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Open Scorpion Solitaire

1 deck. Average. No redeal.

Open Scorpion Solitaire
Open Scorpion Solitaire
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Open Scorpion Solitaire uses one deck (52 cards). You have 7 tableau piles. Seven rows of seven cards are dealt, all face up. The remaining three cards a put face down as a reserve pile.

The object of the game
To build four tableau piles down in suit, each running from King to Ace.

The rules
You may build tableau piles down in suit. Groups of cards can be moved regardless of any sequence. Any face up card in the tableau can be moved to make a build. All the cards covering it are moved together as a unit. If, during play, any closed cards become the top card of a pile it turns face up.

Empty tableaus may be filled with a King or group of cards headed by a King.

When you have made all the moves initially available, click on the reserve to deal three remaining cards face up to the three leftmost piles.

Wins are rare.

This game is an open variation of Scorpion Solitaire.