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Herring-Bone Solitaire

2 decks. Average. One redeal.

Herring-Bone Solitaire
Herring-Bone Solitaire
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Herring-Bone Solitaire uses 104 cards (2 decks). You have 9 tableau piles. 24 foundation piles are placed above the tableau piles.

The object of the game

  • To move all Kings to the first row of foundation piles.

  • To move all Queens to the third row of foundation piles.

  • To build down the second row of foundation piles from Jack to Ace following suit.

The rules
Jacks are moved to the foundations as they become available. You can take one King and one Queen from the tableau for each Jack that is moved to the foundation. King is placed above the Jack and Queen is placed below the Jack. You may build tableau piles up in suit. One card or group of cards in the proper sequence can be moved from pile to pile. Spaces are filled automatically from the stock pile.

When you have made all the moves initially available, begin turning over cards from the stock pile. One card at a time is turned over from the stock pile. You can move cards from the stock pile to the tableau piles and to the foundations according to the rules above.

You have one redeal.

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