Canister solitaire rules


Play all cards into the foundation piles.

Foundation Piles

The 4 foundation piles are built upward in suit from Aces to Kings.

Tableau Columns

  • The 8 tableau columns are built downward regardless of suit or color.
  • Any downward card sequence may be moved within the tableau.
  • Column end cards may be built onto foundations.
  • Any card may be played into an empty tableau space.


Every card played into the foundations will score.

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