Klondike Solitaire rules
Klondike Solitaire or Solitaire is the most popular solitaire card game in the world. The object of this Solitaire card game is to use all cards to build up the 4 suit stacks in ascending order starting with the aces. As the game proceeds, the 7 row stacks on the bottom are build only as an intermediate holding place for eventual build-up of 4 suit stacks.
Klondike Solitaire Tournament score
The most important thing in online Klondike Solitaire game is the final game score. Any card moved to any of the 4 suit stacks earns 10 points. Any card moved from the deck to any of the 7 row stacks earns 5 points. A closed card revealed in any of the 7 row stacks earns 5 points. At the end of the game, there is also a Time Bonus for each unused second. Time bonus is greater if the game gets completed with optimal number of moves
Winning in online Solitaire tournament
In online Klondike Solitaire Tournaments, you can play and compete against other players. A player who gets the highest score in a Tournament wins and gets the Prize Pot.
The types of online Solitaire tournaments
Online Klondike Solitaire Tournaments can be either Instant Prizes or Jackpot Tournaments.
Instant Prizes money Tournaments involve a pre-set number of participants (between 2 and 10, but most of Solitaire tournaments at Rubl.com have 2-4 participants ). The tournament ends when the last player finishes his/her game. Top score earns a guaranteed Prize. You can see the number of the tournament participants in "Players" column - right to "Play now" button on the page with the current Klondike Solitaire tournaments list.
Jackpot money Tournaments end at a pre-set Finish time. For Progressive Jackpot tournaments, the jackpot grows as each player enters the Tournament. The more players, the bigger the prize JackPot. A handy link next to every Progressive Jackpot Tournament illustrates Prize Jackpot and its distribution (as it varies with different number of participants). For example, initially set to $300 JackPot can grow to $1500 to the end of the tournament. Currently at Rubl.com we have two most popular JackPot tournaments - Daily online Solitaire tournaments and Monthly online Solitaire tournaments. The money Prize pot is distributed among several winners, see "jackpot" link for more information.
How to join and play online Klondike Solitaire tournament
To play Solitaire turnaments players can use their Tickets as an entry fee for Klondike Solitaire Tournaments. Some tournaments are held for Bonus Tickets, other ones are for the real money Tickets. Tournaments have a variety of entry fees listed. You will see multiple tournaments with their entry fees listed. Select a tournament in your price range, and join.
For example - you can see on the picture - there can be 2-player tournaments (see "Players" column) for 0.25, 1, 2.50 or 5 Tickets (see "Entry Fee" column).
If you have enough Tickets on your account to pay entry fee press "Play now" button against your selected Tri Peaks tournament. After the game loading you will have to agree one more time to start the tournament Solitaire game.
How do I find out if I won?
Once you complete the Klondike Solitaire tournament, you will be automatically directed to the Tournament Standings page for this Tournament. It may take some time for your opponents to fill up the tournament and finish their games there (especially in Jackpot TriPeaks tournaments, that can last days). In this case, the Tournament Standings page will display that winner has not been declared yet. At any other time, you can also view the tournaments that you've participated in by selecting the "Manage Account" button, then selecting "View My Completed Tournaments". While the tournament is in progress, only players who have registered for the tournament can view that tournament's standings. If you won a Solitaire Tournament, you'll be notified by email and the Prize will be automatically deposited into your personal Account. You can also view the winners of each tournament you participate in by selecting the "Manage Account" link, and then selecting the "View my Completed Tournaments" link.
How soon will I see my winnings?
After you win in an Instant Prizes Solitaire Tournament, the winnings will be added to your account and your winner email will be sent as soon as the last player completes his or her game.
After you win in a Jackpot Prizes Solitaire Tournament, the winnings will be added to your account and winner emails sent 20 minutes after the published closing time. It may take up to 10 minutes after the published finish time to close Jackpot Prizes Tournaments.