Chelicera

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1 Deck.  Medium (50%).  Mostly Skill.

 

Object

To group all the cards into 4 sets of 13 cards in sequence down in suit from King to Ace within the tableau.

 

Layout

7 tableau piles (top) - build down in suit.  Groups of cards (regardless of any sequence) can be moved.  Spaces are filled automatically from the stock by a group of 3 cards until the stock is empty, then spaces may be filled by a King or groups of cards headed by a King.  At the start of the game 3 cards are dealt face up to the first 4 piles, then 7 cards are dealt face up to the last 3 piles.

 

stock (top left, face down) - cards fill spaces in the tableau automatically.

 

Notes

Any face up card, regardless of where in a pile it is, can be moved, along with all cards above it (this is like Yukon).

 

 

History

Chelicera is a variation of Scorpion.  It was invented by Erik den Hollander.

 

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