Beleaguered Castle

Written by Rosanna Yuen

3.10.1. Setup

Type of Deck Standard Deck
Foundation Four piles in the middle column. Four aces are placed here, one in each pile, before the shuffle. To be built from Ace to King. Topmost card in each Foundation can be played back on to the Tableau.
Tableau Eight slots (four to the left and four to the right of Foundations.) Deal all cards face up and extended on to these eight piles so that there are six cards in each pile and all cards are showing.

3.10.2. Goal

Move all cards to the Foundation piles.

3.10.3. Rules

Cards in the Tableau are built down regardless of suit. Only one card can be moved at a time. Empty piles can be filled with any single card.

Foundations are built up in suit.

3.10.4. Scoring

Each card in the Foundation piles other than the original Aces scores one point.

Maximum possible score: 48

3.10.5. Strategy

Build evenly on to Foundations if possible. Try and get an empty slot.