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Open Doublets Solitaire

Open Doublets is an open game (all 52 cards are displayed face up at the beginning of the game). There are twelve tableaus that contain four cards each.

Odds of winning: Low

Win about 1 in 3 games (35%).

Skill Level: Mostly Luck

Winning is mostly determined by luck. A small amount of skill is involved.

How to Play Open Doublets

Pair cards with equal rank and regardless of suit.

Game Objective

In Open Doublets the goal is to discard cards by pairing cards together. You win when there are no more cards remaining to pair.

Tableau Rules

  • There are twelve tableaus.
  • Initially containing four cards face up in each tableau.
  • Pair cards with equal rank and regardless of suit.
  • For example the A♠ may move onto the A♥, A♣ or the A♦.
  • The top card is movable.
  • Once empty the tableaus remain empty.

Reserve Rules

  • There is one reserve.
  • Initially containing forty-eight cards face up in the reserve.
  • The top card is movable.
  • Once empty the reserve remains empty.

Similar Games

There are 4 games that have a similar play style to Open Doublets:

  1. Isabel - No reserve. There are thirteen tableaus.
  2. Patient Pairs - No reserve. There are thirteen tableaus.
  3. Doublets - No reserve. Empty tableaus automatically fill from the stock. Initially containing three cards face down and one card face up in each tableau.
  4. Simple Pairs - No reserve. Empty tableaus automatically fill from the stock. There are nine tableaus. Initially containing one card face up in each tableau.