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St. Helena Solitaire

2 decks. Difficult. 2 redeals.

St. Helena Solitaire
St. Helena Solitaire
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St. Helena Solitaire uses 104 cards (2 decks). You have 12 tableau piles with 8 card per pile and 8 foundations. An Ace and King of each suit are removed from the deck to form the foundation piles.

The object of the game
Build the aces up in suit to kings, and the kings down in suit to aces.

The rules
You may build tableau piles up or down regardless of suit. Only the top card of each tableau pile is available for play on foundations. In the first deal, there are some building restrictions. Cards from the top row of tableau piles can be played to the Ace foundations only. Cards from the bottom row of tableau piles can be played to the King foundations only. Cards from the side piles can be played anywhere. For the redeals, building restrictions no longer apply.

Only a Queen may be built on a King (and vice versa). Only a 2 may be built on Ace (and vice versa).

Empty tableau piles cannot be filled.

When you have made all the moves initially available, click on the stock pile to rearrange cards in tableau piles.

You have two redeals.

On a redeal, all piles are gathered up in reverse order of dealing.

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