Domino - Patience II

Patience is a solitair domino game. This is an untested version. It is described here in a standard format.

Number of players
As all patiences and solitairs, this game is for 1 player only.

About 5 to 10 minutes.

One domino game with stones 0-6.

Object of the game
To sort all dominoes. This means that all columns run down to 0. Thus the right most column starts with 6-6 at top, the second row starts with 5-5, 4-4 on the third row, and all the way down to 0-0. The top row should consist of 6-6, 6-5, 6-4, etc down to 6-0..

The deal
All dominoes are shuffled face down. Put them before you in a triangle, with seven dominoes in the top-row, six in the second row, five in the third row, and so on till the seventh row with only one tile. Line them up with the left side straight down.

Turn them all up - you have complete information. Pick out all doubles and put them above the top row. This row is called the starting row.

The rules

  1. You may pick up any dominoyou wish.
  2. A domino may only be placed on an empty spot.
  3. A domino may only be placed on an empty spot below another domino if one of the numbers on your domino is the highest number on the domino above the empty spot.
    Example: There is an empty spot with 4-3 above it. Below it you may place 4-6, 4-5, 4-4, 4-2, 4-1 and 4-0.

The end
The game is won when you succeed in sorting all dominoes.

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