68 entries in Cards / Principles / Riffle Shuffle Concepts / Partial Stack
Creators Title Comments & References Year Source Page AA Categories
Charles T. Jordan Close Range Mind Reading No. 1, cards riffle shuffled once, low values removed, remaining thirty-two cards dealt into two piles, one card moved over and located, interlocking chains
1919/1920 11
Charles T. Jordan Trailing the Dovetail Shuffle to its Lair distributing stacked suit with two riffle shuffles
1937 42
Theodore Annemann Found Out two keys and bank of one suit
The Jinx (Issue Summer Extra 1938)
Interlocking Chains with partial stack
1939 29
Robert Parrish Name Your Favorite any card named, after riffle shuffle spectator goes through cards and performer stops him at named card
1939 30
Jack McMillen Mind Mirror one suit on top, two honest riffle shuffles
Related toVariationsAlso published here 1940 223
Interlocking Chain Principle
1941 31
Riffle Shuffle one suit on top, two honest riffle shuffles
Also published here 1946 49
Frederick Braue Card Trick interlocking chains principle, suit stack
Jan. 1947 288
An Instinct for Cards interlocking chains
Variations 1948 32
Charles "Chic" Schoke Chic's Parlay bet about the order of the Aces as they show up when dealing through the deck after riffle shuffles
Related to 1949 41
Dai Vernon 12 Outs court card is found
Related to Mar. 1950
The Phoenix (Issue 199)
John Scarne The Four Royal Flushes No. 8, Performer removes high cards (Ten, J, Q, K, A) from shuffled deck, deals out four hands of Royal Flushes (Interlocking Chain Principle)
Variations 1950 20
Jack Chanin, John McArdle, John Weiss, Al Flosso The Spelling Bee No. 65, Packet of Ace to King, if spell correctly you get the card, if incorrect spelling you get indifferent card
Related to 1950 118
Jack Miller The Traveling Card No. 74, Ace to King stack
1950 135
Martin Gardner, Charles "Chic" Schoke Easy Aces Aces in the deck stay in the same order after spectator riffle shuffled the deck three times
Related to Feb. 1952
The Phoenix (Issue 249)
Bill Simon, Martin Gardner Similar Twins cards are shuffled face down into face up, spectator removes two face up cards and performer two face down card, same value
1952 151
Shuffle Location one suit on top, two honest riffle shuffles
Also published here 1952 52
Charles T. Jordan Interlocking Chain Principle
Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1956)
Amazing James Randi A Little Mental: Thot #1 as "The Modest Randi"
deck is riffle shuffled twice, yet a removed suit is recited in order, interlocking chains
Oct. 1960
Ibidem (Issue 22)
Karl Fulves Spread Correction determining position of key cards in the deck after a riffle shuffle
Related toVariations July 1968
Epilogue (Issue 3)
Paul Swinford Duo Spell two mentally chosen cards spelled out, see p. 206 for references and mention of Swinford & Cairy's "Computer Cards"/"Cyberdeck"
Related toVariationsAlso published here July 1968 194
Karl Fulves Spread Correction determining position of key cards in the deck after a riffle shuffle
1973 21
Edward G. Brown The Use of the First Red Card, Black Card or Picture Card
1973 194
Naming the Aces No. 16, spectator riffle shuffles deck and performer names the order of Aces in the deck, interlocking chain principle
1976 28
Nathan Stark Target Telepathy cards are divined, telepathy presentation
Magick (Issue 203)
Joe Weisbecker The Rhine Effect ten ESP cards are shuffled with 40 blank cards by the aid of a automatic shuffle machine, performer divines order of the ESP cards
Magick (Issue 249)
Thomas Alan Waters Tetrance prediction in envelope in wallet
Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Deckalogue)
Arthur Finley Remote Control spectator riffle shuffles after control, cards spread before pushed together
Related toVariations 1989 166
Christoph Borer, Thomas Otto Die Wahrsagerin
Related toAlso published here 1991 17
T. Page Wright The Shuffle-In Detection card chosen behind back and shuffled back by spectator, performer riffles through deck three times and names color, suit and value, interlocking chains
1991 199
Andrew Galloway Reflected Thoughts card thought of in fan, its value used to select another card, both found, interlocking chain principle
Inspired byVariationsAlso published here Apr. 1992
Profile (Issue 7)
Jack Birnman Sharper's Image after some shuffling (also by spectator) a two-handed game is dealt, performer receives a Full House with Aces and Kings, faro
Variations June 1993 15
Andrew Galloway Reflected Thought card thought of in fan, its value used to select another card, both found, interlocking chain principle
VariationsAlso published here Mar. 1994
Apocalypse (Vol. 17 No. 3)
Arthur Finley Remote Control spectator riffle shuffles after control
Related to 1994 327
Karl Fulves Remember This shuffled deck apparently memorized, one riffle shuffle, performer checks and then names cards at 3 different positions, "Spread Correction"
Inspired by 1994 59
Aldo Colombini Italian Heart card selected, deck riffle shuffled twice, all Hearts removed, selection remains after down-under deal with all Hearts in order
1994 55
Riffle Shuffle Subtlety one key card on top of both halves before a spectator's riffle shuffle
1995 65
Andreas Affeldt "Mein Name ist...?" spectator shuffles deck, when spread face up it's blank deck with some ABC cards which spell performer's name correctly, interlocking chain principle
Also published here 1996 14
Nick Trost Swindle Suits based on "The Tarot Speaks" marketed by Arthur Emerson
Related to 1997 43
Oscar Weigle, Robert Parrish Picture This performer knows order of picture cards in shuffled deck, interlocking chains
Also published here 1997 13
Steve Mayhew The Principle Angel Shuffle principle, spectator's riffle shuffle does not influence the stack
1999 9
Steve Mayhew The Ultimate Double-Duke stacking four hands, spectator gets flush, performer full house or four of a kind, gambling demonstration
1999 11
Steve Mayhew The Ultimate Gardner-Marlo spectator shuffles between rounds
Related toVariations 1999 16
Steve Mayhew Ten Card Finale spectator shuffles again and still loses
Also published here 1999 19
Steve Mayhew Blackjack spectator can decide if dealer should draw or not, while performer looks away, he still wins
1999 22
Charles T. Jordan Interlocking Chain Principle
2000 3
David Malek Mission Possible one suit in order as set-up, chain
2001 13
Jason England The Third Shuffle three honest shuffles by spectator
Inspired byAlso published here May/June 2001
Mr. Gadfly (Vol. 1 No. 1)
David Regal The World's First Card Trick top card after spectator's shuffle is predicted
2002 7
Karl Fulves Kid Koin after riffle shuffle top card is pocketed, coin turned over according to color of next four cards, then performer looks again and names card
2004 48
Wesley James Historical Note on the Jordan-Finley Shuffle Principle, chain principle
2004 241
Arthur Finley, Charles T. Jordan, Juan Tamariz, Antón "Mago Antón" López T.N.T. card is found after several honest shuffles, interlocking chains
2004 223
Arthur Finley Remote Control
2006 139
Roberto Giobbi, Jack McMillen Muscle Reading one suit on top, two honest riffle shuffles
Inspired by 2006 49
Jason England The Third Shuffle three honest shuffles by spectator
Inspired byAlso published here 2009 4
Charles T. Jordan, Andrew Wimhurst Interlocking Chain Principle and Cull spectator shuffles set-up twice
2013 202
Joseph Barry Undoing Riffle Shuffle removing demo cards
2014 4
Steve Mayhew, Jack Carpenter Uber-Ultimate Gardner-Marlo spectator shuffles between rounds, using the Angels May Shuffle Subterfuge
Inspired by 2014 90
Lou Hornung Obscured Matrix Five people each think of a card within a group of five, magician divines cards
2015 11
Steve Mayhew The Angels May Shuffle, But The Devil Still Deals
Also published here 2015 45
John Hostler Alligator ten red and ten black cards shuffled, pairs dealt according to rules, outcome predicted and added value of chosen pair divined
Inspired by 2016 116
Joseph Barry Stuart's Strip Poker spectator thinks of card, shuffles and removes it, cards dealt and missing card completes straight
Inspired byRelated to Dec. 2017
Operandi (Issue 2)
Steve Forte The 21st Card center slug control demo, card at twenty-first position is retained during riffle shuffle
2020 864
Steve Forte the 20-30 cut performer cuts off twenty cards, then thirty cards, using red-black shuffle
2020 975
Derrick Chung Killer Instinct card peeked at and deck shuffled by spectator, performer finds and names card, interlocking chains
Inspired byRelated to
  • "Ramjollock" (Benjamin Earl, Past Midnight DVDs)
2022 43
Micah C. Lasher The NYC Trick spectator thinks of major street in New York City to spell to a selection, Mind Mirror procedure (one suit on top, two honest riffle shuffles), street divined at the end
Inspired byAlso published here
  • MAGIC, Sep. 2004
2022 333
Tom Frame Blind Dates after riffle shuffle, the Kings and Queens are removed, they end up in the same order, interlocking chains
Also published here
  • MAGIC, Aug. 2006
2022 528