Agnes Bernauer

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1 Deck.  Medium (50%).  Mostly Skill.

 

Object

To move all the cards to the foundations.

 

Layout

4 foundation piles (top right) - build up in suit from the rank of first card dealt to the first pile, wrapping from King to Ace as necessary, until each pile contains 13 cards.

 

7 tableau piles (below foundations) - build down by alternate color.  Move groups of cards if they are in sequence down by alternate color.  Spaces are filled by a card or legal group of cards headed by a card one rank below the foundation base card.  At the start of the game, 1 card is dealt to the first pile, 2 cards to the 2nd, up to 7 cards dealt to the 7th pile.

 

stock (top left, face down) - Deals 1 card to each reserve pile, by clicking.  No redeals.

 

7 reserve piles (bottom) - top card is available for play on the tableau or foundations. No building.

 

History

Agnes Bernauer, like Agnes Sorel, is a variation of Klondike.  Both games have been called Agnes.  David Parlett gave them their seperate names.

 

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