Spanish Patience solitaire rules (1 deck of cards)<< Somerset | Spanish Patience (Alternate) >>
Goal: Move out the aces when you can and build them up to king in any suit.
Build the 13 piles of the layout down in any suit. Only the top card of a pile may be moved. Empty piles can not be filled.
During the deal, kings are moved to the bottom of the pile.
Variation of: Baker's Dozen
Difference: The aces are built upon in any suit rather than by matching suit.
The original rules, as described by Miss Whitmore Jones and Basil Dalton, do not move kings to the bottom, but instead allow 2 redeals. The redeals have disappeared in newer descriptions, adopting rules more akin to Baker's Dozen.
An alternate description has its own spin on the rules. Rather than moving kings to the bottom, empty spaces can be used.
This variation uses alternate rules: Spanish Patience (Alternate)
Rules source: Games of Patience - 2nd Series, Miss Whitmore Jones ~ The Complete Patience Book, Basil Dalton ~ The Penguin Book of Patience, David Parlett ~ SolSuite Solitaire, TreeCardGames
This is one of 4 layouts for Spanish Patience in Solitaire Forever II.
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