Solitaire Articles

This collection of articles about solitaire games, from some of the leading authorities on the subject, include everything from history, to rules, to basic strategy, to advanced tips to help you become a better player.

Solitaire Articles at Solitaire Central

  • Cruel Solitaire Strategy Guide
    Cruel Solitaire is an unusual solitaire game, that many people think has a low success rate. Careful planning will allow the advanced solitaire player to win more than 50% of the games they play though.
  • Freecell PowerMoves Explained
    Most people understand the rules for Freecell, but not everyone understands Freecell PowerMoves. Understanding PowerMoves is one of the most important keys to winning Freecell, and knowing how they work will increase your chances of winning Freecell.
  • FreeCell Solitaire - A Winning Strategy
    Nearly every game of FreeCell Solitaire can be won with perfect play. With FreeCell, winning depends mostly on skill.
  • Golf Solitaire Strategy Guide
    Whilst it is not possible to win every game, there are certain strategies you can use to greatly increase your chances of winning Golf Solitaire, and this article will go into some of them.
  • How to Play Corona Solitaire
    Corona Solitaire is a fun solitaire game, requiring skill, planning, and patience. There are decisions to make throughout the game, but you may not know if the game can be finished until the very last card.
  • How To Play Cruel Solitaire
    The aim of cruel solitaire is to build 4 ascending suit sequences in the foundation zone. If you play solitaire, and you would like to try a different game for a change, then give Cruel Solitaire a go... I'm sure you'll find it a lot of fun!
  • How To Play Double Klondike
    Are you bored with regular Klondike, the standard solitaire that we've all played hundreds of times? Then why not try Double Klondike, an interesting variation that uses two decks instead of one.
  • How To Play Penguin Solitaire
    Penguin Solitaire is a captivating solitaire game, that will keep you amused for a long time. It's based on freecell solitaire, but with a few differences that make it very interesting.
  • How To Play Tri Peaks Solitaire
    Tri Peaks Solitaire is a popular solitaire game, combining many elements from Pyramid Solitaire, and Golf Solitaire.
  • Interview with Paul Alfille
    This is an archived interview with the creator of Freecell, Paul Alfille, by Denny Cronin of
  • Klondike Solitaire - Winning Strategy Tips
    Klondike Solitaire, or simply Solitaire, is the classic solitaire game. Klondike is probably the best known solitaire game in the world. This article covers some strategy tips that that could be helpful for improving your win/loss ratio.
  • Pyramid Solitaire: A Strategy Guide For Beginners
    Pyramid Solitaire is a fun solitaire game, with a very distinctive opening tableau in the shape of a pyramid. There is a large element of luck involved, but there are certain strategies that can be used to dramatically increase your chances of winning.
  • Solitaire Game Guide
    Despite what you may think, solitaire isn't actually one specific game... it's actually an entire category of different card games. Each solitaire game has different rules, different ways to win, and different styles.
  • Solitaire Game Terms
    Learn the terms to solitaire games to make learning rules to new games quick and easy.
  • Solitaire Games and Their Amazing History
    Solitaire has such a rich and varied history this long article can only touch upon it.
  • Spider Solitaire - A Winning Strategy
    Not every game of Spider Solitaire can be won, but you have a better chance of winning if you plan your strategy carefully.
  • Spider Solitaire: A Strategy Guide For Beginners
    Spider solitaire is a well-known solitaire game, which has gained a lot in popularity since Microsoft have started shipping it free with windows. It is very hard though, and many people want to know how they can increase their chances of winning.
  • Tips on Winning Solitaire Games
    Winning at solitaire games can be challenging and rewarding. Here are some quick tips for some of the most popular solitaire games.
  • Tri Peaks Solitaire Strategy Guide
    Tri Peaks Solitaire is a fun, and popular solitaire game, combining elements of Golf Solitaire and Pyramid Solitaire. Here are two keys to getting a high score in Tri Peaks Solitaire.
  • Wave Solitaire - A Guide To Playing
    Do you like Golf Solitaire or Corona Solitaire? If so, then you may like to check out Wave Solitaire, which combines elements of both games.
  • Yukon Solitaire Strategy Guide
    Yukon Solitaire is fun card game, requiring the ability to plan elaborate sequences of long moves. It is quite unusual compared to other solitaire games, because it lets you move stacks of cards when they aren't in sequence.

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Last Update: September 16th, 2012