Pairs

Solitaire Rules

Pairs Solitaire/Patience rules for Pairs

Object of the game
Move all the cards to the foundation
Deck
One standard deck (52 cards)
Foundation
  • One foundation for all played cards
  • Once on the foundation, cards may not be moved
Tableau
  • Nine tableau columns with One card each
  • Discard pairs of cards of the same rank, regardless of suit
  • The top card of each column is available for play on another tableau column
  • Empty spaces are immediately filled by the top card of the stock or the top card of the waste
Stock
  • When selected, deals One card to the waste pile, if the pile is empty
  • 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 tableau columns
  • Only One card allowed

Pairs


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