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How to Finish Solitaire Card Game in Minimum Number of Moves

  • Published Date February 26, 2018
  • By Admin

Solitaire card is a game of smartness and patience, as its second name implies. To finish well, you need to have the best knowledge of the solitaire card game rules and moves.

Players of solitaires will need a 52-card deck but must use jokers. To declare the game open, the cards will be shuffled, and seven heaps will be spread out all over the table. Each heap starts with a card that is turned upside down and from one end to the other, the piles keep decreasing by one card each.

Objective of the solitaire game

The objective of solitaire games is to form a pile of cards beginning with double and finishing with a King card that has a similar suit. When that hurdle has been successfully crossed, next stop is to transfer it to the base which houses the former Ace in that suit. After the gamer has finished this task, the suit will be completed, and they will win the game by rounding up all suits. 

How to play solitaire in minimum number of moves?

Now to the main subject of minimum moves. For the least number of moves needed to round up solitaire, two situations must be considered.

First, you need to know there are two types of deals, 1-deal that needs 76 moves and 3-deal that requires 60 moves.

Secondly, in the case of 3-deal with 60 moves, a card meant for each card is meant to shift into the Bases (Foundations) and small spill-over for deck dealing.

Equation for 1-deal and 3-deal moves

Below is the equation for both 1-deal and 3-deal number of moves.

Seven heaps of cards are lying on the table, four heaps consist of A's while the other 3 contain 2s. You can then place the Aces down then you can form 2s in four cards and 3s in two cards.

When this system is maintained, you can have a deal in which the 28 cards beneath the pile would have likely been shifted to the Foundations.

In 1-deal, it's compulsory to have a deal that must take care of the proper arrangement of the left-over 24 cards. In this case, you will need to move 24 more cards in order to reveal every single card, which means that you have 24 more cards to be placed and shifted into the Foundation. The sum of every move equals to 76; 28+24x2=76.

On the other hand, when you play 3-deal, every family of 3s must be arranged backward according to their order of moves. However, a seemingly pack of cards may still be there where you can shift cards one after the other, adding up to the foundations. Therefore, a move will reveal 3 cards, and all you have to do is to take cards from the pack in 8 separate times, then add all the cards one by one into the Foundation for a summed of a number of 60, i.e. -28+8+24=60.

Having the right information about a solitaire is the best way to become a pro. But don't forget the rules and moves. Regardless of what deals you are playing, 1-deal or 3-deal, just stick to the moves and enjoy a flawless game. I hope this blog will help you to finish solitaire card games in a minimum number of moves and guide you to become a pro. Checkout for more on Tips to win solitaire card game every single time.



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