If you enjoy card solitaire, you'll love this excellent free online solitaire game by 247Solitaire.com.
This online game includes 9 solitaire games in one!
To begin, click the Small, Medium, or Large link under the picture at left. This opens the game in a pop-up window.
Card games like this one train concentration, memory, and logical reasoning skills.
From the main menu of this online solitaire game, you can choose to play variations of basic solitaire, freecell, spider solitaire, scorpion solitaire, and more. Pretty amazing for a free online game.
If you like this free online solitaire game, check out the other free solitaire games on this site. There's Castle Solitaire, Forty Thieves, Gaps, Pyramid Solitaire, and more.
HOW TO PLAY. Clicking the Small, Medium, or Large link displays the 247 Solitaire game in a pop-up window. Click the PLAY button to access the solitaire games menu.
The first game to display is 1 Card Basic Solitaire. If you want to play that game, simply click the game and the cards are dealt on-screen automatically.
To browse the other varieties of solitaire in this free game, click the arrow button to the right of the 1 Card Basic Solitaire game. The next game, 3 Card Basic Solitaire, displays.
Continue clicking the right arrow to scroll through the rest of the solitaire games.
Following is an overview of the solitaire versions in this free online solitaire game. All are played with a single 52 card deck of playing cards (Jokers removed, of course).
Basic Solitaire (1 Card). This is standard solitaire with 7 tableau piles. It's called 1 Card solitaire because you can flip through 1 card in the draw pile at a time. Also known as Patience or Klondike solitaire.
For more instructions, see my basic solitaire game page.
Basic Solitaire (3 Card). This is also standard card solitaire with 7 tableau piles. The difference between this game and the first one is that three cards are turned over at a time from the draw pile. However, you can only use the draw pile up card.
Freecell Solitaire. This version include 4 free cells that allow you to move cards around. It's considered easier to solve than basic solitaire.
For more instructions on playing this version of solitaire, see my online Freecell Solitaire game page.
Spider Solitaire. This version has 10 tableaus. Unlike regular solitaire, in this free online solitaire game you need to stack cards of the SAME suite in descending order. There is only one suit in this game, Spades. Single-suit is the easiest version of spider solitaire.
For more instructions on spider solitaire, see my online Spider Solitaire game page.
Spider Solitaire (2 Suit). Same as Spider Solitaire, but with Hearts and Spades. You still need to stack the cards in the tableaus by SAME suit.
Spider Solitaire (4 Suit). Same as Spider Solitaire, but with all four suits. This is the most difficult version.
Scorpion Solitaire. Stack cards of the same suit in descending order. Unlike spider solitaire, you can move cards between tableau piles regardless of whether they are already sequential.
Wasp Solitaire. Same as Scorpion Solitaire, but you can move any card into an empty spot in the table.
Yukon Solitaire. Same rules as Basic Solitaire but with a different layout.
I'm fairly sure I've described these accurately, but I'm not an expert at solitaire. If you notice any discrepancies, just let me know and I'll update the descriptions.
OPTIONS. Click the gear button at the bottom of the free online solitaire game to access a few useful options. On the Options screen, you can toggle Autoplay or Sounds. This screen also displays brief strategy for the solitaire game you are playing.
UNDO. To undo your most recent move, simply click the Undo button located at the bottom of the solitaire game screen.
TIMER. The amount of time you've been playing the solitaire game displays in the lower left corner of the screen in minutes and seconds.
NEW GAME. Ready to play again, or want to switch to one of the other online solitaire games? Click the New Game button at the bottom of the game window to return to the solitaire game menu.
To sharpen your brain power, play solitaire a few times a week on the computer. It doesn't take much time, and it's fun. This 247 free online solitaire game is a great choice since it includes 9 different versions of online solitaire.
Just pick your favorite card solitaire game, and start playing!
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