German Patience solitaire rules


Play all cards into the tableau.

Tableau Columns

  • The 8 tableau columns are built upward regardless of suit or color.
  • A column cannot contain more than 13 cards.
  • Uncovered end cards are available for play.
  • Any card may be played into an empty tableau space.

Stock Pile

Cards are dealt 1 at a time from the stock pile to the waste pile.

Waste Pile

The top card of the waste pile is available for play.


Every card played into the tableau will score.

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