1 Deck. Easy (75%). Skill/luck balanced.
To move all the cards to the
|•||4 piles (across top) - build from the of first card played to the first pile, from King to Ace as necessary, until each pile contains 13 cards.|
|•||4 piles (below on right) - build , from Ace to King if necessary. Move groups of cards if they are in sequence . Spaces are filled by any card. At the start of the game 1 card is dealt to each pile.|
|•|| (top left, face down) - turn over 3 cards at a time to the by clicking during the first deal, 2 cards at a time during the 2nd deal, and 1 card at a time during the last deal. Two .|
|•|| (next to ) - Top card is available for play on the or .|
|•||4 piles (left of ) - top card available for play on the or . At the start of the game 3 cards are dealt face up to each pile.|
Countess is a variation of Dutchess invented by Thomas Warfield.