Heracles

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1 Deck.  Medium (50%).  Mostly Luck.

 

Object

To pair up all the cards and move them to the waste pile.

 

Layout

9 tableau piles (across top) - the top card is available for play.  Pair up cards of the same rank.  At the start of the game 5 cards are dealt face up to each pile.  The cards are dealt in such a way that no two cards of the same rank are dealt to the same pile.

 

7 extra cards (below tableau) - each card is available for play to be paired with cards in the tableau.

 

waste pile - Where paired cards go out of play.

 

History

Heracles is a variation of Nestor.

 

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