Play the game of Up-and-Up in your browser. Learn the rules and what it takes to win with our guides below.

Up-and-Up Solitaire

Up-and-Up is a Trusty Twelve variant where stacks are built up continuously (allowing Aces to be built onto Kings). The stock is displayed face-up which allows for planning ahead.It is a closed game played with a single deck (52 cards).

Odds of winning: Very Low

Win about 1 in 10 games (10%).

Skill Level: Mostly Luck

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

How to Play Up-and-Up

Game Objective

When the stock is empty.

Tableau Rules

  • There are ten tableaus.
  • The tableaus build up by rank regardless of suit. Tableaus can build around-the-corner (an Ace may move onto a King).
  • For example the 4♠ may move onto the 3♠, 3♥, 3♣ and 3♦. Starting with the J♠ the following sequence can build on top Q♦ K♠ A♣ 2♥.
  • The top card is movable.

Stock Rules

  • The top card is movable.

Strategy & Tips

2 tips for the best chance of winning Up-and-Up:

  1. Look ahead in the stock to work out the longest possible chain that can be built.
  2. Move cards from smaller tableau chains to larger ones. Successfully broken down chains open more options.

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