Gaps solitaire rules (1 deck of cards)<< Frog (Open) | Gargantua >>
Goal: Form 4 same-suit sequences from two to king.
An entire deck of cards is dealt out in 4 rows of 13 cards each, and the aces are removed. Cards are played into the gaps left by the aces, leaving a new gaps in their place.
To play a card into a gap, it must rank one higher than the card to the left, and match the same suit. The start of a row can be filled with any deuce (two). You can not play to a gap after a king, as there is no next higher rank.
2 redeals are allowed. Cards that are not in sequence are gathered, shuffled, and redealt. The first available pile of each row is left empty, to become the new gaps.
Also known as: Spaces, Vacancies
Rules source: Games of Solitaire, George A. Bonaventure ~ 100 Games of Solitaire, Helen L. Coops (only 1 redeal) ~ The Complete Book of Solitaire & Patience Games, Albert H. Morehead & Geoffrey Mott-Smith ~ 150 Ways to play Solitaire, Alphonse Moyse, Jr. (only 1 redeal) ~ Enjoying Card Games for One, George F. Hervey (Spaces) ~ Patience Games, D. B. Pritchard ~ Card Games for One, Peter Arnold (Vacancies)
This is one of 4 layouts for Gaps in Solitaire Forever II.
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