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2017 American Memory Tournament

The 2017 American Memory Tournament was sponsored by eBay, this is the official US Memory Tournament and the only US competition approved by the WMSC, the international governing body of memory competitions.  On April 15, students, professionals, memory amateurs, and memory record holders from all over the country came together at eBay Main Street in San […]

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UK Open and Pan European Championships

The UK Open Memory Championships this year will be incorporated into a new international competition, the Pan European Memory Championships.  With a prize fund of £2,000 (and other prizes) it is being sponsored by Brian Clivaz at the prestigious Devonshire Club, a new private members club close to London’s Liverpool Street Station.  Brian has long […]

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The 6th Algerian Memory Championship 2017

The Algerian National Open championship in its 6th edition was held on Saturday, March 25th, 2017. The event was organized in the beautiful coastal city “JIJEL”, precisely in the lecture hall of the most luxurious hotel “Dar El-Aaz Hotel”. The tournament  was under the supervision of Dr Riadh Bensaoucha –founder of the Algerian Memory championship, […]

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The Fifth Italian Open Memory Championships

The Fifth Italian Open Memory Championships Personal Reflections by Phil Chambers, Chief Arbiter, World Memory Sports Council. On the weekend of the 18-19 March 2017, competitors from all over Italy gathered for the Italian Open Memory Championships. For this fifth year of the competition, it moved from Rome, famously Cicero’s memory playground, to Milan, designer […]

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Intellectual Property of the sport

  To avoid confusion,  the mind sport of memory was invented and created by the founder and originator of the sport, Tony Buzan and Raymond Keene OBE. They created the 10 discipline format of the sport, the competition format, and the rules and regulations surrounding the sport. The ownership of this intellectual property resides with […]

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New WMSC President for India

We are pleased to announce that multiple Guinness World Record holder, Squadron Leader Jayasimha Ravirala is now the president of the India Memory Sports Council. Jayasimha has long been involved in the mind sport of memory and held the very first memory championships in India. He had been conducting professional training in soft skills for […]

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WMSC new Memory Training APP

To celebrate the 25th Jubilee Anniversary of the Mind Sport of Memory the World Memory Sports Council is delighted to announce the launch of a new memory training APP. This is being released at this year’s World Memory Championship. It is being offered as a free gift to all competitors to help all competitors to […]

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