The object of the Montana solitaire is to arrange all of the cards in 4 rows of increasing order from 2 to K, one single suit per row.
Solitaire Montana Rules
Montana is also known as Gaps or Spaces.
- To order all of the cards in 4 rows of increasing order from 2 to K, one single suit per row.
- All 52 cards are dealt face up into 4 rows, 13 cards each, where the cards are not overlapped.
- After the dealing the Aces are removed to create 4 blank spaces.
- Any card can be moved to a blank spot, if it is one rank higher than the card to the left of the blank and it is from the same suit.
- Click a blank to fill it, or click on the card you want to move to a space (if the card can be moved).
- A space in the first column can only be filled with a Two from any suit.
- A King blocks any spaces to the right of the King. You can continue arranging the cards until all moves are blocked by a King.
- If all spaces are blocked by a King, press Shuffle Remaining button. All cards, which are not in ascending value within the same suit (starting with a Two in the first column), will be gathered, shuffled with Aces, and redealt.
- Only three shuffles of the remaining cards are allowed.
- One point for each card that is arranged in sequence. Maximum score is 48.
- Chance of Winning:
- 1 in 20 games.