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Legitimist Solitaire

2 decks. Easy. 2 redeals.

Legitimist Solitaire

Legitimist Solitaire
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Legitimist Solitaire uses 104 cards (2 decks). A King is dealt from the stock pile and placed face up at the left end of a foundation row. Seven other foundation cards - Queen, Jack, 10, 9, 8, 7, 6 of any suit are placed in the foundation row as they become available. However, foundations can only be started with their initial card in the given order. For example, the foundation for 10 cannot be placed until the foundations for the King, Queen and Jack are in place.

You can not start building cards on any foundation until all the empty foundation piles are filled with the corresponding initial cards.

The object of the game
To build the foundations down, regardless of suits, until each pile contains thirteen cards, wrapping from Ace to King as necessary.

The rules
The top card of the waste pile is available for play on foundations.

Turn cards over from the stock pile to the waste pile.

Cards from the waste pile can be used to build on existing foundation or to become a new foundation.

Cards cannot be moved from one foundation to another.

There are two redeals.