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Westcliff Solitaire

Westcliff is a variant of Eastcliff with ten tableaus instead of seven. As there are more tableaus available it is easier than Eastcliff.

Difficulty: Easy

Rules are easy to understand.

Odds of winning: Very High

Almost every game is winnable (95%).

Duration: Moderate

5 to 10 minutes per game.

Skill Level: Mostly Luck

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

How to Play Westcliff

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 7♠ may move onto the 6♠ and the 7♦ may move onto the 6♦. Starting with the 7♦ the following sequence can build on top 8♦ 9♦ 10♦ J♦.
  • The top card is movable.

Tableau Rules

  • There are ten tableaus.
  • Any card may move to an empty tableau.
  • The tableaus build down by alternating colors.
  • For example the J♠ may move onto the Q♦ and the J♥ may move onto the Q♣. Starting with the J♥ the following sequence can build on top 10♠ 9♦ 8♣.
  • Any card or stack of cards may move together as a group. Any stack of cards may move together, regardless of their build (no restriction on rank, suit or color).

Stock Rules

  • A single pass through the stock is permitted. Redeals are not possible. Once on the waste, cards remain until used in a valid move.
  • 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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