Virginia Reel

Solitaire Rules

Virginia Reel Solitaire/Patience rules for Virginia Reel

Object of the game
Move all the cards to the foundations except the Aces
Deck
Two standard decks (104 cards)
Foundation
  • 24 foundations built up by suit in intervals of three
  • 1st row is built from Two to Jack (2, 5, 8, J)
  • 2nd row is built from Three to Queen (3, 6, 9, Q)
  • 3rd row is built from Four to King (4, 7, 10, K)
  • No base card may be built upon until it is in its proper row
  • The top card of each column is available for play
Reserve
  • Eight reserves with One card each
  • The top card of each column is available for play on the foundations
  • No building is allowed on the reserves
  • An empty space may not be filled
Stock
  • When selected, deals One card to each reserve if no foundations are empty
  • There is no redeal
Waste
  • One waste pile for all discarded Aces
  • Once in the waste, cards may not be moved
Opening layout & Strategy
Aces in the reserves are discarded and any base card which is present, but in the wrong row are exchanged for another on a one-to-one basis. Do not discard Aces or leave empty spaces in the foundation if you canĀ“t fill that space.

Virginia Reel


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