Batsford solitaire rules


Play all cards into the foundation piles.

Foundation Piles

The 8 foundation piles are built upward in suit from Aces to Kings.

Tableau Columns

  • The 10 tableau columns are built downward in alternating color.
  • Any face-up tableau card, covered or not, is playable within the tableau.
  • Only uncovered tableau cards may be built onto foundation piles.
  • Only Kings may be played into empty tableau spaces.

Stock Pile

Cards are dealt 1 at a time from the stock pile to the waste pile.

Waste Pile

The top card of the waste pile is available for play.

Reserve Spaces

The 3 reserve spaces can each hold 1 King.


Every card played into the foundations will score.

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