Gate

Solitaire Rules

Gate Solitaire/Patience rules for Gate

Object of the game
Move all the cards to the foundations
Deck
One standard deck (52 cards)
Foundation
  • Four foundations built up by suit from Ace to King
  • Once on the foundation, cards may not be moved
Tableau
  • Eight tableau columns built down by alternate colors
  • The top card of each column is available for play on the foundations or another tableau column
  • An entire built group of cards in sequence may be moved as a unit to another tableau column. Parts of a sequence cannot be moved
  • Empty spaces are immediately filled by the top card of the reserve. If reserve pile is exhausted, the top card of the waste or the stock
  • Once all cards from the reserve and the stock pile is depleted, an empty space may be filled with any available card or pile
Reserve
  • Two reserves with Five cards each
  • The top card of each column is available for play on the foundations or the tableau columns
Stock
  • When selected, deals One card to the waste pile
  • There is no redeal, only one pass through the stock is allowed
Waste
  • The top card of the waste is available for play on the foundations or the tableau columns

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