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Queen of Italy Solitaire

2 decks. Difficult. No redeal.

Queen of Italy Solitaire
Queen of Italy Solitaire
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Queen of Italy Solitaire uses 104 cards (2 decks). You have 9 tableau piles and 8 foundations. You also have reserve pile with 11 cards in it. At the start of the game a row of 4 cards is dealt face up to the first 4 piles. To start the game you have to choose the rank of your foundations. To do this just place your selected card on any foundation pile. The 7 other cards of the same rank are moved to the foundations as they become available. The rest of the tableau is dealt after the chosen card is moved to the foundation pile.

The object of the game
To build the foundations up in alternate colors until each pile contains thirteen cards.

The rules
You may build tableau piles down in sequence and alternating color. The top cards of tableau piles and the waste pile are available to play on foundations or tableau piles. Only one card at a time may be moved from pile to pile. Spaces are filled automatically from the waste or stock piles. The top card of reserve pile is available for play on the foundations only. It cannot be moved to tableaus.

There is no redeal.

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