Card Games > Solitaire
|Other Names:||Patience, Klondike|
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Solitaire is a general term that refers to any card game that can be played by 1 person. There are many different types of Solitaire that you can play. Klondike is perhaps the most popular type of Solitaire and is what most people think of when they hear the word "Solitaire", so we are listing the rules for Klondike below.
Taking a standard deck of playing cards (without Jokers) one upturned card is dealt on the left of the playing area, then six downturned cards (from left to right). On top of the downturned cards, an upturned card is dealt on the left-most downturned pile, and downturned cards on the rest until all piles have an upturned card.
An additional four empty foundations are built up by suit from Ace to King, and the tableau piles can be built down by alternate colors, and partial or complete piles can be moved if they are built down by alternate colors also. Any empty piles can be filled with a King or a pile of cards with a King at the top. [Wikipedia]