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Grandfather's Clock solitaire rules (1 deck of cards)<< Grandfather | Grandmamma's >>

Goal: Build the 12 'clock' piles up in the same suit. Aces play onto kings. A pile ends when it reaches the value for its position on the clock.

Build the 8 piles of the layout down in any suit. Kings play onto aces. Empty piles can be filled with any card.

You can only move one card at a time. Each empty pile doubles the number of cards you can move, since multiple moves would allow it.

Also known as: Watch

Tarbart allows an empty space to filled one time only, as a grace move. George A. Bonaventure and Helen L. Coops don't fill empty spaces at all.

Rules source: Games of Patience, Tarbart (Watch) ~ Games of Solitaire, George A. Bonaventure ~ 100 Games of Solitaire, Helen L. Coops ~ 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 ~ Card Games for One, Peter Arnold

Grandfather's Clock solitaire
This is one of 4 layouts for Grandfather's Clock in Solitaire Forever II.

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