile

The top card of the stock pile is available for play. 1 redeal.


Every card played into the foundations will score.

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