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Rush Hour: Holiday Edition – ThinkFun’s Newest Mobile App Available for a Limited Time Only!

ALEXANDRIA, VA: DECEMBER 1, 2011.  In celebration of the season, ThinkFun® Inc., the world’s leading designer of addictively fun games that sharpen your mind, announced that it’s newest app, “Rush Hour®: Holiday Edition” is now available for Apple and Android.

Rush Hour: Holiday Edition gives ThinkFun’s classic brain game Rush Hour a complete redesign with seasonal graphics, 400 never-released challenges, four levels of play from Easy to Expert, and a whimsical holiday theme.

An Addictively Fun Holiday Treat

Rush Hour: Holiday Edition is the perfect holiday treat for puzzle lovers and Rush Hour fans alike.

ThinkFun’s Award Winning 'Solitaire Chess' Mobile App Now Available for Android

Alexandria, VA (PRWEB) May 19, 2011

ThinkFun® Inc., a leading creator of addictively fun, mind-sharpening games, announces that it’s latest mobile game, ‘Solitaire Chess by ThinkFun’ is now available on the Android platform.

The Solitaire Chess app, which has been a top educational game for iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad since January 2011, was recently awarded the ‘Parents’ Choice Gold Award’ for mobile apps from the nation’s oldest non-profit guide to quality children’s media and toys.

Bill Ritchie & Andrea Barthello Honored at Commonwealth Academy’s CARE Awards

ALEXANDRIA, VA: MARCH 31, 2011 – ThinkFun cofounders and Alexandria residents Bill Ritchie and Andrea Barthello were honored at the 11th Annual CARE Awards (Commonwealth Academy Recognition for Educators Awards), held at the Hilton Alexandria Old Town. Also honored were Alexandria educators Mercedes Huffman and Katie Theobald, as well as Commonwealth Academy alumni who had recently received undergraduate degrees. Political pundits and former Commonwealth Academy parents James Carville and Mary Matalin hosted the evening. Mayor William Euille and Councilman Rob Krupicka were also in attendance. The evening was a testament to the critical difference that strong partnerships between community, family, and public and private schools can make in the success of our city’s youth.

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New ThinkFun Puzzles and Games Promote the Power of Learning Through Play
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ThinkFun Announces Solitaire Chess Game Available Now on the App Store for iPad, iPhone, and iPod Touch

A Creative Twist on a Classic Captivates Both New and Experienced Chess Players

ALEXANDRIA, Va., Jan. 20, 2011 - ThinkFun® Inc., a leading designer of addictively fun games that stretch and sharpen your mind, today announced that its new Solitaire Chess™ board game, a nominee for the 2011 Toy of the Year awards by the Toy Industry Association, is now available as an app on the App Store for iPad, iPhone and iPod touch.
 
The Solitaire Chess App expands on the innovative spin on chess introduced in the board game of the same name by offering hundreds of challenges and four levels of play, scaling from a fun and inviting gateway into the world of chess, through to thought-provokers for even the best players.
 

ThinkFun® Announces Partnership with MATHCOUNTS

ALEXANDRIA, VA (September 7, 2010) – ThinkFun, Inc is proud to announce its partnership with MATHCOUNTS, a non-profit mathematics educational foundation.   ThinkFun will provide an in-kind donation of mathematical strategy games to serve as meeting activities in the MATHCOUNTS Club Program, the only nationwide enrichment, club and competition program specifically for middle school math students that reaches over 250,000 middle school students in all 50 states, the District of Columbia, U.S. territories, Department of Defense and State Department schools worldwide.
 

RUSH HOUR FROM THINKFUN NOW AVAILABLE IN THE ANDROID MARKET

Alexandria, VA, February 15, 2010 – ThinkFun Inc., the leading creator of mind-challenging games, announces the much awaited and highly anticipated launch of its original Rush Hour as an Android application, available for free in the Android Market beginning today.

"Our customers around the world have been asking for a Rush Hour app, the i-phone version was introduced in November 2009, and now the Android application joins the Rush Hour family" says Bill Ritchie, ThinkFun co-founder and CEO.

Rush Hour is the smartest and most challenging logic puzzle on the Android platform and is packed with exclusive features, such as:

THINKFUN LAUNCHES NEW PRODUCTS FOR 2010

Alexandria, VA, February 11, 2010 – ThinkFun Inc., celebrating its 25th anniversary as the leading creator of mind-challenging games, launches nine exciting new products. Zingo!® 1-2-3, Zingo!® To Go, FlipOver!™, Zig-Zag Knot™, a-ha! Brainteaser – Starburst, a-ha! Brainteaser – Straight Arrow, a-ha! Brainteaser – Square Fit, Solitaire Chess and Knot So Fast add to ThinkFun's product line of award winning games.

NEW PRODUCT HIGHLIGHTS:

For Ages 4 and Up

Nurturing the natural curiosity of early learners is central to ThinkFun games for younger players. Inspire them to learn by having fun — and watch them build confidence as they discover new thinking skills.

Zingo!® 1-2-3
Number Bingo

THINKFUN CELEBRATES 25 YEARS AS THE WORLD'S LEADING DEVELOPER OF MIND-CHALLENGING GAMES AND LOGIC PUZZLES!

Alexandria, VA, February 8, 2010 – ThinkFun Inc. celebrates its 25th Anniversary as the leading developer of mind-challenging games and logic puzzles. From its humble beginnings in the basement of husband-and-wife team Bill Ritchie and Andrea Barthello's Virginia home, ThinkFun has held fast to its commitment to create products that embody the essential link between "Think" and "Fun" and organically strengthen thinking skills through game play.

RUSH HOUR FROM THINKFUN NOW AVAILABLE ON APPLE’S ITUNES STORE

Alexandria, VA, December 03, 2009 – ThinkFun Inc., the leading creator of mind-challenging games, announces the much awaited and highly anticipated launch of its original Rush Hour iPhone application, available for free on the Apple iTunes Store beginning today.

"Our customers around the world have been asking for a Rush Hour iPhone application, and we are excited to finally make this happen," says Bill Ritchie, ThinkFun co-founder and CEO. "The original Rush Hour iPhone application is a logic puzzle that offers the same simplicity, ease-of-use and high-quality content our users have come to expect from ThinkFun."

Rush Hour is the smartest and most challenging logic puzzle for the iPhone and is packed with exclusive features, such as:

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