Napoleon's Square solitaire rules (2 decks of cards)<< Mrs. Mop (Two Suits) | Nationale >>
Goal: Move out the aces when you can and build them up to king in the same suit.
Build the 12 piles of the layout down in the same suit. You can move a group of cards that are in sequence. Empty piles can be filled with anything.
Turn over 1 card at a time from the deck, playing the top card to other piles when you can.
Also known as: McKinley's Square, Quadruple Line
All 4 sources listed here from before the 1940s only allow the top cards to be moved, not sequences. Morehead & Mott-Smith decided to allow sequences to be moved, likely to make it easier to release cards buried in the deal. All other sources listed here do the same.
Lady Cadogan only allows the deck to fill empty spaces.
Rules source: Lady Cadogan's Illustrated Games of Solitaire or Patience, Adelaide Cadogan ~ Dick's Games of Patience, Dick and Fitzgerald ~ Two-Pack 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
This is one of 7 layouts for Napoleon's Square in Solitaire Forever II.
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