80 entries in Cards / Principles / Stacked Deck Stuff / Only for Special Stacks / Mnemonica (Tamariz)
Creators Title Comments & References Year Source Page AA Categories
Pit Hartling An Impossible Bet performer finds straight flush to fit selection, then changes the card to make a Royal Flush to fit second selection, for half Tamariz stack
VariationsAlso published here Oct. 2002
Genii (Vol. 65 No. 10)
Juan Tamariz Tamariz's Mnemonica (Structure)
  • 1. The Order of Mnemonica
  • 2. How to Attain This Order
    • First Method: With Faros
    • Second Method: Without Faros
    • Third Method: Direct Setup
  • 3. Specific Properties of Mnemonica
  • 4. From Mnemonica to Stay-Stack
2004 13
Juan Tamariz Everything in Order - An Outstanding Climax from Stay Stack to NDO, finding thought of card
2004 35
Juan Tamariz, Manuel Cuesta Deal of a Complete Suit magician tries to find selection gets all the cards from chosen suit in a three-hand deal
  • A. The Heart Suit
    • Resetting the Stack
  • B. Other Versions for Producing the Heart Suit (Cuesta & Tamariz)
  • C. The Club Suit
  • D. The Spade Suit
  • E. The Diamond Suit
2004 39
Juan Tamariz Spelling a Thought-of Card
2004 44
Juan Tamariz Spelling the Color, Value, Suit and Card spelling various specifics of playing cards to arrive at cards which match, finally spectator spells name of selection and finds card reversed
2004 45
Juan Tamariz Spelling Four Cards and Four Aces spelling random cards and two selections, four Aces as final climax
Inspired by 2004 46
Juan Tamariz Any Poker Hand Called For
  • Pair
  • Two Pair
  • Three of a Kind
  • Low Full House
  • Middle Full House
  • Four of a Kind
  • Straight Flush (Including a Royal Flush)
  • Resetting the Stack
  • Other Deals
  • Reference Table
  • Observations
  • A General Presentation
Related to 2004 48
Juan Tamariz Rummy Exhibition
2004 54
Jim Krenz Blackjack Exhibition two rounds, performer gets Blackjack
2004 54
Áriston, Juan Tamariz Flushes and Pulses four hands dealt, all contain only cards from same suit, in second phase on hand cards are dealt again on one hand to produce complete suit
  • Phase One (Áriston)
  • Phase Two (Tamariz)
  • A Kind of Reset
2004 56
Manuel Cuesta, Juan Tamariz Back-to-Back Deals - After Dai Vernon's Formula
  • Climax with a Surprise
  • Climax for Technicians (Tamariz)
Inspired by 2004 60
Juan Tamariz Poker Demonstration four Eight Players
2004 62
Juan Tamariz Controlled Pairs after several shuffles pairs and different four-of-a-kinds are found together in the deck, peculiarity of doing faros with the Tamariz stack
2004 64
Simon Aronson, Ramón Riobóo The Three Hours three cards are divined
Inspired byRelated toVariationsAlso published here 2004 65
Antonio José Arenillas Prediction à la Kruskal Kruskal principle applied to Mnemonica, prediction
Variations 2004 68
Àngel San Frutos A Strange Coincidence principle using Mnemonica, making three spreads, mates found at same positions in two of the three spreads
Variations 2004 69
Juan Tamariz The Good Fortune Routine mates found at chosen number, two pairs of Aces as climax
Inspired by 2004 71
Juan Tamariz Total Memory (Two Versions) memorizing entire deck, second version has three phases and uses Mnemonica specifics (The Eight Mnemonicas)
  • A. The Classic Version
  • B. My Version - Triple Threat Memorization
Variations 2004 89
Juan Tamariz Sha-La-La-La-La (A Multiple Musical Location) selected cards are found by spelling and singing, evolution of routine
Inspired by 2004 106
Juan Tamariz, Antón "Mago Antón" López Memorized Brainwaves
  • Variation I: With a Waxed Card (Mago Antón)
  • Variation II: With an Ungimmicked Card
2004 111
Juan Tamariz A Special Idea: The Eight Mnemonicas
2004 151
Juan Tamariz Stay-Stack with Mnemonica
Related to 2004 156
Juan Tamariz An Assortment of very Beautiful, Loose and Simple Ideas (In their Description, not in their Effect) various ideas
  • To make it look as if you're using a shuffled deck
  • A great and very direct prediction effect
  • Another idea that originated the same way
  • Applied to the change of a card
  • Force any number
  • Marking the backs of a stacked deck
  • The fabulous idea using an overhand shuffle
  • A riffle or a dovetail shuffle
  • You produce all the cards of that suis
  • Combining a single deck Mnemonica and Val Evans's "Multeffect Cards"
  • Mnemonica and any gimmicked deck
  • One deck consisting of a half Mnemonica, while the other half is gimmicked in some way
  • Two decks stacked in reverse order to each other
  • A stack deck concealed
  • Presenting Mnemonica tricks with a partner who knows the stack
2004 157
Juan Tamariz Incredible Card Control cards dealt several times, different good hands, color, pairs and four of a kind
2004 179
Juan Tamariz, Dr. Jacob Daley Total Spell spelling to named card, with variations
2004 182
Juan Tamariz Spelling to Four Cards
2004 184
Juan Tamariz Spelling to the Four Deuces
2004 185
Juan Tamariz Colors on Parade
  • To Reassemble the Stack
  • A Good Routine
  • Another Routine
  • Scarne's Concept
  • Alternated Sequence from normal Mnemonica Order
  • Color Separation (with a Divination)
Inspired by 2004 186
Juan Tamariz Two Stories two stories, cards produced matching the story
  • First Story (With the Top Half of Mnemonica)
  • Second Story (With the Bottom Half of Mnemonica)
2004 189
Juan Tamariz, Áriston Notes for Serious Students and Perfectionists About "Any Poker Hand Called For" in Chapter Five
Related to 2004 303
Juan Tamariz About the Structure of Mnemonica (Development and Origins)
  • Three Stacks with Special Features and Only One True Stack
2004 317
Denis Behr, Pit Hartling The Culling Procedure bringing any named four-of-a-kind to bottom in face-down deck, memorized deck
Also published here 2007 20
Denis Behr Red-Black Division into Stack going from red/black separated stack into Tamariz Stack, faros
2007 53
Denis Behr Plop named four-of-a-kind penetrates card case, bringing any named four-of-a-kind to bottom in face-down deck
Also published here 2007 8
Benjamin Earl Cloak & Dagger Top Tip... getting from Si Stebbins into Mnemonica, joke
Jan. 2009
Gambit (Issue 1)
Woody Aragón La Mnemónica Tamariz on the Tamariz Stack / Mnemonica
  • El génesis
  • el libro
  • ¿Por qué Tamariz?
  • Finalizando
El Manuscrito (Vol. 3 No. 11)
Juan Tamariz La imaginaria Brainwave brainwave deck, named card has different colored back
Also published here
  • "La Circular de la Escuela Mágica de Madrid" August, 1993.
El Manuscrito (Vol. 3 No. 11)
Luis Otero Restar es mejor que sumar trick to undo partial faro from Tamariz' Mnemonica, two cards are selected and found by dealing two piles, last cards are added and cards dealt again etc.
El Manuscrito (Vol. 3 No. 11)
Denis Behr Chad Long's "Shuffling Lesson" into a Partial Stack to end in half stack
Inspired by 2011 36
Pit Hartling Una apuesta imposible spectator selects a card and performer cuts four piles, cut cards form a straight flush with selected card, repeated
Also published here 2011
El Manuscrito (Vol. 4 No. 17)
Alexander de Cova Tamariz Legesystem in 5 Tagen method to learn the Tamariz Stack in five days with various mnemonics
  • Die Grundlagen meiner Methode
  • Die visuelle Hilfe
  • Sie brauchen
  • Tag 1 - Die Ersten 10 Karten
  • Tag 2 - Die nächsten 10 Karten
  • Die Belohnung für Den heutigen Tag
  • Tag 3 - Die 5er-Positionen
  • Tag 4 - Heute meistern wir viele Karten!
  • Typische Tamariz Karten
  • Tag 5 - Wir kommen zum Ende!
  • Alle Karten in der Übersicht
Also published here 2012 5
Alexander de Cova Tamariz' Memo Deck in 5 Days: Day 1 method to learn the Tamariz Stack in five days with various mnemonics, see next issues for continuation
  • Let's Start
  • The First and Last Cards
  • The Priceless Ruse
Related toAlso published here Jan. 2014
Scrapbook (Issue 3)
Alexander de Cova Tamariz' Memo Deck in 5 Days: Day 2 method to learn the Tamariz Stack in five days with various mnemonics
Related to Jan. 2014
Scrapbook (Issue 4)
Alexander de Cova Tamariz' Memo Deck in 5 Days: Day 3 method to learn the Tamariz Stack in five days with various mnemonics
Related to Feb. 2014
Scrapbook (Issue 5)
Alexander de Cova Tamariz' Memo Deck in 5 Days: Day 4 method to learn the Tamariz Stack in five days with various mnemonics
Also published here Feb. 2014
Scrapbook (Issue 6)
Alexander de Cova Tamariz' Memo Deck in 5 Days: Day 5 method to learn the Tamariz Stack in five days with various mnemonics
Related to Mar. 2014
Scrapbook (Issue 7)
Denis Behr, Alex Elmsley Mathe-Mate-Ics In a progressively more impressive demonstration, the participant cuts a number of cards from the deck. The magician cuts the remainder in two. Dealing down in both the magician's packets to the participant's number, two mates are found. This is repeated two times.
Inspired byAlso published here 2015 124
Pit Hartling Fairy Tale Poker eight-handed poker deal in which wanted hands appear, all hands full-house or better
2016 190
Pit Hartling Quick Change performer finds straight flush to fit selection, then changes the card to make a Royal Flush to fit second selection, for Tamariz or Aronson stack
Inspired by 2016 200
Pit Hartling Poker Night at the Improv all possible poker hands produced in increasing order, "Any Poker Hand the Magician Calls For"
2016 210
Pit Hartling Game of Chance color of every third card used in multiple phase gambling game
Inspired byRelated toAlso published here 2016 232
Bob Farmer Ternary Coding for Mnemonica, the Aronson Stack & Si Stebbins
2017 58
Allan Hagen Modified Mnemonica if performing for magicians, see also p. 47
2017 43
Áriston El Ojo de Ariston layout to bring shuffled deck to Mnemonica, in context of routine
2017 13
Áriston Mazo Mezclado a Cualquier Orden Mnemonico divination of three thought of cards, shuffled deck put in Mnemonica, dealing cards in piles of seven cards
2017 17
Áriston Predicción con Mnemonica counting and spelling
2017 96
Áriston Predicción Relampago
2017 101
Áriston Solamente Una Vez
2017 109
Áriston, Ramón Riobóo, Juan Tamariz Las Tres Horas variation without fishing
Inspired by 2017 125
Áriston, Roberto Mansilla Triple Adivinación (bolsa de plástico transparente) divination of three cards, using plastic bag
2017 129
Áriston Cortando Los Ases Vernon's Cutting the Aces, without disturbing the stack
Inspired by 2017 149
Áriston El Ascensor Magico Vernon's Elevator, without disturbing the stack
2017 153
Áriston, Germán Debat, Adriano Zanetti Las Tres Tazas with three cups, variation using Memoized Deck
  • Con La Baraja En Mnemonica
2017 197
Denis Behr Routined Arith-Mate-ic packet cut off and counted, rest is cut into two piles, number counted down in both piles and mates show up, three phases
  • Set-Up from Tamariz Stack
Inspired byAlso published here 2018 12
Denis Behr Getting into Power Stack from Tamariz Stack
2018 39
Matt Baker Tilapia two spectators each think of a card, magician slowly divines each selection without wrong statements, includes versions built into Tamariz and Aronson stack
Inspired by 2019 51
Lorenz Schär Coincidencia Banal Total Coincidence routine using one deck, three phases, bluff
Inspired byRelated to 2019 123
Maxwell Pritchard Farmonica shuffled deck dealt twice into seven piles, ends up in memorized deck order (or any other), also just for practicing a stack
  • Overview
  • How Does It Work?
  • Training Programme
  • Handling Considerations
  • Performance Options
Inspired by 2019 3
Pepe Lirrojo Homonymous, Homographic, Homonym cards multi-phase routine, from Tamariz Stack
2019 3
Ramón Riobóo Same Number for Three The Three Hours, three spectators think of card at chosen number, magician divines
Also published here 2019 157
Juan Tamariz Color Separation Finale deck ends up separated into red and black cards, starting from Mnemonica
2022 13
Juan Tamariz Grand Poker Demonstration "Vernon Formula Plus"
  • I. Blackjack
  • II. Four Kings
  • III. Four Aces
  • V. The Vernon Poker Demonstration - The Formula
  • The Icing on the Cake: Total Color Separation
Inspired by 2022 34
Juan Tamariz The Three Stooges three cards chosen, they end up completing three four-card poker hands to straight flushes
2022 34
Juan Tamariz Roulette - A Mnemonica Miracle spectator can decide on either 16 or 32, a packet of cards is selected and the values add up to the chosen number
2022 26
Juan Tamariz Card to number: an improvement card lost in one deck, another deck distributed on table in groups of four, one packet chosen and values added, selection found at that position
2022 28
Tomás Giammarco Strange Concordance 23332 spectator says stop during running cut, then two cards chosen, their values are used as digits and tell how many cards are cut off, then digits are reversed and the number of cards changes to match, set-up available from Mnemonica stack
June 2023
The Hermit (Vol. 2 No. 6)
Michał Kociołek Opposites spectator thinks of a card from a selection, then makes up a very different card in his mind and removes it and stabs it into the deck next to his originally thought-of card
Inspired byVariations Dec. 2023
The Hermit (Vol. 2 No. 12)
Pit Hartling Game of Chance color of every third card used in multiple phase gambling game
Also published here 2023 22
Jan Imhof From Tamariz Stack To Catstack procedure to get into order for the routine
2023 40