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Klondike Solitaire rules<< King Albert | Klondike by Threes >>

Also known as:
    Demon Patience

Known by many names, it appeared in the Mary Whitmore Jones collection under the name "Small Triangle" in 1912. Based on the gold rush in 1896, it has become the most popular solitaire game.

Klondike solitaire

One deck of cards
Object: Play all cards to the foundation.

Tableau: 7 piles.
Rank is built down. Cards must alternate suit color.
If a pile is empty, you can play a king.
You can pick up and play a group of cards.

Stock: Holds the 24 undealt cards.
Plays one card face up to the waste.
When the stock is depleted, the unplayed cards are returned face down to be turned from the stock again.

Waste: Discard pile.
Only the stock can play to here.
You can pick up and play the top card.

Foundation: 4 piles.
Play "ace" cards to empty piles.
Rank is built up. Cards must match the same suit.

    Agnes | Klondike by Threes | Nine Across | Thumb and Pouch | Whitehead

Klondike solitaire

Klondike solitaire

Klondike solitaire

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