Solitaire

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A computer Klondike solitaire game.

Solitaire is a card game for one player using a pack of playing cards. A player wins the game when the player has all the cards in four stacks organized by color ("suit") and number.

There are many types of solitaire, such as Klondike, FreeCell, Pyramid, Golf and Spider. Most computer operating systems include simple solitaire games.

In many countries (for example, UK), solitaire is called Patience.

Types of games[change | change source]

  • Patience, also known as "solitaire with cards", generally involves placing cards in a layout and sorting them according to specific rules. A common variant is Klondike, which is included with the Windows operating system under the title Solitaire.
  • Mahjong solitaire
  • Peg solitaire is a board game in which the goal is to empty the board of pegs through movement and capturing. It is more of a puzzle than a game.
  • Concentration, also known as Memory, Pelmanism (UK), Shinkei-suijaku (Japan), Pexeso (Czechia) or simply Pairs, is a card game in which the cards are laid face down on a surface and two cards are flipped face up over each turn. The object of the game is to turn over pairs of matching cards.

Other websites[change | change source]

  • Solitaire Paradise Free solitaire games to play online
  • World of Solitaire - Play Classic Solitaire with many updated about: theme, sound, and effects, so beautiful.
  • Spider Solitaire 2 Suits: One of the best Solitaire games, groups of one or more consecutive cards are moved at a time within the Tableau.