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and sanctioned for use by the North American Tiddlywinks Association and the International Federation of Tiddlywinks Associations.

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Outcome of Rules Meeting

The rules meeting on Saturday 30 April 2016 approved a rewording of rule 2.4.1 on the dimensions of pots so that the rules reflect current sizes.

Official rules (2016 version)

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