Plait solitaire rules (2 decks of cards)<< Pigtail | Poker Solitaire >>
Goal: One card is dealt to determine the starting rank for the 'foundation' piles. Move out the other 7 when you can, and build them up to piles of 13 cards each in the same suit. Aces play onto kings.
A 'plait' of 13 cards tilts the cards left and right as they are dealt, arranged to simulate the hairstyle. The top card is available for play.
Build the 8 piles of the layout down in alternating suit color. You can move a group of cards that are in sequence. Empty piles can be filled with anything.
Turn over 1 card at a time from the deck, playing the top card if you can.
Another game named "Plait" has come to be known as "Pigtail", another term for braided hair. It was renamed by David Parlett to distinguish the 2 games.
Unlike Pigtail however, this game has building on more than just the foundation piles.
Rules source: The Penguin Book of Patience, David Parlett ~ BVS Solitaire Collection, BVS Development
This is one of 5 layouts for Plait in Solitaire Forever II.
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