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Acey and Kingsley Solitaire

Acey and Kingsley is played with two standard decks (104 cards). The four foundations each contain an Ace. There are four tableaus that contain one cards each. The objective is to move all cards to the four foundations by building them up regardless of suit.

How to Play Acey and Kingsley

Build ace foundations up regardless of suit. Build king foundations down regardless of suit. No building on the tableau. Empty tableaus automatically fill from the stock then with any card. Stock deals one to waste without redeals.

Game Objective

The goal of Acey and Kingsley is to move all 104 cards to the foundation piles. You achieve this by building sequences of cards on the Ace and King foundations. You win when all eight foundations contain a complete sequence of thirteen cards.

Ace Foundation Rules

  • There are four ace foundations.
  • Initially containing an Ace in each ace foundation.
  • The ace foundations build up regardless of suit.
  • For example the 8♠ may move onto the 7♠, 7♥, 7♣ and 7♦. Starting with the 8♥ the following sequence may build on top 9♠ 10♠ J♦ Q♣.

King Foundation Rules

  • There are four king foundations.
  • Initially containing a King in each king foundation.
  • The king foundations build down regardless of suit.
  • For example the J♠ may move onto the Q♠, Q♥, Q♣ and Q♦. Starting with the J♥ the following sequence may build on top 10♠ 9♠ 8♦ 7♣.

Tableau Rules

  • There are four tableaus.
  • Initially containing one card face up in each tableau.
  • The top card is movable.
  • Empty spaces are automatically populated with a card from the stock. When the stock is empty any single card may move to an empty tableau.

Reserve Rules

  • There are two reserves.
  • Initially containing thirteen cards face up in each reserve.
  • The top card is movable.
  • Once empty the reserves remain empty.

Stock Rules

  • The stock deals one card face up to the waste when tapped.
  • A single pass through the stock is permitted. Redeals are not possible. Once on the waste, cards remain until used in a valid move.

Waste Rules

  • There is one waste.
  • The waste is initially empty.
  • The top card is movable.
  • Once empty the waste remains empty until more cards move from the stock.

Similar Games

There are 2 games that have a similar play style to Acey and Kingsley:

  1. Double Acey and Kingsley - Four decks. There are eight ace foundations. There are eight king foundations. There are eight tableaus. There are four reserves.
  2. Aces and Kings - Fill empty ace foundations with Aces. The ace foundations are initially empty. Fill empty king foundations with Kings. The king foundations are initially empty.