Elevens is a closed game played with a single deck (52 cards). There are nine tableaus that contain one cards each.
Rules are easy to understand.
Odds of winning: Low
Win about 1 in 3 games (33%).
Less than 5 minutes per game.
Skill Level: All Luck
Winning is determined by luck. Little to no skill is involved.
How to Play Elevens
Pair cards that add up to eleven. Create triples of Jack-Queen-King. Empty tableaus automatically fill from the stock.
In Elevens the goal is to discard cards by pairing cards together. You win when there are no more cards remaining to pair.
- There are nine tableaus.
- Initially containing one card face up in each tableau.
- Pair cards that add up to eleven regardless of their suit. Triples of Jack-Queen-King discard together.
- The top card is movable.
- Empty spaces are automatically populated with a card from the stock.
There are 7 games that have a similar play style to Elevens:
- Nines - Pair cards that add up to nine. Discard Nines individually. Create quads of Ten-Jack-Queen-King.
- Simple Pairs - Pair cards with equal rank and regardless of suit.
- Block Ten - Win when all but four remain. Pair cards that add up to ten. Pair Jacks, Queens, Kings.
- Shuffle - Pair cards up or down and regardless of suit and wrap around on Kings and Aces. There are eight tableaus.
- Tens - Pair cards that add up to ten. Create quads of Ten-Ten-Ten-Ten, Jack-Jack-Jack-Jack, Queen-Queen-Queen-Queen, King-King-King-King. There are thirteen tableaus.
- Thirteens - Pair cards that add up to thirteen. Discard Kings individually. There are ten tableaus.
- Doublets - Pair cards with equal rank and regardless of suit. There are twelve tableaus. Initially containing three cards face down and one card face up in each tableau.