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Ten By One Solitaire

Ten By One 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 the same suit.

Odds of winning: Very High

Win about 4 in 5 games (80%).

Skill Level: Mostly Skill

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

How to Play Ten By One

Game Objective

Move all cards to the four foundations.

Foundation Rules

  • There are four foundations.
  • An Ace may move to an empty foundation.
  • The foundations build up by the same suit.
  • For example the 5♠ may move onto the 4♠ and the 5♦ may move onto the 4♦. Starting with the 5♠ the following sequence can build on top 6♠ 7♠ 8♠ 9♠.

Cell Rules

  • 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 Rules

  • There are ten tableaus.
  • The tableaus build down by alternating colors.
  • 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♣.
  • Any card may move to an empty tableau.
  • The top card is movable.

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