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Congratulations to the Marbles Crossword Tournament winners!

In Chicago, the tournament took place in the event room at the flagship Grand Avenue Marbles store. The winners are as follows: Joshua Kreitzer Marty Howard Alison Howard In the Twin Cities, the Marbles tournament was held in the Mall … Continue reading

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Puzzly goodness is bursting out all over the country!

No, really. I’ve mentioned the Marbles: The Brain Store crossword tournaments this Saturday in four cities (Chicago, the Twin Cities, the Philly area, and Columbia, MD). There’s also the DASH puzzle hunt in thirteen cities on Saturday. Registration is now … Continue reading

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Just a couple weeks until the Marbles tournaments

People of Fiendland! Did you hear that Marbles: The Brain Store is hosting three four crossword tournaments on Saturday, April 28? If you live near any of these locations, come on down—and tip off your fellow crossword fiends in the … Continue reading

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Interest in more regional crossword tournaments?

The good folks at Marbles: The Brain Store will be hosting Chicago’s fourth annual crossword tournament this April (date not finalized yet). Marbles embarked on expanding its games-and-puzzles empire last year and now has stores in six states. Marbles’ founder … Continue reading

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Wall Street Journal, 5/7/10 and Crosswords LA recap (2)

“Capitalist Pig”  by Dan Fisher – 10:45 Last weekend, sandwiched by visits to Disneyland, I attended the Crosswords LA 2010 Tournament. Eric Maddy gave a recap here, and the puzzles have been reported as they appeared in the New York … Continue reading

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