Rules for Nestor


Also known as Matrimony. Similar matching games in Solitaire Plus include Pyramid. Nestor is a simple game to learn to play, but is not necessarily easy to win.




  • A tableau of 48 cards, arranged in eight columns of six cards each.
  • No cards of the same value are dealt to the same tableau column.
  • Place the remaining four cards above the tableau.


  • Only the top card of a tableau pile is available for play.
  • Discard pairs of cards of the same value by dragging one card over a card of the same value.
  • The four cards above the tableau are always available for pairing.

To Win

  • Pair all of the cards to the discard pile.


Scoring: One point for each card moved to the discard pile.


Chance of Winning: 1 in 5 games.