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Solitaire- Free Online Card Game

Guest Author - Leena Kothari

Do you enjoy playing card games? Have you ever tried to play online card game? If no, then find out how to play Solitaire game online. First Class Solitaire game is designed for all ages. This is probably the best-known solitaire in the world. Many people don't even realize that other games exist. Though the name may not be familiar, the game itself certainly is. Letís learn how to play this game.

Number of players: 1
Number of decks: 1

Setting The Cards: Deal out seven columns of cards face-down. The first column has one card, the second has two cards, the third has three cards, and so on. Turn over the top card of each column. Set the 24 cards remaining in the deck aside for now. These cards are called the stock.

Object Of The Game: The object of Solitaire is to build four stacks of cards, one stack in each suit. The cards in each stack must run sequentially, ace through king (A-2-3-4-5-6-7-8-9-10-J-Q-K). You will build these stacks on the four empty stack spots.

Moving Cards: You may move cards from the columns or stack piles according to the following rules:

-Cards may be placed on top of the exposed card of each column if they are the opposite color and next in sequence. For example, if the 8 of clubs is the top, exposed card on a column, you may place either red 7 on top of it. Then you may place a black 6 on top of the 7, and so on.

-Cards may be moved from column to column individually, or in sequential groups.

-When a face-down card in any of the columns becomes exposed, turn it face-up.

-When a column is empty, you may move a king to it to restart the column (or a sequential group topped by a king).

-Ultimately, your goal is to move cards to the stack piles. You must start each stack pile with an ace. When other cards become available, they may be moved on top of the aces to build the suited stacks. For example, after you have moved the ace of spades to a stack spot, you may later move the two of spades on top of it, then the three of spades on top of the two, and so on until the stack is complete.

-After you have moved a card to a stack pile, you can move it back to the columns if you wish.

Using The Stock: When you are unable to move any cards in the columns, you will need to use the deck of remaining cards, which is called the stock. Turn over three cards face-up, one on top of the other. The third card (the one on top) is the one you may move. However, you may look at the other two cards. You may move the top, exposed card from the stock to either the columns or the stack piles. If you move the top card, you may then move the next exposed card, if possible, and so on.

Winning The Game: The play continues until you have completed all four suit stacks or until no more moves are possible. You win the game if you complete all four suit stacks.

Game Variations: Single Card Draw From Stock: Instead of using only every third card in the stock, you may go through the stock one card at a time. This improves your chances of completing the game.

Limited Passes Through Stock: In this game variation, you may go through the stock only a limited number of times, usually three.

Timed Play: Some online games allow only a limited amount of time to complete the game, usually five minutes.

You can play solitaire game free on pogo site. This outstanding game site offers a number games for free of cost such as puzzles, card games, word games, board games and many more. In fact you can also download games and have fun.

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