2 Decks. Medium (55%). Mostly Skill.
To move all the cards to the .
|•||8 piles (top) - build the first 4 piles from Ace to King, build the last 4 piles from Kings to Aces. At the start of the game 4 Aces and 4 Kings (of any suit) are dealt here.|
|•||9 piles (below ) - Build . Only 1 card at a time may be moved. Spaces may be filled by any card. The top card of each pile may be played to any other pile, or the pile directly above it. Cards in the middle pile (with no pile above it) can be played to any pile. All the cards are dealt face up to these piles.|
|•||During the initial deal if any card dealt to the can be played on the immediately above it, it is played there. Also, during the game cards can only be played to a pile from the pile immediately below it (except for the center pile, which can play cards to any pile).|
Rittenhouse was invented by Captain Jeffrey T. Spaulding.