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Classic Solitaire: Spanish Patience

Spanish Patience is similar to Bakers Dozen, with 2 differences... the Kings are no moved to the top of their stacks, and empty columns can be filled. The aim of Spanish Patience is to build 4 ascending suit sequences in the foundation zone.

How to Play:

The tableau contains:

  • a manoeuvre zone with 13 stacks of 4 cards.
  • 4 foundation stacks at the top right of the screen.


In the manoeuvre zone, form descending sequences, regardless of suit (Eg: 7 of Clubs, on 8 of Diamonds, on 9 of Hearts...)


In the foundation stacks, form ascending sequences of the same suit. (Eg: 3 of Diamonds, on 2 of Diamonds, on Ace of Diamonds...)


Only a single card can be moved at once.



Spanish Patience Example:

Suppose that the initial Spanish Patience deal looks like this:


Spanish Patience
The start of Spanish Patience deal #1...


You might start buy moving the 8 of Diamonds onto the 9 of Clubs, to get access to the Ace.


Spanish Patience


Now move the Ace up...


Spanish Patience 3


Later in the game we get to here...


Spanish Patience 4


Unlike in Bakers Dozen, we CAN move a card into the empty column, for example...


Spanish Patience 5


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