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A Heated Game on a Cold Night...
By Derik
11/18/2014 3:20:00 PM  
They came. They saw. They Rummikub’d.   November 17th, 2014 will go down in Marbles history as a heated game of Rummikub determined the winner before moving on to the tournament at the Chicago Toy and Game Fair for a spot in the International Championship.  Meet the four spirited contestants; Ashley,  mother of three, Scott and Val, a happily married couple, and Old Orchard store manager Peter. Four worthy opponents to represent the US in the International championships Read More

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Are you the next Rummikub Champion?
By Derik
11/12/2014 4:03:00 PM  
Hey Brainiac! Have you been regularly dominating your family's Rummikub game night? Do you even have the guts to ruthlessly take down your own Grandma in a heated round of creating runs? Then you, my friend, are the perfect candidate to compete in our Rummikub Tournament on Monday, September 17th. This is a preliminary round before the winner is sent to the Chicago Toy and Game Fair to compete for a spot in the International Tournament. The event starts at 6:00pm and is held in our Skokie, IL l Read More

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Tags: rummikub, champion, rummikub championships, old orchard, chicago, chicago, toy and game fair, chitag
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*drum roll please* Unleashing the new Marbles Website!
By Derik
10/3/2014 4:20:00 PM  
Come one, come all as we're jumping with joy to launch our brand new website! As you smartypants have probably noticed, things look a lot different. We're happy about that. What exactly is new at www.marblesthebrainstore.com?Specialized Product Categories:Gone are the days of shopping for your brainy fix by five categories of brain fitness; Critical Thinking, Memory, Visual Perception, Word Skills, and Coordination. While you still can search via those categories, you can now search for games ca Read More

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"Food for Thought" Makes its Debut!
By Derik
4/15/2014 11:15:00 AM  
It's pretty common knowledge that you are what you eat. We at Marbles: The Brain Store know that's a fact and are happy to announce that we are not only offering exciting ways to play smart, but eat smart. We also know how awesome it is to have a game night with some family and friends playing your faves like Mindstein, Spy Alley, and Wordy Word. But what's a game night without the munchies? We hand selected some exquisite eats so you can ditch the boring old processed chips and salsa and g Read More

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