7 Facts You Probably Do Not Know About Solitaire

Remember when you were a kid and used to go on the computer to play the card game on Microsoft? Good old Microsoft. How time flies. Surprise surprise, Microsoft Solitaire PC game is already 28 years old. As early as the year in 1989, the game can be played in Windows 3.0. If you remember, it has a simple green background and changeable design cards.

Do you know that another name for Solitaire is actually Patience? It says that if you are searching for Solitaire, the first word that popped out was Patience. Since the game is popularly known around the world, they’ve been given names. In England, it is known as Patience. Réussite is in French, kabala in Polish, Norwegian and Icelandic, and pasjans in Polish.

It is said that solitaire may be used in fortune-telling. Ancient hearsay stated that the popular card game was used for reading one’s future.

The term ‘foundation’ is very crucial to the game. Most of the time, the rules of the game require the player to build up a pile. And that, my friends, is the foundation. Normally, solitaire’s objective is to move all of the cards upwards into the foundation.

Do you also know that there are professional solitaire players? Yes, it’s a thing and we’re not exaggerating. Professional solitaire players can earn up to $250,000 in a year only on online competitions. If you are interested, it’s not too late to sign up!

There might be other online games beside solitaire. Klondike and Canfield are pretty well-known kinds of solitaire world. Let’s not forget classic, spider, pyramid, freecall, and mahjong solitaire! So many, right? Other variants would include online apps that are meant to play on your mobile, such as Solitaire Dash.

If you’re curious, Solitaire Dash is a fast-paced game whereby the players will need to match and stack the moving cards – all in a minute! And what’s more interesting, the game is now available on Android and iOS!