How to Play Simple Addition Solitaire

Simple additions solitaire is a simple addition solitaire game, hence the name.

Simple Addition Solitaire Rules

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


The objective of simple addition solitaire is to remove cards in pairs with a combined value of 13.


Deal out two rows of five face up cards to form the tableau. Place the remaining deck face down to form the stock.

Simple Addition Solitaire set up: card layout
Simple Addition Solitaire card layout set up picture

Card Value

King: 13
Queen: 12
Jack: 11
2-10: Face Value
Ace: 1

Game Play

When two cards have a combined value of 13, the two cards are discarded as a pair from the tableau. Kings can only be discarded in pairs of two kings. When cards are discarded from the tableau, fill the empty spaces with the top card of the stock.

To Win

To win simple addition solitaire, the stock must be depleted, and all cards must be discarded from the tableau. If the player runs out of moves before all cards are discarded from the game, simple addition solitaire is lost.

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