Tiddlywinks is much more than simply a game of manual dexterity. There
are a large range of possible shots to choose from at every turn, and
so tactics and strategy are important. It is often the player with the
better tactics that wins the game, rather than the one who plays the
The first source that you should read that gives you advice is the
ETwA Introduction to Tiddlywinks.
This includes tactical and strategic hints as well as details of how to play
The following offer some specific advice on certain aspects of the game:
- Andy Purvis' guidelines on playing singles.
- Excerpt from Winking World 57: Pot-Squop by
- Excerpt from Winking World 56: Squopping by
- Excerpt from Winking World 55: Potting by
Note that the Winking World articles are COPYRIGHT, the English Tiddlywinks
Other useful sites giving tactical and strategic information are: