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Bay Area Crossword Puzzle Tournament open for registration

Attention, Californians! The Bay Area Crossword Puzzle Tournament is now open for registration! The event is in Oakland at CSU East Bay on Saturday, September 13, from 11:30 to 4. For more information and to register ($30 in advance), visit the … Continue reading

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Local crossword tournament in Arlington Heights on December 7

If you’re in the Chicago area and hankering for a little crossword competition, the Arlington Heights Memorial Library is hosting a tournament at 1 pm on Saturday, December 7. What better way to celebrate the imminent 100th anniversary of the … Continue reading

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Congratulations to the Marbles crossword tournament winners!

This past weekend, Marbles: The Brain Store hosted crossword tournaments at five stores nationwide. Here are the winners: Chicago, IL: Peter Gwinn (he placed 33rd at the 2013 ACPT) Aaron Wilson (he made the C finals at the 2013 ACPT, … Continue reading

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Call for solvers!

The weekend after this one, several Marbles: The Brain Store locations will be hosting crossword tournaments. Register here before April 10 to save $10; after the 15th, the fee (benefiting the Brain Research Foundation) increases from $15 to $25. (Still mighty … Continue reading

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Marbles Crossword Tournaments, April 20 and 21

I’m pleased to announce that Marbles: The Brain Store is hosting amateur crossword tournaments in five locations in a few weeks: Saturday, April 20 King of Prussia, PA: King of Prussia Mall Center Court Columbia, MD: Columbia Mall, Center Court … Continue reading

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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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