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Parquet Solitaire

2 decks. Average. 2 redeals.

This solitaire uses 104 cards (2 decks). Aces (one of each suit) are moved to the left four foundations during play. Kings (one of each suit) are moved to the right four foundations during play. 81 cards are dealt face up in nine rows of nine cards each, in alternating orientation. The first card is dealt vertically, the second horizontally etc. This 9x9 square forms the tableau.

The object of the game
Build the Aces up in suit to Kings, and the Kings down in suit to Aces.

The rules
Tableau cards, that have at least one of their shorter edges free, are available to play on foundations. Available tableau cards may also be played on the waste either up or down in suit. Empty tableau cannot be filled.

There is no building within the tableau.

When you have made all the moves initially available, begin turning over cards from the stock to the waste pile. There is two redeals.