Agnes Bernauer solitaire rules (1 deck of cards)<< Aces Up | Agnes Sorel >>
Goal: One card is dealt to determine the starting rank for the 'foundation' piles. Move out the other 3 when you can, and build them up to piles of 13 cards each in the same suit. Aces play onto kings.
Build the 7 piles of the layout down in alternating suit color. Kings play onto aces. You can move a sequence of cards from the top of a pile. Empty piles can be filled with a card that is one rank lower than the starting rank.
Each time you are done making moves, deal a new card to each of the 7 'reserve' piles. These cards are available for play, but you can not build cards onto them. When the last 2 cards of the deck are reached, they are turned up and available for play.
Also known as: Agnes
Variation of: Klondike
Difference: The layout is dealt face up. A reserve of 7 piles replaces the waste. The base rank is determined by one dealt card. There is no redeal. The last 2 cards of the deck are turned up and available for play.
This is one of two similar games originally titled "Agnes". To distinguish them, David Parlett gave them unique names.
Rules source: 100 Games of Solitaire, Helen L. Coops ~ The Penguin Book of Patience, David Parlett ~ The Complete Book of Solitaire & Patience Games, Albert H. Morehead & Geoffrey Mott-Smith ~ 150 Ways to play Solitaire, Alphonse Moyse, Jr. ~ World's Best Card Games for One, Sheila Anne Barry
This is one of 6 layouts for Agnes Bernauer in Solitaire Forever II.
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