right left border

123 Free Solitaire

Playing Cards

The
Free Solitaire
Enjoyed by
Millions of Players!

Free DownloadPlay Solitaire Online!FeaturesScreenshotsAwardsWhat's New123 Free Solitaire
grey border
right left border    
     
 

Spider Solitaire - 123 Free Solitaire

 
left curve right curve
left

123 Free Solitaire is a 100% free high-quality solitaire games collection.

Download and play now for free: Spider solitaire, FreeCell, Klondike and many other exciting solitaire games.

 

 

Spider solitaire variations

FREE Download

Click here to enlarge
Click here to enlarge

History of Spider Solitaire

  • "The devotees of Spider, who are legion, claim is at the king of all solitaires. Certainly few others can give you quite the same combination of luck of the deal plus extraordinary opportunities to overcome bad luck by skillful manipulations." (Alphonse Moyse, 150 Ways to play Solitaire, Whitman Publishing Company, MCML, p. 92)

  • "This one is said to have been popular with Franklin D. Roosevelt when he was president of the USA, and some call it the king of patience games." (Trevor Day and The Diagram Group, Collins Gem Patience Card Games, HarperCollins Publishers, 1996, ISBN 0004720164, p. 235)

  • "The game is said to have been a particular favourite of Franklin D. Roosevelt." (David Parlett, The Penguin Book of Patience, Allen Lane, London, 1979, ISBN 071391193X, p. 286)

  • "According to Redbook Magazine it was the favourite patience of Franklin D. Roosevelt." (The Complete Book of Card Games, Hanlyn, London, 2001, ISBN 0600604136, p. 242)

  • "The game is usually known as Spider, a name which I have rejected because a number of variations are known by the same name; in fact, Spider is not so much the name of any one game but the generic name for any game of patience in which the foundation-cards are not played to the centre, but in which sequences are built within the lay-out itself. I have suggested the alternative name of Roosevelt's Favourite because it is mentioned in the Redbook Magazine as being the favourite patience game of Franklin D. Roosevelt." (George F. Hervey, The illustrated Book of Card Games for One, ISBN 0890091137, p. 129)

right
left bottom curve bottom right bottom curve
 
 
     
     


Free download | Features | Awards | Newsletter | Support | Spider Solitaire
Solitaire Games | Solitaire Download | SolSuite 2014 Solitaire | Contact UsWhat's New

Copyright 1998-2014 TreeCardGames and its licensors. All rights reserved.
 

     
  bottom