Scorpion Solitaire Rules

Scorpion SolitaireScorpion is a classic solitaire game.

Initial Layout

1 Deck. Deal seven cards to each tableau pile. The first four piles contain three face-down cards and four face-up cards. All cards in the last three columns are face-up. The three remaining cards are set aside to form the reserve.


The object of the game is build the four suits up in suit from Ace to King, within the tableau. There are no foundations.

Moving Cards

Cards are built down in suit. Cards may be moved singly or in groups, regardless of sequence or suit. That is, any face-up card in the tableau may be built upon another, no matter how deep it is in a pile. All cards covering it are moved together. When a face-down card is exposed, it is automatically turned face-up, and is available for play. Spaces in the tableau may only be filled by a King.

The Reserve

When you have exhausted all available plays, click on the reserve pile to deal the three cards to the first three tableaus.

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