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Tiddlywinks Bibliography

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The Tiddlywinks Bibliography is a compendium of all substantive and obscure citations to the game of tiddlywinks in all available resources:  newspapers, magazines, books, government records, images, audio, video, websites, etc.  In other words, if the game of tiddlywinks was mentioned either briefly or in detail, it should be in the Tiddlywinks Bibliography.

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Tiddlywinks Association and Team Publications

English Tiddlywinks Association (ETwA)

Winking World

Winking World has been published by the English Tiddlywinks Association (ETwA) since 1961.

Issue Date Pages Editor Title/Summary Notes
1 February 1961 4 Peter Downes   photocopy, digital transcript
2 October 1961 4 Peter Downes   photocopy
3 January 1963 6 Peter Downes   photocopy
4 October 1963 12 Guy Consterdine Historical article re 1958-63 era photocopy
5 March 1964 8 Guy Consterdine   photocopy
6 October 1964 12 Guy Consterdine   photocopy
7 March 1965 12 Guy Consterdine Story of CUTwC, similar to On the Mat photocopy
8 October 1965 16 Diane Jacks   photocopy
9 March 1966 10 Diane Jacks   photocopy
10 October 1966 10 Diane Jacks   photocopy
11 March 1967 12 Diane Jacks   photocopy
12 February 1968 9 ? Allen Astles   photocopy
13 May 1968 12 Jeremy Shepherd   photocopy
14 November 1968 10 Jeremy Shepherd   photocopy
15 July 1969 12 Jeremy Shepherd   photocopy
16 January 1970 8 Jeremy Shepherd   photocopy
17 August 1970 10 Phil Tepper   photocopy
18 January 1971 8 Phil Tepper   photocopy
19 July 1971 12 Phil Tepper   photocopy
20 March 1972 10 Phil Tepper "Special Strategic Issue" photocopy
21 October 1972 22 Mick Still "Bumper MIT Tour Edition" photocopy
22 May 1973 18 Mick Still   photocopy
23 September 1973 8 Mick Still   original (NATwA)
24 January 1975 10 Geoff Cornell   photocopy
25 July 1975 9 Geoff Cornell   photocopy
26 January 1976 6 ? Geoff Cornell   photocopy
27 September 1976 6 Geoff Cornell   photocopy
28 January 1977 10 Geoff Cornell   photocopy
29 September 1977 6 Geoff Cornell   photocopy
30 Spring 1978 8 Geoff Cornell   photocopy
31 Summer 1978 7 Geoff Cornell   photocopy
32 February 1979 8 Geoff Cornell   original (NATwA)
33 September 1979 8 Geoff Cornell   original (NATwA)
34 January 1980 8 Nigel Knowles   original (NATwA)
35 May 1980 6 Nigel Knowles   original (NATwA)
36 September 1980 5 Nigel Knowles   original (NATwA)
37 January 1981 8 Nigel Knowles   original (NATwA)
38 Summer 1981 10 Nigel Knowles   photocopy
39 January 1982 7 Charles Relle   original (NATwA)
40 April 1982 16 Charles Relle   original (NATwA)
41 October 1982 18 Charles Relle   original (NATwA)
42 March 1983 39 Charles Relle   original (NATwA)
43 July 1984 34 Charles Relle   original (NATwA)
44 Autumn 1984 26 Charles Relle   original (NATwA)
45 May 1985 34 Charles Relle   original (NATwA)
46 September 1985 38 Charles Relle   original (NATwA)
47 February 1986 34 Nick Inglis   original (NATwA)
48 October 1986 34 Nick Inglis   original (NATwA)
49 April 1987 70 Nick Inglis   original (NATwA)
50 October 1987 39 Nick Inglis   original (NATwA)
51 November 1988 45 Nick Inglis   original (NATwA)
52 Spring (April) 1989 29 Tony Brennan   original (NATwA)
53 Autumn 1989 15 Tony Brennan   original (NATwA)
54 February 1990 38 Andy Purvis   original, digital original (NATwA)
55 October 1990 55 Andy Purvis   original, digital original (NATwA)
56 April 1991 39 Andy Purvis   original, digital original (NATwA)
57 October 1991 35 Andy Purvis   original, digital original (NATwA)
58 February 1992 29 Patrick Barrie   original (NATwA)
59 October 1992 36 Patrick Barrie   original (NATwA)
60 March 1993 32 Patrick Barrie   original (NATwA)
61 October 1993 39 Patrick Barrie   original (NATwA)
62 April 1994 51 + 1 Julian Porter   original (NATwA)
63     Julian Porter   original (NATwA)
64   28 Rupert Thompson WORLD EXCLUSIVE
Stew Sage is a deviant—Nick Inglis is mean
original (NATwA)
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66 Spring 1996 59 Charles Relle   original (NATwA)
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68 Spring 1997 22 Julian Wiseman Election Special PDF (NATwA)
69 November 1997 26 Julian Wiseman Explicit Uninhibited In Your Face Hard Core Special Edition PDF (NATwA)
70 April 1998 14 Julian WIseman Winking World Lite PDF (NATwA)
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81 Autumn 2003   Andrew Garrard Michaelmas 2003  
82 January 2005   Andrew Garrard    
83 January 2005   Andrew Garrard Golden Jubilee Commemorative Edition  
84 Autumn 2005     That Was The Wink That Was: Jubilee Retrospective Edition  
85 October 2006 35 Andrew Garrard The Up-Until-The-Varsity-Match-2006 Edition original (NATwA)
86 November 2006   Matt Fayers Slow Play Special  
87 April 2007   Matt Fayers 'No articles about drinking' Special  
88 November 2007   Matt Fayers Two fat ladies  
89 April 2008   Matt Fayers (50th anniversary of the Royal Match)  
90 Autumn 2008   Matt Fayers    

Early ETwA Publications

(Others)

Fall 1989 "An Introduction to TIDDLYWINKS", by Andy Purvis, Charles Relle, and Jon Mapley. 12 pages. photocopy

Constitution

Congress minutes

Tournament announcements

Irish Tiddlywinks Association

IRTWINK Important

Issue Date Pages Editor Title/Summary Notes
1 1968 8     (Winking World 14 pages 2-3)
2 Jun 1971       Bilingual, English and Gaelic (Winking World 20 page 10)

Scottish Tiddlywinks Association (ScotTwA)

THE SQUOPSMAN Important

Issue Date Pages Editor Title/Summary Notes
1 Jun 1993 8 Bruce Turnbull "TOMBSTONE MARKS ScotTwA’s RETURN FROM THE GRAVE" original; digital original
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3 Jun 1994 12 Ben Soares "Female Winkers Spotted at Pairs - Allegedly" digital original
3a          
4 Aug 1995 11 Graham Turnbull "3rd ScotTwA Pairs" digital original
5 Dec 1995        
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Winking Documents—Other United Kingdom

Oct 1955 The Science of Tiddlywinks (commonly called The Thesis) by Cambridge University Tiddlywinks Club. 30 pages Important; photocopy
1958 Tiddlywinks Anthem by Rev. E. A. Willis Important
1 Mar 1958 Cambridge University vs. The Goons match programme Sold for £240 in 2008
Mar 1967 On the Mat 1954-1957The Origins of Modern Tiddlywinks by Guy Consterdine. 10 pages Important; photocopy
Oct 1972 Winks Rampant The Development of Modern Tiddlywinks by Guy Consterdine. 16 pages Important; photocopy
16 Oct 1982 "Tournament Tiddlywinks A new dimension to an old game". 11 pages. Program for 14th World Singles, London. original
©1985 "Tiddlywinks for the hard of winking" by Bruce Devlin. ½ sheet. original
forthcoming (1994?) The Flip Side by Andy Purvis (not published as of Sep 1996)

Guinness scorecards

Cambridge University Tiddlywinks Club Minute Books and correspondence

London Tiddlywinks Bulletin

Issue Date Pages Editor Title/Summary Notes
#1 14 Nov 1962   Guy Consterdine   photocopy (NATwA); original (Michael Crick)
#2 Jan 1963   Guy Consterdine    
#3 Oct 1963   Roger McGovern   photocopy (NATwA); original (Michael Crick); see Winking World 4 page 11

North American Tiddlywinks Association (NATwA)

Gromper's Gazette

Issue Date Pages Editor Title/Summary Notes
  5 Apr 1992 1 Rick Tucker   original; digital original

Newswink

Newswink is the official publication of the North American Tiddlywinks Association. Newswink has been published periodically since 1969.

Issue Date Pages Editor Title/Summary Notes
1 Apr 1969 4 Rosie Wain   photocopy
(2) Apr 1970 8 Rosie Wain "Mitchell Wand Re-Elected" (Vol. 2 No. 1) photocopy
(3) Sep 1970 8 Rosie Wain and Andy Tomaszewski "Wand Drafted" (Vol. 3 No. 1) photocopy
(4) Apr 1971 12 Rosie Wain and Tomaszewski "Ferd Buys Truck" (Vol. 3 No. 2) photocopy
5 Feb 1972 16 Bill Renke "Phil Boondocked" photocopy
(6) Feb 1975 11 Winx Canada "Winx Hunt" original
(7) Apr 1975 9 Winx Canada "Jose Sweeps Continentals" photocopy
(8) May 1978 4 Joe Sachs and Sunshine   original
9 17 Feb 1979 10 Charles Frankston and Joe Sachs   original
10 16 Feb 1980 14 Rick Tucker   original
10 1/6 Feb 1980 2 Fred Shapiro   original
11 2 Aug 1980 14 Rick Tucker   original
12 14 Feb 1981 19 Rick Tucker   original
13 1 Jul 1981 23 Rick Tucker   original
14 13 Feb 1982 16 Rick Tucker   original
15 19 Feb 1983 10 Rick Tucker   original
16 28 May 1983 12 Rick Tucker   original
17 18 Feb 1984 10 Rick Tucker   original
18 17 Nov 1984 16 Rick Tucker   original
19 23 Nov 1985 20 Rick Tucker   original
20 22 Nov 1986 18 Rick Tucker   original; digital original
21 21 Nov 1987 10 Rick Tucker   original; digital original
22 1 Jul 1988 10 Rick Tucker   original; digital original
23 24 Sep 1988 4 Rick Tucker   original; digital original
24 29 Jul 1989 12 Rick Tucker   original; digital original
25 29 Sep 1990 20 Rick Tucker   original; digital original
26 9 Mar 1992 22 Rick Tucker "Winx Upon a Time" original; digital original
27 12 Mar 1993 6 Rick Tucker "WINX UPON A TIME" original; digital original
28 10 Apr 1993 30 Rick Tucker "Toward IFTwA Rules of Tiddlywinks" original; digital original
29 1 Oct 1997   Rick Tucker    

Unpublished Newswink in Bill Renke's possession?

Missing Wink Important

Issue Date Pages Editor Title/Summary Notes
  May 1974 8 Scott Hirsh, Sunshine, Lewis Stein, Mary Kirman "Winke Impeached" original
  Aug 1974 14   "VV and Winke Lose" original
  Feb 1975 14   "Canada Cops Crown" original
  Nov 1976 24   Return of the Missing Wink"Lions 3, Christians 0" original

My Winkly Reader Important

Issue Date Pages Editor Title/Summary Notes
  Feb 1977 20   "Ferd 4, Sheep 3" original
  Dec 1977 15 Joe Sachs, Sunshine "Quadrophenia" original
  Mar 1978 2 Joe Sachs, Sunshine "Who Cares?" original

NATwA Songbook Important

Issue Date Pages Editor Title/Summary Notes
(1) Feb 1976 26     original
2 Oct 1981 41 Saul Agranoff   original

(Other Publications)

NATwA newsletters by Rosie Wain & Andy Tomaszewski original (NATwA/Drix)
17 Oct 1969 or 1970 MINIWINK by Rosie Wain original (NATwA/Drix)
... NATwA newsletters by Mitch Wand
Feb 1976 51 pages Alleghany Airlines Book Club Presents by Sunshine Important; original
Edited by Sunshine

(NATwA Tournament Statistics)

1966 to present Scoresheets of NATwA-sanctioned tournaments originals and photocopies (NATwA)
1966 to present Sunshine's statistical materials originals (Sunshine)
1978 to present Tournament data in database original

(NATwA Press Releases)

Oct 1985 "North American Tiddlywinkers Challenge British All-Stars" original
and others

(NATwA Congress Minutes)

... Congress Minutes
17 Feb 1979 Agenda for NATwA Congress original
16 Feb 1980 1980 Congress audio recording
13 Feb 1982 Agenda for NATwA Congress. 1 page original

(Other NATwA Documents)

Various dates NATwA information leaflets
Various dates NATwA stationery
Various dates NATwA membership cards original
1976 to present. Address lists original
21-23 Jun 1991 "TIDDLYWINKS: An Antidote for the Nineties", Gill MA original

Websites

  MIT Tiddlywinks Association

Winking Documents—Other North American

1962 Harvard news release
1966 NATwA minutes book bought by Michael Crick (?)
Mar 1969 "The Game of Squop" by Michael Crick. Claimed to be copyrighted. original (NATwA/Drix)
1 Apr 1969 MITTwA Constitution signed by Mitch Wand & Jeff Wieselthier photocopy
____ Cornell Constitution (?)
... Somerville newsletters by Bob Henninge
... Bill Gammerdinger's game notebooks
... MITTwA records in Renke collection
... NATwA correspondence and other matter collected by Renke
1978 to date References List, Tiddlywinks Reference Bibliography, and Tiddlywinks Bibliography, periodically updated original
1978 BUTwA Constitution by Todd Brachman (Boston University)
Jul 1978 Written Word [A Sojaks Production] by Joe Sachs. 4 pages original
Nov 1978 Fleas: The Encyclopedia of Tiddlywinks by Fred Shapiro. 76 pages Important; original
1978 Dave Lockwood's business card original
1978 or 1979 "The Great White Wink" by Shapiro, reprinted from Fleas.
Feb 1979 "The Origins of Tiddlywinks—a Preliminary Report" by Fred Shapiro photocopy
6 Sep 1979 MITTwA leaflet including altered simplified IFTwA rules. original
24 Feb 1980 Newswink 10 1/6 by Fred Shapiro. 3 pages original
25 Aug 1980 MITTwA leaflet for Fall 1980 & MIT Activities Midway including 1980 IFTwA Tournament Tiddlywinks text original
unknown date Sunshine House Rules. (See NW17 page 8) original
9 Feb 1982 "Alternative to the 30 second rule" by Sunshine and Joe Sachs. 1 page original

Rules—Official and Historically Interesting

1890 "Game of Tiddledy Winks" leaflet in McLouglin Bros. set. Copyright original (Tucker)
1955 Marchant Rules. (See On the Mat page 2) transcript
after 11-12 Jun 1958 Official ETwA international rules. Printed by Showerings after First World Tiddlywinks Congress Important
1959 "Les Règles officielles du tiddly" translated by Peter Downes
? "RHEOLAU BROGABOTWM", rules in Welsh original
1962 Hull Guildhall Tiddlywinks League (Winking World 4 page 11)
before 1972 The International Rules of Tiddlywinks of IFTwA. ~7 pages. Several versions.
Dec 1975 ETwA revised rules. (Winking World )
~1976 NATwA notes of discussions of ETwA rules of Dec 1975 photocopy
1977 IFTwA rules (simplified) by Severin Drix and Dave Lockwood. 4 pages. Reprinted with revisions in MITTwA leaflets and otherwise. original
1978 The Rules of Tiddlywinks by Joe Sachs. Drafts and proposals: 18 Feb 1978, 27 Apr 1978, 26 May 1978, 11 Jun 1978 original
1979 The Rules of Four-Color Tiddlywinks by Josef Sachs. Copyright claimed original
1980 Tournament iddlywinks as approved by the International Federation of Tiddlywinks Associations, ©1980 by NATwA original
Feb 1981 The Rules of Tiddlywinks, 8 pages, copyright by the English Tiddlywinks Association original
1984 Revisions to ETwA rules.
Apr 1987 The Rules of Tiddlywinks, "compiled for the English Tiddlywinks Association by Charles Relle", 11 pages original
24 Sep 1988 North American Tiddlywinks Association Tournament Tiddlywinks Rules, 7 pages. Version of April 1987 ETwA rules, modified by Dave Lockwood. original
Mar 1989 North American Tiddlywinks Association Tournament Tiddlywinks Rules Abridged, 6 pages. Abridged by Dave Lockwood. original
May 1990 The Rules of Tiddlywinks, "compiled for the English Tiddlywinks Association", 11 pages original; digital original
May 1992 The Rules of Tiddlywinks, "compiled for the English Tiddlywinks Association", 8 pages original; digital original

Posters

1969 Continentals
1970 Continentals
Oct 1975 HOTT by Tucker
Feb 1977 Continentals original
12 Apr 1980 "The Ithaca Commons Tiddlywinks Extravaganza" - "World Championship Match"—produced by sponsor original (NATwA)

Leaflets

Feb 1976 Continentals. Describes game and teams original
Sep 1978 Harvard recruitment, by Fred Shapiro original

(see also Other North American Winking Documents above)

T-Shirts, Shirts, Sweatshirts

1968 University of Toronto Tiddlywinks Club. Green sweatshirts
1969 Continentals poster shirt
~1972-73 David Pinckney t-shirt
? Crown & Centipede team t-shirt
~Jan 1974 "Winx Canada" club t-shirt—2 versions Important; original
? Zoo
1976 OFWADS—Old Fresno Winking and Drinking Society team shirt. Produced by Tim Schiller
? Chickens Courageous team t-shirt. Produced by Sunshine Important
Feb 1977 MIT "Fools!" team t-shirt for the Continentals. Produced by Charles Frankston, Martin Ross, and Rick Tucker original
? Renaissance team t-shirt. Produced by Joe Sachs original
? Cornell
~1978-79 1890 McLoughlin set box top. Produced by Rick Tucker original
? Newts—New London Tiddlywinks Society team t-shirt original
? other English t-shirts including "ETwA"
1979? World Tiddlywinks Champ—Dave Lockwood
Feb 1980 MITTwA team t-shirt with strobe photograph of yellow wink being potted. Produced by Rick Tucker original
1984 Chickens Courageous team t-shirt reissue (with union label) original
1988 Wessex Exiles sweatshirt depicting Space Shuttle original
24 Sep 1988 "1988 British Tiddlywinks Invasion of America" produced by Rick Tucker original
1989 Wessex Exiles, depicting Pink Panther
1990 OUTS, depicting Garfield "HIQ SQUAP IBI SQUAP UBIQUE SQUAP SQUAP" original
1991 CUTwC, pub tour of Cambridge, England
1993 StATS (St. Andrews Tiddlywinks Society), depicting four color runways toward a red pot with Scottish plant growing out of it original (via Andy Purvis)
2009 London Triples 2009 T-shirt. Produced by Rick Tucker original; digital design

Ties and Other Clothing

Feb 1955 Cambridge University Tiddlywinks Club tie with tiddlywink rampant photograph (NATwA)
1965 Scottish tie (Winking World 8 page 16)
 

Cambridge University Tiddlywinks Club tie. Depicts a blue cup with yellow lines crossing in front, plus 4 blue or yellow winks heading into the cup.

  • CUTwC tie, pre-circa 1967
  • profJohn's Cambridge University Tiddlywinks Club tie. 1960s vintage.
 
 

Cambridge University Tiddlywinks Club tie. Depicts a lion standing on a red cup with two blue winks and a yellow wink below the cup.

  • CUTwC tie, pre-circa 1967
  • profJohn's Cambridge University Tiddlywinks Club tie. 1960s vintage.
 
~Aug 1970 ETwA tie (Winking World 17 page 9) Important
1971 England team tie
? Irish Tiddlywinks Association patch
  Cambridge University Tiddlywinks Club cufflinks
  Cambridge University Tiddlywinks Club scarf original (NATwA)
2007

Hooded sweatshirt

 

Trophies—United Kingdom

"Evening Chronicle" (Manchester Evening News and Chronicle Trophy) starting Jan 1959 for Northern Junior Tiddlywinks Championships.
Marchant Trophy starting Feb 1959 for All-England champions (challenge trophy). Important
Guinness Trophy (Bombay Bowl) (Arthur Guinness & Co.) starting 1 May 1960 for champion of England, Scotland, Wales, and Ireland teams. Important
Prince Philip Silver Wink starting 1960-61 season (given in 1961) for British university champion. Important
Willis Cup starting Nov 1962 for London Tiddlywinks League champion.
Inter-Varsity Trophy starting 22 Feb 1964 for winner of CUTwC vs. OUTS (Cambridge vs. Oxford).
Fremlins Trophy (Fremlins Brewery) for winner of Kent vs. Surrey county teams starting 8 Jan 1967.
County Tiddlywinks Championship Trophy (from funds donated by Michael Crick) starting 1971 (Winking World 17 page 6)

Trophies—North American

CHYM trophy for Continentals winner, donated by a Canadian radio station. Depicts a marble shooter.
MIT - World Team Championship trophy, Apr 1972.
Continentals (team) trophy, wood craft by Bob Henninge. Important
Sachs Cup starting May 1979 for NATwA player with the most 7s in relevant play each year.
Dragon Cup starting Sep 1979 for Dave Lockwood's invitational tournament winner.
Pairs trophy, wood craft with pot sculpted at top, by Bob Henninge, starting 1980. Important
Singles trophy, metal disk on wood column, bought by Larry Kahn, Jun 1980. Plate engraved with names of all winners to date.
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