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Great Triangle Solitaire

Great Triangle 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 4 in 5 games (80%).

Skill Level: Balanced

Winning involves skill and luck equally.

How to Play Great Triangle

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 4♠ may move onto the 3♠ and the 4♦ may move onto the 3♦. Starting with the 4♥ the following sequence can build on top 5♥ 6♥ 7♥ 8♥.
  • Cards on the foundation may be moved.

Tableau Rules

  • There are thirteen tableaus.
  • Any card may move to an empty tableau.
  • The tableaus build down by alternating colors.
  • For example the 8♠ may move onto the 9♦ and the 8♥ may move onto the 9♣. Starting with the 8♥ the following sequence can build on top 7♠ 6♦ 5♣.
  • 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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