Backbone

Solitaire Rules

Backbone Solitaire/Patience rules for Backbone

Object of the game
Move all the cards to the foundations
Deck
Two standard decks (104 cards)
Foundation
  • Eight foundations built up by suit from Ace to King
  • Once on the foundation, cards may not be moved
Tableau
  • Eight tableau piles built down by suit
  • The top card of each pile is available for play on the foundations or another tableau pile
  • An empty space may be filled by any card, except cards from the reserve
Reserve
  • Two reserves with a total of 23 cards
  • Any Ace that turns up in dealing cards to the reserve is moved to the foundations
  • The top card of each column is available for play on the foundations or the tableau piles
Stock
  • When selected, deals One card to the waste pile
  • One redeal is permitted (Two deals in all)
Waste
  • The top card of the waste is available for play on the foundations or the tableau piles

Backbone


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