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Malaren Solitaire

2 decks. Easy. No redeal.

Malaren Solitaire
Malaren Solitaire
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Malaren Solitaire uses two decks (104 cards). At the start of the game 20 cards are dealt face up to the reserve pile. The next two cards are dealt on two foundations to the left and to the right of reserve.

You also have 10 tableau piles below the foundations.

The object of the game
To move all cards to the foundations.

The left foundation pile is built down regardless of suit, wrapping from Ace to King as necessary.

The right foundation pile is built up regardless of suit, wrapping from King to Ace as necessary.

The rules
You can move cards from the stock pile to the foundations and tableau piles. There are no restrictions on placing cards from the stock pile onto the tableau piles. Only the top cards of the reserve and tableau piles are available for play on the foundations.

You cannot move cards from the reserve pile to tableau piles. You also cannot move cards from one tableau pile to another. But you can move cards from one foundation to another one.

There is no redeal.

The skill in this game is to decide which tableau pile to put each card in.

Malaren is a variation of Swedish Patience.