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Mensa Select Winners 2011 Mind Games® Announced

  • Apr 18, 2011

ARLINGTON, TEXAS, April 18th, 2011 — After two days of nonstop board game action in Albany, N.Y., American Mensa, the high IQ society, selected five Mensa Select winners at its 2011 Mind Games®  event.

There were 58 entries in this year’s competition, but only these five will have the honor of displaying the coveted Mensa Select seal. This year’s Mensa Select games are:

InStructures: This is an exciting construction-themed game.
(Jane's Games,

Pastiche: Explore the paintings, palettes, and pasts of artists in this unique and challenging game for the whole family. (Gryphon Games,

Pirate versus Pirate: Pirates have discovered an island brimming with treasure; conquer the island by capturing the gold and silver, or by eliminating enemy pirates. (Out of the Box Publishing,

Stomple: Outwit your opponents by stomping their marbles before they stomp yours! (GaZima Games,

Uncle Chestnut's Table Gype: An abstract strategy game with a random element (Eternal Revolution,

“Mensa Select games are fun, challenging games,” said Greg Webster, Chief Judge of this year’s Mind Games event. “You don’t have to be a genius to enjoy this year’s Mensa Select winners, but be prepared to have your mind teased while being entertained in the process!” For more information, or to purchase this year’s Mensa Select games, log on to

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