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Alexandria Solitaire

Alexandria is played with three standard decks (156 cards). The objective is to build the twelve foundations up by the same suit.

Odds of winning: Very High

Win about 9 in 10 games (90%).

Skill Level: Balanced

Winning involves skill and luck equally.

How to Play Alexandria

Game Objective

Move all cards to the twelve foundations.

Foundation Rules

  • There are twelve foundations.
  • An Ace may move to an empty foundation.
  • The foundations build up by the same suit.
  • For example the 6♠ may move onto the 5♠ and the 6♦ may move onto the 5♦. Starting with the 6♥ the following sequence can build on top 7♥ 8♥ 9♥ 10♥.

Tableau Rules

  • There are thirteen tableaus.
  • A King may move to an empty tableau. No other cards may move to an empty tableau.
  • The tableaus build down by alternating colors.
  • For example the 7♠ may move onto the 8♦ and the 7♥ may move onto the 8♣. Starting with the 7♥ the following sequence can build on top 6♠ 5♦ 4♣.
  • Sequences of cards built down by alternating color can move together as a group.

Stock Rules

  • The stock deals one card face up to the waste when tapped.

Waste Rules

  • There is one waste.
  • The top card is movable.

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