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Four By Ten Solitaire

Four By Ten is an open game (all 52 cards are displayed face up at the beginning of the game). There are four tableaus that contain thirteen cards each. The objective is to build the four foundations up by the same suit.

Odds of winning: Fifty-fifty

Win about 1 in 2 games (50%).

Skill Level: All Skill

Winning is determined by skill. Little to no luck is involved.

Game Objective

Move all cards to the four foundations.

Foundation

  • There are four foundations.
  • An Ace may move to an empty foundation.
  • The foundations build up by the same suit.
  • For example the 3♠ may move onto the 2♠ and the 3♦ may move onto the 2♦. Starting with the 3♥ the following sequence can build on top 4♥ 5♥ 6♥ 7♥.

Cell

  • There are ten cells.
  • Any card may move to an empty cell space. A cell can hold only one card.
  • The top card is movable.

Tableau

  • There are four tableaus.
  • Any card 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♣.
  • The top card is movable.

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