Klondike Solitaire

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What is Klondike Solitaire?

Klondike Solitaire has been around since at least the nineteenth century. It's a skill and luck game in which participants must sequence cards in numerical order.

The game may have found its way into our hearts through the famous computer game of Solitaire, but we will always love Klondike Solitaire.

Klondike Solitaire is a fun variant of traditional solitaire, in which you turn three cards at a time. You can still challenge yourself and hone your strategic skills, but the game is more relaxed than a traditional card game. If you're searching for a more relaxed card game, we recommend FreeCell, but if you're looking for a challenge, Spider Solitaire is a good choice. It's pretty soothing, and with some basic playing methods, you have a good chance of winning.

  • Klondike Solitaire Games for the Whole Family
  • Decks: One (52-card) deck
  • Game duration: brief
  • Medium chance of winning

Game Rules

Klondike Solitaire is played with a conventional 52-card deck that has all jokers removed. There are seven heaps in the tableau. The first pile receives one card, the second pile receives two cards, and so on. Only the top card of each pile is turned face up. The remaining cards are placed face-down in the stock. At the start, the garbage and foundation are both empty.

The goal of the game is to move all of the cards to the foundation cells in the upper right corner. Every pile must begin with an Ace. All additional cards must be placed on top of the proper foundation pile in ascending number sequence (with a matching suit). For instance, an Ace of Spades must be followed by a Two of Spades, which must be followed by a Three of Spades, and so on.

You will have 22 cards left after dealing with the set-up. For a more difficult game, these are turned over in groups of three (klondike draw 3) or one by one (klondike draw 1). The cards are placed on top of the previous cards so that they can be used if a card is moved to the layout or foundation. You can play the remaining deck of cards once for a more difficult game or as many times as you want for an easier game. Turning over groups of three cards while enabling oneself to pass through the deck as many times as you desire is the most common option for players.

You can transfer a card to a lower column in the layout if it is of a different color than the card being relocated. You can, for example, transfer a black 6 onto a red 7.

Card groups can be moved between the layout's card columns. They must be arranged in descending number order and alternate colors (for example, Red King, Black Queen, Red Jack, Black 10, Red 9).

On an empty cell in the layout area, only a King or a group of cards beginning with a King can be placed.

As soon as any face-down cards in the columns become available, turn them over.

To reveal more cards, flip the deck over (found in the upper left corner).

Continue playing until you run out of moves or until you win by moving all of the cards to foundations.

How to play

Using Mouse

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