Simplicity solitaire rules


Play all cards into the foundation piles.

Foundation Piles

  • The 4 foundation piles are built upward in suit consecutively, with Aces built onto Kings.
  • A pile is complete when it contains 13 cards.
  • The first card played into a foundation pile must have the same rank as the card dealt into the first foundation pile when the game started.

Tableau Piles

  • The 12 tableau piles are built downward in alternating color. Aces are built onto Kings.
  • Top 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 foundations will score.

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