Thirteens

Solitaire Rules

Thirteens Solitaire/Patience rules for Thirteens

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
  • Ten tableau piles with One card each
  • Discard pairs of cards whose ranks add to 13. Kings are discarded singly
  • The top card of each pile is available for play on another tableau pile
  • Empty spaces are immediately filled by the top card of the stock
Stock
  • One stock pile with 42 cards
  • There is no redeal
Simple addition
Valid pairs are:
  • Seven + Six = 13
  • Eight + Five = 13
  • Nine + Four = 13
  • Ten + Three = 13
  • Jack + Two = 13
  • Queen + Ace = 13
  • Kings are discarded singly

Thirteens


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