• The adult version of the game of tiddlywinks started in January 1955.
  • The English Tiddlywinks Association (ETwA) was set up in 1958.
  • ETwA's objectives are to promote the game and coordinate winking activities in England and the rest of the United Kingdom.
  • To this end, ETwA:
    • maintains the official rules of tiddlywinks;
    • arranges tiddlywinks tournaments;
    • publishes the journal Winking World;
    • keeps winks players in touch with what's going on.

Interested people are recommended first to read the list of Frequently Asked Questions and Answers (FAQ).

The National Pairs was won by Patrick Barrie & Harley Jones.
There will be a reunion on 25 November of the 1958 CUTwC Team who played in the Royal Tiddlywinks Match against The Goons - all winkers invited.

Players are invited to subscribe to the ETwA mailing list: simply send an email asking to subscribe to

Last updated 5 November 2018
The ETwA WWW site is currently maintained by Patrick Barrie.