Grandfather's Patience

Solitaire Rules

Grandfather's Patience Solitaire/Patience rules for Grandfather's Patience

Object of the game
Move all the cards to the foundations
Deck
Two standard decks (104 cards)
Foundation
  • Four foundations built up by suit from Ace to King
  • Four foundations built down by suit from King to Ace
  • The top card of each pile is available for play
Tableau
  • 20 tableau columns built by any card from the stock pile regardless of any suit and in any rank
  • The top card of each column is available for play on the foundations
  • Two cards allowed on each pile
  • Cards cannot be moved from one tableau column to another tableau column
  • Empty spaces are immediately filled by the top card of the stock or the top card of the waste
  • Once all cards from the stock pile is depleted, an empty space may not be filled
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 columns

Grandfather's Patience


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