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Stronghold Solitaire

Stronghold is an open game (all 52 cards are displayed face up at the beginning of the game). The objective is to build the four foundations up by suit from Ace to King.

Odds of winning: Low

Win about 1 in 4 games (23%).

Duration: Medium

5 to 10 minutes per game.

Skill: Mostly Skill

Winning is mostly determined by skill. A small amount of 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 is one cell.
  • Any card may move to an empty cell space. A cell can hold only one card.
  • The top card is movable.

Tableau

  • There are eight tableaus.
  • The tableaus build down regardless of suit.
  • For example the 6♠ may move onto the 7♠ and the 6♥ may move onto the 7♥. Starting with the 6♠ the following sequence can build on top 5♠ 4♠ 3♠ 2♠.
  • Any card may move to an empty tableau.
  • The top card is movable.

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