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2 Decks.  Easy (95%).  Mostly Skill.



To move all the cards to the foundations.



8 foundation piles (across top) - build left 4 piles up in suit from Ace to King, right 4 piles down in suit from Kings to Aces.


24 Fans (below foundations) - top card is available for play on the foundations or reserves.  No building on the fans.  At the start of the game 4 cards are dealt to each pile.


8 reserve piles (bottom) - each pile may hold one card from the fans. Cards from the reserves may be played to the foundations (but not to the fans).  At the start of the game 1 card is dealt to each pile.


stock (upper left, no cards) -  There are two redeals.  After all possible plays have been made, redeal by clicking on the green arrow in the upper left corner.  All the cards in the fans are reshuffled. The foundations remain.  2 redeals.






Play in the game consists of moving cards to the foundations, putting cards in the reserves in order to get at blocked cards in the fans.



This game was described in a book by Mary Whitmore Jones circa 1900.


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