Batsford solitaire rules (2 decks of cards)<< Bath | Beleaguered Castle >>
Goal: Move out the aces when you can and build them up to king in the same suit.
Build the 10 piles of the layout down in alternating suit color. Any number of cards from the top of a pile can be moved. Empty piles can be filled with a king.
Up to 3 kings may be set aside if they can't be used yet, and are always available for play.
Turn over 1 card at a time from the deck, playing the top card to other piles when you can.
Variation of: Gargantua (Double Klondike)
Difference: There are 10 piles in the layout rather than 9. Up to 3 kings may be set aside. There is no redeal.
Rules source: 100 Games of Solitaire, Helen L. Coops ~ The Penguin Book of Patience, David Parlett ~ Pretty Good Solitaire, Goodsol Development ~ SolSuite Solitaire, TreeCardGames
This is one of 6 layouts for Batsford in Solitaire Forever II.
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