FreeCell solitaire rules

FreeCell game rules

How to play FreeCell

FreeCell is a solitaire card game in which yo should try tobuild up one foundation of cards of each suit, from Ace to King.

At the start of the game, all cards are laid out in 8 columns. The cards will be cascaded (partially mounted on top of each other) in each column.
The first four columns have 7 cards, and the other four 6.


FreeCell - Start of the game


FreeCell - Game in play

These are the rules to play cards in FreeCell:

  • Cards in the tableau may be built down by alternating colors.
  • Besides the 8 columns or cascades, there are 4 reserve cells where you can temporarily locate the cards.
  • If you have enough empty cascades or cells, you can move several cards at once.

You must click and drag cards to move them to their destination.

The game ends when there is no option to make more moves, or the availbale time finishes.

Freecell in Ludoteka

Whenever you play a rated solitaire game in Ludoteka, you are competing against other players. Up to 25 different players will play the same game, during a maximum period of two days. For more information see the solitaire games.

Your score depends on the number of cards you get to use during the game.

You have more information in the Wikipedia article about FreeCell.