General's Patience

Solitaire Rules

General's Patience Solitaire/Patience rules for General's Patience

Object of the game
Move all the cards to the foundations
Deck
Two standard decks (104 cards)
Foundation
  • Eight foundations built up by suit, wrapping from King to Ace when necessary
  • The foundations base is determined by the first card placed to any Foundation pile
  • The top card of each pile is available for play
Tableau
  • Nine tableau columns built down by suit, wrapping from Ace to King when necessary
  • Only Three cards are dealt to the first Three piles at start
  • To start the game you have to move One card from the tableau to one of the foundations
  • The top card of each column is available for play on the foundations or another tableau column
  • Empty spaces are immediately filled by the top card of the waste or the top card of the stock
  • Once all cards from the stock pile is depleted, an empty space may not be filled
Reserve
  • One reserve with 13 cards
  • The top card is available for play on the foundations
Stock
  • When selected, deals One card to the waste pile
  • One redeal is permitted (Two deals in all)
  • After redeal, One card is dealt to the waste pile as long as the waste pile is empty
Waste
  • The top card of the waste is available for play on the foundations or the tableau columns

General's Patience


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