55 entries in Cards / Effect Themes / Prediction / One Ahead Classic Triple Prediction
Creators Title Comments & References Year Source Page AA Categories
Unknown Die Macht des Zauberstabes No. 44, four packets cut by performer, he names top cards of all piles
1895 Der Kartenkünstler 52
Unknown Das magische Trio one card palmed from the start
1896 Der moderne Kartenkünstler 107
David Devant, T. Nelson Downs The Magician's Will Power with one-way deck improvement by Downs
1909 The Art of Magic 176
Charles T. Jordan The Twentieth Century Puzzle No. 14, chosen cards are returned into deck one by one and divined
1919/1920 Thirty Card Mysteries 46
Unknown Cards of Chance
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 21
Charles T. Jordan Hummer Detection one-way backs that must not be set in one direction
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 159
Charles T. Jordan Wizard's Will using stacked deck
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 224
Theodore Annemann, Al Baker Medium Writes Card Predictions three predictions of a selected written on a piece of paper next to the name of the spectator and thrown into a bowl
1937 "En Rapport" 6
Gerald Kosky Predicto spectator shuffles and cuts into three piles, performer predicts third card in pile he will choose, bad outs
1938 The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 51) 356
Edward Marlo, John Scarne Marlo's Think A Card three thought-of cards are predicted on billets, one ahead, based on John Scarne's "Think a Card"
Related to 1941 Early Marlo (Issue Amazing, Isn't It?) 26
Bruce Elliott, Walter B. Gibson Chance! Thought! Coincidence! with three different colored cardboards, one taken, one thought off and one stopped at by coincidence
1942 The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 18) 75
Edward Marlo The Wishing Card Trick cards placed on table turns out to be any card named
Also published here 1945 The Phoenix 51-100 (Issue 78) 317
Jean Hugard A Sub-Conscious Miracle performer blindfolded, deck shuffled by spectator, three cards called and any cards removed by spectator one by one
Nov. 1945 Hugard's Magic Monthly — Volumes I, II, III and IV (Vol. 3 No. 6) 167
Warren Wiersbe Miracle Do As I Do
Inspired byRelated toVariations 1946 Mental Cases With Cards 4
L. Vosburgh Lyons Triphecy triple card prediction with three different colors
Related to 1948 The Phoenix 151-200 (Issue 151) 607
John Scarne Calling the Cards No. 1, Shuffled deck spread face down on table, performer able to divine identity of freely selected cards with X-ray vision
1950 Scarne on Card Tricks 9
Warren Wiersbe, John Scarne Three-In-One Card Trick No. 113, standard version, but ending with cross-cut force for the last card.
1950 Scarne on Card Tricks 217
Al Baker The Clairvoyant Spectator marked
1951 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Pet Secrets) 406
Unknown Card Clairvoyance card is cut in four packets, top card buried in each packet, four top cards are named
1951 Psychic Magic — Vol. 1 27
Edward Marlo The Wishing Card Trick cards placed on table turns out to be any card named
Also published here 1953 The Cardician 5
Harlan Tarbell How to Win Three Horse Races forcing bank of a third of the deck, one ahead
1954/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 6 242
Gene "Phantini" Grant Telemento two decks, three cards are predicted
1955 Phantini's Lost Book of Mental Secrets 7
Peter Warlock The Patient Telepath prediction written on big file cards, initialed by the spectators
1960 Magic of the Mind 20
Edward Marlo Position Prediction spectators name three numbers, cards at those positions are predicted
1968 Expert Card Conjuring 95
Roy Johnson 'O.T.L.' Prediction one ahead prediction wit Out to Lunch, business cards, clever ruse of writing numbers
Related to 1972 The Compleat Magick — Volume I (Issue 63) 313
Unknown The Cards and the Pellets
1972 The Living End 84
Frederick Braue One Pack Triple Do spectator and performer have half the deck each, three cards taken out by each, they match, two handlings
Inspired by May 1973 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 8 No. 7) 626
David Calhoun Vegas Fling! dice, roulette and cards, triple prediction
1975 The Compleat Magick — Volume II (Issue 136) 679
Harry Lorayne Anyone Can Be a Magician
1977 The Magic Book 91
Thomas Alan Waters Tridex
Related to 1981 Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Cerberus) 53
Thomas Alan Waters More on the Classic Triple Prediction
1981 Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Cerberus) 55
Adam Weishaupt Colors of the Illuminati coins and card prediction, different colored pens
1981 The Compleat Magick — Volume III (Issue 276) 1377
Stephen Tucker Experience classic method, involving an odd-backed card
Also published here 1984 Spell-Binder (Vol. 3 No. 35) 675
Martin Lewis Amazing Mind Control Impromptu simple version to divine three cards using One Ahead
1985 Martin's Miracles 23
Edward Marlo Updating A Classic
1988 Marlo's Magazine Volume 6 278
T. Nelson Downs The Pickpocket cards of one color are put in performer's pocket who removes cards which are then divined by spectator three times
1994 More Greater Magic 1083
Stephen Tucker Aus Erfahrung classic method, involving an odd-backed card
Also published here 1995 Intermagic (Vol. 19 No. 3) 113
Claude Rix Toujours avec une partenaire... assistant predicts three cards, deck is cut to select cards
1995 Claude Rix et ses 52 partenaires 117
Michael Skinner The School Boy Trick updated handling
1996 Classic Sampler 61
Bob Driebeek, Larry Becker Aenigmas Dreifache Vorhersage ABC, ESP and deck of playing cards, three cards are predicted
1996 Aenigmas Rätsel 30
Basil Horwitz Psychic Roulette triple prediction with roulette theme, deck of playing cards used as well as blank cards
1997 The Mental Magick of Basil Horwitz — Volume 4 11
Ellis Stanyon Naming the Card on Top of Four (or More) Packets No. 19, top cards named one by one, but only shown at the end
  • Variation ("Compelling a person to draw certain cards.")
1999 Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 43
Karl Fulves Open Invitation "Three Trix"
repeat version of Open Prediction, predictions written on backs of previously stopped-at cards, all four cards shown at end
2000 Latter Day Secrets (Issue 4) 110
Unknown Three-Way Match No. 3, two spectators think of a card and the performer, predictions written on slips, one-ahead, without cards
2001 New Self-Working Card Tricks 4
Al Baker Best Card Trick stacked deck, one ahead
2003 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Notebooks) 683
Al Baker Second Method of the trick before that, stacked deck
2003 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Notebooks) 684
Al Baker For Two Persons with a medium
2003 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Notebooks) 684
Al Baker Wonderful Four Cards and Pellets Mystery Si Stebbins, Svengali
2003 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Notebooks) 760
Hector Chadwick A Card Behind Spectator divines identities of three cards in increasing accuracy
Variations 2008 The Mental Mysteries of Hector Chadwick 103
Gabi Pareras Uno por delante version using a palming of classic one ahead triple prediction
2011 El Manuscrito (Vol. 4 No. 16) 490
Roger Gorss, Edward Boswell, Brad Henderson Have You Got The Nerve? One ahead trick with two cards chosen
2015 The Saturday Morning Session 5
Pit Hartling Echoes three selections predicted with their mates
2016 In Order to Amaze 92
R. Paul Wilson A Beautiful Mind spectator divines identities of three cards in increasing accuracy
  • First Method (Rarely Happens)
  • Second Method (Happens Most of the Time)
  • Variations
  • Another Note on the Second Card
  • Lastly
Inspired by 2017 Think Again 3
Harapan Ong Direct Triple Prediction three cards touched by spectator during in-the-hands spread, all predicted immediately before they are touched
Also published here
  • Genii, Dec. 2016, p. 56
2018 Principia 89
Roberto Giobbi, Rolf Andra Triple Prediction
Inspired by
  • "Eine dreifache Voraussage" (Rolf Andra, Eine Kartenroutine am Tisch)
2021 Sharing Secrets 117