Card Games/King Albert

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King Albert solitaire is a variant of the more commonly known Patience or Solitaire. It's one of three variants known as "Idiots Delight" due to the low chance of winning. The other two are Aces Up and Perpetual Motion

Aim[edit]

As with the original form of Solitaire the aim is to get all cards from the stacks on to the foundation piles, starting with the aces.

Setup[edit]

The cards are laid out in 9 stacks 9, 8, 7, 6, 5, 4, 3, 2, 1 the remaining 7 cards form the reserve.

How to play[edit]

Cards of alternating colours are used to build on the tableau, eg 6h on 7s, only one card can be moved at a time, however any card can be moved to an empty spot. You can use any cards from the reserve whenever needed.