How to Play Eight Cards Solitaire

Eight cards solitaire is a simple additon soitaire game.

Eight Cards Solitaire Rules

| Players: 1 | Type: Solitaire | Supplies: 1 Deck |


The objective of eight cards solitaire is to remove cards from the tableau in pairs that have a value of 11.


Shuffle the deck, lay out two rows of 4 cards face up. Place the remaining deck face down to form the stock.

Eight Cards Solitaire set up: card layout
Eight Cards Solitaire card layout set up

Card Value

Game Play

The value of each card is described above. When two cards in the tableau have a combined total of 11, both cards are discarded from the tableau. Jacks, queens, and kings are automatically discarded form the tableau. When cards are disacred from the tableau, a gap is created in the tableau. Gaps are filled using the next card in the stock.

You are allowed to flip a ninth card to help you get unstuck, this extra card is only allowed to happen twice. If the ninth card does not get you unstuck, the game is over.

To Win

To win eight cards solitaire, the stock must be exhausted and all cards removed from the tableau. If the player runs out of moves to make, before discarding all cards from the tableau and stock, eight cards solitaire is lost.

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