Straight Up

Written by Rosanna Yuen

3.72.1. Setup

Type of Deck Standard Deck
Stock Top left pile. The rest of the deck is placed here after dealing the Tableau. Cards are turned over one at a time to Waste. Two redeals.
Waste To be taken from Stock. Top card available for play.
Foundation Four piles on top right. Deal one two on each Foundation pile to start. To be built up in suit to Ace.
Reserve Pile under Stock. Deal thirteen cards here to begin. Top card available for play on to Tableau or Foundation piles.
Tableau Four piles bottom right. Deal one card on each pile to start. Piles can be built in suit. Spaces are automatically filled from Reserve. Once Reserve is empty, Tableau spaces can be filled from the Waste at your leisure.

3.72.2. Goal

Move all cards on to Foundation piles.

3.72.3. Rules

Cards in the Tableau are built down in suit. Groups of cards can be moved. An empty slot in the Tableau is filled automatically from the Reserve. If the Reserve is empty, an empty slot can be filled by the top card of the Waste at your leisure.

Cards can be flipped singly from the Stock to the Waste. Top card is available for play. There are two redeals

Foundations are built up in suit from twos to aces. Cards in Foundations are no longer in play. Double clicking on a card will move it to the appropriate Foundation pile if such a move is possible.

3.72.4. Scoring

Each card moved to Foundation piles scores one point.

Maximum possible score: 48

3.72.5. Strategy

No point lagging behind! Move cards to Foundation piles whenever possible.