# Baker's Game

FreeCell type. 1 deck. No redeal.

### Object

Move all cards to the foundations.

### Quick Description

Like FreeCell,
but the piles build down by suit.

### Rules

All cards are dealt at the start of the game. To compensate for this
there are 4 free cells which can hold any - and just one - card.

Cards may only be moved onto cards of the same suit.

The number of cards you can move as a sequence is restricted by
the number of free cells - the number of free cells required is the
same as if you would make an equivalent sequence of moves with single cards.
(As a shortcut, the computer also considers the number of free piles so
that you can move even more cards as one single sequence.)

### History

*Baker's Game* is named after the mathematician C.L. Baker
and was first published in Martin Gardner's June 1968
*Mathematical Games* column in *Scientific American*.

Glossary

General rules

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