Author Rick Tucker

Celebrations NATwA 50-01
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Mark your calendars! NATwA is celebrating our 50th anniversary in 2016. Celebrations will start in Montague, Massachusetts (1½ to 2 hours west of Boston) on the winkend of 20-21 August 2016. Tentatively, we plan to have an international match with visiting winkers from the English Tiddlywinks Association. On the following winkend,…

Press Coverage ma16mitkahn2x1200
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NATwA winker Larry Kahn is featured in an article in MIT’s Technology Review magazine on 23 February 2016, by Sam Apple. If Kahn were a less modest man, his page might include a bit more detail about his interest in the game. It might mention, for example, that he has…

Remembrance Nick Inglis and Charles Relle pondering the situation in a winks game at Selwyn College during CUTwC's 60th anniversary celebrations.
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Charles Relle, our friend and longtime winker, died on 7 October 2015 of a heart attack whilst out and about with his rambler walking friends. He was 74. We convey our sincere condolences to his wife Eleanor, his son Benedict,  his daughter Rosalind Dodd, and his grandchildren. Charles was a great man,…

Remembrance Yan Wang
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We mourn the untimely death of winker Yan Wang on 7 August 2015. He died in a car accident that night. He was 28 years old. Yan starting winking when he was a student in Severin Drix’s mathematics class at Ithaca High School in New York. His first tournament was in…

Championships
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Larry Kahn and Mac McAvoy won the 2014 NATwA Pairs, held in Vienna, Virginia on 14 December 2014. After the full round-robin of 3 games, Larry and Mac had 12 2/3 points, Patrick Driscoll and Rick Tucker 11 1/2, Bob Henninge and Yan Wang 11 1/3, and Dave and Samantha…

Records
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Please consult the Guinness Book of Records people before embarking upon any attempt to set or break a world record. The tiddlywinks accomplishments that Guinness has recognized and published as world records has varied since Guinness first started recognizing them in the 1960s.  Here are some of the records Guinness has recognized…

Winks in the News
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“As half of Australia’s cricketers have been at pains to point out, cricket isn’t tiddlywinks. Nor, apparently, is tiddlywinks either” · cricinfo magazine with an interview of winker Patrick Barrie· see story

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