• 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).

There will be an ETwA Zoom "gETwAgether" from 6pm on Saturday October 31st; details on the mailing list.
The Varsity Match was won by Cambridge University, who beat a revitalised Oxford University team by 82.5-29.5.
Forthcoming tiddlywinks tournaments have been postponed or cancelled because of something small and nasty.

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

Last updated 21 October 2020
The ETwA WWW site is currently maintained by Patrick Barrie.