The aim of King Albert Solitaire is to build all four suits up from ace to king using a standard 52-card deck.
Player is dealt 45 cards into nine columns, starting from 9 cards in first column, and then 8 columns with 8, 7, 6, and so forth cards until 1.
Remaining 7 cards make up a reserve. Cards in the reserve can be played anytime during the game to either the tableau or the foundations.
The foundations are build up by suit from Ace to King.
The tableau cards, are built down by alternate colors.
Only the top card can be played between columns in the tableau or the foundations.
A space can be filled with any card.
The game is won when all cards are built onto the foundations.