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Congress

Congress Solitaire is a challenging 2 deck game, tha requires luck and skill. It has similarities to Corona, but is quite unique in how it plays out.

Aim:

The aim of Congress is to build 8 ascending suit-sequences in the foundation zone.

How to Play

Congress is a 2 deck game.

The opening tableau has:

Clicking the talon will move a single card to the waste pile. You can only cycle through the talon once.

Cards can be moved in the manoeuvre zone if they are the 1 less in rank, regardless of suit.

When a manoeuvre zone becomes empty, a card is automatically taken from the top of the waste pile. If the waste pile is empty, a card is automatically taken from the talon. If the talon is empty, you can move a card from any other stack.

Only a single card can be moved at any time. Stacks can not be moved as a whole.

Strategy

Be particularly selective about when you empty a column, because it will be automatically filled from the top of the waste. Whatever card is there can make a big difference to the outcome of the game.

Example:

Suppose that the initial deal looks like this:

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At this stage the available moves are:

We'll move the Jack of hearts.

The game now looks like this:

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Now we'll move the 10 of clubs...

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This has revealed the Ace of clubs, which we'll move straight to a foundation...

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Although there are other moves available now, in this example we'll click the stock, which moves a card to the waste...

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The card from from the talon was an Ace, which we will also move to a foundation straight away...

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