Gate solitaire rules
Play all cards into the foundation piles.
The 4 foundation piles are built upward in suit from Aces to Kings.
- The 8 tableau columns are built downward in alternating color.
- Only column end cards or entire columns are available for play. Partial columns are not movable.
- Only column end cards may be built onto foundation piles.
- Empty tableau spaces may be filled from the reserves, or from the waste pile if the reserves are empty.
2 reserve piles of 5 cards each are dealt at the start of the game. Uncovered end cards are available for play.
Cards are dealt 1 at a time from the stock pile to the waste pile.
The top card of the waste pile is available for play.
Every card played into the foundations will score.