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Little Napolean Solitaire

Little Napolean is played with two standard decks (104 cards). There are eight tableaus that contain four cards each. The objective is to build the eight foundations up by suit from Ace to King.

Difficulty: Easy

Rules are easy to understand.

Odds of winning: Very High

Win about 4 in 5 games (86%).

Skill Level: Balanced

Winning involves skill and luck equally.

How to Play Little Napolean

Game Objective

Move all cards to the eight foundations.

Foundation Rules

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

Tableau Rules

  • There are eight tableaus.
  • Any card may move to an empty tableau.
  • The tableaus build down by rank regardless of suit.
  • For example the 6♠ may move onto the 7♠, 7♥, 7♣ and 7♦. Starting with the 6♥ the following sequence can build on top 5♠ 4♠ 3♦ 2♣.
  • Sequences of cards built down by the same suit 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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